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Daniel Cormier vs. Anthony Johnson set for UFC 206


Daniel Cormier announced on Wednesday’s episode of UFC Tonight that he would defend the UFC light heavyweight title against Anthony Johnson in the main event of UFC 206.

Cormier (18-1) is currently on a three-fight winning streak. In his last six bouts, he’s 5-1. Cormier beat Patrick Cummins at UFC 170 in his light heavyweight debut with a first-round TKO victory. In his next two bouts, he is 1-1. He beat Dan Henderson at UFC 173 by third round rear-naked choke but lost to Jon Jones at UFC 182 in January of 2015 by unanimous decision. He submitted Anthony Johnson at UFC 187 by third round rear-naked choke. He beat Alexander Gustafsson by split decision at UFC 192. He beat Anderson Silva at UFC 200 by decision.

UFC 206 takes place in Toronto, Canada at the Air Canada Centre on Dec. 10.

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