The rematch is now official, we will see Daniel Cormier attempt to defend his light heavyweight championship against Anthony Johnson on the UFC 210 card. The card will take place April 8th, and will also feature Chris Wiedman VS Gegard Mousasi. DC and Rumble had their first fight back on the UFC 187 card. Daniel Cormier finished Johnson with a third round submission. Since then Rumble Johnson has been smashing the division.
Beating top contenders Ryan Bader and Glover Teixeira by first round knock out. We last saw the champ, Daniel Cormier back in July, on the UFC 200 card. Daniel Cormier took on Anderson Silva, he won the fight by unanimous decision. The rematch between DC and Rumble was expected to be on the UFC 206 card, DC had to pull out because of an injury.
This will be a good match up, Anthony Johnson is a real knock out artist, finishing his last 5 wins all by knock out. Anthony Johnson has never held the title and this will be his second time challenging for it. While Daniel Cormier will be looking to defend his light heavyweight title for the second time. Jon Jones is the only man to ever beat Daniel Cormier. Jon’s suspension is up in July, meaning the winner of this fight may get him next.