Anthony Johnson and Daniel Cormier will run it back in just over a week and a half as the two talented Light Heavyweight’s will throw down in the main event of UFC 210 on April 8, 2017 in Buffalo, New York. “DC” initially defeated “Rumble” back at UFC 187 to win the vacant division strap, choking him out in round number three of the five-round title fight (see it). This, after Cormier survived a first round knockdown from his heavy-hitting opponent. As “DC” recently told Fox Sports, that is Johnson’s only hope to win the belt, by delivering a first-round knockout. “The first round is his only chance. If he doesn’t finish me, he will lose,” Cormier stated. “Anthony Johnson has to knock me out
After paying his fine, as first reported by Boxing News and Views, McGregor is clear to apply for a license to fight in Nevada, including boxing. The Nevada Attorney General's office confirmed to MMAWeekly.com that McGregor would be clear to apply for a license once his fine was paid. Following a bottle-throwing fracas between McGregor, Nate Diaz, and Diaz's team during the UFC 202 pre-fight press conference, the NSAC in October 2016 sanctioned McGregor with a $75,000 fine and 50 hours of community service to produce an anti-bullying campaign, upon which the commission put a value of roughly $75,000, ignoring the Nevada Attorney General's suggested penalties of a $25,000 fine and 25 hours of community service.
Carl Froch thinks a sell-out Wembley crowd could see the "best and last" of Wladimir Klitschko when he steps into the ring to face Anthony Joshua next month. Klitschko has not fought since his sensational defeat to Tyson Fury back in November 2015, but the 41-year-old makes his comeback in a heavyweight title bout against Joshua on April 29. Former heavyweight king Klitschko is 14 years Joshua's senior, but ex-super-middleweight world champion Froch is expecting big things from the veteran Ukrainian in front of a partisan crowd of 90,000.