Daniel Cormier is set to face Anthony Johnson in a rematch that took 2 years to make. Both fighters first met May 23, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The fight was for the Light Heavyweight championship in which Cormier prevailed and defeated johnson via rear-naked choke in the 3rd round.
Daniel Cormier has fought only twice since then, first against Alexander Gustafson and the last one was with Anderson Silva both of which he won.
Next week Cornier face Anthony Johnson once again for a rematch. Cormier now at 38 years old is had a total of 19 fights and only one defeat which came from the hands of his probably most controversial opponent Jon Jones.
On the other hand Anthony Johnson at 33 is enjoying a 3 game winning streak with all of those fights earning him an award of performance of the night. Johnson had a total of 27 fights, 22 wins and 5 losses the last one being with Cormier in which he fell short to acquiring the belt.
On April 8 2017 Johnson will get another crack at the Light Heavyweight belt when he faces Cormier again for the second time at the Keybank Center in New York.
But just before that faithful night let's watch the awesome free video that UFC posted on their Youtube channel featuring Daniel Cormier against Dan Henderson. This fight earned him a shot at Jon Jones.