They will meet inside the Octagon once again for the light heavyweight belt. The word is officially out! Anthony Johnson will get his rematch with title holder Daniel Cormier before the end of the year.
That’s right! On Wednesday, it was announced on Daniel Cormier will defend his title against Anthony Johnson at UFC 206 at Toronto’s Air Canada Centre. A multi-purpose indoor sporting arena which can hold over 19,000 spectators.Tonight that Champion
Initially, both fighters went toe-to-toe at UFC 187’s main event in Las Vegas. Cormier submitted (rear-naked choke) Johnson in the third round to claim the title vacated when Jon Jones was suspended by the UFC due to legal trouble. Since the loss, Johnson won three straight fights in the UFC against Jimi Manuwa, Ryan Bader, and Glover Teixeira, respectively.
UFC 206: Cormier vs. Johnson 2 will be held on December 10, 2016.