Daniel Cormier claims second Title after stunning Stipe Miocic

LAS VEGAS — Daniel Cormier (21-1) claimed the UFC heavyweight championship belt at UFC 226 on Saturday, as he knocked out Stipe Miocic with a short right hand in the opening round. The fight came to an end at the 4:33 mark, when Cormier’s shot left Miocic the longest-reigning champion in UFC heavyweight history motionless….

ESPN to broadcast 30 UFC events per year during 5-year deal

LAS VEGAS, Nevada — ESPN and the UFC have agreed to a five-year deal worth a reported $1.5 billion that will bring the mixed-martial arts league’s entire rights package to ESPN in 2019. The deal consists of 30 UFC Fight Night events per year, including 10 main cards on ESPN’s television networks. The other 20…