On Saturday, Nov. 3, the UFC hosted UFC 230: Cormier vs. Lewis from Madison Square Garden in New York City.
In the night’s main event, heavyweight titleholder Daniel Cormier put his belt on the line against surging contender Derrick Lewis. The bout marked the first defense for Cormier, who captured his second title with a first-round knockout of Stipe Miocic at UFC 226 in July. Lewis, meanwhile, entered the title challenge having won nine of his last 10 bouts in the Octagon. He most recently defeated former Bellator MMA champion Alexander Volkov at UFC 229 with a thrilling, come-from-behind knockout in the bouts waning seconds.
The 12-fight event kicked off with three bouts streaming live on UFC Fight Pass at 6:15 p.m. ET. Four additional preliminary-card bouts followed on Fox Sports 1 at 8 p.m. ET, with the five-fight main card airing live on pay-per-view at 10 p.m. ET.
Daniel Cormier def. Derrick Lewis by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 2, 2:14 – for heavyweight title
Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza def. Chris Weidman by TKO (punches). Round 3, 2:46
Jared Cannonier def. David Branch by TKO (punches). Round 2, 0:29
Karl Roberson def. Jack Marshman by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-27)
Israel Adesanya def. Derek Brunson by TKO (strikes). Round 1, 4:51
Jordan Rinaldi def. Jason Knight by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-25, 30-26)
Sijara Eubanks def. Roxanne Modafferi by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Sheymon Moraes def. Julio Arce by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-26)
Lyman Good def. Ben Saunders by knockout (punches). Round 1, 1:32
Matt Frevola vs. Lando Vannata ruled a majority draw (29-28, 28-28, 28-28)
Shane Burgos def. Kurt Holobaugh by submission (armbar). Round 1, 2:11
Marcos Rogerio de Lima def. Adam Wieczorek by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)