On Saturday, Aug. 17, the UFC hosted UFC 241: Cormier vs. Miocic 2 from the Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif.
In the night’s main event, heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier put his belt on the line in rematch against the man he defeated to capture the title, Stipe Miocic. The pair met previously at UFC 226, with Cormier becoming a two-division champion with a first-round knockout of the Cleveland fighter. Cormier had since relinquished his light heavyweight championship and successfully the defended the heavyweight title, while Miocic had not competed since losing the belt.
The co-main event pitted former lightweight titleholder Anthony Pettis against Nate Diaz in a welterweight bout.
The 12-fight event kicked off with three bouts streaming live on ESPN+ at 6:15 p.m. ET. Four additional preliminary-card fights followed on ESPN at 8 p.m. ET, with the five-fight main card streaming live on ESPN+ pay-per-view at 10 p.m. ET.