Evinger couldn't do anything to get her offense going, and in the third round Cyborg connected with a massive knee to the chin, which dropped her to the canvas.
Tyron Woodley continued to hold on to his title amid the displeasure of some.
"Jones had fought some of the best wrestlers in UFC history before stepping into the cage with Cormier".
However, Jones - who originally held the undisputed title from 2011 to 2015 - produced a stunning head kick in the third round which eventually forced the referee to call a halt to the fight with Jones raining down punches on his prone opponent.
Everyone loves a good comeback story, and Jones' has plenty to like.
- Jones: The thing with Lesnar got serious really quick.
Jones landed 95 total strikes, compared with 60 for Cormier, in the matchup of 205-pounders that was one of the most-awaited fights of the year. For one, Jones himself has said he's some 40 pounds lighter than Lesnar, and so he would obviously need to bulk up to get to the heavyweight division.
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The Associated Press reached out to Lesnar after UFC 214 and his response was short, but sweet ... saying, "Be careful what you wish for, young man". The latter, in fact, may have been getting the better of Jones early.
Given the uneasy highs and lows of Jon Jones' personal and professional life over the past two years, it may be hard for some to receive Saturday's comeback as a true babyface turn or biblical prodigal son triumphantly marching home. The fight ended with a vigorous chant of "This is boring". In the fifth round, the crowd did the wave, then thousands of fans lit up the lights on their phone and started waving them. And that's good news for WME-IMG, who is looking for a big money fight as Conor McGregor continues to be away from the sport in preparation for his August 26th boxing match against Floyd Mayweather. A right hand found the mark for Cormier.
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"Incredible. What he just accomplished is next to impossible to do", White said. A cut formed on the said of "DC's" face as a result. One year ago Sunday, Woodley won the belt from Lawler with a first-round knockout.
Also on the main card Robbie Lawler scored a unanimous decision against Donald Cerrone. I feel like Stipe is not known to the general public. Halfway through the fight, the Champ looked confident and in control. "Listen, Lesnar would take six months for him to even go through USADA to fight". In fact, de Randamie is now listed on the UFC's women's bantamweight page.
Almost 14 months after his last fight, nine months removed from shoulder surgery and one day after almost missing weight, eighth-ranked Ortega won an entertaining battle between top 10 unbeatens with a third-round submission of No. 9 Renato Moicano. It didn't take long for Moicano to tap at 2:59.
"It's fun to talk about, but the reality of it happening anytime soon, it's not a reality", said Dana. "And his jiu-jitsu is incredible off his back".
With Jones successfully returning from his suspension and reclaiming the UFC light heavyweight title he was stripped of, he'll likely reclaim his place as the top pound for pound fighter in the world.