And no, “DC’s” not saying he lost the fight, just giving credit where credit is due. Daniel Cormier retained his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight title — just barely — by defeating Alexander Gustafsson in the main event of last night’s (Sat. Oct. 3, 2015) UFC 192 event in Houston, Texas.
And it was a war!
For five rounds, the two men went back-and-forth (see it again here), refusing to give an inch, determined to walk out of The Toyota Center the champion. Though he proved victorious, “DC” admitted during the post-fight press conference (video replay here) that “The Mauler” put quite a beating on him.
“I feel pretty beat up, actually, as you’d expect. I kind of messed up my foot, I think it’s broken. He checked a kick, and it’s very swollen, kind of lumped up. But I feel pretty beat up. This is the worst that I’ve ever been beat. Gustafsson is a stud man, he’s a good fighter. These are the ones that you dream about when you start doing this. You don’t dream about just being involved, you want to be involved and you want to win them. I was tired in the fifth round ….View original article