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UFC 192 results recap: Daniel Cormier vs Alexander Gustafsson fight review and analysis

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Last night (Sat., Oct. 3, 2015), Daniel Cormier and Alexander Gustafsson fought for the strap at UFC 192 inside Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. In a closely contested battle, Cormier won a split decision. Find out how below! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweights Daniel Cormier and Alexander Gustafsson clashed last night (Oct. 3, 2015) at UFC 192 inside Toyota Center in Houston, Texas.
Cormier only earned his strap a few short months ago, and his position as champion was far from solidified. Above all else, Cormier was fighting to be recognized as the true champion, and a big victory over “The Mauler” would certainly help.
Coming off a truly devastating loss earlier in the year, Gustafsson had plenty of motivation to win here. This was another chance for Gustafsson to achieve his dream of Octagon gold and an opportunity for him to return to the win column at the same time.
As expected, Cormier looked to pressure his opponent. Not wasting much time, Cormier got in on his opponent’s hips and landed a powerful slam takedown, though Gustasfsson was able to work back to his guard.
With just over a minute remaining, Gustafsson managed to scramble back to his feet. Once there, Gustafsson ….View original article