NEW YORK | Heavyweight champ Cormier defends vs. Lewis at UFC 230

NEW YORK | Heavyweight champ Cormier defends vs. Lewis at UFC 230

NEW YORK  — Daniel Cormier is set to make his first defense of the heavyweight championship Saturday night when he fights Derrick Lewis at UFC 230.

Cormier (21-1, 1 no-contest) fights for the first time since he flattened Stipe Miocic in July. Cormier, who also holds the light heavyweight championship, had been posturing for a fight against Brock Lesnar. But with Lesnar still signed to WWE and no firm word on a return to UFC, Cormier accepted the chance to fight Lewis at Madison Square Garden.

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