After missing weight on Friday, Chiesa declared that the Pettis fight would be his last outing at lightweight. He won the Strikeforce heavyweight title before leaving the division when he joined the UFC because he didn't want to fight Cain Velasquez, his training partner and the former UFC heavyweight champ. The rest of the card featured some fantastic fights and finishes such as Anthony Pettis' thrilling submission win over Michael Chiesa and Khalil Rountree Jr.'s KO of kickboxer Gokhan Saki.
"It's the same, man, these guys are all the same", Cormier said "I approach them all the same way".
Gold was also supposed to be on the line in the co-main event as featherweight kingpin Max Holloway was expected to face off with undefeated challenger Brian Ortega.
Cormier has never lost to anyone except Jon Jones, the star-crossed former light heavyweight champion who beat him twice. His win over Mark Hunt was declared a no-contest after he tested positive for a banned substance.
"This is the ultimate thing you can do in this sport", Cormier said. Miocic has made a record three consecutive title defenses at heavyweight, where the limit is 265 pounds. The Olympic wrestler most recently stopped Volkan Oezdemir in January to set up the heavyweight superfight. The story is created to make Brock look as if he is actually holding the championship hostage so that whoever ends up facing him will get a babyface reaction when going up against a heel Lesnar. "The last time I fought someone I was bigger than was Jeff Monson, that was in (2011) and I felt like Muhammad Ali out there (because) I had the reach advantage, the only time I've had the reach advantage". "There is no part of me that fears Stipe Miocic".
"I'm 5-foot-11, at best, in my tall shoes, and I'm a grinder, and that's what I'm going to do on Saturday". Miocic was not impressed and actually shoved the ref, but he was done and only taking more damage. "I'm excited. I love being champ". "I spent all camp knocking out my training partners, and today I got to do it in the octagon".
The "historic" rainfall will keep battering saturated parts of Japan through Sunday, Japan's Meteorological Agency said. Television footage showed a residential area in Okayama prefecture seeped in brown water spreading like a huge lake.
Asahara was captured two months later, dragged out of a hidden compartment in a ceiling where he had holed up to evade arrest. After a trial that lasted eight years, Asahara was found guilty of masterminding the attack and sentenced to death in 2004.
Trump has said that after he finishes interviewing he will select his nominee to replace Kennedy by Monday. Raymond Kethledge was working on his book about leadership and solitude in 2016 when the phone rang.
Lukaku entered this summer's World Cup off the back of scoring 27 goals in 51 appearances during his first season at Old Trafford. They can defend, they are imaginative in midfield and they score goals for fun.
Belgium is scoring nearly a goal a game more than any other team in the tournament, with 12 in four matches. But the ball hit the keeper on the palms, bounced off and looped over his head and into the net.
In a tweet on Saturday, Mr Trump said Saudi Arabia had agreed to increase oil output by up to two million barrels. The rally appears to be a "short covering situation - we were down nearly 2 percent yesterday", said Yawger.
The head coach, bus driver, a trainer and the team announcer were among the 16 who were killed, 10 of the victims were players. Our organization has faith in the justice system and we will be watching closely as this court process plays out.
The iconic striker is no longer part of the global set-up after hanging up his boots two years ago after Euro 2016. The World Cup quarter-final pits The Three Lions up against Blagult, and both sides are confident.
When officers arrived at the home, near Riverside Drive and Tyrone Avenue, the suspect opened fire on them, authorities said. Police haven't officially released his name, but LAPD identified the suspect as Honeycutt on police scanners.
He was part of 137 playoff wins with Popovich, the second most by any coach and player in National Basketball Association history. Parker, 36, was drafted by the Spurs 28th overall in 2001 draft and has spent his entire professional career in San Antonio .
'17 champ Muguruza, finalist Cilic out in Wimbledon upsets
Top seed and French Open champion Simona Halep , however, reached the third round with a 7-5, 6-0 win over China's Zheng Saisai. Muguruza was broken seven times by the inspired 47th-ranked Belgian, ending the Spaniard's hopes of retaining her title.
Syria Army Seizes Border Crossing with Jordan
It said Syrian army units have also established control over the town of Nuaima in the past 24 hours. The terrorist group has attacked opposition factions as if doing a favour to the regime.
Hurricane Beryl first of Atlantic season
It is likely that the system becomes Tropical Storm Chris on Saturday and possibly reach hurricane strength early next week. This system looks to meander in the Atlantic between the Carolinas and Bermuda over the next few days.
Belgium burst Brazil bubbles into World Cup semis
It was also the first time his side had allowed two goals in a game after conceding only six in their previous 25 matches. Belgium, meanwhile, have the best attack in Russian Federation , having found the back of the net 15 times already.