While many had wondered what a Derrick Lewis heavyweight title reign would look like, Daniel Cormier removed all fanciful thoughts as he put on the dominant performance that most had expected.
With takedown after takedown, Cormier took away the chance of a Lewis haymaker landing and controlled his challenger on the mat. As Lewis looked to regain his footing in the second round, Cormier took Lewis’ back and sunk in a rear-naked choke to become the first fighter in UFC history to defend a title in two weight classes.
As Cormier approaches retirement, we may only see ‘DC’ once more in the Octagon if he is to stick to his March career deadline. With only two or three realistic possibilities as his next opponent, here are the fights the UFC should make with not only the UFC 230 main event winner but four others from the UFC’s latest Madison Square Garden show: