UFC 241 was headlined by a heavyweight title rematch, and it was a spectacular fight. Daniel Cormier had a spectacular start to the bout, likely winning all three rounds, before Stipe Miocic adjusted in the fourth. He poured on with body shots, and eventually stopped Cormier in the fourth round to regain his belt.
Watch highlights of the bout below, along with a snippet from our play-by-play:
Round 4 - Nobody has thrown a strike in 30 seconds. Very little engagement right now but Cormier connects on a leg kick. Leaping left hook by Cormier lands. Pushing jab by Stipe. He just misses with the right hand. Jab by Cormier. Leg kick by Cormier on the inside. Ripping left hook to the body by Stipe. And another one. And a left hook upstairs. Jab by Cormier. Right hand by Cormier. Another big body shot by Miocic. Cormier is feeling those. More body shots by Stipe. Cormier is getting tattooed. Jab lands for Cormier but Stipe is KILLING his body. Right hand by Cormier! Backfist by DC and a left hook by Stipe to the body. Body shots by Miocic are hurting Cormier and now he unleashes a massive combination of punches that floors Cormier! HE’S DOWN AND OUT! THAT’S A KNOCKOUT WIN FOR STIPE MIOCIC AND HE GETS THE BELT BACK!
Official result: Stipe Miocic def. Daniel Cormier by TKO (punches) at 4:09 of round 4 to become the new UFC heavyweight champion