Daniel Cormier was successful in his first title defense on Saturday night inside the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. He defeated challenger Alexander Gustafsson in an epic battle that is already a fight of the year candidate.
Cormier was able to use his superior grappling skills to grind out a hard-fought victory over Gustafsson, who once again came up just short of winning the light heavyweight championship. Gustafsson had his moments but it was Cormier who walked away with the split-decision victory.
Below are the full results from UFC 192.
Main Card Results:
- Light Heavyweight Championship: Daniel Cormier def. Alexander Gustafsson via split decision
- Ryan Bader def. Rashad Evans via unanimous decision
- Ruslan Magomedov def. Shawn Jordan via unanimous decision
- Joseph Benavidez def. Ali Bagautinov via unanimous decision
- Julianna Pena def. Jessica Eye via unanimous decision
Preliminary Card Results:
- Yair Rodriguez def. Daniel Hooker via unanimous decision
- Albert Tumenov def. Alan Jouban via TKO in Round 1 at 2:55
- Adriano Martins def. Islam Makhachev via knockout in Round 1 at 1:46
- Rose Namajunas def. Angela Hill via submission in Round 1 at 2:47
- Sage Northcutt def. Francisco Trevino via TKO in Round 1 at 0:50
- Sergio Pettis def. Chris Cariaso via unanimous decision
- Derrick Lewis def. Viktor Pesta via TKO in Round 3 at 1:15