Daniel Cormier has won the Superfight to become the new UFC Heavyweight Champion. He faced Stipe Miocic for the UFC Heavyweight Championship at UFC 226. The event happened at T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, Nevada. The championship bout was in the main card of the event.
Cormier won the bout via knockout in the opening round, hence becoming the new UFC Heavyweight Champion along with holding the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship. The new champion also received the Performance of the Night award.
After the match, Brock Lesnar, the current WWE Universal Champion, came out from the audience and entered the octagon to take on the challenge from the new UFC Heavyweight Champion.