Completed MMA Event

UFC 187: Johnson vs. Cormier

UFC 187
  • Saturday 05.23.2015 at 10:00 PM ET
  • U.S. Broadcast: Pay Per View | Prelims: Fox Sports 1
  • Promotion: Ultimate Fighting Championship
  • Ownership: Zuffa, LLC
  • Venue: MGM Grand Garden Arena
  • Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • TV Announcers: Mike Goldberg, Joe Rogan
  • Ring Announcer: Bruce Buffer
  • Post-Fight Interviews: Joe Rogan
  • Ticket Revenue (live gate): $5,189,167
  • Attendance: 12,615
  • PPV Buys / Buyrate: 375,000 | TV Ratings: 780,000 avg. viewers (FS1 prelims)
  • MMA Bouts: 11
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Fight Card

Cancelled & Fizzled Bouts

Honors & Awards

  • Performance of the Night
    Anthony Johnson vs. Daniel Cormier   |   $50,000 bonus to Cormier
  • Performance of the Night
    Chris Weidman vs. Vitor Belfort   |   $50,000 bonus to Weidman
  • Fight of the Night
    Travis Browne vs. Andrei Arlovski   |   $50,000 bonus to each fighter

Referees

  • John McCarthy
    Johnson vs. Cormier (11)Benavidez vs. Moraga (7)
  • Herb Dean
    Weidman vs. Belfort (10)Dodson vs. Makovsky (6)Pyle vs. Covington (3)
  • Jason Herzog
    Cerrone vs. Makdessi (9)Burkman vs. Kim (5)Makhachev vs. Kuntz (2)
  • Mark Smith
    Browne vs. Arlovski (8)Hall vs. Natal (4)Scoggins vs. Sampo (1)

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