Round 1: Silva rushes Cormier into the fence with punches, but Cormier avoids much punishment, then a few moments later he cracks Silva with a big right hand that drops Silva to the mat. Cormier follows him down briefly, but lets Silva back up. Cormier tags Silva with a few more punches, causing Silva to shoot for the takedown. Cormier sprawls the takedown and again allows Silva back to his feet. Cormier sweeps Silva and plants him on his back, but again allows Silva up. Silva pressures this time, landing a few punches, but eats several counters from Cormier, who keeps pressing and puts Silva down and out on his back. Huge victory for Daniel Cormier, big proving fight for him.