UFC 226 Predictions
Stipe Miocic vs Daniel Cormier
For the very first time in UFC history, the heavyweight and light heavyweight champions will square For the first time at UFC history, the heavyweight and light heavyweight champions will square off in the Octagon when Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier match at UFC 226 in Las Vegas around the 8th July. Miocic started as a 1.33 favourite with Cormier coming back in 3.25.
Miocic, that will put his name at stake, is riding a six-fight winning series with five victories coming by first-round knockout. The Cleveland native has placed himself in heavyweight ever with a suffocating victory over Francis Ngannou at UFC 220’s discussion. With that win, Miocic set the new record for consecutive heavyweight title defences in the three.
Cormier is no stranger to the heavyweight division, as“DC“ opened his professional MMA profession a perfect 13-0 at the weight class before going down to light heavyweight. Cormier has quietly put together one of the most impressive resumes in all of mixed martial arts together with wins over Anthony“Rumble“ Johnson, Alexander Gustafsson and Frank Mir.
Cormier will be trying to become only the next fighter in history to maintain 2 UFC belts simultaneously, joining Conor McGregor, who accomplished the feat in 2016.
The two fighters have been training contrary to one another with this year’s TUF Undefeated. Unlike a few seasons around TUF the trainer have a mutual respect for one another and there hasn’t been some alterations or anything like that so far.
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