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 meet at UFC 226 in Las Vegas around the 8th July. Miocic opened as a 1.33 favourite with Cormier coming back at 3.25.
Miocic, who will put his name on the line, is riding a six-fight winning series with five victories coming by first-round knockout. The Cleveland native has put himself firmly in heavyweight ever with a suffocating success over Francis Ngannou in UFC 220’s discussion. With that triumph, Miocic set the new record for successive heavyweight title defences in the three.
Cormier is no stranger to the heavyweight division, as”DC” opened his professional MMA career a perfect 13-0 in the weight class before going down to light heavyweight. Cormier has quietly assembled among the most impressive resumes in most of mixed martial arts with wins over Anthony”Rumble” Johnson, Alexander Gustafsson and Frank Mir.
Cormier will be attempting to become only the second fighter in history to maintain 2 UFC straps concurrently, joining Conor McGregor, who accomplished the feat in 2016.
Both fighters have been coaching against one another with the TUF Undefeated of this season. Unlike some seasons on TUF the coach have a mutual respect for one another and there hasn’t been any alterations or anything like that up to now.
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