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 at the Octagon when Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier match at UFC 226 in Las Vegas on the 8th July. Miocic opened as a 1.33 favorite with Cormier coming back in 3.25.
Miocic, that will put his title on the line, is riding a six-fight winning series with five victories coming by first-round knockout. The Cleveland native has put himself in the conversation of best heavyweight of all time with a suffocating victory over Francis Ngannou in UFC 220. With that triumph, Miocic place the new record for successive heavyweight title defences at three.
Cormier is no stranger to the heavyweight division, as”DC” started his professional MMA profession a perfect 13-0 in the weight class before moving down to light heavyweight. Cormier has quietly assembled among the most impressive resumes in most 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 hold two UFC straps concurrently, linking Conor McGregor, who accomplished the feat in 2016.
Both fighters have been coaching contrary to one another with the TUF Undefeated of this season. Unlike a few 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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