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 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 streak with five successes coming from first-round knockout. The Cleveland native has put himself in heavyweight of all time with a victory over Francis Ngannou in 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” started his professional MMA career a perfect 13-0 at the weight class before moving down to light heavyweight. Cormier has quietly put together 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 next fighter in history to maintain 2 UFC straps concurrently, linking Conor McGregor, who achieved the feat in 2016.
The two fighters have been training contrary to one another with the TUF Undefeated of this season. Unlike a few seasons on TUF the trainer have a mutual respect for one another and there has not been some adjustments or anything like that up to now.