For the Very first time in UFC history, the heavyweight and light heavyweight champions will square off at the Octagon when Daniel Cormier and Stipe Miocic meet at UFC 226 in Las Vegas on July 7.
Miocic started with Cormier as a -185 favored coming back at +155.
Miocic, that will put his title on the line, is riding a streak with five victories. The Cleveland native has placed himself firmly in the conversation of best heavyweight of all time with a suffocating success over Francis Ngannou at UFC 220. Miocic set the record at three for successive heavyweight title defenses.
Cormier is no stranger to the heavyweight division, as”DC” started his professional MMA profession a perfect 13-0 at the weight class before moving down to light heavyweight. Cormier has quietly assembled one of the most impressive resumes in most of combined martial arts together with wins over Anthony”Rumble” Johnson, Alexander Gustafsson and Frank Mir.
Cormier will be attempting to become the next fighter ever to hold 2 UFC belts simultaneously, joining.
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