When Daniel Cormier and Stipe Miocic Match at UFC 226 in Las Vegas on July 7 for the Very first time in UFC history, the heavyweight and light heavyweight champions will square off in the Octagon.
Miocic started as a -185 favorite coming back at +155.
Miocic, that will put his title at stake, is currently riding a series with five victories. The Cleveland native has placed himself in the conversation of best heavyweight of all time with a suffocating victory over Francis Ngannou at UFC 220. In the three, Miocic set the record with that win.
Cormier is no stranger to the heavyweight division, as”DC” started his professional MMA career a perfect 13-0 in the weight class before moving down to light heavyweight. Cormier has quietly put together one of the most impressive resumes in all of combined martial arts together with wins over Anthony”Rumble” Johnson, Alexander Gustafsson and Frank Mir.
Cormier will attempt to become only the fighter ever to hold two UFC belts joining Conor McGregor, who achieved the feat in 2016.