UFC 226 Betting Odds & Predictions
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 started as a 1.33 favourite with Cormier coming back in 3.25.
Miocic, that will put his title at stake, is riding a six-fight winning series with five successes coming from first-round knockout. The Cleveland native has placed himself in heavyweight ever with a victory over Francis Ngannou at UFC 220’s conversation. With that win, Miocic set the new record for successive 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 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 with wins over Anthony”Rumble” Johnson, Alexander Gustafsson and Frank Mir.
Cormier will be attempting to become just the next fighter in history to maintain 2 UFC belts simultaneously, linking Conor McGregor, who achieved the feat in 2016.
The two fighters have been training against one another on the TUF Undefeated of this season. Unlike a few seasons around TUF the trainer have a mutual respect for each other and there has not been any alterations or anything like that up to now.