For the 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, who will put his title is currently riding a series with five victories. The Cleveland native has placed himself firmly in heavyweight ever with a victory over Francis Ngannou in UFC 220’s conversation. With that win, Miocic place the new record in the three for consecutive heavyweight title defenses.
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 assembled one of the most impressive resumes in all of combined martial arts with wins over Anthony”Rumble” Johnson, Alexander Gustafsson and Frank Mir.
Cormier will be attempting to become only the fighter in history to hold two UFC belts concurrently, joining.
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