When Daniel Cormier and Stipe Miocic meet 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 at the Octagon.
Miocic started as a -185 favored coming back in +155.
Miocic, that will put his title at stake, is riding a six-fight winning streak with five victories. The Cleveland native has put himself in heavyweight ever with a victory over Francis Ngannou at UFC 220′s discussion. Miocic place the record at three for heavyweight title defenses.
Cormier is no stranger to the heavyweight division, as »DC » opened his professional MMA profession a perfect 13-0 in the weight class before moving down to light heavyweight. Cormier has quietly assembled among the most impressive resumes in all of mixed martial arts with wins over Anthony »Rumble » Johnson, Alexander Gustafsson and Frank Mir.
Cormier will be trying to become only the second fighter in history to hold 2 UFC belts concurrently, joining.