The Super Fight | Miocic vs Cormier
UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic faces light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier in the main event at UFC 226 on July 7.
Considered the most decorated UFC heavyweight champion, Miocic has become the first fighter in history to successfully defend the heavyweight championship three times. But on July 7, Miocic faces the challenge of Daniel Cormier, the light heavyweight champion.
Cormier, a former Olympic wrestler, will return to the heavyweight division after destroying the 205-pound class, with victories over top contenders, Alexander Gustafsson and Volkan Oezdemir.
Watch Cormier's victory over Volkan Oezdemir at UFC 220 here:
This super fight between two UFC champions could see Miocic (1.38) defend his belt for a record fourth time, after an impressive win against ‘The Predator’ Francis Ngannou. However, a win for Cormier (3.03), would see DC become a two-division champion within the octagon.
Heavyweight | Derrick Lewis vs Francis Ngannou
This heavyweight matchup between Derrick Lewis and Francis Ngannou is a throwdown of pure power, with both fighters known for their significant strike - Ngannou recorded a striking power of over 129K units, equivalent to 96 horsepower, the world’s hardest punch recorded by the UFC.
Lewis (19-5-0, 1NC) is coming off a Round 3 KO victory over Marcin Tybura. For UFC 226, Cloudbet has Lewis at 3.98 and Ngannou at 1.25.
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