UFC 226: Miocic vs Cormier, Fight Card, Dates

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UFC 226: Miocic vs. Cormier is an upcoming MMA event produced by UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship). This event is set to take place on 7th July 2018. This event is scheduled to take place in the T-Mobile Arena, located in Paradise, Nevada. In the main event fight, UFC Heavyweight Champion Stipe Miocic takes on UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Daniel Cormier. Since Heavyweight title is on the line, Cormier looks to become the second fighter to hold two titles at the same time.

Promotion: UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship)
Date: 7th July 2018
Venue: T-Mobile Arena
City: Las Vegas, Nevada

UFC 226 Main Event

In the main event fight, UFC Heavyweight Champion Stipe Miocic takes on UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Daniel Cormier. Since Heavyweight title is on the line, Cormier looks to become the second fighter to hold two titles at the same time. This champion vs champion fight is likely to get a lot of attention. The fight will also get some attention due to the impending retirement of Cormier.

STIPE MIOCICVSDANIEL CORMIER
UNITED STATESCOUNTRYUNITED STATES
18-2-0RECORD20-1-0, 1NC
72%KO/TKO45%
6%SUB20%
22%DEC35%
76 inHEIGHT71 in
240 lbsWEIGHT205 lbs
80 inREACH72 in
39 inLEG REACH41 in
SIGNIFICANT STRIKES
4.75LANDED PER MINUTE3.84
51.9%ACCURACY49.17%
2.88ABSORBED P/M2.47
63.49%DEFENSE58.13%
GRAPPLING
2.35TAKEDOWN AVERAGE1.89
37.1%TAKEDOWN ACCURACY42.03%
75%TAKEDOWNS DEFENDED80.65%
000SUBMISSION AVERAGE0.46

Other Fights on the Card

A Featherweight Championship fight between champion Holloway (19-3 MMA, 15-3 UFC) and challenger Brian Ortega (14-0 MMA, 6-0 UFC) is also scheduled for UFC 226. A Heavyweight fight between Francis Ngannou and Derrick Lewis is also scheduled for this event. A Welterweight fight is also announced for the event between Medeiros (15-5 MMA, 6-5 UFC) and Perry (11-3 MMA, 4-3 UFC).

UFC 226 Fight card

Check out the table below for the complete fight card.

Weight class
HeavyweightStipe Miocic (c)vs.Daniel Cormier
FeatherweightMax Holloway (c)vs.Brian Ortega
BantamweightRaphael Assunçãovs.Rob Font
Light HeavyweightGökhan Sakivs.Khalil Rountree Jr.
WelterweightYancy Medeirosvs.Mike Perry
HeavyweightFrancis Ngannouvs.Derrick Lewis

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