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UFC 252: Miocic vs Cormier 3 08/15/2020 Odds, Picks and Predictions

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UFC 252 Miocic vs Cormier 3 08-15-2020 Odds Picks and Predictions

UFC 252: Miocic vs Cormier 3 08/15/2020 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship will be showcasing their best fight card for this month with a stacked UFC 252 event. It will be held in a closed-door venue of the UFC Apex located in Las Vegas, Nevada in the USA this Saturday, August 15. For those who want to watch, options include getting Pay Per View or UFC Fight Pass subscriptions. The main event will have the UFC Heavyweight Championship on the line as the defending champion Stipe Miocic step in the cage for the third time against a former heavyweight and light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier. This is set to be another close battle but it is Daniel Cormier given by UFC Odds the slightest edge in this match against Stipe Miocic.

UFC 252: Miocic vs Cormier 3 08/15/2020

When: Saturday, August 15, 10:00 PM ET
Where: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC 252: Miocic vs Cormier 3 08/15/2020 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Stipe Miocic -110 Daniel Cormier -110

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Stipe Miocic

Stipe Miocic is a 37-year-old UFC veteran that came all the way from Independence, Ohio in the USA. This heavyweight fighter trains at the Strong Style Fight Team and currently owns a professional MMA record of 19-3. Miocic is known as a knockout artist and he scored 15 victories by way of knockout. He held the UFC Heavyweight Championship for the first time in May 2016 after defeating Fabricio Werdum and held the championship for 785 days before losing the belt to Daniel Cormier. Miocic got his revenge 407 days after when he had his rematch against Cormier in UFC 241 back in August 2019. The match lasted for four rounds and it was Miocic’s turn by knocking out by punches Cormier in the 4:09 mark.

Daniel Cormier

Daniel Cormier is a 41-year-old UFC veteran and his hometown is located in San Jose, California. “DC” stands at five-foot-eleven and trains at the American Kickboxing Academy. He now holds a 22-2 professional MMA record with 10 wins through knockouts. Cormier made his way up to the heavyweight division and managed to earn a title shot after beating Volkan Oezdemir in UFC 220. He eventually defeated Stipe Miocic for the title in 226 after knocking him out in the last minute of the first round. DC managed to defend his title once against Derrick Lewis as he succumbed him to a rear-naked choke in the second round. Cormier lost for the second time in his career in UFC 241 as Stipe Miocic reclaimed the heavyweight title.

Miocic vs Cormier Betting Numbers

Miocic
Cormier
Record 19-3-0 22-2-0 (1 NC)
Last Fight Win Loss
Country United States United States
Height 6′ 4″ 5′ 11″
Weight (lbs) 240 235
Reach (inches) 80 72
Win by KO/TKO 79% 45%
Win by Submission 0% 23%
Decisions 21% 32%
Strikes landed per minute 4.95 4.25
Striking accuracy 52% 52%
Striking absorbed per minute 3.69 2.75
Striking defense 56% 56%
Takedown average 2.2 1.95
Takedown accuracy 37% 44%
Takedown defense 73% 77%
Submission average 0 0.5

Miocic vs Cormier Betting Picks

This is expected to be tight but with how things went, Daniel Cormier looks to be the fighter that controlled his opponent in their past two fights. It is safer to put your money to Cormier against Stipe Miocic as seen by Online Betting. This should be a fight to watch out for and get that popcorn and soda ready cause this promises fireworks.