Stipe Miocic vs. Daniel Cormier 3 set for August 15
The rubber match amongst heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic and previous two-division winner Daniel Cormier is a carried out deal. The 3rd bout in between the two heavyweights will choose area on Aug. 15 at a locale nevertheless to be declared. UFC president Dana White disclosed the information on Tuesday through an appearance on ESPN’s Very first Acquire.
“We just bought Stipe vs. Cormier accomplished,” reported White. “Stipe and Cormier is carried out. That combat is heading to take place Aug. 15. I do not have a location for that one particular yet, but the trilogy with those two good heavyweights will come about this summer season.”
Cormier (22-2-1) finished Miocic’s (19-3) historic heavyweight reign at UFC 226 in July 2018 by knocking out Miocic in the first round. Miocic avenged the loss and received back the heavyweight strap at UFC 241 in August 2019 by halting “DC” in the fourth round.
The combat will possible be 41-calendar year-aged Cormier’s final. He experienced previously stated that he didn’t intend on fighting just after turning 40, but prolonged that time frame for the rematch at UFC 241 and now would like the trilogy struggle.