UFC President Dana White has called Miocic vs. Cormier 3 possibly the biggest UFC fight ever. Indeed, Cormier and Miocic are the two most respected heavyweights of all time. Miocic is the current champion. While Cormier is the man Miocic defeated for the title belt. After Cormier took it from him in their first UFC Betting match. Five bouts are on a loaded main card for Saturday night. The overall handle is expected to be at record levels. The Miocic vs. Cormier winner will take the greatest heavyweight of all-time status!
UFC 252 – Miocic vs. Cormier – Main Card
|Date and Time:||Saturday, August 15, 2020, 10 p.m. ET|
|Location:||UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada|
Stipe Miocic vs. Daniel Cormier – Heavyweight Title Bout
Daniel Cormier is a former UFC heavyweight and light heavyweight champion. Cormier has a 22-2 online betting career record. He has not fought since a fourth-round knockout loss to Miocic last year. Consider that Cormier knocked out Miocic in their first match. That heavyweight title bout was in 2018. Previously Miocic had successfully defended his championship three consecutive times. Miocic is 19-3 for his career. He is the most successful UFC heavyweight ever at defending the title.
Late word is that Cormier will retire regardless of the outcome. Whenever Cormier does walk away, he will be leaving millions of fans. Few combatants own such reverence from gamblers. In like manner, Miocic commands immense public respect. Cormier is likely the only fighter that would be favored against Miocic. Naturally, the favored Cormier is ranked first among heavyweights.
Junior Dos Santos vs. Jairzinho Rozenstruik – Heavyweight Bout
|Junior dos Santos||+120|
Of course, Junior dos Santos is a former UFC heavyweight champion. Ironically, he has a history against Miocic. The tandem split their two past meetings. However, Miocic scored the big prize when they met in 2017 for the heavyweight championship. Overall dos Santos is 21-7 for his career. He has split his last 12 fights and lost two in a row. Still, dos Santos is ranked fifth in the heavyweight division. Jair Rozenstruik has a career mark of 10-1. He is the sixth-ranked heavyweight.
John Dodson vs. Merab Dvalishvili – Bantamweight Bout
John Dodson brings a career mark of 22-11. But he has lost five of his most recent nine fights. Merab Dvalishvili is 11-4 as a pro. Correlate that he has won four fights in a row. Dodson is the 12th ranked bantamweight with Dvalishvili ranked 15th.
Herbert Burns vs. Daniel Pineda – Featherweight Bout
Namely on Herbert Burns brings a career ledger of 11-2. Further, Burns has won five consecutive bouts. Daniel Pineda has career mark of 18-11. He has two consecutive disqualifications for a banned substance.
Sean O’Malley vs. Marlon Vera – Bantamweight Bout
Marlon Vera enters this fight with a career record of 15-6-1. While Sean O’Malley is 12-0.
UFC 252 SBG Free Picks
In this situation, Stipe Miocic is a dream underdog with the UFC Betting odds. As mentioned earlier he is at his best defending his crown. Further, he is among the elite that has actually beaten Cormier.
UFC 252 SBG Best Bets: Stipe Miocic