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Who won Cormier vs Miocic?
Daniel Cormier beat Stipe Miocic by during the main event of UFC 226, on Saturday 7th July 2018 at T-Mobile Arena in Last Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Daniel Cormier.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
This contest was for the UFC heavyweight championship.
Cormier vs Miocic stats
Daniel Cormier stepped into the octagon with a record of 20 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 4 by submission.
Stipe Miocic made his way to the cage with a record of 18 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 14 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Miocic had a massive power advantage over Cormier, boosting at 78% knock out percentage over Cormier's 45%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Cormier had an advantage over Miocic, with a 20% submission rate over Miocic's 0%.
Daniel Cormier was the older man by 3 years, at 43 years old.
Miocic had a height advantage of 5 inches over Cormier. That also extended to a 8-inch reach advantage.
Cormier was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2009, 4 months earlier than Miocic, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 13 more professional rounds, 66 to Miocic's 53.
Cormier vs Miocic form
Miocic had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Daniel Cormier at UFC 252 on 15th August 2020 by unanimous decision in their UFC Heavyweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Daniel Cormier at UFC 241 on 17th August 2019 by knockout in the 4th round in their UFC Heavyweight championship fight at Honda Center, Anaheim.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Daniel Cormier at UFC 226 on 7th July 2018 by knockout in the 1st round in their UFC Heavyweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Last Vegas.
Before that, he had beat Francis NGannou at UFC 220 on 20th January 2018 by unanimous decision in their UFC Heavyweight championship fight at TD Garden, Boston.
He had defeated Junior dos Santos at UFC 211 on 13th May 2017 by knockout in the 1st round in their UFC Heavyweight championship fight at American Airlines Center, Dallas.
Cormier's last 4 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 4 months and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 7 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.5 rounds on average.
Miocic's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 6 months and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 16 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.2 rounds on average.
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