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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 ring 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 ring 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%.
Daniel Cormier was the older man by 3 years, at 42 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's last 3 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 2 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 8 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.7 rounds on average.
Miocic's last 2 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 4 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 2 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.