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Who won Miocic vs Cormier?
Stipe Miocic beat Daniel Cormier by , during the main event of UFC 241, on Saturday 17th August 2019 at Honda Center in Anaheim.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Stipe Miocic.
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.
Miocic vs Cormier stats
Stipe Miocic stepped into the ring with a record of 18 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 14 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Daniel Cormier made his way to the ring with a record of 22 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 10 of those wins by knock out and 5 by submission.
The stats suggested Miocic had a massive power advantage over Cormier, boasting at 78% knock out percentage over Cormier's 45%.
Stipe Miocic was the younger man by 4 years, at 39 years old.
Miocic had a height advantage of 5 inches over Cormier. That also extended to a 8-inch reach advantage.
Miocic was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 2 less fights, and made his debut in 2010, 4 months later than Cormier, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 13 less professional rounds, 53 to Cormier's 66.
Miocic vs Cormier form
Cormier had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Derrick Lewis at UFC 230 on 3rd November 2018 by submission in the 2nd round in their UFC Heavyweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Stipe Miocic 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.
Going into that contest, he had won against Volkan Oezdemir at UFC 220 on 20th January 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Light Heavyweight championship fight at TD Garden, Boston.
Before that, he had won against Jon Jones at UFC 214 on 29th July 2017 by knockout in the 3rd round in their UFC Light Heavyweight championship fight at Honda Center, Anaheim.
He had beat Anthony Johnson at UFC 210 on 8th April 2017 by submission in the 2nd round in their UFC Light Heavyweight championship fight at KeyBank Center, Buffalo.
Miocic's last 3 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 1 month and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 8 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.
Cormier's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 2 months and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.