Aug 15 2020
Saturday

UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States

Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Heavyweight
19-3-0
UD 5
UD 5
22-2-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Heavyweight Championship

The tape

41
Age
45
6' 4" / 194 cm
Height
5' 11" / 181 cm
79.9" / 203 cm
Reach
72.4" / 184 cm

Tape record

KOKOUDKOKO
Form
KOSUBKOKONC
19
Wins
22
15
By KO
10
79
KO%
45
0
By SUB
5
0
SUB%
23
3
Loses
2
2
Stopped
1
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2010
Debut
2009
22
Bouts
25
48
Rounds
61
3 hours, 17 minutes
Fight Time
4 hours, 28 minutes

Tape rankings @ Heavyweight

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UFC
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Bellator
-
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Tapology
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Stipe Miocic vs Daniel Cormier report

Who won Miocic vs Cormier?

Stipe Miocic beat Daniel Cormier by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest during the main event of UFC 252, on Saturday 15th August 2020 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.

The scorecards were announced in favor of the winner Stipe Miocic.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 265 pounds (18.9 stone or 120.2 KG).

This contest was for the UFC Heavyweight championship.

Miocic vs Cormier stats

Stipe Miocic stepped into the octagon with a record of 19 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Daniel Cormier made his way to the cage with a record of 22 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by knock out and 5 by submission.

Stipe Miocic's UFC record stood at 14-3-0, while Daniel Cormier's came in at 11-3-0.

The stats suggested Miocic had a massive power advantage over Cormier, boasting a 79% knock out percentage over Cormier's 45%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Cormier had a large advantage over Miocic, boasting a 23% submission rate over Miocic's 0%.

Stipe Miocic was the younger man by 4 years, at 41 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 fewer 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 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Stipe Miocic at UFC 241 on 17th August 2019 by knockout in the 4th round in their UFC Heavyweight championship fight at Honda Center, Anaheim, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against 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.

Going into that contest, he had beaten 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.

Before that, he had defeated 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.

He had defeated 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.

Activity check

Miocic's last 4 fights had come over a period of 7 years and 17 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 9 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.

Cormier's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 10 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.

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