The current Ufc Hw champion Stipe Miocic entered this fight with a professional mma record of 19-3-0 (79% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.1 heavyweight in the world. In his last three bouts he has beat Francis Ngannou (Stipe Miocic vs Francis Ngannou) and Daniel Cormier in their rematch (via tko, Daniel Cormier vs Stipe Miocic II) but between these two bouts he had also lost to Cormier by ko (Stipe Miocic vs Daniel Cormier I).
His opponent, the former Strikeforce, Ufc ligh-Hw and Hw champ Daniel Cormier, has an official record of 22-2-0 (68% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.2 in the same weight class. Before losing to Miocic in their second bout he had beat Volkan Oezdemir in Janauary 2018 (Daniel Cormier vs Volkan Oezdemir), then Stipe in July and Derrick Lewis in November (Daniel Cormier vs Derrick Lewis). Cormier vs Miocic 3, main event of the Ufc 252, is valid for the UFC heavyweight title (Miocic’s first defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!