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Daniel Cormier and Stipe Miocic to fight for heavyweight title at UFC 226

The UFC has announced today that current light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will fight heavyweight champ Stipe Miocic at UFC 226. The announcement was made this evening on FS1 during the weigh in show for this weekend’s UFC Fight Night event.

Miocic will be putting his heavyweight title on the line against Cormier in what promises to be one of the biggest and most highly anticipated fights in UFC history.

As the news broke this evening, Cormier posted the following post on his instagram feed.

Prior to the highly anticipated fight headlining UFC 226 in July, both fighters will act as coaches for the upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter: Undefeated (TUF 27) with filming scheduled to begin next week.

UFC 226 is shaping up to be one of the biggest shows the UFC has ever put together and now includes two champion vs champion bouts. In addition to Cormier facing off against Miocic, current women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes is set to battle Cris Cyborg for her women’s featherweight title.



  • Hugh McMillan
    28/01/2018 at 2:03 pm

    George d’Avoine Ross Powell – not sure if you’d seen it… so the double title fights begin

  • Paul Scally
    27/01/2018 at 12:06 pm

    Michael Cañas Matt De Gouveia Alice Hall Miocic vs Cormier and Cyborg Vs Nunes

    • Matt De Gouveia
      28/01/2018 at 1:14 pm

      Not sure how I feel about stipe vs Cormier ?? As good as dc looked last fight surely stipe has this ?? Cyborg and nunes though!!!

  • Izaak Breen
    27/01/2018 at 9:53 am

    Who wins this Pedro Dowling?

    • Pedro Dowling
      27/01/2018 at 11:34 am

      I don’t think it will happen man.

  • Ross Welch
    27/01/2018 at 7:54 am

    Dj vs tj on the same card hopefully

  • Dean Marsh
    27/01/2018 at 7:42 am

    Johnny Bell

  • Matt Holmes
    27/01/2018 at 6:48 am

    Scott Moffat

  • Matt Holmes
    27/01/2018 at 6:48 am

    Shakir Bhutta r u mad

    • Matt Holmes
      27/01/2018 at 7:13 am

      This is an ideal matchup for catchweight tho

  • Reynaldo Sanchez
    27/01/2018 at 6:21 am

    Mark Alvarado Javier Montano let’s go D.C.!!!

  • Jason Shwam
    27/01/2018 at 2:33 am

    I’d like to see miocic give Cormier the beating he deserves. A real 💴 money maker would be Valasques and Comier .

  • Chris Martin
    26/01/2018 at 11:44 pm

    Graeme Danny didn’t see this coming?? Miocic will end Cormier

  • Peter Knox
    26/01/2018 at 11:36 pm

    Tom Heffernan Lewis Smith Steve Brigg James Hamilton James Lake Mick Kane Frankie Anderson

    • Steve Brigg
      27/01/2018 at 7:25 am

      Get DJ vs TJ on this card and it is the craziest card ever