UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier will settle the ranking and stake their declare as the perfect heavyweight fighter in UFC historic previous when the two sq. off within the precept event at UFC 252.

The trilogy will occur on the UFC Apex in Las Vegas on Saturday, Aug. 15, as Miocic will goal to ship Cormier into retirement whereas the earlier champion appears to be to regain the title and expertise off into the sunset as one in every of many largest fighters of all time.

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The rivalry began once more in July 2018 when Cormier halted Miocic’s title run with a shocking first-round knockout and have develop into a twin champion in every heavyweight and light-weight heavyweight. 

Nonetheless Miocic would get his revenge a little bit of over a yr later when he regained the title with a fourt-round TKO. 

Miocic was correctly on his technique to becoming in all probability essentially the most dominant heavyweight champion in UFC historic previous sooner than Cormier derailed these plans. He’ll have the possibility to indicate that the first battle was a fluke and nothing larger than a velocity bump on his freeway to greatness. Within the meantime, must the 41-year-old Cormier defeat Miocic and identify it a career, will in all probability be exhausting to keep up him out of the dialog as one in every of many largest mixed martial arts who has ever lived. 

That is each factor it’s worthwhile to seek out out about UFC 252, along with the time, odds, full battle card information and strategies to look at Miocic vs. Cormier 3.

What time does UFC 252 start?

  • Date: Saturday, Aug. 15
  • Early prelims: 6 p.m. ET
  • Prelims: 8 p.m. ET
  • Foremost card: 10 p.m. ET
  • Dwell stream: ESPN+

UFC 252 takes place Saturday night, Aug. 15. Early prelims get underway at 6 p.m. ET, adopted by prelims at Eight p.m. ET and the precept card pay-per-view at 10 p.m. ET.

Recommendations on how you can watch UFC 252: Miocic vs. Cormier 3

In america, the UFC Battle Go prelims, beginning at 6 p.m. ET, will in all probability be simulcast on UFC Battle Go, ESPN, ESPN Deportes and ESPN+ in English and Spanish. The prelims proceed utterly on ESPN, ESPN Deportes and ESPN+ at Eight p.m. ET adopted by the ESPN+ major card pay-per-view, which will begin at 10 p.m. ET.

In Canada, the early prelims are on UFC Battle Go and TSN, the prelims are on TSN and RDS and the PPV major card is accessible on Bell, Rogers, Shaw, SaskTel, Videotron, Telus and Eastlink, along with UFC PPV on UFC Battle Go. 

How so much does UFC 252 worth? PPV worth for Miocic vs. Cormier 3

Inside the U.S., the UFC 252 major card is accessible by the use of pay-per-view on ESPN+, which moreover requires a subscription. The PPV worth for UFC 252 is $64.99 for current subscribers, whereas new subscribers can pay a bundle worth of $84.98 for UFC 252 and an ESPN+ annual subscription, which is a monetary financial savings of over 25 %.

Click on on proper right here to be taught regarding the utterly completely different pricing and bundling decisions with the ESPN+ platform.

Pricing worldwide varies by space and platform.

The place is UFC 252?

UFC 252: Miocic vs. Cormier Three will occur on the UFC Apex in Las Vegas with no followers in attendance due to the coronavirus pandemic. Neither Miocic nor Cormier are strangers to stopping in Las Vegas, nevertheless this may occasionally mark each heavyweight veteran’s debut on the UFC Apex.

Miocic vs. Cormier Three odds for UFC 252

In step with SportsInsider, it’s a ineffective heat with Cormier sitting as an ever so slight -115 favorite, which suggests you would wish to guess $115 to win $100. The current champion is barely a shade behind at -105 the place it’ll take a guess of $105 to win $100. 

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Stipe Miocic doc, bio

  • Establish: Stipe Miocic
  • Nationality: American
  • Born: Aug. 19, 1982
  • Peak: 6-4
  • Attain: 80 inches
  • Full fights: 22
  • File: 19-3

Daniel Cormier doc, bio

  • Establish: Daniel Cormier
  • Nationality: American
  • Born: March 20, 1979
  • Peak: 5-11
  • Attain: 72.5 inches
  • Full fights: 24
  • File: 22-2

UFC 252 battle card

Foremost card pay-per-view

  • Stipe Miocic vs. Daniel Cormier for Miocic’s heavyweight title
  • Sean O’Malley vs. Marlon Vera; Bantamweight
  • Junior Dos Santos vs. Jairzinho Rozenstruik; Heavyweight
  • John Dodson vs. Merab Dvalishvili; Bantamweight
  • Magomed Ankalaev vs. Ion Cutelaba; Delicate heavyweight


  • Jim Miller vs. Vinc Pichel; Lightweight
  • Ashley Yoder vs. Livia Renata Souza; Girls’s Strawweight
  • Chris Daukaus vs. Parker Porter; Heavyweight
  • Felice Herrig vs. Virna Jandiroba; Girls’s Strawweight

Early Prelims

  • Herbert Burns vs. Daniel Pineda; Featherweight
  • T.J Brown vs. Daniel Chavez; Featherweight


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