Both fighters are currently champions defending their belts.

At UFC 226 the main event features 2 fighters who are currently champions looking to defend their titles. One of the fighters is the current champion in the Heavyweight division while the other rules the Light Heavyweight division and is looking to also own the Heavyweight division.

The first champion, Stipe Miocic is a 35 year old fighter from Euclid, OH who fights out of Independence, OH. His record is 18-2-0 and he has been fighting pro since 2010. One of the strengths that Miocic has is his speed resulting in a 63% success rate against strikes and a 75% success rate against takedowns. 14 of his 18 wins were all finished by knocking out his opponent. 9 of his finishes were in the first round and he has won eight of his last 9 fights. He is currently on a 6 fight win streak and his last loss was against Junior Dos Santos in December of 2014.

The Second champion on the main card is Daniel Cormier. He is a 39 year old fighter from Lafayette, LA who fights out of San Jose, CA.  His record is 20-1-0 and he has been a pro fighter since 2009. Cormier style is wrestling so he will use his size to try and subdue his opponents. He can avoid 58% of strikes in his direction and he can ward off 81% of takedowns. As a Light Heavyweight Cormier has a record of 7-1 and 1 No Contest. He has won 5 of his last 6 fights and in July of 2017 he had an overturned decision against Jon Jones resulting in a No Contest.

Who is the early favorite to win at UFC 226?

The current favorite to win the fight is Stipe Miocic -300 and the dog Daniel Cormier +240. Very early betting consensus shows that 54% of the public are taking Miocic to win. As we get closer to the day of the event check back with in order to take advantage of the many propositions that will be available for the fight. is where the UFC 226 action’s at:

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