Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic will rematch Daniel Cormier in a heavyweight championship trilogy in the UFC 252 pay-per-view (PPV) heavyweight main event TONIGHT (Sat., Aug. 15, 2020) inside UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Cormier (22-2, 1 NC) captured the 265-pound title by stopping Miocic (19-3) at UFC 226 back in early 2018. “DC” would later cough up his crown in their UFC 241 rematch, and now looks to retire from combat sports with the belt around his waist.
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