There are of course extra essential things to deal with at this time, however, combat followers can’t assist however marvel when Daniel Cormier and Stipe Miocic are going to run it lower back for the undisputed UFC heavyweight title.
The two UFC stars have already met twice before. Cormier gained the first assembly again at UFC 226 after shifting up from mild heavyweight to end Miocic by first-round knockout and declare his 2d UFC title (highlights HERE). Their rematch at UFC 241 produced contrary consequences as Miocic was once capable to drag “DC” into the fourth spherical and tightly closed a memorable TKO end (see it HERE).
While a trilogy bout has been mentioned over the previous few months nothing has been finalized. Cormier currently shed some mild on the impending matchup throughout a stay Instagram session with contemporary UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman.
“Look, I be aware of we’re in a loopy time proper now with the world and with the way matters are and it’s very up in the air however I assume for me with the way matters are going and the discussions that we had heading into the fight, into all this, the way that the discussions in phrases of the battle had been going, where I am going to combat this man for my remaining fight, it’s going to be as perfect for me as I ought to ever hope for,” Cormier stated (h/t MMA Fighting). “It’s gonna be beautiful.”
With the entirety up in the air as a long way as UFC scheduling is involved Cormier wasn’t in a position to provide an genuine date or time for the practicable trilogy fight. However, “DC” did trace that he’d be sharing the stage with Usman.
“I be aware of human beings like getting scoops, and I suppose if I’m guessing, I suppose the way matters are falling you and I might also be spending greater time collectively than most humans believe,” Cormier said.
“Obviously we can’t say a date and time but however it is searching like you and I shall and will be sharing a celebration and I suppose that’s going to be a excellent thing.”
This is the whole speculation, however, Cormier’s remarks lead us to consider a Miocic trilogy bout ought to take location at UFC 252 this July in Las Vegas. That’s due to the fact Usman has additionally been rumored to protect his UFC welterweight title towards Jorge Masvidal at the equal event.
“I bought one [fight left],” Cormier said. “Some man requested me today, he goes ‘you gonna hold fighting?’. I stated no. I stated I received one [more fight]. Cause here’s the deal, you battle these guys, they’re 28, 27, I assume [Israel] Adesanya’s very young. Some of these guys are very young. I don’t have to battle a younger guy.
“Miocic is about to be 38 years old. So I get to combat one extra ancient guy, one extra time. That’s it. I ain’t war no 27-year-old dude.”
What say you, Maniacs? Do you suppose Miocic vs. Cormier three will occur at International Fight Week?