Stipe Miocic vs. Daniel Cormier – Preview & Matchup Analysis

Stipe Miocic vs. Daniel Cormier fight preview

UFC 252: Stipe vs. Cormier 3 is scheduled to take place on Saturday, August 15, 2020, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Stipe Miocic will take on Daniel “DC” Cormier in the UFC Heavyweight Title Bout. You can view the full UFC 252 card.

In this post, we will break down Stipe Miocic vs. Daniel Cormier matchup. Let’s take look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats and more below ⤵

The 38-year-old, Stipe Miocic is coming in with a 19-3-0 record. Miocic will be fighting for the first time since a win via KO/TKO against Daniel Cormier at UFC 241: Cormier vs. Miocic 2 in August.

Cormier, meanwhile, is coming off a KO/TKO loss against Stipe Miocic on August 17, 2019 at UFC 241: Cormier vs. Miocic 2 and holds a 22-2-0 (1 NC) record.

Stipe Miocic vs. Daniel Cormier
6′ 4″
5′ 11″
240 lbs.
235 lbs.
22-2-0 (1 NC)

Stipe Miocic has an orthodox fighting stance with a 80″ reach. The 41-year-old, Daniel Cormier is an orthodox fighter with a 72″ reach. An orthodox fighter stands with their left side forward and jabs with their left hand, the southpaw fighter is the opposite, southpaw stands with their right side forward and jabs with their right hand. In most cases, orthodox fighters are right-handed, if you are left-handed, then you fight southpaw.

Stipe Miocic:
→ Miocic’s striking accuracy is 52%.
→ Miocic lands 4.95 significant strikes per minute.
→ Miocic’s takedown accuracy is 37%.
→ Miocic’s takedown average is 2.20 per 15 minutes.
→ Miocic’s takedown defense is 73%.

Miocic comes in with 52% striking accuracy, typically landing about 4.95 significant strikes every minute. On the other side, Cormier fires at 52% accuracy, landing about 4.25 significant strikes per minute. Stipe Miocic also has a 37% takedown accuracy and on average gets around 2.20 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Cormier’s 1.95 takedowns and 77% takedown accuracy.

Daniel Cormier:
→ Cormier’s striking accuracy is 52%.
→ Cormier lands 4.25 significant strikes per minute.
→ Cormier’s takedown accuracy is 44%.
→ Cormier’s takedown average is 1.95 per 15 minutes.
→ Cormier’s takedown defense is 77%.

Daniel spent on average 11:53 minutes in the Octagon and Stipe has an average fight time of 10:39 minutes.

This looks like an fun matchup, at least on paper. UFC 252 is live in , who do you think will win, Stipe or Daniel? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC 252: Stipe vs. Cormier 3
August 15, 2020
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Stipe Miocic vs. Daniel Cormier

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