|Over 2.5 (-146) @ pinnacle|
3 of 3 Experts (100%) with a pick on the total are aligned. 9* play on the Cormier vs. Miocic OVER (Total).
AAA Sports: AAA'S BEST BET FOR CORMIER/MIOCIC (UFC 252)
This is the rubber match for the UFC Heavyweight Championship of the World. Both have a TKO victory over the other. Miocic had the more recent of the two, thus he opened as the slight favorite here, though those odds have flipped as of press time. That fight took place almost one year ago to the day with Miocic regaining the very title he lost to Cormier back in July of ‘18 at UFC 226. Those are Stipe’s only two fights of the previous two years. Cormier has said he’s retiring, win or lose, after this fight although that’s something we’ve heard from him before. The first fight between the two saw Cormier end things in Round 1. The rematch went to the 4th round. Before losing the title back to Miocic, Cormier did have a successful title defense in November of 2018 against Derrick Lewis, which he won via rear-naked choke in Round 2. What’s amazing about the first two fights is neither has been able to execute more than one successful takedown. That being said, all we need here is the fight to make it past the halfway mark of Round 2 and we think that’s going to happen. Two of Miocic’s last three fights made it to the “Championship Rounds.” Meanwhile, five of Cormier’s last eight have gotten to the point that would be a winning ticket here.
Jazz Ray: 10 * UFC FIGHT OF THE NIGHT! Jazz is HOT 16-2 record overall
Everyone think these 2 heavyweights will smash right off the bell! Don't be fooled as this is a wrestling matchup. Both men have their career fight on the line and niether will want to risk losing it with a TKO! This fight not only goes over 2.5 rounds, this fight will go the 5 rounds! Go OVER!!!
Jesse Schule: Schule's UFC T-E-R-M-I-N-A-T-O-R (Miocic vs Cormier)
The first fight ended with Cormier recording a knockout in the first round, but Stipe was better prepared in the second figtht and won by KO in the fourth round. Here in the third fight, there are no secrets. Both fighters know what to expect from on and other, so I expect to see a defensive battle in the early rounds. In 24 professional fights, Cormier has been knocked out only once. Stipe has been knocked out twice in 22 professional fights. This should be a war.
Best of luck!
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