Trilogy Fight between Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier Confirmed

By 11 June 2020

June 11, 2020 - Daniel Cormier has announced that he will retire after the trilogy fight with Stipe Miocic this August. reports that the official date of the trilogy between Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier has officially been announced, sending martial arts fans around the world into a frenzy. The fight is scheduled for August 15 at the UFC 252 spectacle, which will almost certainly take place in the U.S., and not on the islet of Abu Dhabi, where the UFC will hold as many as four events in July in just two weeks. 

Thus, the final act of the trilogy between the Croatian American, the most successful heavyweight in the history of the UFC, and the great man from Louisiana, who has already announced that it will be his farewell fight, awaits us. A year after he almost retired, Miocic now really has the chance to send Cormier into retirement. 

"Stipe turned out to be fair, just as Cormier was fair to him and gave him a chance to fight back and return the title. Cormier also deserved that third match, but we are all waiting for Stipe to confirm the victory over Cormier," said Igor Pokrajac for Gol.

Stipe is rarely available to the media, so is the case now. However, Cormier already announced a knockout, but also that this will definitely be his last fight, in the show with the famous martial arts journalist Ariel Helwani.

"I love being a fighter, I love doing it, but I also love being a commentator. I like what my life looks like after my martial arts career, but I still have unfinished business. It sounds like Stipe wants to silence me so I finally have a chance to silence him. I will not do any more fights after this one. I will ride away with the sunset, I am ready to go," explained the great from Louisiana.

Regardless of the fourth round, knockout and champion mentality, Stipe suffered great damage in the first two rounds of the last fight against Cormier. He received 180 blows in the fight and eye damage, which resulted in a long recovery.

By the end of July, the UFC is preparing as many as seven shows. There is no doubt that the summer overture to probably the greatest heavyweight trilogy will also be filled with great fights.

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