Two of the greatest heavyweights in UFC history will look to leave no doubt as they bid to settle their trilogy on Aug. 15.
With each man holding a victory over the other, the pair will look to close a pivotal chapter in their careers in their third meeting. Cormier (22-2 MMA, 11-2 UFC) ended Miocic’s championship reign at UFC 226 in July 2018, when he knocked him out in the first round to join a select group of fighters to have held two UFC titles simultaneously.
The pair faced off for a second time at UFC 241 in August 2019, but this time, Miocic (19-3 MMA, 13-3 UFC) was able to exact his revenge by stopping Cormier in Round 4 to reclaim his title.
Check out the official poster for their third meeting at UFC 252 below, as the two heavyweight stars feature in pre-fight artwork that bears more than a passing resemblance to the poster for the movie Face/Off, starring Nicolas Cage and John Travolta.
The current UFC 252 lineup includes:
- Champion Stipe Miocic vs. Daniel Cormier (for heavyweight title)
- Junior Dos Santos vs. Jairzinho Rozenstruik
- Magomed Ankalaev vs. Ion Cutelaba
- Frankie Edgar vs. Pedro Munhoz
- Sean O’Malley vs. Marlon Vera
- Livinha Souza vs. Ashley Yoder
- Felice Herrig vs. Virna Jandiroba
- Rogerio Bontorin vs. Manel Kape
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Original article: https://mmajunkie.usatoday.com/2020/07/ufc-252-poster-stipe-miocic-daniel-cormier/