UFC 241: Cormier Vs. Miocic 2 Predictions

Can Daniel Cormier defend his heavyweight strap against the man he took it from?

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We've got a huge pay-per-view on the way, as UFC heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will look to defend his belt against former champion and arguably the best UFC heavyweight of all time, Stipe Miocic. Ever since Miocic lost the title against Cormier last July, the 36-year old has been campaigning to get another shot at DC so he could try and regain his title.

While Miocic has been pushing for the rematch, Cormier has had his sights set on other opponents. Originally it looked like he would take on former UFC heavyweight champ, Brock Lesnar. However, Lesnar decided instead to stick with WWE. There was also some talk of a trilogy fight with Jon Jones, but he'll face a focused and dangerous Miocic instead. Will he retain his belt or will Stipe shock the world again and become the baddest man on the planet once more?

At UFC 241, we've also got a tantalising welterweight match-up between two UFC legends, as former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis takes on Nate Diaz in his return to the Octagon. These two fan-favourites have a lot of bad blood, which should make the bout an extremely entertaining one for the fans.

There's also an exciting middleweight match-up on the card, with former title challenger Yoel Romero facing heavy-handed prospect Paulo Costa. With Robert Whittaker and Israel Adesanya fighting in October, this intriguing battle could have serious title implications for the winner.

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