FightMatrix Program – UFC 226: Miocic vs. Cormier (07-07-2018)

4 Jul , 2018,
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Heavyweight Championship (265)
[#1/#4DD/#3P4P] Stipe Miocic (18-2-0, -249) vs. [#1LHW/#2DD/#4P4P] Daniel Cormier (20-1-0, +200)
Stipe Miocic is the All-Time #5 ranked Heavyweight and #23 ranked Absolute fighter.
Daniel Cormier is the All-Time #29 ranked Heavyweight and #21 ranked Absolute fighter.

Last 3 Fights: Stipe Miocic (3-0-0)
2018-01-20: W vs. [#2HW+] Francis Ngannou (11-2-0) via UD (50-44, 50-44, 50-44)
2017-05-13: W vs. [#8HW+] Junior dos Santos (18-5-0) via TKO (Punches) in 2:22 of round 1
2016-09-10: W vs. [#7HW+] Alistair Overeem (43-17-0) via TKO in 4:27 of round 1

Last 3 Fights: Daniel Cormier (2-0-0, 1 NC)
2018-01-20: W vs. [#6LHW] Volkan Oezdemir (15-2-0) via TKO (Punches) in 2:00 of round 2
2017-07-29: NC vs. [#2LHW/#5P4P] Jon Jones (22-1-0)
2017-04-08: W vs. [*] Anthony Johnson (22-6-0) via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 3:37 of round 2

Days Since Last Pro Fight: Stipe Miocic 168, Daniel Cormier 168
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: Even: Both have 1 win(s) against common opposition.
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Featherweight Championship (145)
[#1/#1DD/#2P4P] Max Holloway (19-3-0, -149) vs. [#2/#7DD/#9P4P] Brian Ortega (14-0-0, +124)
Max Holloway is the All-Time #3 ranked Featherweight and #35 ranked Absolute fighter.
Brian Ortega is the All-Time #20 ranked Featherweight fighter.

Last 3 Fights: Max Holloway (3-0-0)
2017-12-02: W vs. [#3FW] Jose Aldo (26-4-0) via TKO (Punches) in 4:51 of round 3
2017-06-03: W vs. [#3FW] Jose Aldo (26-4-0) via TKO (Punches) in 4:13 of round 3
2016-12-10: W vs. [#8LW] Anthony Pettis (20-7-0) via TKO (Kick to the Body and Punches) in 4:50 of round 3

Last 3 Fights: Brian Ortega (3-0-0)
2018-03-03: W vs. [#4FW] Frankie Edgar (23-6-1) via KO (Punches) in 4:44 of round 1
2017-12-09: W vs. [#14FW] Cub Swanson (25-9-0) via Submission (Guillotine Choke) in 3:22 of round 2
2017-07-29: W vs. [#15FW] Renato Carneiro (12-1-1) via SUB in 2:59 of round 3

Days Since Last Pro Fight: Max Holloway 217, Brian Ortega 126
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: Even: Both have 1 win(s) against common opposition.
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Heavyweight (265)
[#2] Francis Ngannou (11-2-0, -372) vs. [#10] Derrick Lewis (19-5-0, +290)
Francis Ngannou is the All-Time #36 ranked Heavyweight fighter.

Last 3 Fights: Francis Ngannou (2-1-0)
2018-01-20: L vs. [#1HW+/#4DD/#3P4P] Stipe Miocic (18-2-0) via UD (50-44, 50-44, 50-44)
2017-12-02: W vs. [#7HW+] Alistair Overeem (43-17-0) via KO (Punch) in 1:42 of round 1
2017-01-28: W vs. [#19HW+] Andrei Arlovski (27-16-0) via TKO (Punches) in 1:32 of round 1

Last 3 Fights: Derrick Lewis (2-1-0)
2018-02-18: W vs. [#22HW+] Marcin Tybura (16-4-0) via KO (Punches) in 2:48 of round 3
2017-06-10: L vs. [#9HW+] Mark Hunt (13-12-1) via TKO (Punches) in 3:51 of round 4
2017-02-19: W vs. [#18HW+] Travis Browne (18-7-1) via KO (Punches) in 3:12 of round 2

Days Since Last Pro Fight: Francis Ngannou 168, Derrick Lewis 139
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Lightweight (155)
[#8] Anthony Pettis (20-7-0, +133) vs. [#23] Michael Chiesa (14-3-0, -160)
Anthony Pettis is the All-Time #8 ranked Lightweight and #40 ranked Absolute fighter.

Last 3 Fights: Anthony Pettis (1-2-0)
2017-11-11: L vs. [#5LW] Dustin Poirier (23-5-0) via Submission (Body Triangle) in 2:08 of round 3
2017-07-08: W vs. [#45LW] Jim Miller (28-12-0) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
2016-12-10: L vs. [#1FW/#1DD/#2P4P] Max Holloway (19-3-0) via TKO (Kick to the Body and Punches) in 4:50 of round 3

Last 3 Fights: Michael Chiesa (2-1-0)
2017-06-25: L vs. [#4LW] Kevin Lee (17-3-0) via Technical Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 4:37 of round 1
2016-04-16: W vs. [#21LW] Beneil Dariush (14-4-1) via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 1:20 of round 2
2015-12-10: W vs. [#45LW] Jim Miller (28-12-0) via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 2:57 of round 2

Days Since Last Pro Fight: Anthony Pettis 238, Michael Chiesa 377
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: Anthony Pettis leads 2-1
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Light Heavyweight (205)
[#71] Khalil Rountree (6-3-0, +116) vs. [#78] Gokhan Saki (1-1-0, -141)

Last 3 Fights: Khalil Rountree (2-1-0)
2017-12-30: L vs. [#49LHW] Michal Oleksiejczuk (14-2-0) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
2017-07-16: W vs. [#42LHW] Paul Craig (10-2-0) via KO (Punches) in 4:56 of round 1
2017-02-04: W vs. [#282HW+] Daniel Jolly (6-3-0) via KO (Knee) in 0:52 of round 1

Last 3 Fights: Gokhan Saki (1-1-0)
2017-09-22: W vs. [#89LHW] Henrique da Silva (14-4-0) via KO (Punch) in 4:45 of round 1
2004-07-11: L vs. [*] James Zikic (21-10-2) via TKO in 0:00 of round 0

Days Since Last Pro Fight: Khalil Rountree 189, Gokhan Saki 288
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Middleweight (185)
[#13] Uriah Hall (13-8-0, +325) vs. [#16] Paulo Henrique Costa (11-0-0, -426)

Last 3 Fights: Uriah Hall (1-2-0)
2017-09-16: W vs. [#22MW] Krzysztof Jotko (19-4-0) via TKO (Punches) in 2:25 of round 2
2016-11-19: L vs. [#4MW] Gegard Mousasi (44-6-2) via TKO in 4:37 of round 1
2016-09-17: L vs. [#10MW] Derek Brunson (18-6-0) via TKO (Punch) in 1:41 of round 1

Last 3 Fights: Paulo Henrique Costa (3-0-0)
2017-11-04: W vs. [*] Johny Hendricks (18-8-0) via TKO (Punches) in 1:23 of round 2
2017-06-03: W vs. [#229MW] Oluwale Bamgbose (6-4-0) via TKO (Punches) in 1:06 of round 2
2017-03-11: W vs. [*] Garreth McLellan (13-6-0) via TKO in 1:17 of round 1

Days Since Last Pro Fight: Uriah Hall 294, Paulo Henrique Costa 245
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: Even: Both have 1 win(s) against common opposition.
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Welterweight (170)
[#9LW] Paul Felder (15-3-0, -154) vs. [#37] Mike Perry (11-3-0, +130)

Last 3 Fights: Paul Felder (3-0-0)
2017-12-02: W vs. [#11LW] Charles Oliveira (23-8-0) via TKO (Elbows) in 4:06 of round 2
2017-07-16: W vs. [#53LW] Stevie Ray (23-8-0) via KO (Elbows) in 3:57 of round 1
2017-02-19: W vs. [*] Alessandro Ricci (10-5-0) via TKO (Elbow and Punches) in 4:44 of round 1

Last 3 Fights: Mike Perry (1-2-0)
2018-02-24: L vs. [#28WW] Max Griffin (14-4-0) via UD (30-27, 29-27, 29-27)
2017-12-16: L vs. [#17WW] Santiago Ponzinibbio (26-3-0) via UD (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
2017-09-16: W vs. [#403WW] Alex Reyes (13-3-0) via KO (Knee) in 1:19 of round 1

Days Since Last Pro Fight: Paul Felder 217, Mike Perry 133
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Bantamweight (135)
[#6] Raphael Assuncao (26-5-0, -176) vs. [#21] Rob Font (15-3-0, +146)
Raphael Assuncao is the All-Time #21 ranked Bantamweight fighter.

Last 3 Fights: Raphael Assuncao (3-0-0)
2017-11-11: W vs. [#48BW] Matthew Lopez (10-3-0) via KO (Punch) in 1:50 of round 3
2017-06-03: W vs. [#2BW] Marlon Moraes (21-5-1) via SD (29-28, 28-29, 30-27)
2017-01-28: W vs. [#7BW] Aljamain Sterling (15-3-0) via SD (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)

Last 3 Fights: Rob Font (2-1-0)
2018-01-20: W vs. [#52BW] Thomas Almeida (21-3-0) via TKO (Head Kick and Punches) in 2:24 of round 2
2017-10-28: L vs. [#12BW] Pedro Munhoz (15-3-0) via Submission (Guillotine Choke) in 4:03 of round 1
2017-07-08: W vs. [#25BW] Douglas Silva de Andrade (25-2-0) via Submission (Guillotine Choke) in 4:36 of round 2

Days Since Last Pro Fight: Raphael Assuncao 238, Rob Font 168
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: Raphael Assuncao leads 1-0
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Welterweight (170)
[#28] Max Griffin (14-4-0, +140) vs. [#36] Curtis Millender (15-3-0, -169)

Last 3 Fights: Max Griffin (2-1-0)
2018-02-24: W vs. [#37WW] Mike Perry (11-3-0) via UD (30-27, 29-27, 29-27)
2017-10-28: L vs. [#26WW] Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos (19-5-0) via UD (29-28, 29-28, 29-27)
2016-11-05: W vs. [#592WW] Erick Montano (7-6-0) via TKO (Punches) in 0:54 of round 1

Last 3 Fights: Curtis Millender (3-0-0)
2018-02-18: W vs. [#50WW] Thiago Alves (22-12-0) via KO (Knee) in 4:17 of round 2
2018-01-12: W vs. [#323WW] Nick Barnes (12-3-0) via KO (Head Kick) in 2:51 of round 2
2017-10-13: W vs. [#176WW] Matthew Frincu (13-3-0) via KO (Head Kick) in 0:38 of round 1

Days Since Last Pro Fight: Max Griffin 133, Curtis Millender 139
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: Max Griffin leads 1-0
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Lightweight (155)
[#22] Dan Hooker (16-7-0, -127) vs. [#51] Gilbert Burns (13-2-0, +104)

Last 3 Fights: Dan Hooker (3-0-0)
2018-04-21: W vs. [#45LW] Jim Miller (28-12-0) via KO (Knee) in 3:00 of round 1
2017-12-30: W vs. [#121LW] Marc Diakiese (12-2-0) via Submission (Guillotine Choke) in 0:42 of round 3
2017-06-10: W vs. [#61LW] Ross Pearson (20-14-0) via KO (Knee) in 3:02 of round 2

Last 3 Fights: Gilbert Burns (2-1-0)
2018-04-14: W vs. [#212LW] Dan Moret (13-4-0) via KO (Punches) in 0:59 of round 2
2017-09-16: W vs. [#101LW] Jason Saggo (12-4-0) via KO (Punch) in 4:55 of round 2
2016-09-24: L vs. [#33WW] Michel Prazeres (26-2-0) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Days Since Last Pro Fight: Dan Hooker 77, Gilbert Burns 84
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Women Strawweight (115)
[#61] Jamie Moyle (4-2-0, -218) vs. [#68] Emily Whitmire (2-2-0, +175)

Last 3 Fights: Jamie Moyle (1-2-0)
2017-06-03: L vs. [#36SW] Viviane Pereira (13-2-0) via UD (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
2016-12-03: W vs. [#115SW] Kailin Curran (4-6-0) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
2015-09-12: L vs. [#62SW] Sharon Jacobson (5-3-0) via UD (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)

Last 3 Fights: Emily Whitmire (1-2-0)
2017-12-01: L vs. [#31FLY] Gillian Robertson (5-2-0) via Submission (Armbar) in 2:12 of round 1
2017-03-18: W vs. [NA] Ronni Nanney (2-7-0) via UD ()
2016-09-30: L vs. [#153SW] Kelly DAngelo (2-1-0) via Submission (Guillotine Choke) in 3:46 of round 2

Days Since Last Pro Fight: Jamie Moyle 399, Emily Whitmire 218
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Lightweight (155)
[#89] Lando Vannata (9-2-1, -183) vs. [#111] Drakkar Klose (8-1-1, +152)

Last 3 Fights: Lando Vannata (1-1-1)
2017-10-07: D vs. [#49LW] Bobby Green (24-8-1) via Draw (Split) in 5:00 of round 3
2017-03-04: L vs. [#24LW] David Teymur (8-1-0) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
2016-12-10: W vs. [#67LW] John Makdessi (15-6-0) via KO (Spinning Wheel Kick) in 1:40 of round 1

Last 3 Fights: Drakkar Klose (2-1-0)
2017-12-02: L vs. [#24LW] David Teymur (8-1-0) via UD (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
2017-07-07: W vs. [#121LW] Marc Diakiese (12-2-0) via SD (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
2017-01-15: W vs. [#418LW] Devin Powell (8-3-0) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Days Since Last Pro Fight: Lando Vannata 273, Drakkar Klose 217
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: No common opposition or both are winless against common opposition.
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Notes about the Fight Card
– Highest-rated fighter always listed first.
– A ‘*’ ranking suggests a fighter is inactive.
– An ‘NA’ ranking suggests the fighter is too low for a ranking or we do not have division info for them.

Fight Card Statistics

Highest Pre-Bout Raw Rating: Stipe Miocic
Highest Stored DD Rating: Max Holloway
Highest Pre-Bout Fight Raw Rating: Stipe Miocic vs. Daniel Cormier
Highest Stored Fight DD Rating: Max Holloway vs. Brian Ortega
Event Matchmaking Competitiveness Rating (of 5*): Great [****]
Total Event MMA Rankings Impact (of 5*): Massive [****½]
Run Date: 2018-7-4


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