Fight Matrix Program – UFC 241: Cormier vs. Miocic 2 (08-17-2019)

12 Aug , 2019,
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Heavyweight Championship (265)
[#1/#3DD/#3P4P] Daniel Cormier (22-1-0, 236.5lb, -141) vs. [#3] Stipe Miocic (18-3-0, 230.5lb, +117)
Daniel Cormier is the All-Time #12 ranked Heavyweight and #11 ranked Absolute fighter.
Stipe Miocic is the All-Time #6 ranked Heavyweight and #30 ranked Absolute fighter.

Last 3 Fights: Daniel Cormier (3-0-0)
2018-11-03: W vs. [#6HW+] Derrick Lewis (21-7-0) via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 2:14 of round 2
2018-07-07: W vs. [#3HW+] Stipe Miocic (18-3-0) via KO (Punches) in 4:33 of round 1
2018-01-20: W vs. [#10LHW] Volkan Oezdemir (16-4-0) via TKO (Punches) in 2:00 of round 2

Last 3 Fights: Stipe Miocic (2-1-0)
2018-07-07: L vs. [#1HW+/#3DD/#3P4P] Daniel Cormier (22-1-0) via KO (Punches) in 4:33 of round 1
2018-01-20: W vs. [#2HW+] Francis Ngannou (14-3-0) via UD (50-44, 50-44, 50-44)
2017-05-13: W vs. [#5HW+] Junior dos Santos (21-6-0) via TKO (Punches) in 2:22 of round 1

Odds Favorite (Implied): Daniel Cormier – Win%: 55.94
Elo Favorite (Standard): Daniel Cormier (2425.27) [+234.50] – Win%: 74.49
Elo Favorite (Modified): Daniel Cormier (2379.98) [+201.59] – Win%: 70.73
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Daniel Cormier 287, Stipe Miocic 406
Previous Match-up Record: Daniel Cormier leads 1-0-0
Wins Against Common Opposition: Even: Both have 1 win(s) against common opposition.
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Welterweight (170)
[#6] Anthony Pettis (22-8-0, 169.5lb, -135) vs. [*] Nate Diaz (19-11-0, 170.0lb, +111)
Anthony Pettis is the All-Time #37 ranked Absolute fighter.

Last 3 Fights: Anthony Pettis (2-1-0)
2019-03-23: W vs. [#10WW] Stephen Thompson (14-4-1) via KO (Punches) in 4:55 of round 2
2018-10-06: L vs. [#2LW/#4DD/#8P4P] Tony Ferguson (25-3-0) via TKO (Corner Stoppage) in 5:00 of round 2
2018-07-07: W vs. [#24WW] Michael Chiesa (16-4-0) via Submission (Triangle Armbar) in 0:52 of round 2

Last 3 Fights: Nate Diaz (2-1-0)
2016-08-20: L vs. [*] Conor McGregor (21-4-0) via MD (47-47, 48-47, 48-47)
2016-03-05: W vs. [*] Conor McGregor (21-4-0) via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 4:12 of round 2
2015-12-19: W vs. [#23FW] Michael Johnson (19-14-0) via UD (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Odds Favorite (Implied): Anthony Pettis – Win%: 54.79
Elo Favorite (Standard): Anthony Pettis (2042.82) [+62.60] – Win%: 57.10
Elo Favorite (Modified): Anthony Pettis (2009.89) [+26.40] – Win%: 52.88
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Anthony Pettis 147, Nate Diaz 1092
Previous Match-up Record: No previous match-ups.
Wins Against Common Opposition: Anthony Pettis leads 4-2
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Middleweight (186)
[#2] Yoel Romero (13-3-0, 184.5lb, -140) vs. [#13] Paulo Henrique Costa (12-0-0, 186.0lb, +116)
Yoel Romero is the All-Time #12 ranked Middleweight fighter.

Last 3 Fights: Yoel Romero (1-2-0)
2018-06-09: L vs. [#1MW/#9P4P] Robert Whittaker (20-4-0) via SD (47-48, 48-47, 48-47)
2018-02-10: W vs. [#11LHW] Luke Rockhold (16-5-0) via KO (Punches) in 1:48 of round 3
2017-07-08: L vs. [#1MW/#9P4P] Robert Whittaker (20-4-0) via UD (48-47, 48-47, 48-47)

Last 3 Fights: Paulo Henrique Costa (3-0-0)
2018-07-07: W vs. [#14MW] Uriah Hall (14-9-0) via TKO (Punches) in 2:36 of round 2
2017-11-04: W vs. [*] Johny Hendricks (18-8-0) via TKO (Punches) in 1:23 of round 2
2017-06-03: W vs. [*] Oluwale Bamgbose (6-4-0) via TKO (Punches) in 1:06 of round 2

Odds Favorite (Implied): Yoel Romero – Win%: 55.74
Elo Favorite (Standard): Yoel Romero (2143.44) [+285.58] – Win%: 78.66
Elo Favorite (Modified): Yoel Romero (2167.66) [+279.72] – Win%: 77.29
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Yoel Romero 434, Paulo Henrique Costa 406
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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Featherweight (146)
[*] Gabriel Benitez (21-6-0, 146.0lb, +219) vs. [#91] Sodiq Yusuff (9-1-0, 145.0lb, -272)

Last 3 Fights: Gabriel Benitez (2-1-0)
2018-05-19: W vs. [#284FW] Humberto Bandenay (14-7-0) via KO (Slam) in 0:39 of round 1
2017-12-09: W vs. [#69FW] Jason Knight (20-6-0) via UD (30-26, 30-26, 29-27)
2017-05-13: L vs. [#57FW] Enrique Barzola (17-4-1) via UD (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Last 3 Fights: Sodiq Yusuff (3-0-0)
2019-03-30: W vs. [#107FW] Sheymon Moraes (11-4-0) via UD (29-28, 29-28, 29-27)
2018-12-01: W vs. [#1220FW] Suman Mokhtarian (8-1-0) via TKO (Punches) in 2:14 of round 1
2018-07-24: W vs. [#648LW] Mike Davis (7-2-0) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Odds Favorite (Implied): Sodiq Yusuff – Win%: 69.99
Elo Favorite (Standard): Gabriel Benitez (1674.71) [+37.91] – Win%: 54.32
Elo Favorite (Modified): Gabriel Benitez (1672.62) [+5.48] – Win%: 50.60
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Gabriel Benitez 455, Sodiq Yusuff 140
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 (186)
[#12] Derek Brunson (19-7-0, 186.0lb, +122) vs. [#15] Ian Heinisch (13-1-0, 185.5lb, -147)
Derek Brunson is the All-Time #47 ranked Middleweight fighter.

Last 3 Fights: Derek Brunson (1-2-0)
2019-05-04: W vs. [#22MW] Elias Theodorou (16-3-0) via UD (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
2018-11-03: L vs. [#3MW] Israel Adesanya (17-0-0) via TKO (Knees and Punches) in 4:51 of round 1
2018-01-27: L vs. [#8MW] Ronaldo Souza (26-7-0) via KO (Head Kick and Punches) in 3:50 of round 1

Last 3 Fights: Ian Heinisch (3-0-0)
2019-05-18: W vs. [#23MW] Antonio Carlos Jr. (10-3-0) via UD (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
2018-11-17: W vs. [#57MW] Cezar Ferreira (13-8-0) via UD (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
2018-07-31: W vs. [#235MW] Justin Sumter (7-3-0) via KO (Elbows) in 3:37 of round 1

Odds Favorite (Implied): Ian Heinisch – Win%: 56.91
Elo Favorite (Standard): Derek Brunson (1923.97) [+40.35] – Win%: 54.59
Elo Favorite (Modified): Derek Brunson (1912.70) [+36.62] – Win%: 54.00
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Derek Brunson 105, Ian Heinisch 91
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 (156)
[#55] Devonte Smith (10-1-0, 156.0lb, -950) vs. [#292] Khama Worthy (14-6-0, 155.5lb, +608)

Last 3 Fights: Devonte Smith (3-0-0)
2019-02-09: W vs. [#188LW] Dong Hyun Ma (17-10-3) via TKO (Punches) in 3:53 of round 1
2018-11-10: W vs. [#165FW] Julian Erosa (22-8-0) via KO (Punches) in 0:46 of round 1
2018-08-07: W vs. [#182LW] Joseph Lowry (8-1-0) via KO (Elbows) in 2:52 of round 1

Last 3 Fights: Khama Worthy (3-0-0)
2019-07-27: W vs. [#539LW] Adam Ward (18-13-0) via KO (Punches) in 0:13 of round 3
2019-04-06: W vs. [#958WW] Joey Munoz (7-5-0) via UD ()
2018-12-22: W vs. [#694LW] Tim Cho (6-4-0) via SUB in 0:18 of round 2

Odds Favorite (Implied): Devonte Smith – Win%: 86.50
Elo Favorite (Standard): Devonte Smith (1738.95) [+284.68] – Win%: 78.59
Elo Favorite (Modified): Devonte Smith (1749.68) [+289.76] – Win%: 78.05
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Devonte Smith 189, Khama Worthy 21
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 (136)
[#8] Cory Sandhagen (11-1-0, 136.0lb, -208) vs. [#12] Raphael Assuncao (27-6-0, 136.0lb, +170)
Raphael Assuncao is the All-Time #20 ranked Bantamweight fighter.

Last 3 Fights: Cory Sandhagen (3-0-0)
2019-04-27: W vs. [#9BW] John Lineker (31-9-0) via SD (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
2019-01-19: W vs. [#126BW] Mario Bautista (7-1-0) via Submission (Armbar) in 3:31 of round 1
2018-08-25: W vs. [#40BW] Iuri Alcantara (35-10-0) via TKO (Punches) in 1:01 of round 2

Last 3 Fights: Raphael Assuncao (2-1-0)
2019-02-02: L vs. [#3BW] Marlon Moraes (22-6-1) via Submission (Guillotine Choke) in 3:17 of round 1
2018-07-07: W vs. [#16BW] Rob Font (16-4-0) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
2017-11-11: W vs. [#77BW] Matthew Lopez (10-4-0) via KO (Punch) in 1:50 of round 3

Odds Favorite (Implied): Cory Sandhagen – Win%: 64.57
Elo Favorite (Standard): Raphael Assuncao (1974.63) [+150.86] – Win%: 66.58
Elo Favorite (Modified): Raphael Assuncao (1920.54) [+134.02] – Win%: 64.26
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Cory Sandhagen 112, Raphael Assuncao 196
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)
[#45] Christos Giagos (17-7-0, 155.0lb, +142) vs. [#48] Drakkar Klose (10-1-1, 155.5lb, -170)

Last 3 Fights: Christos Giagos (2-1-0)
2019-06-01: W vs. [#71LW] Damir Hadzovic (13-5-0) via UD (29-27, 29-27, 29-28)
2018-12-01: W vs. [#337LW] Mizuto Hirota (18-11-2) via UD (29-27, 29-28, 30-28)
2018-09-22: L vs. [#6LW] Charles Oliveira (27-8-0) via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 3:22 of round 2

Last 3 Fights: Drakkar Klose (2-1-0)
2018-12-15: W vs. [#72LW] Bobby Green (24-9-1) via UD (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
2018-07-07: W vs. [#132LW] Lando Vannata (10-3-2) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
2017-12-02: L vs. [#37LW] David Teymur (8-2-0) via UD (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)

Odds Favorite (Implied): Drakkar Klose – Win%: 60.37
Elo Favorite (Standard): Christos Giagos (1758.90) [+14.14] – Win%: 51.62
Elo Favorite (Modified): Christos Giagos (1775.32) [+56.78] – Win%: 56.18
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Christos Giagos 77, Drakkar Klose 245
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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Featherweight (140)
[#42BW] Casey Kenney (12-1-1, 139.0lb, +124) vs. [#49BW] Manny Bermudez (14-0-0, 140.0lb, -150)

Last 3 Fights: Casey Kenney (3-0-0)
2019-03-30: W vs. [#35BW] Ray Borg (12-4-0) via UD (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
2019-03-22: W vs. [#274BW] Vince Cachero (6-1-0) via KO (Knee) in 1:38 of round 1
2018-11-09: W vs. [#33FLY] Brandon Royval (9-4-0) via UD (50-45, 50-45, 50-45)

Last 3 Fights: Manny Bermudez (3-0-0)
2019-02-17: W vs. [#115BW] Benito Lopez (10-1-0) via Submission (Guillotine Choke) in 3:09 of round 1
2018-07-22: W vs. [#454BW] Davey Grant (10-4-0) via Technical Submission (Triangle Choke) in 0:59 of round 1
2018-02-24: W vs. [#327BW] Albert Morales (8-6-1) via Submission (Guillotine Choke) in 2:33 of round 2

Odds Favorite (Implied): Manny Bermudez – Win%: 57.33
Elo Favorite (Standard): Casey Kenney (1726.97) [+19.27] – Win%: 52.20
Elo Favorite (Modified): Casey Kenney (1751.04) [+51.56] – Win%: 55.62
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Casey Kenney 140, Manny Bermudez 181
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 (116)
[#45] Hannah Cifers (9-3-0, 114.5lb, -292) vs. [#46] Jodie Esquibel (6-5-0, 116.0lb, +233)

Last 3 Fights: Hannah Cifers (2-1-0)
2019-03-02: W vs. [#99FLY] Polyana Viana (10-4-0) via SD (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
2018-11-10: L vs. [#14FLY] Maycee Barber (7-0-0) via TKO (Elbows and Punches) in 2:01 of round 2
2018-09-22: W vs. [#117SW] Kali Robbins (6-3-0) via TKO (Punches) in 4:50 of round 1

Last 3 Fights: Jodie Esquibel (0-3-0)
2019-04-27: L vs. [#25SW] Angela Hill (9-7-0) via UD (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
2018-07-14: L vs. [#31SW] Jessica Aguilar (20-8-0) via UD (29-28, 30-27, 29-28)
2017-10-21: L vs. [#18SW] Karolina Kowalkiewicz (12-5-0) via UD (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Odds Favorite (Implied): Hannah Cifers – Win%: 71.26
Elo Favorite (Standard): Hannah Cifers (1374.50) [+240.33] – Win%: 74.99
Elo Favorite (Modified): Hannah Cifers (1353.49) [+202.63] – Win%: 70.83
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Hannah Cifers 168, Jodie Esquibel 112
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 (136)
[#66] Kyung Ho Kang (15-8-0, 136.0lb, -199) vs. [#189] Brandon Davis (10-6-0, 136.0lb, +165)

Last 3 Fights: Kyung Ho Kang (2-1-0)
2019-02-09: W vs. [#286BW] Teruto Ishihara (10-7-2) via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 3:59 of round 1
2018-08-04: L vs. [#65BW] Ricardo Ramos (13-2-0) via SD (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
2018-01-14: W vs. [#211BW] Guido Cannetti (8-4-0) via Submission (Triangle Choke) in 4:53 of round 1

Last 3 Fights: Brandon Davis (1-2-0)
2019-04-13: W vs. [#1177BW] Randy Costa (4-1-0) via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) in 1:12 of round 2
2018-09-08: L vs. [#8FW] Zabit Magomedsharipov (17-1-0) via Submission (Kneebar) in 4:36 of round 2
2018-05-19: L vs. [#57FW] Enrique Barzola (17-4-1) via UD (30-26, 30-26, 30-27)

Odds Favorite (Implied): Kyung Ho Kang – Win%: 63.81
Elo Favorite (Standard): Kyung Ho Kang (1579.48) [+144.09] – Win%: 65.89
Elo Favorite (Modified): Kyung Ho Kang (1633.03) [+191.55] – Win%: 69.82
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Kyung Ho Kang 189, Brandon Davis 126
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 Flyweight (126)
[#55] Sabina Mazo (6-1-0, 126.0lb, -126) vs. [*] Shana Dobson (3-2-0, 124.5lb, +101)

Last 3 Fights: Sabina Mazo (2-1-0)
2019-03-30: L vs. [#20FLY] Maryna Moroz (9-3-0) via UD (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
2018-11-16: W vs. [#113FLY] Caroline Yariwake da Cruz (9-3-0) via UD (50-45, 50-44, 50-44)
2018-04-20: W vs. [NA] Shannon Sinn (5-7-0) via UD (50-45, 50-45, 50-45)

Last 3 Fights: Shana Dobson (2-1-0)
2018-04-14: L vs. [#136FLY] Lauren Mueller (5-2-0) via UD (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
2017-12-01: W vs. [*] Ariel Beck (4-5-0) via TKO (Punches) in 2:53 of round 2
2017-04-01: W vs. [NA] Rebecca Adney (0-2-0) via UD ()

Odds Favorite (Implied): Sabina Mazo – Win%: 52.84
Elo Favorite (Standard): Sabina Mazo (1326.78) [+275.58] – Win%: 77.89
Elo Favorite (Modified): Sabina Mazo (1426.52) [+316.73] – Win%: 80.01
Days Since Last Pro Fight: Sabina Mazo 140, Shana Dobson 490
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.
– The Elo Favorite rating info includes any considered fight-specific advantages, such as home advantage.
– The Elo Win% is approximate and includes the favorites probability share of a draw occurring.

Fight Card Statistics

Highest Pre-Bout Raw Rating: Daniel Cormier
Highest Stored DD Rating: Daniel Cormier
Highest Pre-Bout Fight Raw Rating: Daniel Cormier vs. Stipe Miocic
Highest Stored Fight DD Rating: Daniel Cormier vs. Stipe Miocic
Event Matchmaking Competitiveness Rating (of 5*): Very Good [***½]
Total Event MMA Rankings Impact (of 5*): Very Large [****]
Run Date: 2019-8-16