Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier squared off in the trilogy fight on August 16 (AEST). The pair battled it out in the main event of UFC 252 live on pay-per-view from UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV. The contest featured the defending heavyweight champion up against former two-division titleholder, after each scored a knockout win their previous two fights.
While their two previous bouts ended prior to the final horn, the third Miocic vs Cormier fight went a full distance. In the end Stipe Miocic took the win and retained his belt by unanimous decision.
You can watch the Miocic vs Cormier 3 full fight video highlights below (from decision to handshake).
Ultimately, the two-time UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic made the first successful defense of his belt in his second reign and updated his record to 20-3. He was also dubbed the greatest heavyweight of all time.
Former light heavyweight and heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier dropped to 22-3, 1 NC. It was last fight in his MMA career.
The complete UFC 252 results can be found here.