UFC 252: Miocic Vs. Cormier III Live Results August 15, 2020: Winners, Live Stream
Both the superstars are willing to get a victory before they announce their retirement from UFC. Daniel Cormier Vs. Miocic set for third time in a title bout. Both have shared a lot history being in the Octagon twice and there will be another clash on August 15.
UFC announced the fight card during the UFC 251: Usman Vs. Masvidal event. UFC 252: Miocic vs. Cormier 3 is supposed to headline the event if there is no hurdle in the event. The second most anticipated fight will take place between Sean O’Malley vs Marlon Vera in a Bantamweight bout.
- Date: Aug. 15
- Location: UFC APEX facility
- Start time: 10 p.m. ET (Main card)
- How to watch: ESPN+ PPV
Main card 10PM/7PM ETPT
Heavyweight Title Bout
Stipe Miocic vs Daniel Cormier
Round 1st: The first round kicked off, nice jab from Stipe Miocic opening the fight, strong low kick from the cham. Daniel with a nice takedown, Stipe Miocic back to his feet, but not out of hand lock, Daniel with big knee strick. Stipe Miocic came out of the lock. Beautifull low kick from Daniel, 2 minutes to go, Big right hand from Daniel, the referee stopped the fight as Stipe Miocic got eye poked. Stipe Miocic was alright back to fight, Inside low kick from Daniel. Big right hand from Stipe Miocic as DC was protecting his body, good right hand landed by DC. Daniel stepped up with a big jab on Stipe Miocic. The round 1st ended here.
Round 2nd: Stipe Miocic with big left hand, Daniel retreated soon, Inside low kick from both. Daniel connected the big right hand. Daniel was blowing with those Jabs and the right hand. Nice jab from DC there followed by an Inside low kick. Big left hook from Stipe Miocic, but got nice Jab from DC. Underhook, Nice right hand from Daniel taking Stipe Miocic back against the fence. Nice combo from Daniel. Big right hand from Stipe Miocic as he took Daniel down against the fence. Stipe Miocic up on Daniel's head with a continuous flow of Headshots. The round ended. saving Daniel.
Round 3rd: Both the fighters went ruthless, Stipe Miocic walked Daniel against the fence with a clinch. Daniel with spinning back elbow let Daniel be out. Good low kick from Daniel, Stipe Miocic was having good right hand left hands. Stipe Miocic once again took him in the clinch against the fence. Stipe Miocic with Body shots, Stipe Miocic with nice uppercut hooking away the clinch. 30 now to go in the third round ending. Big right hand from Stipe Miocic, got one back from Daniel ending the round.
Round 4th: Daniel got his eye poked as he was unable to see with that eye. The round 4th opened up, Nice low kick from Stipe Miocic. Daniel landed some significant stricks. Smart plan from Stipe Miocic as he took Daniel for the clinch. Separation made from Daniel, Inside leg kick from Daniel. Stipe Miocic once again with Clinch against the fence, Back to middle, nice right hand landed from Stipe Miocic. Daniel appeared with big right hand. Both back to Clinch against the fence, Nice trap attempt from Daniel, but Stipe Miocic retreated. 45 seconds to go. Nice two right hands from Daniel as the round 4th ended.
Round 5th: Daniel and Stipe Miocic get final meeting, Stipe Miocic landed to the body. Beautiful Jab from Stipe Miocic, patently some Magnificat clinch from Stipe Miocic.The separation came, big right hand from DC. Good right hand from Daniel, Stipe Miocic once again took him in the clinch against the fence. 1:35 left in the end. Huge right Jab from Stipe Miocic, There was right hand from Daniel, 30 seconds left as Stipe Miocic continued with another clinch. The third and the final meeting ended there with round 5th.
Winner : Stipe Miocic, victory followed via unanimous decision (49-46 x 2, 48-47)
Co-Main Event: Sean O’Malley vs Marlon Vera
Round 1st: The round 1st opened with a heavy low kick from Sean O’Malley. Both with inside kick, they were keeping the distance, they started with those push kicks. Sofar the fight with those heavy shots from Sean O’Malley. Sean O’Malley with a kick to the body, Nice high kick from Vera, Sean O’Malley block one more high kick. A serious fight from Sean O’Malley, right hand from Sean O’Malley. Strong low kick from Vera. Sean O’Malley was having a lot of movement. Big right hand. A huge elbow from Vera, one more from Vera as the referee stopped the fight with Vera as the winner.
Winner : Marlon Vera, victory followed by TKO Round 1, 4:40
Junior Dos Santos vs Jairzinho Rozenstruik
Round 1st: The first round was on the line, big left hook from Santos. Jairzinho Rozenstruik with no strick, Santos continued to touch inside leg kick. Jairzinho Rozenstruik with a low kick, 1 minute to go. Jairzinho Rozenstruik with a couple of nice jaw against the fence. Big right hand landed by Santos. Santos with a try for Spinning leg kick. Jairzinho Rozenstruik with a nice jab and then went for a low blow, Santos took a little time off to check him up. Santos ended the round with a nice spinning back high kick.
Round 2nd: Round opened up with nice jab from Jairzinho Rozenstruik as well pushing Santos back. A nice low kick from Santos, nice movement from Jairzinho Rozenstruik. Nice left hand landed by Santos, Nice jab from Santos. A clean right hand from Santos, Jairzinho Rozenstruik was busy with a counter left hook. Right hand from Jairzinho Rozenstruik, knock strick from Jairzinho Rozenstruik as he took Santos down with one shot connected. Jairzinho Rozenstruik continued to go ground and pound. The referee stopped the fight with Jairzinho Rozenstruik as the winner.
Winner : Jairzinho Rozenstruik, victory followed by TKO Round 2, 3:47
Herbert Burns vs Daniel Pineda
Round 1st: Round opened up with a nice try for takdown from Burns, pretty good connection from Daniel Pineda. A nice takedown from Daniel Pineda. A good control from Daniel Pineda. Burns with a try to grab Daniel Pineda with his both legs, but Daniel Pineda continued to block it. Nice elbow from Daniel Pineda. No way up for Burns as Daniel Pineda kept him in the same position. Huge uppercut followed by a huge hand. Nice elbow from Daniel Pineda ending up the round with takdown.
Round 2nd: Here we go for round 2nd, Burns opens with a low kick and then a quick takdown in the middle of the octagon. Daniel Pineda up to his feet, but Burns with back hold took him down once again. Daniel Pineda with a couple of Elbow shots in the try to get out of the takedown. Daniel Pineda on his back, Daniel Pineda with a nice attempt for the out, but Burns was still having back. Daniel Pineda turned with his own, locked in position on Burns. Nice elbow attack from Daniel Pineda. It was such a nice trap from Daniel Pineda as well as beating Burns up. Daniel Pineda was using jabs going ruthlessly on the head. The referee stopped the fight with Daniel Pineda as the winner.
Winner : Daniel Pineda, victory followed by TKO Round 2, 4:37
John Dodson vs Merab Dvalishvili
Round 1st: The first round opened up with a try for spinning back elbow from Merab Dvalishvili, but could not touch it. No risk from both the fights, Dodson with light low kick. Dodson pushed Merab Dvalishvili a little back, a takedown followed by Merab Dvalishvili immediately, Merab Dvalishvili with the clinch against the fence. Merab Dvalishvili was beating Dodson legs up. The clinch continued as Merab Dvalishvili kept attacking. Nasty knees from Merab Dvalishvili, Dodson got free from the clinch, they fought back in the middle. Merab Dvalishvili with high kick, nice left hand by Dodson.
Round 2nd: Here we go for round 2, good left hand from Merab Dvalishvili taking Dodson back against the fence, beautiful Jaw from Merab Dvalishvili, We saw Merab Dvalishvili once again with a takedown, lifting him up, quick response from Dodson getting out of the clinch with the nice right hand. Spinning back finish from Merab Dvalishvili and then went for the clinch against the fence. Merab Dvalishvili with his elbow shots, Dodson with early get-out form the clinch. Nice right hand from Merab Dvalishvili, 30 seconds left. Dodson couples of the right hand, but soon Merab Dvalishvili with nice takedown as the round ended.
Round 3rd: Round three opened up with a sout from both the fighters, there was a beautiful low kick from Merab Dvalishvili, nice Jaw from Merab Dvalishvili. Once again Merab Dvalishvili with a clinch and then a takedown, but Dodson with a good attempt to get up, Merab Dvalishvili was in the more offense, there was a big left hand from Dodson. Merab Dvalishvili connects with him, low kick from Merab, Super right hand from Merab Dvalishvili. The action has already been placed by Merab Dvalishvili, he once again with a nice clinch against the fence. Merab Dvalishvili with couple of fist on the leg as the fight ended with this.
Winner : Merab Dvalishvili, victory followed by Unanimous Decision (30-27 x 3)
Preliminary card 8PM/5PM ETPT
- Vinc Pichel defeated Jim Miller by Unanimous Decision(29-28, 29-28, 29-27)
- Virna Jandiroba defeated Felice Herrig by Submission, Armbar, Round 1, 1:44
- Danny Chavez defeated TJ Brown by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
- Lívia Renata Souza defeated Ashley Yoder by Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
EARLY PRELIMS, 7PM/4PM ETPT
- Chris Daukaus defeated Parker Porter by TKO, Round 1, 4:28
- Kaiboi Kamaka defeated Tony Kelley by Unanimous Decision(29-28 x 3)
We will keep updating the live coverage, once the show kicks off.