UFC 252 Predictions and Expert Picks for Stipe Miocic vs Daniel Cormier

Daniel Cormier, Stipe Miocic
Stipe Miocic vs Daniel Cormier predictions and expert picks for the UFC 252 main event Heavyweight championship bout. | Joe Scarnici/Getty Images

While most other sports are back in action, the UFC continues to hog the limelight on Saturday nights. This week, on Saturday, August 15, that means a huge UFC 252 fight card.

The main event is a Heavyweight title fight between Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier, which will cap off a trilogy that has started with one win on either side.

Let's take a look at how the experts expect this one to go.

UFC 252 Predictions

Bleacher Report:
A panel of Bleacher Report experts gave their predictions for the fight. Their predictions are as follows:
Kelsey McCarson: Stipe Miocic by TKO
Scott Harris: Daniel Cormier by decision
Tom Taylor: Daniel Cormier by TKO
Lyle Fitzsimmons: Stipe Miocic by KO

Thomas Albano, of FanSided, gave a detailed breakdown of the matchup. Albano likes the champion to retain his title, picking Stipe Miocic by KO/TKO.

CombatPress.com writers Andrew Sumian and Matt Petela picked winners for every fight on the card. They're in agreement on this one, both picking Stipe Miocic.

FanDuel Sportsbook:
The betting markets on FanDuel Sportsbook has this as a very close matchup, slightly favoring Daniel Cormier at -116. The odds have Cormier's most likely method of victory being by KO/TKO (+200).

Miocic vs Cormier Predictions

Stipe Miocic: 5
Daniel Cormier: 3

Method of Victory
Decision: 1 (Cormier)
KO/TKO: 5 (3 Miocic, 2 Cormier)
Submission: 0

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