Stipe Miocic, Daniel Cormier
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Stipe Miocic has a easy message for Daniel Cormier who instructed the champ he higher deliver his wrestling footwear once they struggle once more.

On August 15, in the primary occasion of UFC 252, Stipe Miocic is seeking to defend his heavyweight title when he battles Daniel Cormier for the third time. It’s a struggle many followers are wanting ahead to, however once they do struggle, it will likely be within the smaller Octagon.

For Miocic, he says he doesn’t just like the smaller cage however there may be nothing he can do about it now.

“A much bigger cage is healthier after all,” Miocic mentioned to ESPN. “It’s what it’s. I’m not going to cry about it. I positively tried to get a much bigger cage, nevertheless it wasn’t within the playing cards. What are you gonna do? I’m not fearful. My [gym’s] cage is similar measurement, and I’ve been engaged on every little thing.”

Forward of the struggle, Cormier has been vocal concerning the truth he can be seeking to wrestle Miocic early and sometimes.

“I really like combating on the APEX,” Cormier mentioned on DC & Helwani. “That outdated leg is gonna be proper in entrance of me to seize. I’ll be like Curtis Blaydes. If you wish to see a 25-minute stand-up struggle, that’s not what you’re getting. I hope Stipe has his wrestling footwear, as a result of with the small cage, single-leg, single-leg, single-leg, single-leg, wrestling. It’s what it’s. Sorry.”

For Stipe Miocic, he doesn’t perceive that as he needs to remind Cormier they’re getting right into a struggle and each spherical begins standing.

“There are much more angles and stuff, and getting pushed in opposition to the cage, you don’t have that additional 5 toes. We’ve positively been coaching wrestling extra,” Stipe Miocic concluded. “He mentioned to deliver my wrestling footwear. He’ll positively attempt to wrestle me, however each struggle begins standing, don’t overlook that. We’ll see. Take me down then. We’re wrestling? I believed we have been combating.”

Who do you assume will win the trilogy, Stipe Miocic or Daniel Cormier?