UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier is currently set to move up in weight to challenge reigning heavyweight title holder Stipe Miocic for his title. The two will throw down in the main event of the highly anticipated fight card for UFC 226.
UFC 226 will take place July 7 as part of International Fight Week. The event will be featured live on pay-per-view from within the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nev.
Taking to Instagram, Cormier has decided to share some insider knowledge from his interaction with UFC President Dana White ahead of the fight announcement. Check it out below.
“Seems like yesterday, I finished the volkan fight and the boss @danawhite walks up and says how about a fight with @stipemiocic. I said show me the cash and I’ll be there to collect the belt and the bag! We’re 6 days away now. #strapseason #beltcollector #doublechamp #ufc226”