Completed MMA Event

UFC 226: Miocic vs. Cormier

UFC 226
  • Saturday 07.07.2018 at 10:00 PM ET
  • U.S. Broadcast: Pay Per View | Prelims: Fox Sports 1
  • Promotion: Ultimate Fighting Championship
  • Ownership: WME-IMG
  • Venue: T-Mobile Arena
  • Location: Last Vegas, Nevada, United States
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • TV Announcers: Joe Rogan, Jon Anik, Dominick Cruz
  • Ring Announcer: Bruce Buffer
  • Post-Fight Interviews: Joe Rogan
  • Ticket Revenue (live gate): $5,677,000
  • Attendance: 17,464
  • PPV Buys / Buyrate: 380,000 | TV Ratings: 668,000 avg. viewers (FS1 prelims)
  • MMA Bouts: 11
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Fight Card

Cancelled & Fizzled Bouts

Honors & Awards

  • Performance of the Night
    Stipe Miocic vs. Daniel Cormier   |   $50,000 bonus to Cormier
  • Performance of the Night
    Anthony Pettis vs. Michael Chiesa   |   $50,000 bonus to Pettis
  • Performance of the Night
    Gökhan Saki vs. Khalil Rountree Jr.   |   $50,000 bonus to Rountree Jr.
  • Performance of the Night
    Paulo Costa vs. Uriah Hall   |   $50,000 bonus to Costa

Referees

  • Marc Goddard
    Miocic vs. Cormier (11)Felder vs. Perry (9)Assunção vs. Font (5)
  • Herb Dean
    N'Gannou vs. Lewis (10)Pettis vs. Chiesa (8)
  • Jason Herzog
    Saki vs. Rountree Jr. (7)Griffin vs. Millender (3)Whitmire vs. Moyle (1)
  • Mark Smith
    Costa vs. Hall (6)Vannata vs. Klose (4)Burns vs. Hooker (2)

Fight Predictions

Tapology members can make predictions for upcoming MMA & Boxing fights. UFC 226 is closed for new predictions. 1,819 total members made predictions on this event, breaking down as follows below.

Leaderboard of the best predictions by member: UFC 226 Leaderboard

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