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How to bet UFC 226, including Stipe Miocic vs. Daniel Cormier

Stipe Miocic, left, defends his heavyweight belt against Daniel Cormier at UFC 226. Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

The UFC's annual International Fight Week programming will culminate with the biggest fight of the year this Saturday at UFC 226. It's the traditional coach's matchup from this season of The Ultimate Fighter, but more importantly it's an extremely rare champion versus champion fight.

Should Daniel Cormier's return to heavyweight lead to a title in a second weight class, he'll add an accolade that would help erase his only career losses to Jon Jones, and potentially secure a spot as a Hall of Famer. But should Stipe Miocic extend his record-breaking heavyweight title defense streak, he'll go down as the greatest heavyweight champion of all time, and perhaps will start getting the respect deserving of such difficult run.

Let's look at the betting odds for the fight, and close out with some bonus picks from elsewhere on the stacked fight card.

Note: All odds are via Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook unless otherwise stated, as of July 5. Raw data is provided by Fight Metric.


Heavyweight title: Champion Stipe Miocic (-225) vs. Daniel Cormier (+205)