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How To Watch UFC 241: Cormier vs. Miocic 2

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When Saturday’s UFC 241 involves a detailed, three males will stand within the heart of the octagon. The referee, clad in black, will place himself between the heavyweight champion, Daniel Cormier, and Stipe Miocic, the previous champ, and lift the hand of the victor. With that, UFC president Dana White will method that celebrating combatant and wrap the UFC heavyweight title round his waist. 

Watch UFC 241

UFC 241 takes place Saturday at Honda Middle in Anaheim, California. In the primary occasion of the pay-per-view battle card on ESPN+, Daniel Cormier places his heavyweight crown on the road in opposition to Stipe Miocic. The bout is a rematch of their July 2018 contest. In that matchup, Cormier ended Miocic’s record title reign with a short right hand. The punch dropped Miocic to the mat. A number of floor strikes adopted earlier than the referee rushed in to wave off the battle. Cormier claimed the heavyweight crown with a knockout at 4:33 of the primary stanza. 

Miocic had received that belt in Might 2016 with a first-round knockout win over Fabricio Werdum. After he completed the battle, Miocic leaped over the cage. He was instantly set upon by his crew and might be heard shouting in his trademark gravelly voice, “I’m the world champ! I’m the world champ.” Over the following 20 months, Miocic defended that title three occasions. He scored wins over Alistair Overeem, Junior dos Santos and Francis Ngannou. Along with his resolution victory over Ngannou, Miocic turned the primary UFC heavyweight to defend the title thrice in a row.

Cormier ended that run in the primary occasion of UFC 226 and Miocic has not fought since that setback. Cormier, who has by no means misplaced a spherical as a heavyweight fighter, defended his title in November with a second-round submission win over Derrick Lewis. However the champ, who turned 40 in March, is uncertain if he’ll retire if he defeats Miocic once more on Saturday.


UFC 241 takes place Saturday, August 17 at Honda Middle in Anaheim, California. The pay-per-view card streams on ESPN+ at 10 p.m. ET. Prelims start at eight p.m. ET on ESPN following the early prelims which begin at 6:30 ET on UFC Combat Move. 

UFC 241 Pay-Per-View (ESPN+ 10 p.m. ET)

Daniel Cormier vs. Stipe Miocic 

Anthony Pettis vs. Nate Diaz 

Yoel Romero vs. Paulo Costa 

Gabriel Benítez vs. Sodiq Yusuff 

Derek Brunson vs. Ian Heinisch

UFC 241 Prelims (ESPN eight p.m. ET)

Khama Worthy vs. Devonte Smith 

Raphael Assunção vs. Cory Sandhagen 

Manny Bermudez vs. Casey Kenney 

Drakkar Klose vs. Christos Giagos

UFC 241 Early Prelims (UFC Combat Move 6:30 p.m. ET)

Hannah Cifers vs. Jodie Esquibel 

Kyung Ho Kang vs. Brandon Davis 

Sabina Mazo vs. Shana Dobson