The upcoming UFC 252 fight for the Ultimate Fighting Championship bout between Miocic vs Cormier 3 showdown will take place at the UFC APEX facility in Las Vegas, though the state the UFC has yet to officially declare because of the three-month shutdown of the coronavirus pandemic. The main card will be scheduled at 11:00 p.m. ET on Saturday for on August 15, 2020, and live stream on ESPN PPV. UFC 252 early prelims card starts at 6:30 p.m. ET and the preliminary card start time 8:00 p.m. ET.
While there is another pair of heavyweights set to square off in Junior dos Santos and Jairzinho Rozenstruik, the majority of eyes will be on bantamweights Sean O' Malley and Marlon "Chito" Vera. O'Malley is coming off a sensational knockout in his return to action in June and gets a quick turnaround to impress fans once again. Vera, meanwhile, dropped a tough decision to Song Yadong in May, but had won five straight fights by stoppage before that.