Croatian-American UFC Heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic is rumored to be defending his belt against Francis Ngannou in Boston at UFC 220 on January 20th. Miocic has already defended the heavyweight belt against Overeem and dos Santos after taking the belt from Werdum in May of 2016. So who is Francis Ngannou? He was a nobody. Until he did this to Overeem this … [Read more...] about Miocic Set To Defend Title Against Ngannou
Miocic Knocks Out dos Santos In 1st Round To Retain UFC Heavyweight Belt!By 97 Comments
In May of 2016, Croatian-American UFC fighter Stipe Miocic became the Heavyweight champion when he knocked out Fabricio Werdum in Brazil in the first round. Miocic then defended his belt in his hometown of Cleveland, Ohio, knocking out Alistair Overeem in the first round this past September. On Saturday, Miocic will face Junior dos Santos in Dallas, Texas at UFC 211. … [Read more...] about Miocic Knocks Out dos Santos In 1st Round To Retain UFC Heavyweight Belt!
END OF A LEGENDARY CAREERBy 25 Comments
The Croatian MMA and Kickboxing legend has officially called it a career and announced his retirement today. Filipovic is going out on a high note after dominating the Rizin Open Weight Grand Prix and winning the title on New Years Eve. CroCop had to defeat three opponents in less then 72 hours and two of them occurred on the same night. The 42 year old looked like a … [Read more...] about END OF A LEGENDARY CAREER
AND STILL UFC HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION!!By 106 Comments
UPDATE Stipe Miocic has succesfully defended his heavyweight belt with a first round knock out of Alistair Overeem. Miocic used his boxing, wrestling and ground/pound to secure the victory from top control. Overeem did test Miocic's chin early but was unable to impose his will and the Cleveland born Croatian took over for an overall dominating win. More to follow … [Read more...] about AND STILL UFC HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION!!
Stipe Miocic: UFC Heavyweight ChampionBy 29 Comments
In case you missed it last night, Croatian-American Stipe Miocic knocked out Brazilian Fabricio Werdum in two minutes and 13 seconds to be crowned the new and undisputed UFC Heavyweight champion. The 33 year-old Miocic is born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio to immigrant Croatian parents. With the title, Miocic snaps Cleveland's 51-year old streak of not having a professional … [Read more...] about Stipe Miocic: UFC Heavyweight Champion
Miocic Looking To Make History In BrazilBy 142 Comments
The time has arrived for Stipe Miocic to realize his dream of becoming the undisputed Heavyweight champion of the world. On Saturday night at UFC 198 which takes place in Curitiba, Brazil, Miocic will meet current UFC Heavyweight Champion Fabricio Werdum in the main event. The Cleveland born Croatian is coming off an absolute destruction of former Heavyweight champion Andrei … [Read more...] about Miocic Looking To Make History In Brazil
Rumor Mill: Miocic Title Shot?By 8 Comments
This isn't as much of a rumor than it is a foregone conclusion. Why? Because it's coming straight from the horse's mouth: Stipe Miocic. And from MMAJunkie. CroatianSports.com's MMA team has reported that Stipe Miocic will in fact get his UFC Heavyweight fight against Brazilian Fabricio Werdum. When? May. Where? … [Read more...] about Rumor Mill: Miocic Title Shot?
Werdum Pulls Out Of Miocic Title FightBy 38 Comments
This news broke today. More to come later... Velasquez is out. Miocic is in. After defeating Andrei Arlovski in 54 seconds at UFC 195 earlier this month, Cleveland-born Croatian-American Stipe Miocic has finally seen his fighting dream come true: to battle for the UFC heavyweight belt, ESPN has reported. With former heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez … [Read more...] about Werdum Pulls Out Of Miocic Title Fight
Miocic TKOs Arlovski In 54 SecondsBy 79 Comments
Stipe Miocic answered his critics Saturday night in Las Vegas at UFC 195. In 54 seconds, the Cleveland-born Croatian-American took down former heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski with ease. But more importantly, seconds after the win, you can see Miocic hollering at UFC president Dana White. It was heard around the UFC water cooler that Miocic was not in line to … [Read more...] about Miocic TKOs Arlovski In 54 Seconds