Stipe Miocic News

Nov 17, 2017 11:50 am

VIDEO | Fabricio Werdum Says Francis Ngannou Isn’t Ready For Stipe Miocic

If Fabricio Werdum’s turnaround from UFC 216 seems quick, that’s because it is, but Werdum knows what he’s doing. He’s been doing everything he can to get back the title that Stipe Miocic took from here and stacking together dominant performances in a short amount of time will only sway his chances. In an interview...

Nov 16, 2017 4:00 pm

Stipe Miocic and the UFC Resume Contract Negotiations

UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic may be back in the Octagon sooner than fans expected. According to sources close to Ariel Helwani of MMAFighting, Miocic and the UFC have resumed their negotiations regarding the champ’s contract. Miocic has been upset with his latest UFC contract and voiced that opinion throughout the year while a date...

Sep 26, 2017 10:24 am

Francis Ngannou Predicts He Knocks Stipe Miocic Out

The fight triangle between the elite heavyweight beasts is still ongoing. Francis Ngannou was robbed of a giant clash with Junior dos Santos that assuredly would have propelled his career to the top if he managed to come out with a win against the former UFC heavyweight champ. Ever since then, he’s been very vocal...

Sep 20, 2017 6:02 am

Stipe Miocic gives timeframe for next fight, discusses possible opponents

Stipe Miocic is starting to look like an unstoppable heavyweight champion. Since winning the belt with a first-round knockout of Fabricio Werdum, he’s now defended it with first-round knockouts of Alistair Overeem and Junior dos Santos.  And given that his latest win – the dos Santos KO – was in May, he’s now starting to...

Aug 26, 2017 8:18 am

Francis Ngannou Calls Out UFC Heavyweight Champion Stipe Miocic

You have to feel for Francis Ngannou. He’s a young beast lighting up the heavyweight division, he just got the biggest opportunity of his life fighting Junior dos Santos, and it was all taken away from him through no fault of his own. He didn’t just sit around feeling bad for himself, he called out...

Aug 8, 2017 4:46 am

Stipe Miocic has a message for Jon Jones

In the buildup to and immediate fallout of his UFC 214 title fight with Daniel Cormier, Jon Jones has expressed real interest in a fight with former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar. The reason for this callout of Lesnar, Jones explained, is because he believes a fight with a superstar with Lesnar at heavyweight would...

Jul 30, 2017 12:58 pm

Jon Jones explains why he called out Brock Lesnar instead of Stipe Miocic

Jon Jones was able to reclaim his UFC light heavyweight championship at last night’s UFC 214 event in Anaheim, by defeating Daniel Cormier via third-round knockout. After two very closely contested rounds with “DC”, Jones was able to land a beautiful head kick in round three which left Cormier on wobbly legs and in all...

Jul 19, 2017 6:23 pm

BREAKING! Stipe Miocic will defend his heavyweight championship at UFC 216

UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic will attempt to defend his strap for the third time at UFC 216 on October 7 in Las Vegas when he squares off with former division kingpin Cain Velasquez. The fight was first reported to be in the works on Monday evening by BJPENN.com’s Chris Taylor and was later confirmed...

Jul 17, 2017 4:42 pm

Report | Stipe Miocic vs. Cain Velasquez title fight being targeted for UFC 216

UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic (17-2 MMA) successfully defended his title for a second time at May’s UFC 211 event in Dallas, where he scored a first-round TKO victory over former division title holder Junior dos Santos. The victory served at Miocic’s fifth in a row, as he had previously scored finishes over Mark Hunt,...

Jun 20, 2017 10:08 am

Stipe Miocic fires back at Anthony Joshua

Following news of a Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather fight being official, UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic began to call for a fight against heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua. While Joshua, an Olympic gold medalist, boasts an undefeated record of 19-0 that has seen him finish all of his opponents, Miocic is confident that he...

May 27, 2017 12:42 pm

Report | The UFC already has an opponent in mind for Stipe Mioicic’s next title defense

Report | The UFC already has an opponent in mind for Stipe Mioicic’s next title defense UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic (17-2 MMA) successfully defended his title earlier this month at UFC 211 in Dallas, where he scored a first-round TKO victory over former division title holder Junior dos Santos. The victory served as Miocic’s...

May 24, 2017 12:54 pm

Stipe Miocic eyeing potential showdown with Anthony Joshua

UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic is fresh off his second UFC heavyweight title defense over former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos, however the champ already has his sights set on another potential marquee fight. Given the fact that talks of a potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather boxing match have dominated MMA headlines, and...

May 15, 2017 7:44 am

Despite lopsided win, Stipe Miocic didn’t want to hurt Junior Dos Santos

Over the weekend, in the main event of the stacked UFC 211, UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic made the second defense of his title with a crushing, first-round TKO of Junior Dos Santos. This win also served as a bit of vengeance for Miocic, who gave up a close decision to Dos Santos when they...

May 14, 2017 8:01 am

Junior Dos Santos discusses “terrible” loss to Stipe Miocic

Last night, in the main event of UFC 211, former UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos failed to reclaim the title, as he succumbed to first round strikes dealt by reigning champ Stipe Miocic. Despite this lopsided loss, an ever classy Dos Santos joined the media post fight to discuss his performance. Unsurprisingly, he was...

May 13, 2017 10:57 pm

Pros react to Stipe Miocic’s big win at UFC 211

Pros react to Stipe Miocic’s big win at UFC 211 Stipe Miocic successfully defended his UFC heavyweight championship tonight in Dallas, defeating former division title holder Junior Dos Santos via first-round TKO in the evenings main event. Here is how the UFC pros reacted to Miocic’s first-round finish: Oh my goodness — Ian McCall (@Unclecreepymma)...

May 13, 2017 9:57 pm

UFC 211 Results: Stipe Miocic KO’s Junior Dos Santos (VIDEO)

UFC 211 Results: Stipe Miocic vs. Junior Dos Santos A heavyweight title fight rematch between current champ Stipe Miocic and former division title holder Junior Dos Santos served as the main event of tonight’s UFC 211 pay-per-view card in Dallas, Texas. Round one begins and Stipe lands a leg kick. Both fighters are slightly tentative...

May 11, 2017 3:23 pm

Stipe Miocic encourages doubters ahead of second title defense

UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic is currently gearing up for his upcoming title defense against Junior dos Santos this Saturday, however despite his recent 4-fight win streak that has seen him finish 4 straight top ranked opponents, Miocic is facing some doubt from the MMA community. He spoke to Fox Sports to address that doubt:...

May 4, 2017 2:52 pm

Stipe Miocic explains why Junior dos Santos rematch will be different

UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic is currently gearing up for his upcoming title defense against Junior dos Santos this Saturday at UFC 211, where he is hoping to avenge his December 2014 loss to Dos Santos that saw his 3-fight winning streak end. Now, with Miocic reigning as the heavyweight champion, he is looking to...

May 2, 2017 12:47 pm

VIDEO | UFC 211 Miocic vs. Dos Santos 2: Extended Preview

The next UFC event on the horizon is UFC 211, a stacked pay-per-view card scheduled for May 13 in Dallas, Texas. The card will be headlined by a heavyweight title fight between reigning, defending champion Stipe Miocic and former champion Junior Dos Santos. The co-headliner, meanwhile, will see dominant strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk attempt to...

Mar 26, 2017 11:21 am

Junior Dos Santos gives prediction for upcoming title fight with Stipe Miocic

This May, in the main event of the stacked UFC 211, former UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos will attempt to reclaim the title he once owned by taking out reigning champ Stipe Miocic. The bout will be a rematch of a 2014 contest, which Dos Santos won with a close decision. Though this will...

Feb 8, 2017 7:28 am

Odds! Stipe Miocic opens as big favorite over JDS ahead of title rematch

After several previous reports, the UFC has officially announced that heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic will next defend his title against Junior Dos Santos. The pair will duke it out in the main event of UFC 211, which is scheduled for May 13 in Dallas, Texas. Miocic and Dos Santos, of course, are quite familiar with...

Feb 6, 2017 10:29 am

Stipe Miocic vs. Junior Dos Santos 2 confirmed for UFC 211

Late last month, reports began to surface that Stipe Miocic would next defend the UFC heavyweight title against an old foe in Junior Dos Santos, who he lost to back in December of 2014. Now, the ever-reliable Ariel Helwani of MMAFighting.com has confirmed these previous reports. The two heavyweights will do battle for gold at...

Feb 3, 2017 10:00 am

VIDEO| Watch Stipe Miocic train in a ballerina’s tutu

Stipe Miocic is many things. He’s the UFC heavyweight champion and, as such, the consensus best heavyweight fighter on earth. He’s a full-time firefighter. He’s a talented wrestler, boxer and baseball player. He’s also an aspiring ballerina – at least that’s what his latest post to Twitter seems to imply. In this video, the heavyweight champ...