Archive: struve

Jul 3, 2014 8:03 am

Struve’s Heart Condition Overlooked 4 Years Ago

Stefan Struve will make his return to the UFC this Saturday against Matt Mitrione, after suffering a broken jaw to Mark Hunt, Struve was diagnosed with a leaky aortic valve which causes blood to back up into his heart, and can ultimately lead to and enlarged heart and eventually heart failure. Fortunately for Struve, his...

Jul 3, 2014 7:49 am

Stefan Struve Cleared To Postpone Career Ending Surgery

UFC heavyweight Stefan Struve will be making his return to the Octagon this Saturday. After suffering a broken jaw against Mark Hunt, it was detected that ‘The Skyscraper’ had a leaky aortic valve, and blood was leaking back into his heart, leading to Struve’s body only getting about 70% of the blood it needs, causing...

Jun 23, 2014 9:30 am

Fight Flashback: Stefan Struve Submits Pat Barry At UFC Live

In the UFC’s submission of the week, we take a look back at UFC live from 2011 where Stefan Struve submitted Pat Barry with a beautiful triangle choke after being slammed by the kickboxer. Check it out below. Struve returns to action at UFC 175 against Matt Mitrione on July 5th after almost a year...