Stipe Miocic News
Tom Aspinall officially moving on from Jon Jones, Stipe Miocic fights: "It's not happening"
Josh Evanoff - February 13, 2024
Michael Bisping agrees with Stipe Miocic’s decision to turn down Tom Aspinall fight at UFC 300: “The man’s 42 years old in August”
Harry Kettle - January 26, 2024
Tom Aspinall reveals Stipe Miocic rejected UFC 300 clash: "I, of course, accepted"
Josh Evanoff - January 23, 2024
Tom Aspinall responds after Stipe Miocic preaches patience amidst calls for undisputed title fight
Chris Taylor - January 6, 2024
Dana White explains why the UFC won’t be stripping Jon Jones of his heavyweight title: “The Stipe fight has to happen”
Fernando Quiles - December 5, 2023
Tom Aspinall explains why he wants Stipe Miocic next
Cole Shelton - November 27, 2023
Interim UFC heavyweight champion Tom Aspinall is hoping to fight Stipe Miocic next. Aspinall became the interim heavyweight champion with a first-round knockout over Sergei Pavlovich at UFC 295. Although he’s the interim champ, Aspinall is in a weird spot as Jon Jones will be out for several months and will likely face Miocic once he returns.
Tom Aspinall feels that the "shine is off" of Jon Jones vs. Stipe Miocic following UFC 295: "What's the point?"
Josh Evanoff - November 13, 2023
UFC interim heavyweight champion Tom Aspinall doesn’t see much of a point in Jon Jones vs. Stipe Miocic now. The British fighter returned on short notice in the co-main event of UFC 295 over the weekend. While not originally slated for the card, Tom Aspinall stepped up after Jon Jones withdrew from the main event. Due to ‘Bones’ suffering a torn pec, Stipe Miocic was also removed to keep the fight intact.
John McCarthy shares theory as to why the UFC didn’t want Stipe Miocic fighting for the interim heavyweight title
Harry Kettle - November 1, 2023
MMA analyst John McCarthy has given his thoughts on why the UFC didn’t want Stipe Miocic in the interim heavyweight title fight at UFC 295. At UFC 295, Tom Aspinall will battle Sergei Pavlovich for the interim heavyweight championship. The fight has been made after Jon Jones was forced to pull out of his scheduled title showdown with Stipe Miocic due to injury.
Stipe Miocic reacts to interim heavyweight title fight at UFC 295: “I don’t know why I didn’t get picked”
Susan Cox - October 27, 2023
Stipe Miocic is reacting to the interim heavyweight title fight between Sergei Pavlovich and Tom Aspinall at UFC 295. It was to be Jon Jones (27-1 MMA) vs. Stipe Miocic (20-4 MMA) in main event heavyweight title fight at UFC 295 on Saturday, November 11th.
Dana White is hopeful for an eventual heavyweight title unification bout following UFC 295 shakeup: “To be the man, you’ve got to beat the man”
Harry Kettle - October 27, 2023
Tom Aspinall reveals Jon Jones vs. Stipe Miocic was originally viewed by UFC as double retirement fight: "Vacant title anyway"
Josh Evanoff - October 25, 2023
Tom Aspinall has revealed that he expected to fight for a title regardless of Jon Jones vs. Stipe Miocic’s cancelation. As Dana White revealed last night, ‘Bones’ is now out of UFC 295. Jon Jones was originally slated to headline the card against Stipe Miocic in his first heavyweight title defense. Instead, fans will get to see Tom Aspinall vs. Sergei Pavlovich in the co-main event, as they will battle for interim gold.
Francis Ngannou offers prediction for Jon Jones vs. Stipe Miocic at UFC 295: "He doesn't get the respect he deserves"
Josh Evanoff - October 23, 2023
Francis Ngannou believes that Stipe Miocic will likely defeat Jon Jones at UFC 295. ‘The Predator’ is currently preparing for his boxing debut against Tyson Fury later this month. It has to be a little bit awkward for Francis Ngannou, considering that the UFC is staging their heavyweight title fight just a few weeks later. In early November, Jon Jones will look to defend the gold against Stipe Miocic.
Official main card lineup released for next month’s UFC 295: ‘Jon Jones vs. Stipe Miocic’ event
Harry Kettle - October 23, 2023
The official main card for UFC 295 has been released, featuring the main event clash between Jon Jones and Stipe Miocic. Next month, the Ultimate Fighting Championship will make its annual visit to Madison Square Garden in New York City. The November card has become a regular feature in the promotional calendar, with some of the biggest stars in mixed martial arts history competing in NYC since the doors first opened.
Cain Velasquez breaks down "the greatest ever" Jon Jones vs. Stipe Miocic at UFC 295
Cole Shelton - October 9, 2023
Cain Velasquez is interested in seeing how Jon Jones vs. Stipe Miocic plays out at UFC 295. Jones is set to defend his heavyweight title for the first time when he takes on former champion Miocic in the main event of UFC 295 on Nov. 11 from Madison Square Garden. It’s a massive bout, and there have been rumors that this could be both of their final fights, which only adds to the intrigue.
Darren Till dubs Jon Jones as the greatest MMA fighter of all time: “I think he runs over Stipe”
Fernando Quiles - October 8, 2023
Jon Jones training with grappling legend Gordon Ryan ahead of UFC 295: "Stipe over there preparing for a boxing match"
Cole Shelton - October 5, 2023
Jon Jones brought in an interesting training partner for his UFC 295 title fight against Stipe Miocic. Jones is set to defend his heavyweight title for the first time when he takes on the former champ Miocic in the main event of UFC 295 from Madison Square Garden on Nov. 11. It’s a massive fight and a highly-anticipated scrap as it is arguably the MMA GOAT vs. the UFC’s heavyweight GOAT.
Stipe Miocic uncertain on fighting future after UFC 295: "Once it’s done, we’ll figure it out"
Cole Shelton - October 3, 2023
Stipe Miocic isn’t sure what his fighting future holds. Miocic is set to return to the Octagon in the main event of UFC 295 on Nov. 11 against Jon Jones at Madison Square Garden for the heavyweight title. It’s a massive fight, and it’s the first time Miocic has fought since March of 2021 when he was knocked out by Francis Ngannou to lose the heavyweight strap.
Francis Ngannou weighs in on the upcoming heavyweight title fight between Jon Jones and Stipe Miocic at UFC 295
Harry Kettle - September 28, 2023
Francis Ngannou has given his thoughts on the upcoming showdown between Jon Jones and Stipe Miocic at UFC 295. In the main event of UFC 295 at Madison Square Garden, Jon Jones will defend his UFC heavyweight championship against Stipe Miocic. In the eyes of many, this could well serve as a retirement bout for both men, given where they are at in their respective careers. Either way, though, it’s one hell of a main event, and it’s a contest that many have been wanting to see for quite some time.
Stipe Miocic admits he really wanted to have a trilogy fight with Francis Ngannou: “It definitely sucks”
Susan Cox - September 26, 2023
Stipe Miocic is admitting he really wanted to have a trilogy fight with Francis Ngannou. UFC 295 is scheduled for Saturday, November 11th at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
Daniel Cormier believes Stipe Miocic is carrying a chip on his shoulder ahead of UFC 295: “This is one of the most dangerous men on the planet”
Susan Cox - September 21, 2023
Stipe Miocic tells fans they are going to "waste a lot of money" if they bet on Jon Jones to beat him at UFC 295
Cole Shelton - September 19, 2023
Stipe Miocic doesn’t care that he’s the betting underdog at UFC 295. Miocic is set to return to the Octagon to face Jon Jones for the heavyweight title in one of the biggest fights of the year. If Miocic wins, he will only further himself as the greatest UFC heavyweight of all time, while Jones can only add to his legacy with a victory.
Sergei Pavlovich reportedly set to serve as the backup fighter for Jon Jones vs. Stipe Miocic title fight at UFC 295
Cole Shelton - August 30, 2023
Sergei Pavlovich will be the backup fighter for the heavyweight title fight at UFC 295. In the main event of UFC 295 on November 11 in Madison Square Garden in New York City, Jon Jones is set to defend his heavyweight title against Stipe Miocic. It’s a massive fight and one many fans are hoping will stick together, but there will be a backup fighter just in case.
VIDEO | Jon Jones wrestles with Gordon Ryan ahead of Stipe Miocic fight
Josh Evanoff - August 8, 2023
UFC heavyweight champion Jon Jones is getting some work with Gordon Ryan before facing Stipe Miocic. ‘Bones’ has been out of the cage since a first-round submission win over Ciryl Gane in March. Following that victory, the newly crowned heavyweight champion called to face Stipe Miocic. The Ohioan has been out of action since a knockout loss to Francis Ngannou in their March 2021 rematch.
Stipe Miocic reacts to Jon Jones winning ESPY for ‘fighter of the year’ for win over Ciryl Gane
Harry Kettle - July 18, 2023
Stipe Miocic has given his thoughts on Jon Jones winning the ESPY for Fighter of the Year courtesy of his win over Ciryl Gane. At UFC 295 in November, Stipe Miocic returns to the Octagon. He’ll do so to face Jon Jones for the UFC heavyweight championship in the main event at Madison Square Garden. In the eyes of many, it’s the biggest fight of the year in the UFC – and one of the most important in recent memory.
Dominick Cruz expresses concern over Stipe Miocic’s training regiment: “You’re not fighting a fire, you’re fighting Jon Jones”
Harry Kettle - July 12, 2023
Stipe Miocic plans to prove that he deserves to be “the heavyweight champ" at UFC 295 against Jon Jones
Cole Shelton - July 10, 2023
Stipe Miocic is ready to be the UFC’s heavyweight champion again. Miocic is set to headline UFC 295 on November 11 at Madison Square Garden against Jon Jones. It’s an intriguing matchup and one Jones called for after he became the UFC’s heavyweight champ back in March. However, the hope was the fight would’ve happened on Saturday at International Fight Week, but Miocic is fine with having to wait until November.
Daniel Cormier names one issue that could hinder Stipe Miocic's performance against Jon Jones at UFC 295
Fernando Quiles - July 9, 2023
Daniel Cormier has revealed the one issue he feels could negatively impact Stipe Miocic at UFC 295. Miocic is set to challenge UFC Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones. The two will meet inside Madison Square Garden in New York City on November 11. It’ll be Miocic’s first fight since he was knocked out by Francis Ngannou back in March 2021.