Tag: Stipe Miocic

Salty Stipe Miocic lobbied for Daniel Cormier rematch at UFC 230 — but got bumped for Derrick Lewis

mmamania.com By Jesse Holland   Photo by David Mariuz/Getty Images Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight champion, Stipe Miocic, wanted to rematch Daniel Cormier for the 265-pound title at the upcoming UFC 230 pay-per-view (PPV) event, set for Sat., Nov. 3, 2018 inside Madison Square Garden in New York City. Unfortunately for the part-time […]

Curtis Blaydes hoping Stipe Miocic accepts fight offer rather than wait: ‘Neither one of us is going to get that title shot this year’

MMAfighting.com By Shaun Al-Shatti@shaunalshatti With the UFC heavyweight division stuck in neutral as it awaits the inevitable Daniel Cormier vs.Brock Lesnar showdown in early 2019, its top contenders have been forced to find other avenues to further their title pursuits while the belt sits in limbo atop Cormier’s mantel. Two […]

The MMA Circus: JDS back on track, Miocic wants DC rematch, UFC Hamburg preview

Bloodyelbow.com By Nick Baldwin@NickBaldwinMMA EPISODE 171: The MMA Circus, hosted by Nick Baldwin and guest co-host Alex K. Lee, is back for your listening pleasure. Discussion Topics: UFC Boise recap — In the main event, former heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos returned to the winning column with a decision victory […]

Dominick Cruz: Daniel Cormier set up a ‘trap’ to knock out Stipe Miocic at UFC 226

By Alexander K. Lee@AlexanderKLee   For Daniel Cormier to take the heavyweight championship from Stipe Miocic, he had to give up something first. “DC” added the heavyweight title to his collection last Saturday with a first-round knockout of Miocic in the main event of UFC 226 in Las Vegas, an outcome that seemed unlikely given that Miocic […]

Junior dos Santos says Stipe Miocic trilogy fight would be ‘very welcome’ after UFC Boise win

mmafighting.com By Marc Raimondi@marc_raimondi   It sounds like Junior dos Santos has one name on the top of his wishlist when it comes to his next fight. The former UFC heavyweight champion said after his UFC Boise main event win over Blagoy Ivanov on Saturday night that he has his eye on an old foe: Stipe Miocic. But “Cigano” […]