[58] On January 25, 2016, the day after this announcement, Werdum pulled out of the fight with a back injury scrapping the fight. In January of 2018, Miocic reported that they were anticipating a child. It is the perfect body measurements for a heavyweight, as suggested by the 37-year-old’s outstanding record. UFC 252 Embedded: Episode 4 Fight Week Rolls … [8], During his school days, in 2005, he was brought as a training partner to wrestle with Dan Bobish in Strong Style MMA Training Centre, in Independence, Ohio. Biography MMA star Stipe Miocic is the greatest mixed martial arts fighter in the history of the […] Stipe’s wife earned a medical degree. The boy maintained relations with the father, but he also established a warm relationship with his stepfather and younger brother. In like manner, the Clevelander’s three title defenses in the UFC pocketed him over a million dollars each time. As the saying goes, “great athletes are born not made.” It applies to Stipe Miocic perfectly as not only was he good in wrestling but also baseball. But, in the last few years, mixed martial arts has slowly grown and held its own in the combat sports market. They met when the spouses were young, and the age difference of 5 years did not become an obstacle to the development of their relationship. He played baseball, was interested in wrestling and attended football classes at school and college. [38] However, the bout was shifted a bit and was expected take place a week later on May 31, 2014, at The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 3 Finale. As a result, Miocic received praise from the Prime Minister Of Croatia Andrej Plenkovic and the President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic. He participated in bouts in Cleveland and Worcester. When Stipe’s parents divorced, his father returned to his homeland, and the son stayed with the mother. He is currently signed to Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), where he competes in the heavyweight division and is the two-time and current UFC Heavyweight Champion. Junior dos Santos 2 set for UFC 211", "UFC 211 bonuses: Nutty heavyweight brawl between Chase Sherman, Rashad Coulter gets $50,000", "UFC 211 results: Stipe Miocic tears through Junior Dos Santos for first-round TKO", "Stipe Miocic slated to defend heavyweight title against Francis Ngannou at UFC 220", "UFC 220: Champ Stipe Miocic Faces Greatest Threat in Monster Francis Ngannou", "Stipe Miocic fueled by lack of respect ahead of UFC 220 title defense", "UFC 220 results: Stipe Miocic bests Francis Ngannou in lopsided decision", "UFC 220: Stipe Miocic dominates Francis Ngannou, retains heavyweight belt", "UFC 220 results: Stipe Miocic dominates Francis Ngannou, breaks title defense record", "Evo što je hrvatska predsjednica poručila Miočiću nakon obrane naslova! [66] Dos Santos previously beat Miocic by a close unanimous decision at UFC on Fox: dos Santos vs. Miocic in 2014. Also, Stipe earned the “Performance of the Night” bonus. Every Single Thing Matters. He would later exchange to the Trevecca Nazarene University where he graduated with a degree in communications. Stipe Miocic is a professional mixed martial artist and UFC heavyweight champion. Without a doubt, many players have given a great... You have entered an incorrect email address! During his time in college, he was the objective of a few Major League Baseball crews. All images belong to In 2011, he fought against Bobby Brents and won the bout by a knockout for the sixth time. [62], On September 10, 2016, Miocic made his first title defense at UFC 203 against Alistair Overeem. While preparing both in wrestling and baseball, Miocic was included as a training partner for Dan Bobish in Strong Style MMA Training Center, Independence, Ohio. [50][51], Miocic was expected to face Ben Rothwell on October 24, 2015, at UFC Fight Night 76. [8] After only eight months of training with a background of being a Cleveland Golden Gloves boxing champion (reaching quarter-final in the nationals), and NCAA Division I wrestler at Cleveland State, Miocic began his MMA career by winning his first six fights by knockout. It only fits that the greatest heavyweight in the history of the UFC earns millions for each fight. So, god bless Miocic and his family for all the hard work he is doing for the community. In total, the Clevelander earned $830,000, but it did not include any undisclosed bonuses, such as his share of the pay-per-view buys.

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