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Stipe Miocic

Stipe Miocic

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  • Name: Stipe Miocic
  • Professional MMA Record: 11-1-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname:
  • Current Streak: 2 Wins
  • Age: 31 | Date of Birth: 1982.08.19
  • Last Fight: January 25, 2014 in UFC
  • Weight Class: Heavyweight | Last Weigh-In: 245.0 lbs
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $112,000 USD
  • Height: 6'4" (194cm) | Reach: 80.0" (203cm)
  • Gym/Affiliation: Strong Style Fight Team
  • Born: Euclid, Ohio, United States
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  Wikipedia  |  The UG
  • Fighting out of: Independence, Ohio
  • Personal Pages: Twitter  |  Facebook
  • College: Cleveland State University
  • Foundation Style: N/A

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Miocic trains out of Strong Style Fight Team in Ohio along with UFC veteran Forrest Petz and Bellator's Chris Lozano and Brian Rogers. He received interest from Major League Baseball teams during his collegiate years at Cleveland State University and ranked nationally in wrestling at 197 lbs alongside such names as Nik Fekete, Ryan Bader, and Muhammed Lawal. Miocic played baseball his senior year at Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville, Tennessee.He helped lead the team to the TranSouth Athletic Conference regular season and tournament championship, hitting .344 with 14 doubles, 4 triples, 7 home runs and 43 RBI. He earned the TranSouth Player of the Week award. Miocic is also a former Golden Gloves champion and NCAA D1 wrestler.


Miocic would win his first 5 MMA bouts by TKO earning him a heavyweight title shot for NAAFS. He would beat Bob "Zombie" Brents to win the title by submission after he hit him with numerous leg kicks.


Miocic made his UFC debut against Joey Beltran on October 8, 2011 at UFC 136 and won the fight via unanimous decision. He would follow up his debut with a Knockout of the Night over Phil De Fries and another TKO win over Shane Del Rosario. Stipe would face off against Stefan Struve in the Main Event of UFC on Fuel TV 5. Miocic would lose by TKO in the second round however he did earn Fight of the Night. After the TKO loss to Struve, Miocic would bounce back in a huge way at UFC 161 with his greatest victory to date, upsetting top HW contender and TUF season 10 winner Roy "Big Country" Nelson. Miocic not only shocked the world with that victory, but he also showcased a wealth of improvement in his overall striking both defensively and offensively.


Miocic then faced another heavy hitter in the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt Gabriel Gonzaga, owner of 11 devastating finishes in the UFC Heavyweight division both by submission and T/KO. After a slow and rather tedious first round in which Miocic mostly tried to avoid and block Gonzaga's heavy strikes, the young boxer took over early in the second round, scoring with multiple punches, stuffing all of Gonzaga's takedowns and getting a knockdown of his own en-route to a comfortable Unanimous Decision victory.

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Record by Year and By Promotion

Professional Results Opponent Event Date
Confirmed Upcoming Bout Junior Dos Santos
UFC Fight Night: Dos Santos vs. Miocic
Main Event | Heavyweight | 265 lbs
2014.05.31
Cancelled Bout Junior Dos Santos UFC 173 2014.05.24
Reason: Bout Rescheduled
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total
Gabriel Gonzaga
Ref: Herb Dean
UFC on FOX 10: Henderson vs. Thomson
Co-Main Event | Heavyweight | 265 lbs
2014.01.25
Odds: -300 Moderate Favorite | Weigh-In: 245.0 lbs
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total
Roy Nelson
Ref: Jerin Valel
UFC 161: Evans vs. Henderson
Co-Main Event | Heavyweight | 265 lbs
2013.06.15
Odds: +225 Moderate Underdog Upset Victory | Weigh-In: 243.0 lbs
Cancelled Bout Soa Palelei UFC 161 2013.06.15
Reason: Miocic to Nelson Fight
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches
3:50 Round 2 of 5, 8:50 Total
Stefan Struve
Ref: Herb Dean
UFC on FUEL TV 5: Struve vs. Miocic
Main Event | Heavyweight | 265 lbs
2012.09.29
Odds: -175 Slight Favorite | Disclosed Pay: $40,000 Fight/Night | Weigh-In: 239.0 lbs
UFC on FUEL TV 5 Fight of the Night
Win | KO/TKO | Elbows
3:14 Round 2 of 3, 8:14 Total
Shane Del Rosario
Ref: Yves Lavigne
UFC 146: Dos Santos vs. Mir
Main Card | Heavyweight | 265 lbs
2012.05.26
Odds: -170 Slight Favorite | Disclosed Pay: $20,000 ($10K Base, $10K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 245.0 lbs
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
0:43 Round 1 of 3
Phil De Fries
Ref: Dan Miragliotta
UFC on FUEL TV 1: Ellenberger vs. Sanchez
Main Card | Heavyweight | 265 lbs
2012.02.15
Odds: -500 Heavy Favorite | Disclosed Pay: $50,000 KO/Night | Weigh-In: 240.0 lbs
#48 Best MMA Knockout of the Year 2012
UFC on FUEL TV 1 Knockout of the Night
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total
Joey Beltran
Ref: Josh Rosenthal
UFC 136: Edgar vs Maynard 3
Preliminary Card | Heavyweight | 265 lbs
2011.10.08
Odds: -290 Moderate Favorite | Weigh-In: 236.0 lbs
Win | Submission Bob Brents North American Allied Fight Series 2011.06.04
Win | KO/TKO | Punch Will Penn North American Allied Fight Series 2011.04.15
Win | KO/TKO | Punches Greg Maynard North American Allied Fight Series 2010.12.04
Win | KO/TKO | Punches Jeremy Holm North American Allied Fight Series 2010.08.28
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
1:32 Round 2 of 3, 6:32 Total
Paul Barry
Moosin: God of Martial Arts
Preliminary Card | Heavyweight | 265 lbs
2010.05.21
Disclosed Pay: $2,000 ($1K Base, $1K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 241.0 lbs
Win | KO/TKO | Punches Corey Mullis North American Allied Fight Series 2010.02.20

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