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Stipe Miocic Biography
Stipe Miocic is a professional mixed martial artist of Croatian descent. He also works as a part-time firefighter paramedic in Oakwood and Valley View Ohio. He competes in the heavyweight division and is currently signed in Ultimate Fighting Championship UFC. He is a former heavyweight champion, and during his reign, he defended his championships thrice.
He holds the record for most consecutive defenses in the history of UFC heavyweight division. A lot of people consider him as the best of all times heavyweight mixed martial artist in UFC history.
He is also an American actor, known for films like American Violence, UFC 200 Greatest Fighters of All Time and Acts of Violence. He was born and raised in Euclid, Ohio to Croatian parents.
Stipe Miocic Age
Stipe was born on the 19th of August 1982 in Euclid. OH. He is 36 years old as of February 2019.
Stipe Miocic Height| Weight
He is 6′ 4″ (1.93 m) and weighs 242 lbs.
Stipe Miocic Wife| Children
Stipe married Ryan Marie Carney on June 18, 2016. The couple has one daughter named Meelah Grace who was on July 24, 2018.
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Stipe signed a multi-fight deal with the UFC, on June 14, 2011. On October 8, 2011, he made his UFC debut against Joey Beltran and won the fight via unanimous decision (29–28, 30–27, and 29–28). On February 15, 2012, Stipe faced Phil De Fries and won the fight through first-round KO, and won a “Knockout of the Night” award. On May 26, 2012, he faced promotional newcomer Shane del Rosario at UFC 146. He won via TKO in the second round. He then faced Stefan Struve on September 29, 2012, at UFC on Fuel TV 5. He lost the fight in the second-round through a TKO. The performance earned both Stipe and Stefan “Fight of the Night” honors.
He was scheduled to face returning veteran Soa Palelei on June 15, 2013, at UFC 161. After an injury to UFC 161 headliner Renan Barao, Stipe was paired with Roy Nelson. Stipe defeated Nelson via unanimous decision (30–27, 30–27, and 30–27).On January 25, 2014, he won the fight against Gabriel Gonzaga via unanimous decision (30–27, 30–27, and 29–28) at UFC on Fox 10.
On May 24, 2014, Stipe was expected to face Junior dos Santos but the fight didn’t take place as expected due to Junior dos Santos hand injury. On December 13, 2014, a rescheduled bout with dos Santos eventually took place as the main event at UFC on Fox 13. Both fighters earned “Fight of the Night” honors in that performance. On May 10, 2015, Stipe faced Mark Hunt and he won the one-sided fight in the fifth round at UFC Fight Night 65. Stipe set a UFC record for the most strikes landed in a fight and largest strike margin, outlanding Hunt 361 – 48 over the duration of the bout.
On October 24, 2015, he was expected to face Ben Rothwell at UFC Fight Night 76. However, on October 13, he pulled out of the fight citing injury. On January 2, 2016, faced Andrei Arlovski in a title eliminator at UFC 195. He defeated Arlovski via TKO in the first round. The win earned him his second “Performance of the Night” bonus award.Stipe Miocic UFC
Stipe Miocic Fight Record
On May 14, 2016, he won against Werdum with a short right hook counter, earning the championship and giving Werdum his first defeat since June 2011 at UFC 198. On September 10, 2016, Stipe defended his first title against Alistair Overeem at UFC 203. He won via knockout in the first round though he got knocked down early in the fight, he came back quickly and won the match.
On May 13, 2017, he defended his second title against Junior dos Santos in a rematch at UFC 211. He won the fight via TKO midway through the first round. The win earned him fourth Performance of the Night bonus award.
On January 20, 2018, he faced Francis Ngannou at UFC 220. The fight was one of the most exciting in UFC history, and Stipe won the match. He defended his fourth title on July 7, 2018, in the main event at UFC 226, where he faced Daniel Cormier a UFC Light heavyweight Champion. He lost the fight in shocking fashion via knockout in the first round, ending the longest heavyweight title reign in UFC history ever.Miocic Stipe
Stipe Miocic Next Fight
He says he would like to fight Francis Ngannou again, but that rematch will have to wait a little longer.
Stipe Miocic Firefighter
He works as a part-time firefighter paramedic Oakwood and Valley View, Ohio. He hopes that he will become a full-time firefighter once he retires from MMA.Stipe Miocic as a Firefighter
Stipe Miocic Nationality
He his an American born and raised in Euclid, Ohio to Croatian parents.
Stipe Miocic Net Worth
Stipe Miocic’s net worth was estimated at $2 Million in 2018.
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Miocic is 18-3, and currently the No. 1-ranked UFC heavyweight, but he has not fought since losing the belt to Cormier in Las Vegas July last year. He said he was too overconfident in early in the bout.
He wants a rematch with Daniel Cormier this April.