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Coach reveals Daniel Cormier ‘was not 100 percent’ going into Miocic rematch

ofDaniel Cormier came up short in his 2019 rematch with Stipe Miocic, surrendering the UFC heavyweight title in the process. According to his long-time coach Javier Mendez, however, he wasn’t …read more

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Javier Mendez says Daniel Cormier wasn't 100 percent for Stipe Miocic rematch, wants trilogy fight

Javier Mendez wants to see the trilogy fight.
The head coach of American Kickboxing Academy hopes the UFC books a third bout between current heavyweight champ Stipe Miocic and former heavyweight …read more

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Coach Says Israel Adesanya Might Skip Jon Jones To Fight Stipe Miocic

Israel Adesanya’s coach Eugene Bareman continues to push for his fighter taking on Stipe Miocic in the future. Adesanya may be the UFC middleweight champion going into his first title …read more

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Coach: If Israel Adesanya can get business done at 185, we will push to fight Stipe Miocic

Israel Adesanya’s head coach, Eugene Bareman, is serious about his star student eventually moving up to heavyweight.
Although UFC middleweight champion Adesanya (18-0 MMA, 7-0 UFC) doesn’t cut much weight to …read more

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Morning Report: Eugene Bareman: Israel Adesanya ‘will definitely look to challenge’ Stipe Miocic if he can ‘get the business done at middleweight’

2019 was a phenomenal year for Israel Adesanya, who not only won the UFC middlweight title but also took home Fighter of the Year honors. But according to City Kickboxing’s …read more

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Jon Jones vs. Stipe Miocic betting odds released

Betting odds have been released for a potential superfight between UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic.
After Jones defeated Dominick Reyes in controversial fashion at …read more

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Dana White Says Daniel Cormier Has Been Offered Fights, Only Interested In Stipe Miocic Trilogy

Daniel Cormier is only interested in the Stipe Miocic trilogy, according to UFC president, Dana White. Cormier said he was going to retire by March of last year before he …read more

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Posted on February 7, 2020, 4:16 pm By
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Jones predicts ‘easy win’ over Miocic

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Jon Jones entertains the idea of moving up to heavyweight and fight champion Stipe Miocic. Although Jon Jones will have his hands full against …read more

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Ben Rothwell ponders ‘what if’ he and Stipe Miocic had fought in Dublin

UFC heavyweight Ben Rothwell has questioned what might’ve happened if he had wound up fighting Stipe Miocic in Dublin a few years ago as originally planned.

Rothwell, who is coming …read more

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Jon Jones says he really wants to fight Stipe Miocic because he knows he would beat him

Jon Jones is confident that he would beat Stipe Miocic if they were to fight.
Jones is set to defend his light heavyweight title in the main event of UFC 247 …read more

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Posted on February 4, 2020, 1:16 am By
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Jones: 'I feel like I could totally beat' Miocic

Brimming with confidence, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones says after he beats Dominick Reyes, he wants to face heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic. …read more

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Ben Rothwell wonders: What if his Stipe Miocic fight happened at UFC Dublin in 2015?

At the height of his UFC career, Ben Rothwell was scheduled to take on Stipe Miocic, but the fight fell through.
Rothwell (37-12 MMA, 7-6 UFC), who at the time had …read more

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Curtis Blaydes Frustrated With Stipe Miocic: ‘I Don’t Have Time To Wait For Old Men’

Curtis Blaydes is urging Stipe Miocic to make a decision or vacate his UFC gold. Miocic’s next title defense is up in the air. While UFC president Dana White has …read more

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Ariel Helwani's MMA thoughts: MMA rank surprises; what to do at heavyweight

A future HOFer and a rising star could have made ESPN’s MMA Rank list while talk should chill on stripping Stipe Miocic. …read more

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Posted on January 29, 2020, 1:46 pm By
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Daniel Cormier tells Stipe Miocic: ‘Do the right thing and give me my rematch’

Daniel Cormier knows time is running out on his career and he’s not going to wait around forever hoping Stipe Miocic will accept a trilogy fight against him.
The 40-year-old former …read more

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Insiders debate the UFC's heavyweight problem, make one bold prediction

How long should the UFC wait for Stipe Miocic’s next defense, and who will be the champ by year’s end? Our panel weighs in. …read more

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Posted on January 28, 2020, 1:46 pm By
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‘DC’ Could Retire If Stipe Trilogy Doesn’t Happen This Summer

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The timetable for Stipe Miocic’s return is still up in the air, as his longtime agent, Jim Walter, recently told …read more

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Posted on January 28, 2020, 1:46 am By
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Daniel Cormier Says It’s Trilogy Bout With Stipe Miocic Or Retirement

Daniel Cormier says he’ll likely retire if he can’t get a trilogy bout with Stipe Miocic by summer 2020. Cormier and Miocic are 1-1 in their rivalry. “DC” took the …read more

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Posted on January 27, 2020, 10:16 pm By
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Cormier wants Miocic by summer, or may retire

Daniel Cormier told ESPN’s Ariel Helwani that he’ll consider retiring from the UFC unless he lands a third bout with heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic by this summer …read more

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Cormier to ponder retirement if no Miocic trilogy

Daniel Cormier told ESPN’s Ariel Helwani that he’ll consider retiring from the UFC unless he lands a third bout with heayweight champion Stipe Miocic. …read more

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Posted on January 27, 2020, 9:46 pm By
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Daniel Cormier aims to fight Stipe Miocic this summer, won’t accept anything else

Daniel Cormier is hoping to put an end to his rivalry with Stipe Miocic this summer, and won’t be accepting any other matchup offers.
Cormier and Miocic are tied 1-1 across …read more

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Daniel Cormier responds to Stipe Miocic saying he wants to fight someone new

Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier are tied 1-1 across two previous fight. Ever since Miocic won the pair’s second fight to reclaim the UFC heavyweight title, the expectation has been …read more

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Daniel Cormier Urges Stipe Miocic To ‘Do The Right Thing’ & Accept Trilogy Bout

Daniel Cormier believes Stipe Miocic would be doing the “right thing” if he agrees to fight him a third time. Cormier and Miocic are 1-1 against one another. “DC” knocked …read more

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Posted on January 26, 2020, 9:46 pm By
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Daniel Cormier to Stipe Miocic: ‘Do the right thing and give me my rematch’

Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Daniel Cormier has a message for UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic.
After the two fighters split a pair of title …read more

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Stipe Miocic: ‘I’ll Put On A Clinic On Francis Ngannou Again’

Current UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic believes he’d hand Francis Ngannou another loss if they have a rematch. Miocic defeated Cormier back in Aug. 2019 to reclaim the UFC heavyweight …read more

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UFC Champ Stipe Miocic Cleared to Compete, Date of Next Title Defense Still Unknown

Reigning UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic stays he’s been cleared to compete, but he’s still not sure when he’ll return to the Octagon. …read more

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Posted on January 25, 2020, 8:16 pm By
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Stipe Miocic ‘cleared’ from eye injury, taking his time before booking next title fight

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic can see clearly again, but he’s not quite ready to eye his next title defense just yet.
The Ohio native, who …read more

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Posted on January 25, 2020, 3:16 pm By
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Agent says still no timetable for Miocic's return

The agent for Stipe Miocic said Friday that there is still no firm timeframe for the UFC heavyweight champion to return to competition and that Miocic could even need another …read more

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Posted on January 24, 2020, 11:16 pm By
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Stipe Miocic medically cleared from eye injury, but still no timeline for Daniel Cormier trilogy fight

Stipe Miocic finally has gotten medical clearance.
UFC heavyweight champion Miocic (19-3 MMA, 13-3 UFC) nursed an eye injury for five months following his comeback victory over then-titleholder Daniel Cormier this …read more

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Curtis Blaydes thinks Daniel Cormier winning trilogy vs. Stipe Miocic is bad for division

RALEIGH, N.C. – Curtis Blaydes thinks it’s in the best interest of the “murky” UFC heavyweight division for Stipe Miocic to emerge from his expected trilogy bout against Daniel Cormier …read more

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Who is next for Stipe Miocic? UFC champ hits the streets to ask the public

All signs point to a trilogy fight between Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier being next in the UFC heavyweight division. But is that what the world wants? The UFC heavyweight …read more

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Junior dos Santos Still Not A Fan Of Stipe Miocic vs. Daniel Cormier 3

Junior dos Santos is still of the belief that Stipe Miocic vs. Daniel Cormier III doesn’t make sense. On Jan. 25, dos Santos will be in action against Curtis Blaydes. …read more

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Aleksa Camur credits Stipe Miocic with helping him be prepared for UFC 246 big stage

LAS VEGAS – Aleksa Camur beat Justin Ledet with a unanimous decision Saturday on the preliminary card at UFC 246 in Las Vegas.
Take a look inside the fight with Camur, …read more

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Tyson Fury wants to fight UFC champ with 4-ounce gloves, but under boxing rules

Over the past few months, heavyweight boxing star Tyson Fury has expressed interest in competing in MMA. He’s even engaged in back-and-forth exchanges with top UFC heavyweights Stipe Miocic and …read more

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Posted on January 19, 2020, 2:16 am By
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Aleksa Camur brings youth and excitement to a division in dire need of both 

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Just moments after Aleksa Camur finished his opponent on the Contender Series this past summer, his teammate and heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic immediately …read more

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Daniel Cormier Tips Hat to Miocic for Clutch UFC 241 Performance

Daniel Cormier is not attributing Stipe Miocic’s victory to luck but is heaping praise on the heavyweight champion for rising to the occasion when it appeared he was down and …read more

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Daniel Cormier explains why Stipe Miocic’s win at UFC 241 was one of the biggest comebacks of 2019

Daniel Cormier believes his loss to Stipe Miocic at UFC 241 was one of the biggest comebacks of 2019.
Early on in the fight, Daniel Cormier was having a ton of …read more

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