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The News-Herald
Bret Poklar Benefit an important stop for UFC champ Stipe Miocic, who wants to defend belt in spring 2017was the third fight for Miocic in 2016. Who he fights next is a wild debate. I
Bret Poklar Benefit an important stop for UFC champ Stipe Miocic, who wants to defend belt in spring 2017
The News-Herald / Posted yesterday
was the third fight for Miocic in 2016. Who he fights next is a wild debate. It could be No. 1 contender Fabricio Werdum, Cain Velasquez, Junior dos Santos or even light heavyweight Jon Jones. “That (fight’s) gonna happen,” said Miocic. There’s... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Conor McGregor Is the Biggest Draw in UFC HistoryPenn as a draw, and his two headliners in 2011 drew just 260,000 and 280,000 bu
Conor McGregor Is the Biggest Draw in UFC History
Bleacher Report / Posted 5 days ago
Penn as a draw, and his two headliners in 2011 drew just 260,000 and 280,000 buys. The same thing happened at heavyweight. Cain Velasquez brutalized Lesnar to win the title in October 2010, but Velasquez fell to Junior Dos Santos by knockout in his... Read more
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Sherdog
Bellator’s Anastasia Yankova Recognizes Responsibility That Comes with Promotional Pushphenomenal,” she said. “Just being in a camp and looking over and seeing people
Bellator’s Anastasia Yankova Recognizes Responsibility That Comes with Promotional Push
Sherdog / Posted 13 days ago
phenomenal,” she said. “Just being in a camp and looking over and seeing people like Daniel Cormier, Luke Rockhold, Cain Velasquez and Khabib [Nurmagomedov], all these top fighters and champions. I feel like I’m part of a truly legendary... Read more
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The Morning Journal
Former UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones hints at wanting to fight Stipe Miocicnext title defense include No. 1-ranked Fabrico Werdum, who is actively pursuin
Former UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones hints at wanting to fight Stipe Miocic
The Morning Journal / Posted 13 days ago
next title defense include No. 1-ranked Fabrico Werdum, who is actively pursuing a rematch with Miocic, No. 2-ranked Cain Velasquez, and No. 4-ranked Junior dos Santos, who handed Miocic his last loss. “I’m the heavyweight champion of the... Read more
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The News-Herald
Former UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones hints at wanting to fight Stipe Miocicnext title defense include No. 1-ranked Fabrico Werdum, who is actively pursuin
Former UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones hints at wanting to fight Stipe Miocic
The News-Herald / Posted 13 days ago
next title defense include No. 1-ranked Fabrico Werdum, who is actively pursuing a rematch with Miocic, No. 2-ranked Cain Velasquez, and No. 4-ranked Junior dos Santos, who handed Miocic his last loss. “I’m the heavyweight champion of the... Read more
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The North West Star
UFC 203: CM Punk has no regrets after loss to Mickey Gallthe most action-packed one-round fights in recent memory. With the win, Miocic
UFC 203: CM Punk has no regrets after loss to Mickey Gall
The North West Star / Posted 14 days ago
the most action-packed one-round fights in recent memory. With the win, Miocic will likely face former two-time champion Cain Velasquez, who will look to become just the second man, after UFC hall of famer Randy Couture, to claim the heavyweight... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Wrestling star CM Punk has 'no regrets' after UFC beatingthe most action-packed one-round fights in recent memory. With the win, Miocic
Wrestling star CM Punk has 'no regrets' after UFC beating
Brisbane Times / Posted 14 days ago
the most action-packed one-round fights in recent memory. With the win, Miocic will likely face former two-time champion Cain Velasquez, who will look to become just the second man, after UFC hall of famer Randy Couture, to claim the heavyweight... Read more
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The News-Herald
Cleveland loves Stipe Miocic like Philadelphia loves Rocky Balboabut I need some time off to myself,” said Miocic. “I want a few months.” The l
Cleveland loves Stipe Miocic like Philadelphia loves Rocky Balboa
The News-Herald / Posted 15 days ago
but I need some time off to myself,” said Miocic. “I want a few months.” The likely candidates are No. 2-ranked contender Cain Velasquez and No. 1-contender Werdum, who defeated Travis Browne in the co-main event. White, however, didn’t seem... Read more
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The Morning Journal
Mark Podolski: Cleveland loves Stipe Miocic like Philadelphia loves Rocky Balboabut I need some time off to myself,” said Miocic. “I want a few months.” The l
Mark Podolski: Cleveland loves Stipe Miocic like Philadelphia loves Rocky Balboa
The Morning Journal / Posted 15 days ago
but I need some time off to myself,” said Miocic. “I want a few months.” The likely candidates are No. 2-ranked contender Cain Velasquez and No. 1-contender Werdum, who defeated Travis Browne in the co-main event. White, however, didn’t seem... Read more
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Baller Status
Stipe Miocic Knocks Out Alistair Overeem at UFC 203Stefan Struve, Roy Nelson, Junior dos Santos and Andrei Arlovski. For Miocic,
Stipe Miocic Knocks Out Alistair Overeem at UFC 203
Baller Status / Posted 15 days ago
Stefan Struve, Roy Nelson, Junior dos Santos and Andrei Arlovski. For Miocic, his next opponents could be former champion Cain Velasquez (14-2) or Werdum (21-6-1). Werdum took a unanimous decision win against Travis Browne in Saturday's co-main... Read more
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Sherdog
UFC Champ Stipe Miocic: It Was a Lot Easier Fighting Fighting in Brazil Than Clevelanda layoff to recharge. Until then, he isn’t especially concerned about deciding
UFC Champ Stipe Miocic: It Was a Lot Easier Fighting Fighting in Brazil Than Cleveland
Sherdog / Posted 15 days ago
a layoff to recharge. Until then, he isn’t especially concerned about deciding whether his next challenger will be Werdum, Cain Velasquez or someone else. “I need to take some time to myself,” he said. “Everyone else gets a year, year and a half.... Read more
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The Morning Journal
UFC 203: Stipe Miocic defends heavyweight championship with first-round KO of Alistair Overeemagainst Travis Browne in the co-main event. A rematch will definitely be a topi
UFC 203: Stipe Miocic defends heavyweight championship with first-round KO of Alistair Overeem
The Morning Journal / Posted 15 days ago
against Travis Browne in the co-main event. A rematch will definitely be a topic of discussion, but No. 2 contender Cain Velasquez will also likely be considered. That’s for future discussions. For now, Miocic and the thousands inside The Q... Read more
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The News-Herald
UFC 203: Stipe Miocic defends heavyweight championship with first-round KO of Alistair Overeemagainst Travis Browne in the co-main event. A rematch will definitely be a topi
UFC 203: Stipe Miocic defends heavyweight championship with first-round KO of Alistair Overeem
The News-Herald / Posted 15 days ago
against Travis Browne in the co-main event. A rematch will definitely be a topic of discussion, but No. 2 contender Cain Velasquez will also likely be considered. That’s for future discussions. For now, Miocic and the thousands inside The Q... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Miocic KOs Overeem to Keep UFC HW Beltfor producing short-reigning champions. Since the title's inception in 1997, Ra
Miocic KOs Overeem to Keep UFC HW Belt
Bleacher Report / Posted 15 days ago
for producing short-reigning champions. Since the title's inception in 1997, Randy Couture, Tim Sylvia, Brock Lesnar and Cain Velasquez are tied with the record for most successful defenses (two). This was Miocic's first match as champion, and... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Fabricio Werdum vs. Travis Browne round-by-round coverageto go with it. He holds wins over many of the best fighters ever, including Fed
Fabricio Werdum vs. Travis Browne round-by-round coverage
Los Angeles Times / Posted 15 days ago
to go with it. He holds wins over many of the best fighters ever, including Fedor Emelianenko, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and Cain Velasquez. Travis Browne is a tall striker who was on the cusp of a heavyweight title shot before he faced Werdum the... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
Heavyweight champ Stipe Miocic ready to end UFC trendat soldout Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, looking to become the first heavyw
Heavyweight champ Stipe Miocic ready to end UFC trend
Yahoo Sports / Posted 16 days ago
at soldout Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, looking to become the first heavyweight to successfully defend the title since Cain Velasquez defeated Junior dos Santos on Oct. 19, 2013. No major Cleveland sports team had won a world championship in... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
UFC 203: Fabricio Werdum eying rematch with Stipe Miocicwon six fights in a row, including a knockout of the virtually impossible to kn
UFC 203: Fabricio Werdum eying rematch with Stipe Miocic
Yahoo Sports / Posted 16 days ago
won six fights in a row, including a knockout of the virtually impossible to knock out Mark Hunt, and a submission of Cain Velasquez. Then, as Miocic backed away from him, boom, it was all over. That it happened in Werdum’s native Brazil, in... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Stipe Miocic seeks staying power as UFC heavyweight championhimself from tradition. If he can conquer the Cleveland jinx, he feels he can m
Stipe Miocic seeks staying power as UFC heavyweight champion
Los Angeles Times / Posted 17 days ago
himself from tradition. If he can conquer the Cleveland jinx, he feels he can make a long run as champion. Former champion Cain Velasquez is next in line. “It’s the heavyweight division, man, there’s a bunch of big guys, so anything can happen... Read more
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New England Sports Network
UFC 203 Preview And Predictions: Stipe Miocic Seeks First Title Defensemet before in April 2014. Werdum won that battle via unanimous decision. Since
UFC 203 Preview And Predictions: Stipe Miocic Seeks First Title Defense
New England Sports Network / Posted 17 days ago
met before in April 2014. Werdum won that battle via unanimous decision. Since then, Werdum went on to defeat Mark Hunt and Cain Velasquez before losing his title belt to Miocic at UFC 198. Meanwhile, since losing to Werdum, Browne went on to lose... Read more
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Calgary Sun
In UFC's bantamweight class, call on Urijah Faber to boost interestTravis Browne this weekend. There’s no use guessing at what the UFC is going t
In UFC's bantamweight class, call on Urijah Faber to boost interest
Calgary Sun / Posted 18 days ago
Travis Browne this weekend. There’s no use guessing at what the UFC is going to do, but it’s probably safe to assume that Cain Velasquez is ahead of Werdum in the line for a heavyweight title shot, regardless of what happens on Saturday. A better... Read more
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Sherdog
The Bottom Line: Stipe Miocic’s Uphill Climb(Bas Rutten, Frank Mir), limited effectiveness (Brock Lesnar, Antonio Rodrigo N
The Bottom Line: Stipe Miocic’s Uphill Climb
Sherdog / Posted 20 days ago
(Bas Rutten, Frank Mir), limited effectiveness (Brock Lesnar, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira) and diminished fight regularity (Cain Velasquez). Still, those injuries speak more to longer title runs not taking place and less to the weak overall record... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Josh Barnett-Andrei Arlovski match finally comes to fruitionclass, former champion Fabricio Werdum could earn himself a title shot with a w
Josh Barnett-Andrei Arlovski match finally comes to fruition
Calgary Sun / Posted 22 days ago
class, former champion Fabricio Werdum could earn himself a title shot with a win over Travis Browne at UFC 203, while Cain Velasquez is sure to get another opportunity to fight for the belt soon. That means Barnett and Arlovski would be left... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Conor McGregor vaults up The Times' top 10 MMA power rankingsUFC talks with McGregor will dictate Alvarez’s next bout. Others to watch: 11.
Conor McGregor vaults up The Times' top 10 MMA power rankings
Los Angeles Times / Posted 26 days ago
UFC talks with McGregor will dictate Alvarez’s next bout. Others to watch: 11. Michael Bisping (middleweight);12. Cain Velasquez (heavyweight); 13. T.J. Dillashaw (bantamweight); 14. Luke Rockhold (middleweight); 15. Jon Jones... Read more
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Sherdog
The Bottom Line: MMA Could Use More Demian Maiasset up by submission attempts. Included in those submissions are fights like Am
The Bottom Line: MMA Could Use More Demian Maias
Sherdog / Posted 27 days ago
set up by submission attempts. Included in those submissions are fights like Amanda Nunes-Miesha Tate and Fabricio Werdum-Cain Velasquez -- standup fights where success in striking led to the submissions. Werdum himself is an additional example... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
MMA Rankings: What's next for Conor McGregor?The Times’ MMA rankings for August: 1. Stipe Miocic 2. Alistair Overeem 3. F
MMA Rankings: What's next for Conor McGregor?
Los Angeles Times / Posted 1 months ago
The Times’ MMA rankings for August: 1. Stipe Miocic 2. Alistair Overeem 3. Fabricio Werdum 4. Cain Velasquez 5. Junior Dos Santos 6. Ben Rothwell 7. Andrei Arlovski 8. Vitaly Minakov 9. Travis Browne 10. Derrick Lewis Stipe Miocic will... Read more

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