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Bleacher Report
Miocic Finally Breaks Veteran Stranglehold on UFC Heavyweight Titleafter knocking him down with a short right. For years, the division has been d
Miocic Finally Breaks Veteran Stranglehold on UFC Heavyweight Title
Bleacher Report / Posted 10 days ago
after knocking him down with a short right. For years, the division has been dominated by three names: Cain Velasquez, Junior dos Santos and Werdum. In fact, there hasn’t been a UFC heavyweight championship fight without one of those three... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
UFC 198 live: Cyborg debut, Werdum v MiocicMiocic is the deserving No.1 contender, with his only recent loss being a contr
UFC 198 live: Cyborg debut, Werdum v Miocic
Daily Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
Miocic is the deserving No.1 contender, with his only recent loss being a controversial decision defeat to former champ Junior dos Santos in 2014. Miocic, like Werdum, is a true heavyweight. His size, his punches and his athleticism will give... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Can Werdum Reverse the Curse of UFC Heavyweight Title?fans. In 2008, he departed the Octagon in fairly ignoble fashion, on the heels
Can Werdum Reverse the Curse of UFC Heavyweight Title?
Bleacher Report / Posted 12 days ago
fans. In 2008, he departed the Octagon in fairly ignoble fashion, on the heels of a knockout loss to the then-unheralded Junior Dos Santos at UFC 90. At the time, it seemed like that would be the last we'd see of the talented Brazilian jiu-jitsu... Read more
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ESPN
Fabricio Werdum: The UFC's first dominant heavyweight champ?in three of his last four fights, and his only loss in three years came in a cl
Fabricio Werdum: The UFC's first dominant heavyweight champ?
ESPN / Posted 12 days ago
in three of his last four fights, and his only loss in three years came in a close decision to former UFC champion Junior dos Santos. Despite a long career at heavyweight, Werdum has done a tremendous job of avoiding the knockout. He has... Read more
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ESPN
Predictions: Can Miocic punch his way to the UFC title?over his total strikes landed on the stat sheet or, even easier, just watch him
Predictions: Can Miocic punch his way to the UFC title?
ESPN / Posted 12 days ago
over his total strikes landed on the stat sheet or, even easier, just watch him operate. Even when he was knocked down by Junior dos Santos in a 2014 fight, his first step after getting back up was forward. He's best when attacking and hasn't... Read more
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Sherdog
Smartest Guy at the Bar: UFC 198 Editionthe event in what he hopes will be a memorable homecoming.HOW WE GOT HERE: When
Smartest Guy at the Bar: UFC 198 Edition
Sherdog / Posted 12 days ago
the event in what he hopes will be a memorable homecoming.HOW WE GOT HERE: When Cain Velasquez bested Brazilian rival Junior dos Santos in their heavyweight title trilogy, it appeared that the Mexican-American fighter had an iron grip on the... Read more
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The News-Herald
It’s Stipe Miocic’s punching power vs. Fabricio Werdum’s jiu-jitsu for UFC heavyweight titlegood stamina throughout his career, especially in his last loss — a close, bloo
It’s Stipe Miocic’s punching power vs. Fabricio Werdum’s jiu-jitsu for UFC heavyweight title
The News-Herald / Posted 12 days ago
good stamina throughout his career, especially in his last loss — a close, bloody and bruising five-round decision vs. Junior dos Santos in December 2014. Since then, Miocic blasted through his next two opponents and paved his way to a title... Read more
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The Morning Journal
It’s Stipe Miocic’s punching power vs. Fabricio Werdum’s jiu-jitsu for UFC heavyweight titlegood stamina throughout his career, especially in his last loss — a close, bloo
It’s Stipe Miocic’s punching power vs. Fabricio Werdum’s jiu-jitsu for UFC heavyweight title
The Morning Journal / Posted 12 days ago
good stamina throughout his career, especially in his last loss — a close, bloody and bruising five-round decision vs. Junior dos Santos in December 2014. Since then, Miocic blasted through his next two opponents and paved his way to a title... Read more
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The News-Herald
It’s Stipe Miocic’s punching power vs. Fabricio Werdum’s jui-jitsu for UFC heavyweight titlegood stamina throughout his career, especially in his last loss — a close, bloo
It’s Stipe Miocic’s punching power vs. Fabricio Werdum’s jui-jitsu for UFC heavyweight title
The News-Herald / Posted 12 days ago
good stamina throughout his career, especially in his last loss — a close, bloody and bruising five-round decision vs. Junior dos Santos in December 2014. Since then, Miocic blasted through his next two opponents and paved his way to a title... Read more
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Sherdog
UFC 198 Statistical Matchup Analysis: Werdum vs. Miocicfew minutes, though he does not complete them often. However, one fight in part
UFC 198 Statistical Matchup Analysis: Werdum vs. Miocic
Sherdog / Posted 14 days ago
few minutes, though he does not complete them often. However, one fight in particular weighs down that percentage; against Junior dos Santos, he went 1-for-18, which accounts for 41 percent of all of his takedown attempts in the UFC. Outside of... Read more
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ESPN
Overeem gets spectacular KO in teammate fightlong path to the title that began in 2011 when he knocked out Brock Lesnar in h
Overeem gets spectacular KO in teammate fight
ESPN / Posted 15 days ago
long path to the title that began in 2011 when he knocked out Brock Lesnar in his UFC debut. Overeem was supposed to fight Junior dos Santos for the title the following year, but was forced out of the event after he failed a random drug test in... Read more
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Sherdog
Thoughts & Shots From UFC Fight Night ‘Overeem vs. Arlovski’at it. However, I don’t see how a win over Arlovski suddenly vaults him to the
Thoughts & Shots From UFC Fight Night ‘Overeem vs. Arlovski’
Sherdog / Posted 16 days ago
at it. However, I don’t see how a win over Arlovski suddenly vaults him to the front of the line. I get that his win over Junior dos Santos looks a whole lot better since the Brazilian waxed Ben Rothwell, but Velasquez’s resume is much stronger,... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Overeem sets up potential UFC heavyweight title shota vicious barrage of punches in front of a rabid crowd of his Dutch countrymen.
Overeem sets up potential UFC heavyweight title shot
Calgary Sun / Posted 17 days ago
a vicious barrage of punches in front of a rabid crowd of his Dutch countrymen. Coming just months after he’d knocked Junior Dos Santos out cold, Overeem has now pieced together two of the more spectacular heavyweight finishes in recent... Read more
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Bleacher Report
UFC Fight Night 87 Winners, Scorecards for Overeem vs. Arlovski Cardhowever, Overeem seemed to seize control of the fight. It was similar to the wa
UFC Fight Night 87 Winners, Scorecards for Overeem vs. Arlovski Card
Bleacher Report / Posted 17 days ago
however, Overeem seemed to seize control of the fight. It was similar to the way he took a grasp of his last bout with Junior dos Santos. Overeem started slowly in that one but ultimately stopped the Brazilian in the second round as well. By... Read more
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The Courier Mail
UFC beast’s ‘ridiculously athletic’ KOlike he doesn’t feel pain. The win was Overeem’s fourth on the trot — followin
UFC beast’s ‘ridiculously athletic’ KO
The Courier Mail / Posted 17 days ago
like he doesn’t feel pain. The win was Overeem’s fourth on the trot — following on from his KO of former heavyweight champ Junior dos Santos in his last visit to the Octagon — and puts him in the frame for a shot at competing for the heavyweight... Read more
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Perth Now
UFC beast’s ‘ridiculously athletic’ KOlike he doesn’t feel pain. The win was Overeem’s fourth on the trot — followin
UFC beast’s ‘ridiculously athletic’ KO
Perth Now / Posted 17 days ago
like he doesn’t feel pain. The win was Overeem’s fourth on the trot — following on from his KO of former heavyweight champ Junior dos Santos in his last visit to the Octagon — and puts him in the frame for a shot at competing for the heavyweight... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Overeem Knocks out Arlovski with "Karate Kid" Crane KickUFC heavyweight title. When he debuted in the UFC by knocking out Brock Lesnar
Overeem Knocks out Arlovski with "Karate Kid" Crane Kick
Bleacher Report / Posted 17 days ago
UFC heavyweight title. When he debuted in the UFC by knocking out Brock Lesnar at UFC 141, setting up a title shot opposite Junior dos Santos, it seemed like he was destined to go down as one of the most accomplished fighters in combat sports. Then... Read more
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ESPN
Five Rounds with Muhammed 'King Mo' Lawalin June]. If Cain loses and Overeem wins, give Overeem a title shot because he'
Five Rounds with Muhammed 'King Mo' Lawal
ESPN / Posted 20 days ago
in June]. If Cain loses and Overeem wins, give Overeem a title shot because he's coming off a big knockout win against Junior dos Santos [in December]. But for the most part, I go with Cain because he lost the belt to the champion and was... Read more
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Sherdog
Debunking the Myth of Heavyweight ExceptionalismLesnar retiring to end 2011, the post-Lesnar glow lasted through 2012. The all-
Debunking the Myth of Heavyweight Exceptionalism
Sherdog / Posted 20 days ago
Lesnar retiring to end 2011, the post-Lesnar glow lasted through 2012. The all-heavyweight UFC 146 card, headlined by Mir-Junior dos Santos, did over $3.4 million at the gate and an estimated 560,000 PPV buys; meanwhile, dos Santos and Velasquez... Read more
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Sherdog
Junior dos Santos Undergoes ‘Small Shoulder Surgery’ Following Win Over Rothwell “Despite being Brazilian I’ve never played soccer very well. I also wasn’t go
Junior dos Santos Undergoes ‘Small Shoulder Surgery’ Following Win Over Rothwell
Sherdog / Posted 26 days ago
“Despite being Brazilian I’ve never played soccer very well. I also wasn’t good enough [at] swimming or running or any sports like those. But luckily I found myself in... Read more
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Sherdog
Sherdog.com’s Pound-for-Pound Top 10shot if he defeats Andrei Arlovski on May 8, which could clear the way for a ru
Sherdog.com’s Pound-for-Pound Top 10
Sherdog / Posted 30 days ago
shot if he defeats Andrei Arlovski on May 8, which could clear the way for a rubber match with Werdum. On top of that, Junior dos Santos’ vintage performance against Ben Rothwell has him back in the championship hunt again and a dos Santos... Read more
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