Francis Ngannou Not Concerned About Stipe Miocic-Daniel Cormier 3 Happening

Francis Ngannou wants another heavyweight title shot and he believes he has deserved it. Since he lost to Stipe Miocic at UFC 220, he lost to Derrick Lewis and then beat Curtis Blaydes, Cain Velasquez, and Junior dos Santos all by knockout in the first…

Francis Ngannou wants another heavyweight title shot and he believes he has deserved it. Since he lost to Stipe Miocic at UFC 220, he lost to Derrick Lewis and then beat Curtis Blaydes, Cain Velasquez, and Junior dos Santos all by knockout in the first round. Now, he is expecting the next title shot even […]

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Jon Jones Offers Touching Support For Daniel Cormier After Stepfather’s Passing

Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier have one of the most heated rivalries in UFC history, but that beef was pushed aside this week. Former UFC two-division champion Cormier recently posted that his stepfather had unfortunately passed away last Saturday. The n…

Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier have one of the most heated rivalries in UFC history, but that beef was pushed aside this week. Former UFC two-division champion Cormier recently posted that his stepfather had unfortunately passed away last Saturday. The news came less than two weeks after Cormier lost his UFC heavyweight title to Stipe […]

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Scott Coker Claims Ryan Bader Would Beat Stipe Miocic

Stipe Miocic may have recently recaptured the heavyweight crown from Daniel Cormier, but not everyone is convinced that he’s the best big man in the business. According to Bellator President Scott Coker, his promotion’s heavyweight champ, Ryan Bader, is the man deserving of the “baddest man on the planet” moniker. In fact, Coker believes that […]

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Stipe Miocic may have recently recaptured the heavyweight crown from Daniel Cormier, but not everyone is convinced that he’s the best big man in the business.

According to Bellator President Scott Coker, his promotion’s heavyweight champ, Ryan Bader, is the man deserving of the “baddest man on the planet” moniker. In fact, Coker believes that Bader would beat the current UFC titleholder 8 times out of 10.

The Bellator executive explained his logic to Sherdog.

“Here is how I feel. If he fought Stipe, what would happen? I think he (Ryan Bader) is a better wrestler. He can deal with the striking ability. I think it would end up on the ground in a ground and pound situation. I think if ‘DC’ would rewind it, ‘DC’ is my boy I love that guy. If he were to rewind it, that is what he would do because he would win the fight.”

“Bader has that transition game. I think Ryan Bader and Stipe would be a good fight but Bader and ‘DC’ would be an amazing fight. My guy could handle anyone of their champs. My guy has proven he has one-punch knockout power.

To go through the gauntlet of the tournament and how he does against (Cheick) Kongo, I feel confident to say he is the best heavyweight in the world. These things, on any given day, one punch, one takedown, things could happen. If they fought 10 times, 8 out of 10 I think my guy wins.”

Of course, Coker may be a bit bias, but his remarks are sure to spark a lively debate among MMA fans.

Do you think Ryan Bader could beat Stipe Miocic, or is Scott Coker mistaken?

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Dana White Slams UFC Rankings For Dropping Daniel Cormier So Far

Daniel Cormier took a precipitous slide on the official UFC rankings following his TKO loss to Stipe Miocic at UFC 241. “DC” went from No. 1 to No. 7 on the pound-for-pound list in just one fight. UFC president Dana White is not a fan of wh…

Daniel Cormier took a precipitous slide on the official UFC rankings following his TKO loss to Stipe Miocic at UFC 241. “DC” went from No. 1 to No. 7 on the pound-for-pound list in just one fight. UFC president Dana White is not a fan of what went down. The UFC exec opened up on […]

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Stipe Miocic Finds Out Dad Is Cancer Free After UFC 241 Win (Video)

UFC 241 was a momentous occasion for Stipe Miocic and for more than one reason. Miocic regained his heavyweight title from Daniel Cormier after knocking him out in the fourth round of their UFC 241 headliner this past weekend. The Cleveland native was dominated for much of the fight and clearly behind in the scorecards. […]

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UFC 241 was a momentous occasion for Stipe Miocic and for more than one reason.

Miocic regained his heavyweight title from Daniel Cormier after knocking him out in the fourth round of their UFC 241 headliner this past weekend.

The Cleveland native was dominated for much of the fight and clearly behind in the scorecards. However, he rallied and with an adjustment that saw him go for Cormier’s body more, eventually came away with the TKO victory.

Miocic is now a two-time heavyweight champion while he also reestablished himself as the greatest in his division. The news would only get better from there on out. Speaking after the win, Miocic learned that his dad was cleared of his cancer. He would dedicate his win to him before joking about the casual way his dad announced the news.

You can watch Miocic interact with his dad as well as the entire sneak peek of UFC 241’s Thrill and the Agony below. The video also features Nate Diaz, Anthony Pettis and some reactions from Miocic’s coaches:

What did you think of the video?

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Stipe Miocic Reveals That Anderson Silva Helped Him Beat Daniel Cormier

Stipe Miocic is once again the heavyweight champion. He reclaimed the belt by beating Daniel Cormier by TKO in the fourth round at UFC 241. Yet, it didn’t appear he was going to win the fight early on. Cormier used his wrestling and striking effectively and was up 30-27 on many people’s scorecards heading into […]

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Stipe Miocic is once again the heavyweight champion. He reclaimed the belt by beating Daniel Cormier by TKO in the fourth round at UFC 241.

Yet, it didn’t appear he was going to win the fight early on. Cormier used his wrestling and striking effectively and was up 30-27 on many people’s scorecards heading into the fourth round. For Miocic, he was not happy with his performance early on.

“It was terrible (the beginning of the fight), my God. It seemed that I could not fight,” Miocic said to Combate (as transcribed by BJPENN.com). “I thought, ‘should I be here? Then I started to open more, found the distance and began to see openings. Okay, we’re fine, I get it now”

Then in the fourth, he started to attack the body which set up the TKO win. Why he decided to switch the gameplan like that was simple. He was watching past fights from Cormier’s where he saw Anderson Silva have a ton of success hitting ‘DC’ in the body. So, after his original game plan didn’t work he remembered that fight which helped him win.

“In the third round (I decided to change my strategy). I started to see it between the third and fourth rounds. My coaches were talking to me and I said ‘let’s attack his body’. He leaves it really open and nobody takes advantage of it,” he explained. “I remember Anderson Silva hit him with a body kick and that hurt him a little bit, so I thought of attacking him there, and it worked.”

Now, with the help of Anderson Silva, Stipe Miocic is once again the heavyweight champion of the world.

What do you make of Stipe Miocic using Anderson Silva to help him beat Daniel Cormier?

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