After beating Daniel Cormier in the series, Stipe Miocic he will meet another old acquaintance in his next title defense, according to Dana White. The still champion extended his record for the most starting defenses (4) in the history of the Heavyweight division, scoring a unanimous decision over in a trilogy fight over ‘DC’ in the main event. UFC 252. After that, the president of the highest Mixed Martial Arts company released a piece of news that made a lot of noise.
Although the still champion revealed in the post-fight interview his plans to return home to Cleveland to spend time with his wife and daughter, Dana White confirmed something else. Thus, the appointment in the octagon that awaits in the future of the Croatian: a rematch against Francis Ngannou. “Definitely Francis is next,” was what the President of the UFC to the media after the PPV (via MMA Junkie). Now, a huge expectation has been created for what may come.
Will there be a rematch?
I mean, you can’t skip Francis. Francis has been out there destroying the whole world, and if you look at how long ago it was that he received that titular opportunity, he has made an effort to return to where he is, “added the renowned Dana White. Indeed, since he was defeated by Miocic At UFC 220, he starred in one of the worst fights in division history against Derrick Lewis six months later. Thus, the Cameroonian has made merits to return to dispute gold in the UFC.
In addition to knocking out former champions, Junior dos Santos and Caín Velasquez, in less than two minutes, if the time of both fights is combined, Ngannou he also sustains fleeting KO victories against other contenders such as Curtis Blaydes (00:45) and Jairzinho Rozenstruik (00:20). In this way, he would clearly be one of the best opponents he can have. Stipe in front. Although he has already gone through the champion and could not cut his quality in the octagon, he does not lose sight of trying again.
Miocic’s last fight
This Saturday, August 15, a new day of the UFC, the one that delivered one of the most important fights in MMA history. The most prestigious Mixed Martial Arts company presented UFC 252 at APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada. Tonight’s card was impressive, having as the star match the trilogy between Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier. These, who faced each other for the third time and disputed the heavyweight belt. In addition, the meeting closed the career of DC, already 41 years old.