After beating Daniel Cormier in the series, Stipe Miocic faces could be seen against some other legendary figure of UFC. 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 UFC 252 main event. After that, the President of the highest company of Mixed Martial Arts, Dana White, gave one of those who could fight him.
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 otherwise. Thus, the appointment in the octagon that awaits 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.
After each event, fans wonder who the winners will face next. With another night of action UFC In the past, it is time to look ahead. It is right there where the name of the possible best heavyweight in history re-enters. Although there is no doubt that she will take time off to be with her family, it is known that she does not think about retirement and will look for a new defense to be at the top of the historical table.
There are several candidates
Among all those who have passed through this category is Stipe Miocic (20-3 MMA, 14-3 UFC), who defended his heavyweight title against Daniel Cormier (22-3 MMA, 11-3 UFC). The result was in his favor by unanimous decision, at the UFC Apex main event in Las Vegas. Despite a controversy that was armed with a picket in the eye of DC, which conditioned him from round 3, he was better off and returned to achieve what many believed: the defense of his well-deserved title.
Although there is nothing closed yet, they assure that their next event will be before other of the eminences of Ultimate Fighting Championship. This is where the surnames of Stamann, Volkov, Font or Ngannou. Four “animals” very hungry for champions, those who want to take the belt from the hands of Miocic. Will any of them be the one who can take down the possible greatest heavyweight of all time? We have to wait to know it …