Arena da Baixada in Curitiba, Brazil. Croatian-American mixed martial artist Stipe Miocic leaves the arena stunned and silent. How? By taking out the seemingly unbeatable Fabricio Werdum and becoming the UFC Heavyweight Champion. 45,000 fans were were left shocked after Miocic’s heroics. What a moment!
No heavyweight champ has defended the belt more than twice, but the Ohio fighter is adamant that he’ll buck that trend… “Well, I’m a different breed,” Miocic said. “I’m from Cleveland, so that’s about it right there. We’re going to keep it for a while.”
“Fabricio Werdum is tough and he had me guessing,” Miocic goes on to say. “I trained hard, man. He’s quicker than I thought. He was catching me off guard. It was a good shot.”
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