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Stipe Miocic talks with MMABurner.com about upcoming bout with Stefan Struve

An MMABurner exclusive. Undefeated and with three recent wins in the UFC, Stipe Miocic (9-0) will be headlining UFC on Fuel TV 5 on September 29 in Nottingham, England against Stefan Struve (25-4) who is also on a three fight win streak in the promotion. “I’m excited,” said Stipe. “It’s a great opportunity, you know? The name of the game is to keep winning.” Stefan Struve is aptly nicknamed “The

Junior Dos Santos: “If UFC wanted me to fight [Alistair] Overeem I’d gladly shut him up!”

JDS and number one contender Cain Velasquez are set to square off for the UFC Heavyweight title, but will Alistair Overeem’s mind games effect JDS before or if these two ever meet? JDS knocked out former champ Velasquez very fast in the first round on UFC Fox 1 and was scheduled to face Overeem before a wrench was put in that fight. Since then, Overeem has been speaking his mind about

August’s Heavyweight Rankings

Since UFC 146, the heavy weight division seems to have reached a new high in the history of MMA. If Daniel Cormier makes it past Frank Mir and Alistair Overeem completes his suspension, both men will enter the UFC and immediately challenge the big boys on the biggest stage in the sport of MMA. Junior “Cigano” Dos Santos is not only the heavy weight champ, but easily the best heavy weight to

Heavyweight Contender Showdown: Stephan Struve vs. Stipe Miocic

Stephan “Skyscraper” Struve (25-4) will meet undefeated rising star Stipe Miocic (9-0) in a five round main event battle on September 29, at UFC on FOX TV 5 (mmafighting.com). The event will take place in England. Both of these fighters are at the top of the heavyweight food chain these days and will step in to the cage riding an impressive three fight win streak in the UFC. Miocic is undefeated

Kryptonite to the Honorable Fighter: Testosterone Replacement Therapy

Performance enhancing drugs have always been a problem in sports. Most recently, Alistair Overeem has brought the issue back in to the spotlight in MMA. His eptistosterone/testosterone levels were significantly higher than the standard allowed. Just look at the before and after picture below and decide for yourself if a man could legitimately get from point A to point B in less than a few years. I used to think