Miocic, who is undefeated in eleven MMA bouts and 6- 0 as a professional has finished all eleven opponents in under two rounds. A former division one national wrestling qualifier at Cleveland State, Miocic has become known for his devastating striking and highlight reel finishes.
“Stipe has worked extremely hard to earn his spot in the UFC and we are extremely happy to see him get his shot to compete against the worlds best fighters.” stated NAAFS CEO Greg Kalikas. “Stipe is undoubtedly a special talent and a quality human being as well.”
Miocic, who recently signed with B3 Sports Management, is a member of the Strong Style Fight Team based in Independence, Ohio. Miocic is a teammate of UFC fighters Forrest Petz and Jeff Cox.
“My goal has been to become a UFC champion.” I am grateful to Joe Silva and Dana White for the opportunity to live my dream.” said Miocic. “I am anxious and ready to begin my UFC career and to show the UFC and fans around the world what I’m all about.”
Miocic’s UFC debut date and opponent are expected to be announced soon.