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Stipe Miocic Scouting Report

stipe miocic scouting report
(Matt Ryerson-USA TODAY Sports)

Stipe Miocic Scouting Report

Vitals

6’4″ 246 lbs (Heavyweight)
80″ reach, Orthodox
August 19, 1982

Record

18-2 (UFC: 11-2)

Current Streak

5 straight wins

Training

NCAA Division 1 wrestler
Golden Gloves champion boxer

Championships Held

NAAFS Heavyweight Champion: 2011 (no title defenses)
UFC Heavyweight Champion: 2016-present (two successful title defense)

 

Strengths

– great athlete – collegiate wrestler, MLB baseball prospect, champion boxer
– one-punch knockout power
– finishes fights
– 6’8″ wingspan
– very quick for a heavyweight
– constantly pushes the pace – great workrate
– very good boxer – good footwork, precise punching
– mixes in kicks & knees well to compliment his punching
– good at ground and pound
– great at passing guard
– lands a high volume of strikes
– a takedown machine – lands tons of takedowns at a very successful rate
– very solid chin
– seems to be getting better with each fight

 

Weaknesses
– questionable cardio – gasses quick
– gets into slugging contests
– drops his hands
– trains out of at a small gym

 

Synopsis

UFC Heavyweight Champion – crazy!!