Stipe Miocic Scouting Report

Stipe Miocic Scouting Report

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Stipe Miocic Scouting Report

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August 17, 2019; Anaheim, CA, USA; Stipe Miocic is awarded the championship belt following his TKO victory against Daniel Cormier during UFC 241 at Honda Center. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Stipe Miocic Scouting Report

Vitals

6’4″ 234 lbs (Heavyweight)
80″ reach, Orthodox
August 19, 1982

Record

20-4 (UFC: 14-4)

Current Streak

1 straight loss

Training

NCAA Division 1 wrestler
Golden Gloves champion boxer

Championships Held

NAAFS Heavyweight Champion: 2011 (no title defenses)
UFC Heavyweight Champion: 2016-2018, 2019-21 (four successful title defenses)

 

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

 

Weaknesses

– gets into slugging contests
– drops his hands
– trains out of at a small gym
– can be knocked out
– doesn’t always fight smart
– getting up there in years
– KO’d in two of his last four fights

 

Synopsis

The greatest heavyweight of all-time?

 

 

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