Getting big is applicable again in combating. Throughout the last year or so, both boxing and MMA have seen a bit of a rebirth in the heavyweight divisions with Anthony Joshua, Deontay Wilder and Stipe Miocic rising through the ranks as the best on the planet. With top winners brings a few of the best competitors, and on Saturday night in Boston, Miocic is going to be the first to answer a truly tough test.
The existing UFC heavyweight champion is set to take on possibly the funniest puncher at MMA when he squares off from Francis Ngannou in the primary event at TD Garden. Ngannou (11-1, 7 KOs) has won all five of his fights since joining the company and all coming via KO/TKO with not one getting past the second round. His brutal knockout of high contender Alistair Overeem in UFC 218 might have been the most barbarous knockout of this year.
However, Miocic stays his collected and calm ahead of his challenge. Miocic (17-2, 13 KOs) is also on a five-fight knockout streak and stays only one win short of becoming the longest reigning heavyweight champion in company history.
„I am so utilized to it now,“ Miocic stated during his receptive work on Wednesday. „I love being the underdog since I shut up everyone. That’s what this sport’s all about — it’s like’The Jerry Springer Show’… I am walking ‚and .‘ No one (else) will be champion until I leave.
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