Stipe Miocic's Blogs

  • Friday MMA: A TV Viewer’s Guide By: Jeff Sherwood





    Friday



    3:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Main Event
    Dos Santos vs. Miocic

    4:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Tonight
    UFC highlights, analysis and interviews.

    5:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: The Ultimate Fighter
    Season 22 Episode 4: Team McGregor vs. Team Faber: A Faithless Foe - After a frustrating fight, a coach loses his cool on a fighter in front of the team; Urijah and Conor argue over coaching styles; a member of Team Faber skips practice and the third preliminary match eliminates another fighter from the competition.

    6:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC 192: Cormier vs. Gustafsson - Prelims
    Angela Hill vs. Rose Namajunas; Albert Tumenov vs. Alan Jouban; Ali Bagautinov vs. Joseph Benavidez; Daniel Hooker vs. Yair Rodriguez. From the Toyota Center in Houston.

    10:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Tonight
    UFC highlights, analysis and interviews.

    11:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony 2015

    12:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: The Ultimate Fighter
    Season 22 Episode 4: Team McGregor vs. Team Faber: A Faithless Foe - After a frustrating fight, a coach loses his cool on a fighter in front of the team; Urijah and Conor argue over coaching styles; a member of Team Faber skips practice and the third preliminary match eliminates another fighter from the competition.

    5:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Main Event
    Dos Santos vs. Miocic

    6:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Tonight
    UFC highlights, analysis and interviews.

    7:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony 2015

    8:30 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC 1 on 1
    Forrest Griffin - Former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion and winner of The Ultimate Fighter season 1, Forrest Griffin takes us through his life, inside and outside of the Octagon.

    9:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Main Event
    Dos Santos vs. Miocic

    10:00 p.m. ET AXS TV: AXS TV Fights
    Highlighted championship moments of mixed martial arts from the vault.

    10:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Tonight
    UFC highlights, analysis and interviews.

    12:30 a.m. ET AXS TV: Inside MMA
    Covering every aspect of mixed martial arts.

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  • Tuesday MMA: A TV Viewer’s Guide By: Jeff Sherwood





    Tuesday



    6:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Unleashed
    Junior dos Santos vs. Roy Nelson - Roy Nelson vs. Junior dos Santos; Melvin Guillard vs. Waylon Lowe; Rick Story vs. Brian Foster.

    7:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Main Event
    UFC 156: Jose Aldo vs. Frankie Edgar - Featherweight title fight.

    8:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Fight Night
    UFC: Miocic vs. Maldonado - Robbie Peralta vs. Rony Jason; Alexander Yakovlev vs. Demian Maia; Warlley Alves vs. Marcio Alexandre Jr.; Antonio Carlos Jr. vs. Vitor Miranda; Fabio Maldonado vs. Stipe Miocic. From Sao Paulo, Brazil.

    11:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Fight Night
    Jacare vs. Mousasi From Foxwoods Casino in Ledyard, Connecticut.

    1:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Insider
    Bader vs. Evans / Hendricks / Cormier

    3:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Reloaded
    UFC 183: Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz - Anderson Silva makes his return to the Octagon to face Nick Diaz.

    6:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Fight Flashback
    UFC 187

    6:00 p.m. ET MavTV: King of the Cage
    Undeniable

    8:00 p.m. ET MavTV: King of the Cage
    Counter Attack

    9:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: Boxing
    Williams vs. Cuello

    10:00 p.m. ET MavTV: King of the Cage
    Undeniable

    11:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: The Ultimate Fighter
    Season 22 Episode 1: Team McGregor vs. Team Faber: Europe vs. United States - 32 fighters battle for 16 spots in a competition pitting Europe against the United States.

    12:00 a.m. ET MavTV: King of the Cage
    Counter Attack

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  • Friday MMA: A TV Viewer’s Guide By: Jeff Sherwood





    Friday



    6:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Fight Night
    UFC: Miocic vs. Maldonado – Prelims - Mark Eddiva vs. Kevin Souza; Gasan Umalatov vs. Paulo Thiago; Ernest Chavez vs. Elias Silverio; Rashid Magomedov vs. Rodrigo Damm. From Sao Paulo, Brazil.

    8:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Main Event
    UFC 162: Silva vs. Weidman/Edgar vs. Oliveira - Anderson Silva, braces for a title matchup against undefeated Chris Weidman. Plus, former champion Frankie Edgar meets Charles Oliveira in the co-main event. See all four athletes train then see their bouts from UFC 162.

    9:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Fight Flashback
    Melendez vs. Sanchez - Sanchez vs. Melendez is an enhanced replay, featuring never-before-seen footage from state-of-the-art cameras, and exclusive new sound.

    9:30 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Insider
    Behind-the-scenes of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

    2:30 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Insider
    Behind-the-scenes of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

    3:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Reloaded
    UFC 150: Henderson vs. Edgar II - UFC lightweight title rematch.

    6:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Unleashed
    UFC Featherweights - Conor McGregor, Chad Mendes, Jose Aldo and Max Holloway.

    7:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Main Event
    UFC 162: Silva vs. Weidman/Edgar vs. Oliveira - Anderson Silva, braces for a title matchup against undefeated Chris Weidman. Plus, former champion Frankie Edgar meets Charles Oliveira in the co-main event. See all four athletes train then see their bouts from UFC 162.

    8:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Fight Night
    Machida vs. Mousasi - Andy Ogle vs. Charles Oliveira; Nico Musoke vs. Viscardi Andrade; Takenori Sato vs. Erick Silva; Francis Carmont vs. Jacare Souza; Lyoto Machida vs. Gegard Mousasi. From Jaragua do Sul, Brazil.

    10:00 p.m. ET AXS TV: AXS TV Fights
    Resurrection Fighting Alliance 29 - Ricky Musgrave fights Raoni Barcelos; Dordan Larson meets Ackson Junior; Jocelyn Jones-Lybarger faces Kimberly Novaes.

    10:30 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Training Day
    American Kickboxing Academy

    11:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Fight Flashback
    Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes 2

    12:30 a.m. ET AXS TV: Inside MMA
    EPISODE: 394 - Bas Rutten and Kenny Rice discuss UFC FN 74; Pat Miletich and Michael Schiavello break down RFA 29.

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  • UFC Fight Night ‘Hunt vs. Miocic’: The Forum Threads By: Jeff Sherwood

    The Sherdog.net forums were buzzing tonight about the UFC Fight Night main event between Stipe Miocic and Mark Hunt.

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  • UFC Full Fight: Stipe Miocic Overwhelms Philip De Fries By: Sherdog.com Staff



    Stipe Miocic put a hurting on Philip De Fries in his sophomore Octagon appearance, as he knocked out the Englishman just 43 seconds into their UFC on Fuel TV 1 encounter.

    The Ohio native has since emerged as one of the Las Vegas-based promotion’s top heavyweights, earning victories over the likes of Roy Nelson, Gabriel Gonzaga and Fabio Maldonado. Miocic returns to action on May 10 against Mark Hunt at UFC Fight Night in Adelaide, Australia.

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  • Tuesday MMA: A TV Viewer’s Guide By: Jeff Sherwood





    Tuesday



    3:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Reloaded
    UFC 178: Johnson vs. Cariaso From Las Vegas.

    6:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: Best of WEC
    Johnson; Lamas; The Korean Zombie - Nonstop action by lightweight fighters.

    7:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Reloaded
    UFC 173: Barao vs. Dillashaw

    10:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Fight Night
    Mendes vs. Lamas – Prelims Justin Jones vs. Ron Stallings; Timothy Johnson vs. Shamil Abdurakhimov; Alexander Yakovlev vs. Gray Maynard; Lauren Murphy vs. Liz Carmouche. From Fairfax, Va.

    12:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Fight Night
    Mendes vs. Lamas - Diego Ferreira vs. Dustin Poirier; Robbie Peralta vs. Clay Guida; Milana Dudieva vs. Julianna Pena; Mitch Clarke vs. Michael Chiesa; Al Iaquinta vs. Jorge Masvidal; Chad Mendes vs. Ricardo Lamas. From Fairfax, Va.

    6:00 p.m. ET MavTV: King of the Cage
    Rough Justice - KOTC Championship mixed martial arts competition.

    6:30 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Ultimate Insider
    Best of Lyoto Machida - Lyoto Machida recounts one of the greatest fights of 2014 as he battles Chris Weidman for the middleweight belt. He also shows his techniques behind his signature moves and describes the principles of his Warrior Code.

    8:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Reloaded
    UFC 175: Weidman vs. Machida - Two title fights as middleweight champion Chris Weidman defends his crown against former light heavyweight champion Lyoto 'The Dragon' Machida. UFC women's bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey will defend her title against top contender Alexis Davis.

    8:00 p.m. ET MavTV: King of the Cage
    Fierce

    10:00 p.m. ET MavTV: King of the Cage
    Rough Justice - KOTC Championship mixed martial arts competition.

    12:00 a.m. ET MavTV: King of the Cage
    Fierce

    12:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Fight Night
    UFC: Miocic vs. Maldonado - Robbie Peralta vs. Rony Jason; Alexander Yakovlev vs. Demian Maia; Warlley Alves vs. Marcio Alexandre Jr.; Antonio Carlos Jr. vs. Vitor Miranda; Fabio Maldonado vs. Stipe Miocic. From Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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  • Wednesday MMA: A TV Viewer’s Guide By: Jeff Sherwood





    Wednesday



    6:30 p.m. ET Sportsnet 360: UFC Ultimate Submissions

    7:00 p.m. ET Sportsnet 360: UFC Ultimate Knockouts

    7:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Unleashed
    UFC 165 Title Fights

    7:30 p.m. ET Sportsnet 360: UFC Wired
    Joe Rogan hosts this UFC highlight show featuring some of the best bouts from years past.

    8:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Tonight
    UFC highlights, analysis and interviews.

    8:30 p.m. ET Sportsnet 360: UFC Unleashed
    The best fights from the UFC archives

    9:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1:UFC Fight Night
    Dos Santos vs. Miocic - Junior dos Santos vs. Stipe Miocic; Rafael dos Anjos vs. Nate Diaz; Alistair Overeem vs. Stefan Struve; Matt Mitrione vs. Gabriel Gonzaga. From Phoenix.

    9:30 p.m. ET Sportsnet 360: UFC Ultimate Fights

    10:00 p.m. ET Sportsnet 360: UFC Ultimate Knockouts

    11:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Tonight
    UFC highlights, analysis and interviews.

    12:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Unleashed
    UFC 165 Title Fights

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  • Sunday MMA: A TV Viewer’s Guide By: Jeff Sherwood





    Sunday



    3:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Fight Night
    Dos Santos vs. Miocic – Prelims Bryan Barberena vs. Joe Ellenberger; Derek Brunson vs. Ed Herman; Drew Dober vs. Jamie Varner; Ben Saunders vs. Joe Riggs; Willie Gates vs. John Moraga; Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs. Claudia Gadelha. From Phoenix.

    6:30 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC 1 on 1
    Dominick Cruz takes us on his emotional journey back to the octagon after three devastating injuries.

    7:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Fight Night
    A mixed martial art event.

    9:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Fight Night
    A Champion Will Be Crowned: Esparza vs. Namajunas - The Ultimate Fighter Finale main event in Las Vegas. The UFC's first strawweight champion will be crowned, plus featherweight contenders Jeremy Stephens and Charles Oliveira will square off.

    4:00 p.m. ET Sportsnet 360: UFC on Sportsnet
    Dos Santos vs. Miocic - Junior dos Santos vs. Stipe Miocic; Rafael dos Anjos vs. Nate Diaz; Alistair Overeem vs. Stefan Struve; Matt Mitrione vs. Gabriel Gonzaga. From Phoenix.

    6:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Training Day
    Team Alpha Male - Behind the scenes of Team Alpha Male, the premiere lightweight MMA team of founder Urijah Faber and bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw.

    6:30 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Ultimate Insider
    Sergio Pettis On the Brink

    7:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Unleashed
    Upsets - Three of the most unexpected, most shocking upsets in MMA championship history. With Georges St-Pierre, Matt Hughes, BJ Penn, T.J. Dillashaw and more.

    8:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Unleashed
    Team AKA - Fights from some of the biggest stars who train at San Jose's American Kickboxing Academy. Featuring Cain Velasquez, Daniel Cormier, Josh Thomson and Luke Rockhold.

    8:00 p.m. ET Sportsnet 360: The Ultimate Fighter
    Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale Prelims

    9:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Fight Night
    Dos Santos vs. Miocic - Junior dos Santos vs. Stipe Miocic; Rafael dos Anjos vs. Nate Diaz; Alistair Overeem vs. Stefan Struve; Matt Mitrione vs. Gabriel Gonzaga. From Phoenix.

    12:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC Fight Night
    A Champion Will Be Crowned: Esparza vs. Namajunas - The Ultimate Fighter Finale main event in Las Vegas. The UFC's first strawweight champion will be crowned, plus featherweight contenders Jeremy Stephens and Charles Oliveira will square off.

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  • Video: Junior Dos Santos-Stipe Miocic UFC on Fox 13 Full Fight Highlights By: C.J. Tuttle

    Here are the video highlights of Junior dos Santos defeating Stipe Miocic via unanimous decision in their five-round heavyweight bout at UFC on Fox 13.



    Reader comments are active following the jump.

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  • Friday MMA: A TV Viewer’s Guide By: Jeff Sherwood





    Friday



    3:30 a.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Ultimate Insider
    UFC 180; Cormier; Jones - Review of the historic UFC 180; Daniel Cormier discusses his grudge match with Jon Jones; in 'The Takedown' Jon Jones gives his credentials as the greatest of all-time.

    4:00 a.m. ET CBS Sports Network: Boxing
    Devon Alexander vs. Jesus Soto Karass

    5:00 a.m. ET CBS Sports Network: Boxing
    Amir Khan vs. Carlos Molina - Amir Khan takes on Carlos Molina in the co-main event. Also: Deontay Wilder vs. Kelvin Price. From Los Angeles.

    6:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: UFC's Road to the Octagon
    Junior dos Santos vs. Stipe Miocic - The training regimens of six of the UFC's most dedicated and diverse athletes.

    7:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: The Ultimate Fighter
    Season 20 Episode 3: Team Melendez vs. Team Pettis: Don't Fight Fate - On the heels of Team Pettis' second win in a row, a silly game at the house turns raunchy. Then in the third preliminary fight, 4 seed Jessica Penne of Team Pettis takes on 13 seed Lisa Ellis of Team Melendez.

    8:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: The Ultimate Fighter
    Season 20 Episode 4: Team Melendez vs. Team Pettis: Make A Big Strike - Tensions between Heather Clark and the rest of Team Melendez escalate. Urijah Faber takes over for Anthony Pettis for a few days. Then, in the fourth fight of the tournament, Team Pettis pits 1 ranked Carla Esparza against 16 ranked Angela Hill.

    9:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: The Ultimate Fighter
    Season 20 Episode 5: Team Melendez vs. Team Pettis: Coming to Get You - An injury forces a fighter out of the competition and opens the door for another; Team Melendez fighters question Heather Clark's knee injury; the rivalry between Felice Herrig and Heather Clark comes to a head.

    10:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: The Ultimate Fighter
    Season 20 Episode 6: Team Melendez vs. Team Pettis: Give It All You Have - Tecia's return to the competition angers some fighters. Then, in the sixth fight of the tournament Team Pettis pits 5th ranked Aisling Daly against 12th ranked Angela Magana for a chance to advance to the quarterfinals.

    11:00 a.m. ET Fox Sports 2: The Ultimate Fighter
    Season 20 Episode 7: Team Melendez vs. Team Pettis: Risk It All - Heather Clark receives shocking news. Both teams visit with members of the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team. The seventh preliminary fight, 7th seed Rose Namajunas tries to earn the first win for Team Melendez, against 10th seed Alex Chambers.

    12:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: The Ultimate Fighter
    Season 20 Episode 8: Team Melendez vs Team Pettis: Scrapettes - A group of Team Melendez fighters decide they want Tecia to move out of their room. At a pool party tensions between the fighters boil over. Then Team Melendez sends 8 ranked Bec Rawlings against 3 ranked Tecia Torres.

    1:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: The Ultimate Fighter
    Season 20 Episode 9: Team Melendez vs. Team Pettis: Don't Talk to Me - Team Pettis decides opponents will not attend the same practice. One of the fighters breaks the agreement and the team disintegrates into arguing factions. Then, teammates do battle as 6 seed Felice Herrig takes on 14 seed Randa Markos.

    2:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: The Ultimate Fighter
    Season 20 Episode 10: Team Melendez vs Team Pettis: Fighting for Themselves - Aisling Daly gets a surprise visit from Conor McGregor. The fighters visit Harley Davidson boot camp. Then, in the second quarterfinal, 5 ranked Aisling Daly takes on 4 ranked Jessica Penne with the winner advancing to the semi-final.

    3:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: The Ultimate Fighter
    Season 20 Episode 11: Team Melendez vs. Team Pettis: Best Job in the World - In a special two-fight episode, 3 seed Tecia Torres faces top seed Carla Esparza in the third quarterfinal fight. Then 7 seed Rose Namajunas takes on 2 seed Joanne Calderwood for the last spot in the semifinals.

    4:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 2: The Ultimate Fighter
    Season 20 Episode 12: Team Melendez vs. Team Pettis: It's About to Get Real - Jessica Penne looks to put personal feelings aside as she takes on top seed and close friend Carla Esparza. Then, 14 seed Randa Markos tries for her third straight upset victory, as she faces 7 seed Rose Namajunas of Team Melendez.

    5:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Weigh-In UFC: Dos Santos vs. Miocic
    Coverage of the weigh-ins for Junior dos Santos and Stipe Miocic, plus interviews with competitors after their weigh-ins.

    6:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Prefight Show

    6:30 p.m. ET CBS Sports Network: Showtime Boxing
    Khan vs. Alexander Weigh-In

    7:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Fight Night
    A mixed martial art event.

    8:30 p.m. ET CBS Sports Network: Boxing
    Keith Thurman vs. Jesus Soto Karass / Keith Thurman vs. Diego Chaves

    9:00 p.m. ET Fox Sports 1: UFC Fight Night
    A Champion Will be Crowned - The Ultimate Fighter Finale main event in Las Vegas. The UFC's first strawweight champion will be crowned, plus featherweight contenders Jeremy Stephens and Charles Oliveira will square off.

    9:00 p.m. ET AXS TV: The Voice Versus
    Heavyweight fighter Fedor Emelianenko discusses his career with Michael Schiavello.

    10:00 p.m. ET AXS TV: Best of Resurrection Fighting Alliance
    18 of the best fights from the Resurrection Fighting Alliance.

    12:00 a.m. ET AXS TV: The Voice Versus
    Heavyweight fighter Fedor Emelianenko discusses his career with Michael Schiavello.

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