Filed under: Featured Videos , News , UFC , Videos CLEVELAND – A rabid Cleveland crowd went wild when hometown fighter Stipe Miocic successfully defended his heavyweight title with a knockout of Alistair Overeem at UFC 203. Despite the overwhelming hometown support – or possibly because of it – Miocic (16-2 MMA, 10-2 UFC) would prefer to fight away from his fellow Clevelanders, he said at the post-fight press conference. The title fight headlined the UFC 203 event at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. It aired on pay-per-view following prelims on FS1 and UFC Fight Pass. Related: UFC 203 results: Stipe Miocic shuts out Alistair Overeem's lights with brutal fists in title defense “I would totally rather fight in Brazil,” Miocic told MMAjunkie. “It’s a lot easier for me, honestly.

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Stipe Miocic enjoyed fighting for rabid Cleveland fans at UFC 203, but ‘would rather fight in Brazil’ – MMA Junkie

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