Filed under: Featured Videos , News , UFC , Videos The UFC debuts in Cleveland this week for UFC 203, and MMAjunkie is “On the Ground” in the new UFC host city. Today, UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic (15-2 MMA, 9-2 UFC) felt the love from his hometown fans at an official pre-fight press conference at Quicken Loans Arena, while challenger Alistair Overeem (41-14 MMA, 6-3 UFC) was heckled each time he picked up the microphone. Additionally, former WWE star Phil “ CM Punk ” Brooks (0-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) remained a primary focus of both the local and national media ahead of his MMA and UFC debut against welterweight Mickey Gall (2-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC). MMAjunkie lead staff reporter John Morgan makes a stop at Cleveland’s Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Museum to recap all of the day’s pre-fight action.
‘UFC 203: On the Ground,’ No. 1: Hometown hero Miocic cheered, challenger Overeem jeered in ‘The Land’ – MMA Junkie