Stipe Miocic became just the eighth of 19 UFC heavyweight champions to make a successful title defense when he defeated Alistair Overeem in Saturday’s UFC 203 main event. Miocic (16-2 MMA, 10-2 UFC) rallied from a early knockdown to stop Overeem (41-15, 6-4 UFC) by first-round knockout with the help of a brutal onslaught of ground strikes , beginning his title reign on a high. The UFC’s first event at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland provided several notable results outside of the pay-per-view headliner. Check below for 50 post-fight facts to come out of UFC 203. * * * * General The Reebok Athlete Outfitting payout for the event totaled $215,000. Miocic, Overeem, Jessica Andrade and Yancy Medeiros earned $50,000 UFC 203 fight-night bonuses .
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UFC 203 post-fight facts: Alistair Overeem on unfortunate end of dubious knockout record – MMA Junkie