Filed under: Featured , News , UFC Hometown hero Stipe Miocic brought the Cleveland faithful to their feet in the main event of Saturday’s UFC 203, defending his heavyweight title with a first-round knockout win over Alistair Overeem . Early in the fight Overeem had Miocic in trouble, dropping him with a left and briefly threatening with a guillotine choke. However, Overeem was unable to secure the submission and from there Miocic took over, putting Overeem on his bicycle until a trip took the fight to the mat, where Miocic unloaded with ground-and-pound to earn the stoppage and retain his title. In the co-main event, Fabricio Werdum earned a decision won over Travis Browne in a fight that will be remembered mostly for being one of the strangest in UFC history. The sell-out crowd at Quicken Loans Arena also witnessed the MMA debut of Phil “ CM Punk ” Brooks, who lost a one-sided bout to Mickey Gall

Read more here:

UFC 203′s 10 most memorable moments, including elevator mishaps, non-tapout tapouts and near melees – MMA Junkie

Comments are closed.

Welcome to BAD MMA – The origins of combat™
The BADDEST brand on the planet™
© 2009-2024 BADMMA.COM
All Rights Reserved.
The BAD MMA™ trademark, logos, slogans, and website
are the property of Funky Bacteria Productions
© 2009-2024 Funky Bacteria Productions ™
All Rights Reserved.

» Home « » Shop « » Forums « » Privacy Policy « » Terms of Service «