BOSTON – It’s a bit of a no-brainer to Stipe Miocic if you ask him if he feels disrespected to be the underdog in a title fight as the UFC’s heavyweight champion. “How would you feel?” Miocic asked after a Wednesday workout in Boston. Miocic (17-2 MMA, 11-2 UFC) is the underdog – as champion – to challenger Francis Ngannou (11-1 MMA, 6-0 UFC) in the UFC 220 main event, which takes place Saturday at TD Garden in Boston. The main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on FS1 and UFC Fight Pass. Ngannou checks in as a -175 favorite, no doubt in large part thanks to his December “Knockout of the Year” starching of Alistair Overeem at UFC 218 in Detroit. “I’m so used to it by now,” Miocic said

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Underdog Stipe Miocic feels disrespected ahead of UFC 220, but still planning ‘and still’ – MMA Junkie

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