Stipe Miocic was all smiles regardless of dropping his UFC heavyweight title to Francis Ngannou in devastating vogue.
The Cleveland-native was stopped within the second spherical of the principle occasion at UFC 260 as Ngannou dropped a number of highly effective bombs which detonated in beautiful vogue.
Having been dropped by a stiff jab within the Apex, Miocic exchanged leather-based and was caught in a fireplace combat which ended with him sprawled on the canvas.
Instantly after the bout, he was transported from the Apex to a hospital in Las Vegas and didn’t communicate to the media after the bout.
Regardless of the alarming nature of the defeat, Ryan Miocic has posted an replace on her husband from his hospital mattress and confirmed there isn’t any want to stress concerning the 38-year-old.
She wrote on Instagram: “He’s alright, nonetheless my hero!”
Miocic stays one of many best heavyweights to ever compete within the UFC and nonetheless shares the document for essentially the most title defences (6), regardless of falling in need of breaking that on Saturday night time.
Having avenged his 2018 defeat to Daniel Cormier on two separate events, it stays to be seen if the fireplace fighter nonetheless has the drive and the need to reclaim his heavyweight title.
With Jon Jones and Derrick Lewis seemingly subsequent in line, Miocic would most likely need to return to preventing contenders simply to enter the consideration for a 3rd combat with Ngannou.