Stipe Miocic In A Gi?! The Former UFC Champion Talks With The Jiu-Jitsu Times About His Upcoming Fight 2 Win Debut

1216

The weekend is nearly upon us, and that means so is Fight 2 Win 110 in Cleveland.

This event has a first ever as far as Fight2Win competitions go: a special purple belt gi match between former UFC champion and top-ranked UFC heavyweight Stipe Miocic and Aaron Howard. Both men are civil servants — Miocic a firefighter and Howard a policeman. Miocic will be donating his purse to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.

This will mark the first time that F2W has had a UFC champion on one of their cards, and Miocic is a special one because he set the record for title defenses in the heavyweight division, defending his title three times before losing it. It’s a loss that fans are excited to see him avenge.

I had an opportunity to chat with Stipe at Strong Style Training Center last night about his thoughts on the matchup, and more specifically, training in the gi.

Tune in this Saturday night either live at the NEO Sports Plant in Cleveland Ohio or on FloGrappling to watch Miocic’s match and many more at Fight 2 Win 110.

Previous articleHere Are All The Women You’ll See In The Finals At The 2019 World Pro
Next articleHeart Of A World Pro Champion: João Gabriel Rocha Gets His First Big Win Since Being Declared Cancer-Free
Avatar
Emil Fischer is an active brown belt competitor under Pablo Angel Castro III training at Strong Style Mixed Martial Arts and Training Center near Cleveland Ohio (www.strongstyle.com) and teaching at Ground Up BJJ (http://mpcle.com/class/ground-up-bjj/.) For more information, other articles, and competition videos check out his athlete pages at www.facebook.com/emilfischerbjj www.twitter.com/Emil_Fischer and https://instagram.com/emilfischerbjj/. Emil is sponsored by Meerkatsu (www.Meerkatsu.com, discount code EmilKatsu), Eddy's On Coventry, Cleveland Cryo (www.clevelandcryo.net discount code EmilCryo,) NottaRookie, The Terphouse (www.TheTerphouse.com, used discount code COOKIES), Trap And Roll Soap Company (www.trapandrollsoap.com discount code COOKIES) Impact Mouthguards (www.impactmouthguards.com discount code EMILIMPACT), North South Jiu Jitsu Underwear, as well as a brand ambassador for Ludwig Van (www.ludwigvantheman.com discount code FAMILY) and Vanguard Kimono.
Click on a tab to select how you'd like to leave your comment

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here