“I’m too fast, I’ll be too strong when the time is right and have way too much energy. The Cameroonian-French knockout artist could not land a clean strike on the champion. LIVE! Miocic, who was the betting underdog coming into the fight, weathered a dangerous storm of power punches in the opening frame to score a dominant unanimous decision (50-44 on all three scorecards) after sweeping the final four rounds against his exhausted opponent. UFC president Dana White spoke with members of the media following DWCS Season 4: Week 8. Thanks for signing up. 0 0 17 of 24 4 of 27 70% 14% 29 of 37 4 of 27 2 of 3 0 of 0 66% --- 0 0 0 0 2:17 0:00 Round 3 Stipe Miocic . But when all was said and done at UFC 220 in Boston, heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic was more than happy to settle for being "the baddest man on the planet.". Francis Ngannou got dominated in his first fight against Stipe Miocic. All Rights Reserved. Should the fight last five rounds, The Predator will have a tough time dealing with the current UFC Heavyweight Champion and coming out on top. Bellator 251 predictions: Is anyone picking against Corey Anderson in his Bellator debut? The next heavyweight title shot should (and probably will) go to Ngannou. CBS Sports is a registered trademark of CBS Broadcasting Inc. Commissioner.com is a registered trademark of CBS Interactive Inc. site: media | arena: mma | pageType: stories | At this point, it does not seem like the rematch will yield different results. According to Paulo Costa, he should have postponed his title fight against Israel Adesanya — which went down at UFC 253 — since he wasn’t at full health. He seems to improve every single day. Psychologically, Stipe Miocic should have the edge given his win over Ngannou and his performance in the last two fights. Francis Ngannou got dominated in his first fight against Stipe Miocic. Miocic closed the round with a big takedown at the horn. You'll now receive the top MMA Junkie stories each day directly in your inbox. CBS Sports will be with you for every punch, kick and submission attempt from UFC 220 in Boston with our live blog below. He needs to pick his shots and wait for his turn to counter the champion. Ngannou's boxing is cleaner and sharper. His skills, however, were nowhere near that of Miocic. Please also read our Privacy Notice and Terms of Use, which became effective December 20, 2019. UFC 220 results, highlights: Stipe Miocic outclasses Francis Ngannou to retain title Miocic put on a championship-level performance to extend his title reign over Ngannou Francis Ngannou . “DC” was retiring — win or lose — and would have surrendered the strap had he prevailed in the UFC 252 headliner. The promotion has tried to book Miocic against Jones once before and would likely have no problem doing it again. Fortunately for Ngannou, he was not finished. Sadly, the coronavirus pandemic has left UFC APEX empty for the foreseeable future. Sign up for our newsletter and get every update delivered to your inbox! debate, Khabib reveals reason for triangle choke vs. Gaethje, Nurmagomedov vs. Ferguson fight set for UFC 249 in April, McGregor set to return at UFC 246 in January vs. 'Cowboy'. After defeating Daniel Cormier for the second time at UFC 252, Stipe Miocic cemented himself as one of the greatest Heavyweight fighters of all time. I'll get back to the drawing board and get better.".

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