Miočić against Rothwell in Dublin!
Published: 13.08.2015 • 16:09
It has long been speculated who would be the next opponent to Stipe Miočić who awaits his opportunity to attack the UFC heavyweight champion belt. Apparently, Miočić will soon have to face Ben Rothwell.
The match has not yet been officially confirmed by the UFC, but relevant combat sports portals published this news and it seems that the match between Miočić and Rothwell should happen at UFC Fight Night 76 that is to take place October 24 in Dublin. This will be the clash of two potential contenders. Miočić is currently no 3, while Rothwell holds the 6th spot.
Stipe Miočić will enter this match after the victory against Mark Hunt while Ben Rothwell (35-9) won in his last three matches. Mitrione, Overeem and Vera did not make it until the last bell against Rothwell. Miočić scored four wins in his last five matches and his only lost was to Junior dos Santos via judges' decision after five rounds.
The winner of this match should be next heavyweight title contender.
UFC Fight Night 76
Joseph Duffy vs. Dustin Poirier
Stipe Miočić vs. Ben Rothwell
Tom Breese vs. Cathal Pendred
Scott Askham vs. Krzysztof Jotko
Reza Madadi vs. Norman Parke
Bubba Bush vs. Garreth McLellan
Paddy Holohan vs. Louis Smolka