August 19, 1982
|Height||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Weight||239 lb (108 kg; 17.1 st)|
|Reach||80 in (203 cm)|
|Style||Boxing, Muay Thai, Wrestling|
|Fighting out of||Euclid, Ohio, United States|
|Team||Strong Style Fight Team|
|Rank||NCAA Division I Wrestling|
|Years active||2010–present (MMA)|
|Mixed martial arts record|
|University||Cleveland State University|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
Stipe Miocic (Croatian: Stipe Miočić; born August 19, 1982) is a Croatian-American mixed martial artist. He is currently under contract with the Ultimate Fighting Championship, competing in the heavyweight division.
Miocic trains out of Strong Style Fight Team in Ohio along with UFC veteran Forrest Petz and Bellator's Chris Lozano and Brian Rogers. He received interest from Major League Baseball teams during his collegiate years at Cleveland State University alongside such names as Nik Fekete, Ryan Bader, and Muhammed Lawal.
Miocic played baseball his senior year at Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville, Tennessee. He helped lead the team to the TranSouth Athletic Conference regular season and tournament championship, hitting .344 with 14 doubles, 4 triples, 7 home runs and 43 RBI. He earned the TranSouth Player of the Week award.
Mixed martial arts 
As a former Golden Gloves champion and NCAA Division I wrestler, he debuted in MMA winning his first 5 fights by knockout. He then fought for the NAAFS Heavyweight Championship where he defeated Bobby Brents by submission after delivering numerous strong leg kicks.
Ultimate Fighting Championship 
Personal life 
Titles and accomplishments 
Mixed martial arts 
- Ultimate Fighting Championship
Mixed martial arts record 
|Professional record breakdown|
|10 matches||9 wins||1 loss|
|Soa Palelei||UFC 161||15 June 2013||Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada|
|Loss||9-1||Stefan Struve||TKO (punches)||UFC on Fuel TV: Struve vs. Miocic||September 29, 2012||2||3:50||Nottingham, United Kingdom||Fight of the Night.|
|Win||9-0||Shane del Rosario||TKO (elbows)||UFC 146||May 26, 2012||2||3:14||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Win||8-0||Phil De Fries||KO (punches)||UFC on Fuel TV: Sanchez vs. Ellenberger||February 15, 2012||1||0:43||Omaha, Nebraska, United States||Knockout of the Night.|
|Win||7-0||Joey Beltran||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 136||October 8, 2011||3||5:00||Houston, Texas, United States|
|Win||6-0||Bobby Brents||Submission (leg kicks)||NAAFS - Fight Night in the Flats 7||June 4, 2011||2||4:27||Cleveland, Ohio, United States||Won NAAFS Heavyweight Championship.|
|Win||5-0||William Penn||KO (punch)||NAAFS - Caged Vengeance 9||April 16, 2011||1||2:23||Cleveland, Ohio, United States||NAAFS Heavyweight title eliminator.|
|Win||4-0||Gregory Maynard||TKO (punches)||NAAFS - Night of Champions 2010||December 4, 2010||2||1:43||Cleveland, Ohio, United States|
|Win||3-0||Jeremy Holm||KO (punches)||NAAFS - Rock N Rumble 4||August 28, 2010||1||1:36||Cleveland, Ohio, United States|
|Win||2-0||Paul Barry||TKO (punches)||Moosin: God of Martial Arts||May 21, 2010||2||1:32||Worcester, Massachusetts, United States|
|Win||1-0||Corey Mullis||TKO (punches)||NAAFS - Caged Fury 9||February 20, 2010||1||0:17||Cleveland, Ohio, United States|
See also 
- "World MMA Heavyweight Scouting Report: #5 - Stipe Miocic". bloodyelbow.com. Retrieved 2011-04-17.
- Whitehead, Lee (July 20, 2011). "Joey Beltran Welcomes Octagon Rookie Stipe Miocic at UFC 136 in Houston". mmaweekly.com. Retrieved July 20, 2011.
- "Philip De Fries vs. Stipe Miocic added to UFC on FUEL TV 1". mmajunkie.com. December 21, 2011.
- Pisha, Ken (April 24, 2012). "UFC 146 All-Heavyweight Main Card Remains Intact, Despite Facelift". mmaweekly.com. Retrieved April 24, 2012.
- "Stefan Struve vs. Stipe Miocic tapped UFC on FUEL TV 5 headliner in Nottingham". mmajunkie.com. June 15, 2012.
- "Stipe Miocic meets newly signed Soa Palelei at UFC 161 in June heavyweight tilt". MMAJunkie.com. March 5, 2013.