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Monday, Feb 06, 2017

Report: Stipe Miocic – Junior dos Santos II Planned For UFC 211

Stipe Miocic (photo via UFC)

By FCF Staff

It looks like Stipe Miocic has his next title defense, as according to reports, the UFC’s heavyweight champ will face Junior dos Santos on May 13th.

Dos Santos was scheduled to fight Stefan Struve on February 19th, but the latter had to withdraw due to injury. According to an initial report from Combate, and a follow up report from MMA Fighting, Miocic and dos Santos will fight at UFC 211, May 13th in Dallas.

The heavyweights fought before in 2014, and dos Santos won a tightly contested, decision. Most recently, Miocic knocked out Alistair Overeem in September, and dos Santos is coming off a decision win over Ben Rothwell last April.

The UFC has not announced the reported fight yet.

posted by FCF Staff @ 1:04 pm
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