Quick Facts of Stipe Miocic
|Full Name||Stipe Miocic|
|Net Worth||$3 Million|
|Date of Birth||1982 /08 /19|
|Birthplace||Euclid, Ohio, U.S.|
|Profession||Mixed Martial Artist, Firefighter|
|Active Year||2010–present (MMA)|
|Spouse||Ryan Marie Carney (M. 2016)|
|Height||6 ft 4 in (193 cm)|
|Weight||242.5 lb (110 kg; 17 st 5 lb)|
|Education||Cleveland State University; Trevecca Nazarene University|
|Online Presence||Twitter (250K followers), Instagram (779K followers), Facebook (291,102 followers)|
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Stipe Miocic is an American professional mixed martial artist of Croatian descent and firefighter in Cleveland, who is considered for by many as “THE GREATEST HEAVYWEIGHT MIXED ARTIST OF ALL TIME”. Currently, he signed Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), where he competes in the heavyweight division and has been a former champion.
Similarly, Miocic has maintained an impressive net worth and earns a lucrative amount of salary from his profession. Besides, he tied the knot with Ryan Marie Carney. If you love to know more in details about Miocic’s career as well as his personal life, net worth, records, and age, take a glimpse of Stipe Miocic.
Who is Stipe Miocic? His Bio & Wiki
Stipe Micic is one of the MMA fighters in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Moreover, he tied the record for most title defenses by defending the belt for two consecutive years. Also, Micic defeated Junior dos Santos in a 2017 fight defending his Heavyweight Champion title.
Miocic was born on 19th August 1982, Euclid, Ohio, the U.S. Moreover, Miocic’s nationality is American and his ethnicity is Croatian. He was raised by his parents, Kathy Micocic and Bojan Micocic. Besides, there is no such information regarding his siblings.
Concerning about Stipe’s education, he studied in the Eastlake North High School. Also, he received interest from Major League Baseball teams during his collegiate years at Cleveland State University and Trevecca Nazarene University.
Inside of Stipe Miocic’s Career
Talking about Stipe Miocic’s profession, Miocic started his MMA career by winning his first five fights by knockout. Moreover, he was the fighter of NAAFS (an Ohio-based MMA promotion), where he managed to win the NAAFS Heavyweight Championship by defeating Brents by submission. On June 14, 2011, Miocic took his steps at UFC and agreed to a multi-fight deal with the UFC. Also, Miocic’s UFC debut game came against the Joey Beltran on October 8, 2011, at UFC 136 and won the fight via unanimous decision.
On May 14, 2016, Miocic faced the prominent fighter, Fabricio Werdum at UFC 198. He defeated him and it was Werdum’s first loss since June 2011. Moreover, he earned the championship and awarded by Performance of the Night Bonus. Furthermore, Miocic made his first title defense at UFC 203 against Alistair Overeem on 10 September 2006. Also, he made his 2nd title defense against Junior dos Santos on May 13, 2017, at UFC 211.
Stipe Miocic VS Francis Ngannou
Coming into the fight as the underdog, Stipe Miocic at UFC 220, faced Francis Ngannou and became the first-ever UFC fighter to defend the heavyweight title in 3 different occasions.
Furthermore, Miocic faced UFC Light Heavyweight Champion, Daniel Cormier on July 7, 2018, in UFC 226, the main event on the event named “The champion vs. champion”. However, he lost the fight via knockout by Cormier in the 1st round.
How much is Stipe Miocic’s Salary & Net Worth?
Stipe Miocic has an estimated net worth of $3 Million as of 2019. Back in 2018, he has earned a net worth of $2 Million including all of his properties and earning. Being a professional MMA fighter, he doesn’t receive a fixed salary instead gets paid for each match. But, we assume that he has maintained a salary is in six-figures.
On 10th September 2016, Miocic at the UFC 203 event defended his heavyweight title for the 1st time against Alistair Overeem and earned $690,000 in a single night. Also, he has earned $600,000 show up, and $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus, $40,000 Reebok sponsorship.
Again at UFC 211 held on 13th May 2017, Miocic defended his title for the 2nd time against Junior dos Santos and just like the first defense, he again received $690,000 as a single fight salary. Moreover, he received a comparatively low pay cheque of $640,000 against Francis Ngannou at UFC 220.
In 2018, Miocic’s contract was reviewed and later he provided a raise of $150 thousand, making his UFC 226 appearance worth $750,000. In July 2018, he has earned a total sum of $3,658,000 and also paid for a flat at $750,000 purse before PPV share for the match against Daniel Cormier. Currently, he purchased a luxury apartment in Ohio worth $600,000.
Stipe Miocic’s Tattoos
Stipe Miocic got a tattoo on his back and it reveals such meanings for him. Also, in an interview with Miocic, he tells us the meaning of his back tattoo which is “Strongstyle fight family,” and “Passion.”