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(photo from dankos-unlmtd)Stefan StruveVitals6'11.5" 255 lbs (Heavyweight)84.5" reach, OrthodoxFebruary 18, 1988Record24-5 (UFC: 8-3)Current Streak3 straight winsTrainingPurple belt in Brazilian Jiu-JitsuChampionships HeldCage Gladiators World Heavyweight Champion: 2007-2008
Strengths- the tallest fighter in UFC history- 7-foot plus wingspan- very experienced - been in the UFC since he was 21- still extremely young - not in his prime years yet- great kickboxer - formerly fought professionally- submission wizard - 16 of his 24 wins are via tapout- long limbs give him distinct advantage in striking and submissions- decent cardio- very good at passing guard & sweeping opponents on the ground- finishes fights- has never lost a fight that has gone past the first round- great at utilizing leg kicksWeaknesses- has never beaten a top-flight heavyweight (only beats mid-card talent)- despite being a kickboxer, he doesn't posses much knockout power- questionable chin-...
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In February, UFC president Dana White proclaimed all Octagon main events would begin to be of the five round variety – regardless if there was a championship belt on the line or not. Stefan Struve (Pictured) will be headlining his first show since the rule change when he battles Stipe Miocic in Nottingham.
While it’s possible Struve’s workload could increase by 40 percent...
Stefan Struve's brother Nick got him into mixed martial arts at age 15.
The 6-foot-11 Dutchman also credits Nick for keeping him in the sport after he mangled an eye in his first pro fight two years later.
"I know my parents probably wouldn't have been OK with me turning pro at 17," Stefan Struve told FOXSports.com in advance of Saturday's UFC on Fuel TV 5...
Tune in to view the official weigh-in video live for UFC on FUEL TV 5 at approximately 11:00am ET on Friday, September 28th. UFC on FUEL TV 5 (aka UFC Nottingham) features a heavyweight showdown between Stefan Struve and Stipe Miocic.
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The latest installment of MMA Odds Breaker is out, this time Nick Kalikas and Miguel Iturrate took a look at the heavyweight battle that will headline UFC: Nottingham on September 29. When Stefan Struve and Stipe Miocic meet this is Saturday, it will certainly be an interesting one from a bettor’s perspective. Here are the [...]
Struve will headline his first UFC event this Saturday night, taking on Stipe Miocic in the main event of UFC on Fuel 5 in Nottingham, England. Here he is above showing off his 6’11 frame to new flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson.
UFC 5 on Fuel
Stefan Struve Beach Workout
All the fighters slated to participate in tomorrow’s “UFC on FUEL TV: Struve vs. Miocic” event will be tipping the scale today inside Capital FM Arena in Nottingham, England. The first athlete is scheduled to weigh-in at approximately 11AM ET/8AM PT.
Please click HERE if you would like to stream today’s weight competition.
A heavyweight shootout between Stefan Struve and...
Main Card (Fuel TV)• Heavyweight Bout: Stefan Struve (251) vs. Stipe Miocic (239)
• Welterweight Bout: Dan Hardy (169) vs. Amir Sadollah (169)
• Bantamweight Bout: Brad Pickett (135) vs. Yves Jabouin (136)
• Lightweight Bout: Paul Sass (156) vs. Matt Wiman (156)
• Welterweight Bout: John Hathaway (169) vs. John Maguire (169)
• Welterweight Bout: Che Mills...
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