UFC Rotterdam Full Fight: Stefan Struve finishes ‘Bigfoot’ Silva in 16-seconds

Stefan Struve (27-8) made quick work of Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva (19-9-1) yesterday at UFC Fight Night 87 in Rotterdam. The “Skyscraper” only needed 16 seconds to finish off the former UFC heavyweight title challenger and he was rewarded handsomely for his effort. Struve’s 8th career KO earned him his first career performance of the night bonus giving him six career UFC...
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May 09, 2016  |  Discuss

UFC heavyweight Stefan Struve's fighting heart rewarded with big win

Heading into his UFC Fight Night co-main event, Sunday in his native Holland, Stefan Struve had lost three out of his previous four contests, and battled a serious heart condition which had forced him out of competition for a long stretch. The 28 year-old "Skyscraper" never gave up, however."I just told myself, 'just keep fighting,'" Struve said at the post-event press conference...
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May 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Stefan Struve Vs Jared Rosholt Signed For UFC 193

A heavyweight fight between Stefan Struve and Jared Rosholt has been booked for UFC 193 in Australia on November 15th. Struve picked up a decision win over grizzled veteran Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira at UFC 190 earlier this month, though it wasn’t a particularly impressive performance. Prior to that ‘Skyscraper’ had lost to both Mark Hunt and Alistair Overeem as well as battling...
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August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Stefan Struve punishes Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira to win unanimous decision

Stefan Struve endured a hostile crowd while also fighting one of his idols as the Dutch kickboxer got back on track with a unanimous decision win over Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira at UFC 190. Struve has battled through a health scare with a heart condition that nearly ended his career and dropping back-to-back fights by knockout to finally get back in the win column while facing a legend...
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August 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Stefan Struve Outstrikes Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira To Decision Win At UFC 190

Stefan Struve oustruck Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira over the course of three rounds at UFC 190 in Brazil tonight, appearing to have him hurt at times, but was unable to find a away to finish the 39 year-old veteran. Round One: Struve with a jab to start. Nogueira gets through with a left hook and then clinches up against the cage with the much bigger struve. He lands a knee. Struve...
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August 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Stefan Struve: If I use my reach well, there's not a lot opponents can do

Heavyweight contender Stefan Struve will enter the UFC 190 Octagon Saturday in Brazil after losing his last two bouts by knockout. Perhaps just as significantly, he's suffered for years from a rare heart condition that kept him out of competition for a long time. In fact, Struve recently estimated that he's been fighting at barely over 50 percent of his physical capabilities. Now...
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July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Stefan Struve Determined To Fight Again Despite Panic Attack

According to his manager, Stefan Struve is determined to fight in the UFC again despite his recent health issues. UFC 175 earlier this month had been all set to mark the heavyweight’s triumphant return to the Octagon over a year after he had been diagnosed with a potential career-ending heart condition, but disaster struck on the night of the event when the ‘Skyscraper’ passed...
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July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Pays Stefan Struve and Matt Mitrone Despite Canceled UFC 175 Fight

There’s nothing like getting paid for doing nothing. Sure Stefan Struve (pictured) and Matt Mitrone would have preferred to fight each other Saturday at UFC 175, but leaving Las Vegas with your show and win money isn’t a bad consolation prize. Just minutes before the heavyweights were to take center stage, Struve, who was returning from a 14-month hiatus after undergoing surgery...
July 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Stefan Struve faints in locker room and has fight called off

Stefan Struve’s (pictured) 14-month hiatus from fighting will have to wait for another day, possibly, forever. Just minutes before the heavyweight was to fight Matt Mitrione at UFC 175, Struve fainted backstage and the bout has been canceled. “He was hyperventilating. They think it was a panic attack,” UFC president Dana White told media members sitting in press row. It was...
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Stefan Struve blacked out in locker room; fight called off

Stefan Struve blacked out and fainted in the locker room prior to his UFC 175 fight with Matt Mitrione in Las Vegas, leading the UFC to cancel the bout. “Stefan Struve blacked out in the locker room. He has elevated heart rate and is out of the fight. I’d never risk his health,” UFC boss […]
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July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

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