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STEFAN STRUVE RUMORS

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...
Via Fight Of The Night
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Fighter Blacked Out Before Fight at UFC 175

The fight between heavyweights Stefan Struve and Matt Mitrione was called off after Struve fainted in his locker room Saturday night before UFC 175. ESPN’s Brett Okamoto reported that the 26 year old Struve, who was diagnosed  with a bicuspid aortic valve – a rare heart disorder that disrupts blood flow, was taken to a local hospital for further evaluation. He had received...
Via Ring Kings
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Stefan Struve, Matt Mitrione And Dana White React To Fight Cancellation

Last night’s UFC 175 main card heavyweight fight between Stefan Struve and Matt Mitrione was cancelled while the show was already underway after the ‘Skyscraper’ passed out backstage. For any fighter that would be a cause for concern, but it was moreso in Struve’s case since he was returning to the Octagon for the first time since being diagnosed with a heart condition last...
Via Fight Of The Night
25 days ago  |  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...
Via 5thRound.com
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Stefan Struve Faints Backstage; Fight With Matt Matrione Cancelled

In a dramatic turn of events, heavyweight fighter Stefan Struve’s comeback at UFC 175 tonight against Matt Mitrione had to be cancelled at the last moment after he fainted backstage. “They thought it was a panic attack, and they hooked him up to the machine,” Dana White told reporters, “but they’re taking him to do more tests.” The incident is particularly troubling as...
Via Fight Of The Night
25 days ago  |  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...
Via 5thRound.com
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Stefan Struve Has Panic Attack in Locker Room; UFC 175 Fight Canceled

Stefan Struve was scheduled to make his return tonight at UFC 175 but it has been reported that Struve just passed out in the locker room and he will no longer face Matt Mitrione. We will update you with more information as it becomes available. Update:  UFC President Dana White says, “He was hyperventilating. They think it was a panic attack, but we’re not risking it.” Here...
Via BlackSportsOnline
26 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC’s Stefan Struve Gets Good News on Enlarged Heart

In August, UFC heavyweight Stefan Struve (pictured) revealed a leaking aortic valve and an enlarged heart had put his fighting career in jeopardy. Despite the bleak prognosis, the 25-year-old remained hellbent on returning to the Octagon. Early Wednesday morning, Struve said his condition has gotten better and he’s been authorized to resume training on a monitored basis. “So...
Via 5thRound.com
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC on FUEL TV 5 Struve vs. Miocic – Video Highlights

In the main event of UFC on FUEL TV 5 Stefan Struve would hand Stipe Miocic the first loss of his career with a second round technical knockout. A back-and-forth first round saw both heavyweights land solid shots with Miocic having success working the body of the 7-foot Struve. However, “Skyscaper” Struve would take over in the second round as he began to pick apart Miocic. Struve...
Via MMA Interplay
September 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Heavyweights Stefan Struve vs. Stipe Miocic to headline UFC on Fuel TV 5

A heavyweight clash between Stefan “Skyscraper” Struve and Stipe Miocic will serve as the main event for UFC on Fuel TV 5 in Nottingham, England. UFC officials announced that Struve and Miocic have verbally agreed to meet at the September 29th bout. Struve and Miocic will look to build upon their impressive wins at UFC 146. Struve (24-5) needed just 65 seconds to record a armbar...
Via MMA Interplay
June 15, 2012  |  Discuss
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