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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
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...
Via 5thRound.com
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...
Via 5thRound.com
July 05, 2014  |  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
July 05, 2014  |  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: Stefan Struve vs. Stipe Miocic (Video Highlight)

Plenty of fans complained all the livelong day about the lack of star power Saturday’s UFC on FUEL TV 5 roster packed. However, the freebie fight card turned out to be action packed with several thrilling finishes – including the show’s featured attraction between Stefan Struve (Pictured) and Stipe Miocic. It took Struve a round to find his range, but once he did it was a...
Via 5thRound.com
September 30, 2012  |  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

Stefan Struve most likely broke Lavar Johnson’s arm

UFC 146 displayed all heavyweight matchups for the first time ever, and the event did not disappoint. Stefan Struve mauled Lavar Johnson and, from the looks of it, broke his arm in the process. Check out the GIF below from the guys at The Big Lead. Painful.
Via Octagon Mania
May 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Struve ready to take division by storm

With 10 UFC fights under his belt, it's easy to forget Dutch "Skyscraper" Stefan Struve is still in the early stages of his mixed martial arts career. When he steps in to face Dave Herman in UFC on FUEL TV 1 on Wednesday at Omaha, Neb., the fight will come just a few days shy of his 24th birthday. And while championship gold and fulfilling potential are marks on his...
Via Fox Sports
February 14, 2012  |  Discuss
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