American mixed martial artist Stipe Miocic is of Croatian descent. He is a former two-time UFC Heavyweight Champion and presently competes in the Heavyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Miocic is largely recognized as the greatest UFC heavyweight fighter of all time by critics, commentators, and the media. He is currently ranked #2 in the UFC heavyweight rankings and #13 in the men’s pound-for-pound rankings as of August 2021.
Stipe Miocic Biography And Net Worth
|Net Worth $4 million|
|Full Name Stipe Miocic|
|Birth Date August 19, 1982|
|Age 40 Years|
|Birthplace Euclid, Ohio, U.S|
|Profession Mixed Martial Artist, Boxer|
|Wife Ryan Marie Carney|
Stipe Miocic Early Life
He was the son of Croatian immigrants Kathy and Bojan Miocic, and he was born and reared in Euclid, Ohio, on August 19, 1982. He continued to live with his mother when his parents divorced when he was still a little child. While attending Eastlake North High School, Miocic participated in baseball, football, and wrestling.
During his time in college at Trevecca Nazarene University and Cleveland State University, he attracted the attention of Major League Baseball teams. During his junior year in college, he also participated in Division II baseball at Coker College. From Trevecca Nazarene University, he received his degree, and at CSU, he specialized in marketing and communications.
Stipe Miocic Early Career
With only eight months of preparation and experience as an NCAA Division I wrestler at Cleveland State and the Cleveland Golden Gloves boxing champion, Miocic started his MMA career by winning his first six matches by knockout. He first competed for the Ohio-based MMA promotion NAAFS, where he won the heavyweight title.
Stipe Miocic Success
When he fought Joey Beltran in October 2011, Miocic made his UFC debut. In February 2012, he defeated Philip De Fries and earned the Knockout of the Night. In May 2014, his victory over Fabio Maldonado earned him the Performance of the Night award, and in December 2014, his loss to Junior dos Santos earned him the Fight of the Night award. Miocic in May 2016, defeated Fabric Werdum to claim the UFC Heavyweight Championship in the Performance of the Night. Stipe lost to fight Daniel Cormier at UFC 226 in Las Vegas in July 2018, dropping his record to 18-3 and handing the UFC Heavyweight Championship to Cormier. On March 27, 2021, at UFC 260, Miocic fought Francis Ngannou again and lost the match.
Stipe Miocic Wife
On June 18, 2016, he married the love of his life Ryan Marie Carney at Kirtland, Ohio’s Divine Word Catholic Church. His daughter, Meelah was born in 2018 and On August 28, 2021, they gave birth to a boy called Mateo Cruz.
Stipe Miocic Net Worth
The estimated net worth of Stipe Miocic is $4 million as of 2022. He made $5000k from the fight and perhaps another $500k from a pay-per-view bonus in a fight against Daniel. A $790,000 fight purse was awarded to him for his most recent contest with Daniel Cormier. In the UFC, Miocic has earned $5,278,000 and huge endorsement contracts with Reebok, Cub Cadet, and Modelo are held by Miocic.
Stipe Miocic Physical Stats