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Stipe Miocic eyeing a bout with UFC 166 winner Gabriel Gonzaga

Written on October 25, 2013 by Hector

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Heavyweight prospect Stipe Miocic calls out Gabriel Gonzaga in UFC Tonight

certainly made an impression with his KO win over at and it seems like he caught the attention of . The rising heavyweight prospect has expressed his interest in a possible fight with Napao in the recent edition of UFC Tonight.

The 31 year old Miocic has started his MMA record with 6-0 prior to his UFC career. Since then he racked up three straight wins with the promotion before suffering an upset KO at the hands of . He returned to the winning column when he outpointed in their heavyweight showdown last June and he wants to add the hard hitting Brazilian to the list of his victims. Meanwhile, Gonzaga has just recently come back to relevancy after back to back first round KOs of and Shawn Jordan. Gonzaga, who lost to randy Couture in his first bid for the title, has stated his interest for another run at the heavyweight gold in the interview after his win over Jordan.

That being said, Gonzaga’s camp has yet to say something about the potential matchup. Regardless, the two makes up for an interesting fight. Miocic has the advantage in speed and athleticism while Gonzaga will have the edge in the knockout power and submission department.

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