Stipe Miocic confident of a win against Jon Jones: “I have a great IQ”

Stipe Miocic shares his thoughts on the upcoming title fight with Jon Jones.

by Aryan Lakhani
Stipe Miocic confident of a win against Jon Jones: “I have a great IQ”
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The upcoming heavyweight battle between Stipe Miocic and Jon Jones may turn out to be the fight of the year and Jon Jones’ last appearance. The majority of the fans and MMA experts believe Jon Jones will remain victorious, making Stipe Miocic the underdog of the event.

Miocic will be coming out of a lengthy break; he last fought against Francis Ngannou in 2021 and faced a tough knockout loss; watch it below: It is worth knowing that Stipe Miocic has also beaten Francis Ngannou in the past, so it would be unfair to think of him as an easy opponent; this could be the toughest test in Jon Jones’ career.

11th November, all doubts will be cleared, and we will find out who the heavyweight champion is.

Stipe Miocic on his fight against Jon Jones

Recently, in an interview with, Stipe Miocic shared his thoughts on fighting Jon Jones and explained why he thinks he’s going to win.

“It took me a couple fights but after I while, I just stopped caring what everyone thought,” Miocic said, as quoted by “I just don’t care anymore.You think I’m going to lose? Good for you.

You’re going to waste a lot of money now. You’re going to bet against me, you’re going to lose some money. Sorry for that but onto the next. I feel strong, I feel good, you get some bumps and bruises along the way but it’s training camp.

Honestly, I feel great. My head’s right where I need to be. I have a great team with me, we have a great team. At the gym and at home, I’m very lucky. Miocic further said: “[I think] my speed, my angles [and] I think punching power [will give him problems].

I hit a lot harder than people think. I think I have a great IQ. I always change it up and when something happens, I’ll figure a way out. [This fight means] everything, I think this is what it’s all about. It’s what the fans want to see.

It’s a fight he wanted, a fight I wanted. Two of the best going at it, nothing gets better than that”.

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