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'Come on with that sh*t': UFC boss Dana White says Stipe-Cormier III determines heavyweight GOAT, dismisses Russian icon Fedor

1 month ago   |   By RT

Saturday night's rematch between Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier will determine the best MMA heavyweight of all time says Dana White, who rubbished suggestions that this particular mantle should be held by Fedor Emelianenko.
Russian great Emelianenko dominated the halcyon days of heavyweight MMA, running roughshod through the PRIDE roster in a four-year period between 2002 and 2006 and was, until recently at least, in a class of one when it came to considerations as to best heavyweight fighter the sport has seen.
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Dana White: 'No debate' that Stipe Miocic-Daniel Cormier trilogy winner is heavyweight GOAT

Dana White: 'No debate' that Stipe Miocic-Daniel Cormier trilogy winner is heavyweight GOAT

1 month ago   |   By MMAjunkie

LAS VEGAS - UFC president Dana White agrees that legacy is at stake in the UFC 252 main event.
Heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic will defend his title against former heavyweight and light heavyweight champ Daniel Cormier on Saturday in a trilogy fight that many believe will determine the greatest heavyweight of all time.
With the score tied 1-1, both men are vying to cement their position, and White thinks this fight undoubtedly determines who the best heavyweight in the history of the sport is.
“I'm so pumped for that fight,” White told reporters, including MMA Junkie, on Tuesday night...
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