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Miocic might finally be ready to defend his UFC heavyweight
“The time has come,” Miocic wrote on Twitter. “Who’s ready? #SM
The reigning champion has been sidelined since undergoing eye
surgery following a UFC 241 victory over Daniel
Cormier last August. A potential return to action was further
delayed when the COVID-19 pandemic prevented the Ohio-based
firefighter from training at his gym.
Cormier, who has been very vocal about pushing for a trilogy with
Miocic before he retires, was quite pleased to hear that the
champion appears ready to return to the Octagon.
Meanwhile, top contender Francis
Ngannou had a different reaction, as he is ready for the
division to move forward. “The Predator” has authored four
consecutive first-round finishes and seems destined to get the next
title shot once Miocic and Cormier have concluded their
“It’s been a year now, so stop fighting on social media and sign
the contracts on your desks and lets move on,” Ngannou wrote.