Its been confirmed by MMA Junkie that Stipe Miocic is injured and out of the Heavyweight fight that was set to take place at UFC Fight Night 76 at the 3Arena in Dublin, Ireland October 24th . This card is headlined by Lightweights Dustin Poirier and Joseph Duffy.
Rothwell fuelled the rumour of a possible injury when he tweeted
… @stipemiocicufc for real?
— Big Ben Rothwell (@RothwellFighter) October 13, 2015
Stipe Miocic’s manager Greg Kalikas confirmed the news with MMA Junkie via text that the fighter suffered an injury, though one that was “not serious, just bad timing.” Head of pr Dave Sholler then also confirmed the news via twitter stating
Can confirm that Miocic is out of Dublin fight. We are reviewing options for a potential replacement. Wish Miocic a speedy recovery.
— Dave Sholler (@Sholler_UFC) October 13, 2015