recent statement, he seemed to have changed his mind as he said he is now willing to give Miocic the title shot – but only if Brock Lesnar won’t make it.But in a
Miocic Believes He Deserves Rematch More Than Lesnar
Even UFC commentator Joe Rogan says Miocic deserves the opportunity to get back the title because of his accomplishments throughout his reign as champ.
Miocic Reaction on DC’s Statement on Demetrious Johnson Defeat
Miocic’s situation has been brought up because of another dethroned UFC champ on Saturday’s UFC 227 event in Los Angeles. Former flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson failed to defend his title for the 12th time after losing to Henry Cejudo via split decision.
It so happened that DC was broadcasting the event along with his partners Jon Anik and Joe Rogan. They discussed afterwards whether “DJ” deserves an immediate rematch against Cejudo, and the dual-division champ expressed his thoughts on the matter.
Rogan, who was with DC at UFC 227, then asked what difference was Johnson not getting an immediate rematch to DC looking forward to a ‘money fight’ vs Brock Lesnar instead of giving Miocic a well-deserved rematch.
In response, DC said:
Miocic, on the other hand, recently took to social media his reaction on the matter:
Hmm, weird. pic.twitter.com/62HMFSOx6w
— Stipe Miocic (@stipemiocic) August 7, 2018
Many UFC fans say that Johnson’s situation is a different circumstance from Miocic because he didn’t lose by KO and he was the second-longest reigning champ in the history of UFC.