During Stipe Miocic’s recent guesting on “The Rich Eisen Show” aired on the Audience Network on Directv, they talked about a lot of things, which were mostly about his upcoming UFC 226 fight.
But apart from the usual questions thrown at Miocic, the host tried to shed a light on more personal stuff. Miocic shared about how he got into UFC, which all started when he was studying to become a firefighter paramedic. And until today, he still works as a paramedic in his hometown, Ohio, for about two to three times a week.
When Eisen asked about Miocic’s opinion regarding Lebron James leaving Cleveland, he said that it was “good for him” to join the Los Angeles Lakers.
His World Cup Team, Croatia, was also brought up as he is a native of the country, and he’s happy that they’re moving on to the quarterfinals.
Stipe Miocic Joked About Conor McGregor Bus Incident
Miocic just landed in Brooklyn when the outrage happened, but he didn’t witness the action. However, his manager was near the area and told him about it.
“My manager was actually right there and not like right next to, but he was in the vicinity of what happened. He said people were running around like craziness going on,” he said.
In light of the incident, Miocic posted on his Twitter of what seemed like a scorecard.
When asked on what McGregor thought about this tweet, he said “I don’t know, he don’t care. He has a lot of money, so he don’t care about me.”
So, what’s next for Stipe Miocic after UFC 226?
Whenever people ask Miocic about his plans for the upcoming bout with DC, all he says is to “win and come home.” However, there’s a reason behind why he’s rushing to come home after UFC 226.
Apart from confidently walking out with the belt strapped to his waist, Miocic is also expecting his first child – possibly on the day of the fight!
His wife wasn’t able to come with him to Las Vegas for his fight as she can give birth anytime this week. According to Miocic, in case his wife is already labour while he’s in the octagon with Cormier, he won’t get any updates. Instead, he has to get home and see for himself.
But Miocic is not just a man of the octagon, but also a loving husband and father. He’s even planning to deliver the baby himself if his wife hasn’t delivered their child yet by the time he gets home after UFC 226.
“Hopefully she doesn’t come out, I get to deliver her ’cause I’m a medic,” Miocic said. Of course, a doctor will guide him, but he’s permitted to deliver the baby since he is a paramedic.
— Stipe Miocic (@stipemiocic) July 3, 2018
But first, Stipe Miocic will win the belt
Before Miocic’s life begins to change with the birth of his first child, he is now focused on his upcoming match against Daniel Cormier. Miocic (18-2 MMA, 12-2 UFC) and Cormier (20-1 MMA, 9-1 UFC) are set to fight for the heavyweight title in the UFC 226 main event.