Stipe Miocic to fight in Cleveland this Sept.

Posted at 6:02 AM, May 26, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-26 06:02:01-04

The man who brought a championship title to Cleveland for the first time since 1964 will fight in Northeast Ohio this summer.

Even better, this will be Cleveland's first ever UFC fight.

Stipe Miocic announced Wednesday that he will fight Alistair Overeem on Sept. 10 at Quicken Loans Arena.


It's on! Defending the belt in the land!!!! #andstill #clevelandagainsttheworld #ufc203 #clevelandtough #theland

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On May 15, knocked out Brazlilian Fabricio Werdum at Arena da Baixada soccer stadium in Curitiba, Brazil to become the UFC heavyweight champion of the world.