Local firefighter contends for the UFC title

Posted at 6:22 PM, May 14, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-14 18:26:33-04

Local firefighter 33-year-old Stipe Miocic takes on Fabricio Werdum for the Ultimate Fighting Championship 198, a title fight in Brazil Saturday at 10 p.m. ET. 

Miocic, who works as a part-time firefighter in at Valley View, is ranked as number 3 in the heavyweight division. But on May14, he will be vying to take the title from Werdum of Brazil.
The face-off between the two will take place in the Arena Atletico Paranaense in Curitiba and is scheduled to air on pay-per-view.
Quaker Steak in Valley View at 5935 Canal Road will also be streaming the competition.
The 6 foot 4 Miocic weighed in at 240 pounds while Werdum, who is the same height, weighed in at 231 pounds, to