Stipe Miocic Biography

September 19, 2019
First published on:December 18, 2016
by John Max

Facts of Stipe Miocic

Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 4 Inch
Birth Name Stipe Miocic
Birth Place Euclid, Ohio
Famous Name Stipe Miocic
Net Worth $3 Million
Salary N/A
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Currently Married Yes
Married to Ryan Marie Carney
Children Meelah Claire Miocic
Affair with Unknown

Stipe Miocic is an American professional mixed martial artist who is currently signed to Ultimate Fighting Championship, UFC. He competes in the heavyweight division and is the reigning champion since 2016.

Currently 36, Stipe Micocic has an estimated net worth of $4 million in 2019 and is paid well for each of his fights in UFC. He is considered by many as "the greatest heavyweight mixed martial artist of all time."  He is ranked #11 in official UFC pound-for-pound rankings, as of 16th April 2019. 

Net Worth - $4 million

Stipe Miocic has an estimated net worth of $4 million in 2019, including all of his properties and earning. Being a professional MMA fighter, he doesn't receive a fixed salary instead gets paid for each match.

Miocic at the UFC 203 event defended his heavyweight title for the first time on 10th September 2016  against Overeem and earned $690,000 in a single night. He reportedly earned $600,000 show up, and $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus, $40,000 Reebok sponsorship. 

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Let the results speak. We’re not done yet.

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Again at UFC 211 held on  13th May 2017, Stipe defended his title for the second time against Junior dos Santos and just like the first defense, he again received $690,000 as a single fight salary. He received $600,000 to show up, along with $50,000 as the performance of the Night bonus, added $40,000 Reebok sponsorship. He received a comparatively low pay cheque of $640,000 against Francis Ngannou at UFC 220.

In 2018, Stipe's contract was reviewed and he then provided a raise of $150 thousand, making his UFC 226 appearance worth $750,000. As per various sources, Stipe as of July 2018, has earned a total sum of $3,658,000. The Ohio resident currently owns a luxury apartment worth $600,000

Stipe's career earnings from different UFC events are tabulated below:

UFC 136  Oct 8/11 $12,000
UFC on Fuel TV Feb 15/12 $66,000
UFC 146 May 26/12 $20,000
UFC on Fuel TV Sept 29/12 $55,000
UFC 161 Jun 15/13 $30,000
UFC on Fox Jan 25/14 $40,000
TUF Brazil 3 Finale May 31/14 $100,000
UFC on Fox Dec 13/14 $80,000
UFC Fight Night May 10/15 $60,000
UFC 195 Jan 2/16 $175,000
UFC 198 May 14/16 $210,000
UFC 203 Sep 10/16 $690,000
UFC 211 May 13/17 $690,000
UFC 220 Jan 20/18 $640,000
UFC 226  July 7/18 $790,000
UFC 241 Aug 17/19 $830,000

In 2008, he bought his first car, Chevy Trailblazer. As of now, he is seen riding DODGE RAM REBEL. In an interview, he said that "My all-time favorite car is an El Camino. I just like El Caminos," he says.

Wife - Ryan Marie Carney

Talking about his personal life and bio, Stipe Micocic is a happily married man, he got married to his long-term loving girlfriend, Ryan Marie Carney. The couple tied their knots on 18 June 2016, at the Divine Word Catholic Church in Kirtland, Ohio.

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I'm blessed to go through this life with my best friend. Doesn't hurt that she's smoking hot too! #blessed #andstill #love

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Miocic announced that the couple is expecting a baby on 20 January 2018, he later added that it would be a girl.

Stipe's wife and daughter
SOURCE: Stipe's wife and daughter

On 27th July 2018, at 1:50 p.m. the pair welcomed their new arrival, a daughter, Meelah Claire Miocic. At the time of birth, the baby girl was 8lbs,9oz and 21” long. 

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Blessed to have these two beautiful women in my life. Baptizing my daughter today was an amazing experience. Today was a good day. #SM

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The family of three is living a blissful life. There is no sign of divorce.

Short Bio

Stipe Miocic was born on August 19, 1982, to American parents, Kathy Micocic and Bojan Micocic in Euclid, Ohio, the United States.

Talking about his nationality, he is an American of Croatian descent. His star sign is Leo and was born to the Croatian parents.

Professional Career

Stipe Miocic began his MMA career by winning his first five fights by knockout. He was the fighter of NAAFS (an Ohio-based MMA promotion), where he managed to win the NAAFS Heavyweight Championship by defeating Brents by submission.

On June 14, 2011, Stipe Miocic landed his steps at UFC and agreed to a multi-fight deal with the UFC. His UFC debut game came against the Joey Beltran on Oct 8, 2011, at UFC 136. He won the fight via unanimous decision.

Stipe Miocic celebrating his win
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On May 14, 2016, he faced the prominent fighter Werdum at UFC 198. Micocic defeated him and it was Werdum's first loss since June 2011. He earned the championship as well as awarded by Performance of the Night Bonus. Miocic made his first title defense at UFC 203 against Alistair Overeem on 10 September 2006.  He made his second title defense against Junior dos Santos on May 13, 2017, at UFC 211. 

Coming into the fight as the underdog, Miocic at UFC 220, faced Francis Ngannou and became the first-ever UFC fighter to defend the heavyweight title in three different occasions. 

Miocic faced UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Daniel Cormier on July 7, 2018, in UFC 226, the main event on the event named The champion vs. champion. Miocic lost the fight via knockout in the first round.


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