Stipe Miocic: ‘I think I deserve a trilogy with Francis Ngannou’
Miocic won against Ngannou. He gave Ngannou his first career loss at UFC 220 in January 2018. Ngannou equaled Miocic at UFC 260 in March. The Predator wasn’t ready to defend his title. brand within the timeframe desired by the fight promotion, and an interim heavyweight title fight was placed between Derrick Lewis and Ciryl Ganes.
Gane defeated Lewis for the interim title at UFC 265 in August. Miocic was not asked to compete for the interim title.
“I would love it when they ask me. I feel – I understand what the UFC is doing. It’s business, but at the same time I think I deserve a three part fight (with Nagannou),” Miocic said in an appearance on Time MMA.
“I wasn’t even asked to join the makeshift war,” he said. “I would be happy to ask.”
Miocic holds the record for the most successful UFC heavyweight title defense. He received the most gladiator bonuses in the history of the heavyweight division.
“I feel like I deserve a three-way fight. Everyone else has received one but me,” Miocic said. “I really want that three-way fight. That’s mine. I want it back.”
https://www.mmaweekly.com/stipe-miocic-i-think-i-deserved-a-trilogy-fight-with-francis-ngannou ‘I think I deserve a trilogy with Francis Ngannou’