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Stipe Miocic is confident that defeating Jon Jones is sooner or later

UFC champion Stipe Miocic believes that his defeat of the two most talented punchers in the heavyweight – semi-heavy category is just a matter of time, one way.

Expected to confront Daniel Cormier at UFC 252, Stipe Miocic is responsible for protecting the second heavy belt against this opponent.

In addition to defeating “DC” to assert themselves as “the strongest heavyweight in history”, Miocic also aimed at an equally valuable name – Jon Jones. 

The promotion story with Jon Jones has long been discussed. However, the heavy changing of the king constantly makes people still hesitate about an authentic Super Fight match between the 2 most talented fighters in each weight class.

That is why Stipe believes that meeting and defeating Jon Jones is indispensable when he successfully defends the belt at UFC 252. 

“Of course, I totally agree it was a great match for both me and Jones. I believe I will end the match with victory in hand, he is in a different weight class, not my forte. That’s why I believe I will do well. ” – Miocic confidently said.

Not only Stipe, a lot of the audience wants Jones to be heavy, where there are good bodybuilders and powerful Boxing skills, one of Jones’ inherent engravings. 

With Francis Ngannou, Daniel Cormier or the previous generation of boxers like Alistair Overreem, Junior Dos Santos, Stipe Miocic have shown the bravery of a technical punch, smart, hard-headed and comprehensive.

Although, compared to the body, Stipe Miocic is still inferior to Jon Jones in stride (80 inches compared to 84 inches of Jones).

However, the firefighter from Cleveland has much better Boxing skills and stamina than the boxers who made it difficult for Jon Jones like Dominick Reyes, Thiago Santos or Alexander Gustafsson.

Although confident, but to be able to face Jon Jones, Stipe Miocic still needs to ensure the No. 1 position in his heavyweight, ahead of Daniel Cormier ahead at UFC 252 here.

In addition, there is another boxer waiting to compete for the title of “The Predator” Francis Ngannou – the boxer who failed before Stipe is anxious to revenge. On the Jones side, the heavyweight champion has not reappeared since UFC 247 with controversial results against Dominick Reyes. Currently, President Dana White has not revealed any plans for him this year.

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How to calculate scores in boxing? (Part 1)

In each round, Assessment will award points based on the athletes’ punches. To score each attack, that attack is not blocked or protected and must hit the target with the correct contact area of ​​the glove, which must hit the front of the head or body from the waist up.

Cross attacks (Swings) hitting exactly as above are also counted. The value of body armor attacks will be assessed at the end of the body armor between the athletes and depending on the number of attacks the majority of that contestant.

Non-scoring attacks

Offenses (below the waist, nape, kick, etc.) or by the side, the back of the glove, the glove, or any other part outside the area of ​​the glove Five fingers (valid contact area), touching the body without the force of the shoulder or body, hitting with the arm.

Grading method

A score decision is set, and the inspector pushes the buttons that are instructed to allow the contestant to have accurate and valid strokes. Basically, accurate attacks and other information are recorded and calculated automatically by the scoring machine. A participant will receive a score if the player has received at least 3 of the 5 assessments who press the button for that participant.

A participant will be awarded points if the attack is valid for at least 3 out of 5 judges who press the button. There are attacks that are not enough. 3 Appraisal button presses for example only 2 button press assessments will also be saved by the scoring machine.

This is the basis for determining which athletes win if at the end of the match the score of two contestants is equal, based on the information on the scoring machine, it is calculated that the athlete has many combined moves. more rules.

If the two contestants are still equal, the 5 judges will decide the winner based on Article 17.3.3 (All competitions must specify the winning player and in friendly matches between the two countries can have draw) by pressing the appropriate button.