27 Sep 2012 07:31:09 AM
During his three-and-a-half-year UFC career, Dutch heavyweight Stefan Struve has become known for three things, and three things only:
2) Clowning one-dimensional sluggers with his knotty ground-game.
In fact, the combination of Struve’s aggressive grappling, underrated knockout power, and tendency to lose consciousness during fights has made him one of the least decision-prone fighters on the UFC roster; his 8-3 record in the promotion includes only one fight that went the distance, which came in his December 2009 squeaker over Paul Buentello.
But it’s impossible to ignore that the three losses on his record all came from brutal, lights-out, first-round knockouts. Does that worry Struve, who will be entering the cage this Saturday against the heavy-handed (and heavier-elbowed) Stipe Miocic at UFC on FUEL 5 in Nottingham? No, because Struve actually has a great chin, if you think about it. Allow him to explain:Read More ADD COMMENTS (9) DIGG THIS