Watch Stipe Miocic vs. Fabricio Werdum full fight video highlights from UFC 198's main event above, courtesy of FOX Sports.
UFC 198: Werdum vs. Miocic took place May 14 at the Arena da Baixada in Curitiba, Brazil. UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum (20-6-1) looked to defend his belt against American challenger Stipe Miocic (15-2) in the night's main event, which aired live on pay-per-view. Catch the video highlights above.
For more on Werdum vs. Miocic, check out the play-by-play courtesy of MMAFighting.com's Chuck Mindenhall.
Round 1: Heavyweight title on the line. Werdum closing in on becoming the greatest heavyweight champion in UFC history? We'll see. The referee for this one is Dan Miragliotta. The gets their instructions, and they touch gloves. Chant breaks out over Curitiba. Here we go. Werdum to the middle, and they pantomime. Body kick to the ribs from Werdum, who next goes to the leg. Push kick from the champ, and another. Left hand and then a right from Miocic, but he's errant. Werdum letting loose with the kicks. Another big right hand from Miocic, and if one of those lands could be curtains. Inside leg kick from Miocic. who seems to be patient. Werdum ducks down and goes for single leg, but Miocic spins out of that like it wasn't anything. Miocic working the left jab, sending those in multiples. Left hand lands from Miocic, and that rocked Werdum's head back. Didn't hurt him. Checked kick from Miocic, and now Miocic comes flying in with a sequence, and BOOM! He slams Werdum with a big shot, and it's over! The crowd falls dead silent, and Miocic is the new heavyweight champion. Wow! Miocic jumps the fence and celebrates with his corner. Werdum was flying in throwing leather on fence and Miocic coolly unloaded a right hand that felled him. At last, Cleveland has a champion.
UFC 198 results: Stipe Miocic def. Fabricio Werdum via KO (punch) at 2:47 of R1