Stipe Miocic vs Soa Palelei Added to UFC 161

Stipe Miocic


Stipe Miocic

  • 9-1 MMA / 3-1 UFC Record
  • Won 9 of Last 10 Fights
  • Notable Wins: Joey Beltran, Philip de Fries, Shane Del Rosario

Soa Palelei


Soa Palelei

  • 18-3 MMA / 0-1 UFC Record
  • 8 Fight Win Streak
  • Notable Wins: Brad Morris, Bob Sapp, Sean McCorkle


UFC 161

June 15th, 2013

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

MTS Centre


Stipe Miocic saw his undefeated record come to an end at UFC on Fuel TV 5, following a second round TKO defeat to Stefan Struve. Miocic began his a career a perfect 9-0, including three UFC victories over Joey Beltran, Philip De Fries, and Shane Del Rosario.

Australian heavyweight, Soa Palelei returns to the UFC after a five-year absence. He was released in December of 2007 after just one loss to Eddie Sanchez at UFC 79. Since his release, Palelei has gone 10-1, including a current eight-fight win streak with wins over Yusuke Kawaguchi, Bob Sapp, and Sean McCorkle.


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