UFC president Dana White is fond of Dutch heavyweight Stefan Struve, but is concerned about giving him another fight after a panic attack forced him out of hi sUFC 175 bout against Matt Mitrione. read news >>
Perhaps "The Skyscraper" can be rebuilt, starting with a "Prelims" bout on Fight Pass.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight Stefan Struve has not seen action for over a year, following heart trouble that nearly ended his mixed martial arts (MMA) career. After finally securing clearance to return to the fight game, he was booked to throw hands opposite Matt Mitrione.
Unfortunately, the fight never materialized.
That's because "Skyscraper" fainted backstage, not long before he was set read news >>
UFC heavyweight Stefan Struve is keen on returning to the octagon sooner rather than later, according to his manager Lex McMahon. It appears Stefan Struve is still interested in making a UFC comeback in the near future.
The longtime heavyweight competitor was scheduled to make an anticipated return in a feature fight on the UFC 175 fight card, and while he weighed in and was present in the locker room on fight night, he never actually got into the octagon to face Matt Mitrione.
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It looks like Stefan Struve will return to the Octagon after all.
The 7-foot-tall heavyweight from the Netherlands was pulled from his scheduled bout against Matt Mitrione at UFC 175 on July 5 after suffering a fainting spell in his locker room during warmups.
Since Struve was returning from more than a year out of action after being diagnosed with a heart condition, speculation that this would spell the end of Struve's career was near-instantaneous.
But on Monday's edition of the MMA Hour, Stru read news >>
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UFC heavyweight Stefan Struve is in good spirits after suffering an episode backstage at UFC 175 that left him unable to fight Matt Mitrione. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
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All the best to him either way.
During the opening bout on the main card of last night's (Sat., July 5, 2014) UFC 175: "Weidman vs. Machida" pay-per-view (PPV) in Las Vegas, Nevada, it was announced that Stefan Struve had fainted backstage at the Mandalay Bay Events Center and his planned bout against Matt Mitrione was off.
At the time, little was known outside of the fact that Struve was looking to make a comeback after sitting out for a full year to monitor a leaking aortic valve and enlarged read news >>
Stefan Struve was evaluated by doctors and released on Saturday after having to withdraw from his UFC 175 main card bout against Matt Mitrione. read news >>
Matt Mitrione and Stefan Struve spoke about the last minute cancellation of their UFC 175 heavyweight bout.
Just as the UFC 175 card was rolling, officials had to cancel the heavyweight bout between Matt Mitrione and Stefan Struve at the last minute due to a 'near fainting' episode from the Dutch fighter. All signs point to Struve being okay, but the UFC and its medical staff had to exercise caution and prevent them from competing.
Dana White has said that the two heavyweights will still receive read news >>
LAS VEGAS – Despite their fight being scratched from UFC 175 on Saturday, Stefan Struve and Matt Mitrione each will receive both their show money and win bonuses.Filed under: News read news >>