Miocic is somewhat bit upset that he wasn’t a part of the
dialog when the UFC determined to ebook an interim heavyweight
title battle between Ciryl Gane
Lewis earlier this month.
In spite of everything, Miocic is the proprietor of the longest heavyweight
championship reign in promotion historical past and is coming off a loss to
Ngannou in a title bout at UFC 260 on March 27.
“It does trouble me, as a result of I simply want they might have at the very least
got here to me,” Miocic informed
ESPN. “Even when I wasn’t in a position do it, I’d have simply liked to
be given the chance. I feel I deserved it. However I am not gonna
bitch and moan about it.”
Miocic’s subsequent transfer is to fly to Las Vegas for a gathering with UFC
president Dana White, the place he’ll categorical his disappointment at
being excluded from the heavyweight title image.
“I simply have to take a seat down and have a dialog with him,” Miocic
stated. “And every part will fall into place.”
Gane defeated Lewis through third-round technical knockout within the UFC
265 headliner on Aug. 7 to presumably arrange a title unification
bout with Ngannou at a future occasion. The 39-year-old Miocic nonetheless
has his sights set on being a UFC champ for a 3rd time.
“Getting my rematch and getting my belt again,” Miocic stated. “That is
the one manner I see it.”
Identical to Ngannou, Miocic is unsure why the UFC booked an
interim title battle in addition to why he wasn’t included within the
“I don’t know,” Miocic stated. “I’ve seen it for years. If I knew,
I would not be a fighter; I’d be a matchmaker. … We’ll have a
sit-down come September with Dana and determine every part out.”