17 Facts About Stefan Struve

1. Stefan Struve is tied for eighth in UFC heavyweight history with 454 significant strikes landed.

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2. Stefan Struve has seven fight-night bonus awards for a total of $395,000.

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3. Stefan Struve has not had a disclosed payday since Alistair Overeem knocked him out at UFC on FOX 13 in December 2014.

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4. Stefan Struve is coming off a TKO loss to Alexander Volkov, while Arlovski ended a five-fight losing streak in his most recent contest.

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5. Stefan Struve lost the fight via TKO in the third round.

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6. Stefan Struve was originally expected to face Junior dos Santos in a rematch on February 19, 2017 at UFC Fight Night 105.

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7. Stefan Struve won the back and forth fight via submission in the second round.

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8. Stefan Struve was expected to face Ruslan Magomedov on October 8, 2016, at UFC 204.

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9. Stefan Struve was expected to face Matt Mitrione on July 5, 2014, at UFC 175.

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10. Stefan Struve won the fight via TKO in the second round after initially poking Miocic in the right eye.

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11. Stefan Struve was expected to face Mark Hunt on May 26, 2012, at UFC 146 but, on May 17, 2012, Hunt withdrew from the bout due to an injury and was replaced by Lavar Johnson.

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12. Stefan Struve faced the then undefeated Travis Browne on May 28, 2011, at UFC 130.

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13. In September 2010, Stefan Struve signed a new four-fight contract with the UFC.

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14. Stefan Struve defeated Morecraft via TKO due to punches at 0:22 of round 2.

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15. Stefan Struve won his next fight on June 13, 2009, at UFC 99, over Denis Stojnic.

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16. Stefan Struve made his professional debut for the GFN organization when he was 17, fighting John De Wilde at Gentlemen Fight Night.

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17. Stefan Struve had his first and only amateur MMA bout at age 16, and won via head kick knockout.

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