Heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic was a good luck charm for the Cleveland Browns, who picked up their first win of the season Monday night.
The Browns beat the New York Jets 23-3. Myles Garrett had three sacks and Odell Beckham Jr. notched a career-best 89-yard touchdown.
Ohio’s own Miocic was in attendance showing support for his good friend Garrett and the Browns.
Miocic regained his heavyweight title when he took out Daniel Cormier in the fourth round, getting his redemption at UFC 241. He holds the record for the most consecutive title defenses in UFC heavyweight history at three. Now he’ll look to go on another historic run as the newly crowned champion.
When Miocic first captured the title in 2016, knocking out Fabricio Werdum at UFC 198, he kickstarted a championship run for the city of Cleveland. Not long after his win, the Cleveland Cavaliers won an NBA title in an incredible comeback over the Golden State Warriors.
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Source: USA Today – MMA Junkie
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