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Tom Aspinall calls for UFC title fight with Stipe Miocic next: ‘It makes complete sense. He’s free, I’m free’

Newly-minted interim heavyweight champion, Tom Aspinall has again echoed calls for an interim title defense against former two-time undisputed titleholder, Stipe Miocic, claiming that since both have free schedules, a title showdown makes “complete sense” for both next.

Aspinall, who co-headlined UFC 295 earlier this month, turned in a spectacular opening round KO win over surging Russian knockout ace, Sergei Pavlovich, stopping the surging contender with a blistering finish at Madison Square Garden.

Initially scheduled to headline that event, Ohio veteran, Miocic was withdrawn from the pay-per-view return to the New York, after champion and slated opponent, Jon Jones was forced from the bout due to a pectoral tendon tear in the weeks ahead of the title fight showdown.