Former UFC champ Stipe Miocic sworn in as firefighter for city of Westlake

Published: Feb. 15, 2022 at 12:50 PM EST|Updated: Feb. 15, 2022 at 2:42 PM EST
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Stipe Miocic, a former UFC heavyweight champion, was sworn in as a full-time firefighter for the city of Westlake on Tuesday.

The Westlake Fire Department ceremony with Miocic, who completed several rounds of testing, and two others was held at the city hall.

Swearing in ceremony for Stipe Miocic
Swearing in ceremony for Stipe Miocic(Source: WOIO)

Miocic previously worked with the Valley View Fire Department.

Fire officials said the hiring of the three new firefighters will really benefit the city and the ability to respond to emergency calls more efficiently.

“This is a historic day for the city of Westlake,” the mayor said.

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