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Alistair Overeem
Recently the former DREAM and Strikeforce heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem also retained Mike's services. Training sessions have been conducted at The Blackzilians gym in Florida and at [...]
2013-10-01 06:39:42 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
Buentello is a former King of the Cage champion who fought Andrei Arlovski for the UFC heavyweight championship and Alistair Overeem for the Strikeforce heavyweight championship. Though he lost [...]
2013-10-01 17:55:03 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
After getting word that Lyoto Machida was jumping across the pond to fight Mark Munoz, Tim Kennedy has been desperately seeking a replacement opponent for his UFC Fight Night main event, November [...]
2013-10-01 09:30:10 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
He's on a three-fight skid and has a fight with Alistair Overeem in front of him. At this point, Mir's marketability is the best thing he has going, so inserting him into marquee match-ups [...]
2013-10-01 00:50:06 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
Alistair Overeem looks to be one step from imploding, and Frank Mir is tumbling down the rankings. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira is faltering, and Antonio “Big Foot” Silva is looking more and more [...]
2013-10-01 17:04:14 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
Friends fighting friends is a recipe for "soft" sauce, according to Alistair Overeem's head trainer -- and famed striking coach -- Mike Passeneir, who says fighters should refrain from becoming [...]
2013-10-02 03:03:04 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
Former UFC light heavyweight champion and Hall of Famer Chuck Liddell stopped by ESPN's SportsNation Tuesday to talk everything from knocking out Tito Ortiz to being bashed by Floyd Mayweather [...]
2013-10-02 12:06:49 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
Buentello is a former King of the Cage champion who fought Andrei Arlovski for the UFC heavyweight championship and Alistair Overeem for the Strikeforce heavyweight championship. Though he lost [...]
2013-10-02 01:38:40 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
Heavyweights Frank Mir and Alistair Overeem will also compete in what UFC President Dana White has admitted will be the end of the line for the loser. It is unknown at this time where the Pettis vs. [...]
2013-10-02 16:18:56 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
Middleweight submission specialist Thales Leites has agreed to step in and challenge Ed Herman on short notice at UFC 167 . UFC Tonight reported the booking on Wednesday. Herman (21-9, 1 NC) was [...]
2013-10-02 23:35:49 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
Strikeforce import, current UFC middleweight and new fan favorite Tim Kennedy finally got an opponent. After seeing his fight with Lyoto Machida fall through due to the former light heavyweight [...]
2013-10-02 01:06:39 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
Fighters Kennedy has jokingly put on blast include (deep inhale) Cung Le, Wanderlei Silva, Chris Camozzi, Ed Herman, Hector Lombard, Thales Leites, Costas Philippou, Mauricio Rua and Gegard Mousasi. [...]
2013-10-02 02:08:35 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
An important heavyweight match up between Alistair Overeem and former champion Frank Mir was scheduled for the UFC 167 main card as the promotion celebrates their 20th anniversary, but it was [...]
2013-10-03 23:39:41 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
The comment was made when White was asked if the Mauricio Rua vs. James Te Huna bout at UFC Fight Night 33 on Dec. 7, 2013 would be a "loser leaves town" fight, to which he said he doesn't like [...]
2013-10-03 00:53:03 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
Jon Jones will defend his title at UFC 169 on Super Bowl weekend against Glover Teixeira. In addition, a bout between Frank Mir and Alistair Overeem has been moved from UFC 167 and may wind up [...]
2013-10-03 23:46:57 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
Jones first won the title with a complete destruction of Mauricio “Shogun” Rua in Newark on March 19, 2011. He returned to the Prudential Center last April and stopped Chael Sonnen in the first [...]
2013-10-03 23:28:35 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
We all know Junior as a smiling, KO machine with nary a bad word to say about anyone not named Alistair Overeem, but his last loss to Velasquez and the commentary during and after it have clearly [...]
2013-10-03 17:37:22 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
A high-stakes heavyweight fight between Frank Mir and Alistair Overeem has been moved back to UFC 169 on February 1. The crossroads affair between the two veterans was initially scheduled to take [...]
2013-10-04 05:29:02 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
One card's loss is another card's gain, as a heavyweight collision between Frank Mir and Alistair Overeem, initially scheduled for UFC 167, has been moved to Zuffa's Super Bowl weekend [...]
2013-10-04 00:03:24 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
One card's loss is another card's gain, as a heavyweight collision between Frank Mir and Alistair Overeem , initially scheduled for UFC 167 , has been moved to Zuffa's Super Bowl weekend [...]
2013-10-04 00:06:54 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
La pelea entre Frank Mir (16-8) y Alistair Overeem (36-13) programada para UFC 167 tendrá que esperar. La empresa anunció su decisión de añadirla a la cartelera de UFC 169, el cual será el [...]
2013-10-04 18:45:56 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
The UFC has made it official. UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones will put his title on the line against Glover Teixeira at UFC 169. However, for the first time in years, the annual Superbowl [...]
2013-10-04 20:15:58 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
Jon Jones may have been in New Jersey the first week in February anyway, possibly cheering on one of his NFL-veteran brothers who hope to make it to Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium.
2013-10-04 00:28:54 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will defend his title vs. Glover Teixeira in the main event, while a heavyweight fight between Frank Mir and Alistair Overeem has been moved from UFC 167 to 169. [...]
2013-10-04 00:06:11 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will defend his title vs. Glover Teixeira in the main event, while a heavyweight fight between Frank Mir and Alistair Overeem has been moved from UFC 167 to 169. [...]
2013-10-04 00:05:14 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
UFC officials announced today that the heavyweight showdown between Frank Mir and Alistair Overeem has been rescheduled to UFC 169 on February 1, 2014. The move was determined in conjunction with [...]
2013-10-04 14:07:15 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
The next bout for UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is now official, as “Bones” will look to extend his record-setting title defense streak against Brazilian powerhouse Glover Teixeira on [...]
2013-10-04 01:54:13 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
Las Vegas-based Brazilian jiu-jitsu champion Robert Drysdale will make his UFC debut at home after all. Drysdale, who owns and operates a well known jiu-jitsu gym at Rainbow and Sahara, meets Cody [...]
2013-10-04 00:36:30 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
Mir (16-8) suffered a first-round TKO loss to Josh Barnett at UFC 164 on Aug. 31. The 34-year-old veteran protested an early stoppage in the fight, as it appeared he was still intelligently [...]
2013-10-04 21:17:55 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
UFC 167 is the promotion's 20th anniversary show. It features a main-event welterweight title fight between champion Georges St-Pierre and top contender Johny Hendricks. Earlier in the day [...]
2013-10-04 01:05:24 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
A stacked UFC 167 fight card has taken a hit, losing a heavyweight contest between former UFC champion Frank Mir and former Strikeforce champion Alistair Overeem. On Thursday, Newsday.com learned [...]
2013-10-04 18:50:02 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
Despite being hospitalized following a hard-fought title defense against Alexander Gustafsson, Jon Jones is set to return to the Octagon in less than four months. UFC president Dana White recently [...]
2013-10-04 00:38:05 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
Unexpectedly, the promotion also revealed that the "do or die" Heavyweight showdown between former division champion, Frank Mir, and former Strikeforce / K-1 / DREAM belt holder, Alistair Overeem, [...]
2013-10-04 00:52:52 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
A previously announced bout between UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and Glover Teixeira was confirmed by UFC officials for UFC 169 in February. The card will coincide with Super Bowl [...]
2013-10-04 00:01:27 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones’ next title defense is now official. He will square off with Glover Teixeira at UFC 169 on Feb. 1 at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J.
2013-10-04 01:01:09 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
UFC officials announced today that the heavyweight showdown between Frank Mir and Alistair Overeem has been rescheduled to UFC 169 on February 1, 2014. The move was determined in conjunction with [...]
2013-10-04 18:59:36 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
A bout between heavyweights Frank Mir and Alistair Overeem has been pushed back from UFC 167 this November to UFC 169 n early February. According to a report by Long Island Newsday, the UFC and the [...]
2013-10-04 23:47:32 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
If for some reason you haven't yet read my colleague Chuck Mindenhall's story on the events of Oct. 4, 2008, you really should do so. Right now. Back? Great. I don't have much to add [...]
2013-10-05 14:06:48 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones’ next title defense is now official. He will square off with Glover Teixeira at UFC 169 on Feb. 1 at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J.
2013-10-05 00:04:17 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
UFC heavyweight title contender Fabricio Werdum has no love for old foe Alistair Overeem, attributing the majority of his success to performance-enhancing drugs in a recent interview.  Speaking to [...]
2013-10-06 21:37:47 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
UFC heavyweight title contender Fabricio Werdum has no love for old foe Alistair Overeem, attributing the majority of his success to performance-enhancing drugs in a recent interview. Speaking to [...]
2013-10-06 21:09:56 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
Alistair Overeem finds himself in a "do-or-die" situation when he squares off with Frank Mir at UFC 169 in New Jersey in Feb. 2014. The former K-1 World Grand Prix winner has dropped his last two [...]
2013-10-06 19:08:40 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
According to Werdum, Overeem hasn't been the same dominant heavyweight since he failed a pre-fight drug test (elevated testosterone-to-epitestosterone ratio) before his title fight with Junior [...]
2013-10-06 16:15:50 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
After the UFC bought Strikeforce, everyone was clamoring to see Alistair Overeem fight the cream of the crop in the Heavyweight division. In 2011, in the last fight for both men in Strikeforce, [...]
2013-10-06 18:22:58 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
After a Newsday report indicated that Jon Jones and Glover Teixeira would top the UFC's annual Super Bowl card on Feb. 1—with Frank Mir and Alistair Overeem co-headlining—fans buzzed with [...]
2013-10-07 22:24:32 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
Fabricio Werdum has faced Alistair Overeem twice thus far in his career, and is 1-1 against him. The UFC heavyweight title contender was recently asked by MMA Fighting what he thought of Overeem, [...]
2013-10-07 17:11:23 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
Frank Mir looks on in disgust after the ref stopped his fight against Josh Barnett. (Getty). Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir is usually too cocksure to even publicly consider a fight not [...]
2013-10-07 23:01:20 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir is usually too cocksure to even publicly consider a fight not going his way but on Monday he broached the topic of the big ‘R’ – Retirement.
2013-10-07 22:03:08 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
If the heavyweight fight between Frank Mir and Alistair Overeem is do-or-die, both men were granted a stay of execution this past week. On Thursday, the Nevada State Athletic Commission -- in [...]
2013-10-07 19:07:23 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
Alistair Overeem recently declared that if he loses to Frank Mir at their upcoming UFC 169 fight on Feb 1. 2013 in Newark, New Jersey, then he better start thinking about "doing something else" with [...]
2013-10-07 20:04:58 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
I managed to make out that a couple of Alistair Overeem's opponents had pulled out of the Dream 12 main event in Japan, and that the promoters were asking if I would fight him? The money was [...]
2013-10-07 23:32:13 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
Jon Jones will defend his light heavyweight title against Glover Teixeira, but the fight isn't happening when everyone thought it was.
2013-10-07 21:32:32 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
-Fabricio Werdum levies some comments towards two-time foe Alistair Overeem and his upcoming bout with Frank Mir at UFC 169 in an interview with MMAFighting.com. Penick's Analysis: Werdum's [...]
2013-10-07 17:49:28 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
Matt Mitrione, technical submission (D'Arce choke), 4:06 R1, UFC interim bantamweight title: Renan Barao def. Eddie Wineland, TKO (strikes), 0:35 .... Brad Pickett, submission (triangle choke), [...]
2013-10-08 18:02:36 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
1—with Frank Mir and Alistair Overeem co-headlining—fans buzzed with anticipation of this star-studded event. However, UFC President White shot down this report Monday on a media call when [...]
2013-10-08 19:05:10 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
1 contender in September after his second-round knockout of Ryan Bader in Brazil. By the time he fights Jones on Super Bowl weekend, it will have been nearly nine years since he most recently lost, [...]
2013-10-08 03:01:34 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
In 2002, Barnett was stripped of his heavyweight title after testing positive for banned substances. In May, more than a decade later, he returned to the UFC -- this despite pointed comments in 2010 [...]
2013-10-08 18:31:42 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
1—with Frank Mir and Alistair Overeem co-headlining—fans buzzed with anticipation of this star-studded event. However, UFC President White shot down this report Monday on a media call when [...]
2013-10-09 09:56:25 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
Despite putting out an official announcement last week, Jon Jones vs. Glover Teixeira will not be headlining the UFC 169 fight card on Super Bowl weekend after all.
2013-10-09 05:45:23 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
Mir has lost three straight fights and is next scheduled to fight Alistair Overeem at UFC 169 in February on Super Bowl weekend. Mir told MMAFighting on Monday that though he has not really [...]
2013-10-09 08:27:47 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
As with many fans and fighters alike, UFC veteran turned commentator Kenny Florian isn't satisfied with MMA judging's status quo. Relying on his 17 trips inside the Octagon, coupled with his [...]
2013-10-09 12:06:03 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
(I know what you're thinking, Alistair, and yes, that shirt is breathtaking. / Photo via Sherdog). As we've seen so many times before in MMA, some fights only come together out of total [...]
2013-10-09 22:23:59 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
In 2002, Barnett was stripped of his heavyweight title after testing positive for banned substances. In May, more than a decade later, he returned to the UFC — this despite pointed comments in [...]
2013-10-09 12:11:08 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
UFC president Dana White shot down a recent report that Jon Jones and Glover Teixeira would headline UFC 169 on February 1. It was initially reported that Jones and Teixeira would meet in the main [...]
2013-10-09 21:43:04 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
At just 28 years of age, Tyrone Spong has already spent 10 years in the brutal world of professional kick boxing. The Dutch fighter has used kicks, punches, knees and elbows to become a world [...]
2013-10-11 17:21:49 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
CHICAGO  —  It is 6:05 p.m., and Daniel Sam's considerable frame is taking up the majority of the hallway that leads to my room at the Marriott. When I say that Sam is a large man, what I [...]
2013-10-12 02:11:49 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
One of the biggest fights in UFC history – one that features two of the division's hardest hitters – takes place later this week. So it's only hitting that UFC commentator Joe Rogan [...]
2013-10-14 14:31:43 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
During an impromptu Twitter Q&A session Monday, UFC featherweight Conor McGregor gave an off-color response to a question regarding a hypothetical sexual scenario involving UFC bantamweight champion [...]
2013-10-15 12:02:51 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
Instead, Cormier parlayed an overhand right knockdown into a brutal uppercut knockout, securing his way to the tournament finals against Josh Barnett. By now, Cormier was already widely considered a [...]
2013-10-16 18:43:34 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
The UFC has said that they are discussing the possibility of featherweight champion Jose Aldo defending his title at their Super Bowl weekend event against Ricardo Lamas. President Dana White was [...]
2013-10-17 23:43:46 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
UFC heavyweight contender Fabricio Werdum has been champing at the bit to get a shot at UFC gold ever since submitting Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira at UFC on FUEL 10 in June.  Based on a recent [...]
2013-10-17 04:46:19 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
UFC heavyweight contender Fabricio Werdum has been chomping at the bit to get a shot at UFC gold ever since submitting Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira at UFC on FUEL 10 in June. Based on a recent interview [...]
2013-10-17 15:40:56 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
Josh Barnett and Fabricio Werdum and Alistair Overeem would probably beg to differ. Now, the ball is in Junior's court to return the heavy artillery unloaded on him at UFC 155. He says he's [...]
2013-10-17 19:39:33 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
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Carlos Condit versus Martin Kampmann (2 fights): While Condit certainly looked sharp against "The Hitman" in earning a TKO victory, Kampmann will always be lurking in the welterweight [...]
2013-10-17 11:13:06 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
Overeem dropping knowledge at Russian seminar. October 17th 2013. Alistair Overeem has been around the MMA game for a long time, capturing Strikeforce and DREAM heavyweight championships [...]
2013-10-17 11:46:05 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
Overeem dropping knowledge at Russian seminar. October 17th 2013. Alistair Overeem has been around the MMA game for a long time, capturing Strikeforce and DREAM heavyweight championships [...]
2013-10-17 11:46:33 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
The former UFC heavyweight champion could find himself in that predicament if he loses to Alistair Overeem at UFC 169. Although both men come into the fight attempting to salvage what remains of [...]
2013-10-18 12:05:47 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
The reality in the UFC heavyweight division is that Saturday night’s UFC 166 trilogy fight between Junior dos Santos and Cain Velasquez will most likely not be the last.
2013-10-18 02:31:01 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
He debuted at UFC 90 against Fabricio Werdum, and was a huge underdog going into the fight. He was featured on UFC President Dana White's video blog for that fight week, shown hitting mits with [...]
2013-10-18 22:07:14 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
Most MMA fans will know 'The Reem' documentary series which charts the recent career of Alistair Overeem. The producer of that series, Eldar Gross, was backstage for GLORY 11, which saw the [...]
2013-10-18 18:14:49 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
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Cigano easily walked through Frank Mir in the main event of UFC 146 when Mir replaced the suspended Alistair Overeem. Ultimately, Overeem would be destroyed by Bigfoot at UFC 156, and Bigfoot would [...]
2013-10-19 14:57:17 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
Anderson Silva versus Chris Weidman (1 fight, 1 upcoming): If Weidman wins at UFC 168, there won't be a third fight. But if "The Spider" is victorious, you'd have to think [...]
2013-10-19 04:41:59 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
Minutes after Cain Velasquez took home the win from the UFC 166 rubber match opposite Junior dos Santos, he very likely has his next opponent lined up. That would be former Strikeforce fighter [...]
2013-10-20 07:41:26 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
Minutes after Cain Velasquez took home the win from the UFC 166 rubber match opposite Junior dos Santos, he very likely has his next opponent lined up. That would be former Strikeforce fighter [...]
2013-10-20 12:44:37 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
If it's me, I'm pulling Josh Barnett out of the fight with Travis Browne and giving him the next title shot against Velasquez. After all, Barnett might actually be able to get the line down [...]
2013-10-20 20:39:01 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
... impressive performances over the likes of Alistair Overeem and Gabriel Gonzaga. Browne has crazy power in his hands and is incredibly athletic. His size is also a factor, but his skills [...]
2013-10-20 19:19:36 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
UFC 166 did not go as planned for former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos. Cain Velasquez successfully defended his title by mauling the challenger — just as he did in their second [...]
2013-10-20 16:32:58 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
Although not as dangerous a striker as dos Santos, Josh Barnett is probably the next in line as “the biggest threat” to Velasquez's title. Of course, he must defeat Travis Browne in order to [...]
2013-10-20 15:17:31 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
He's also survived the thunder of Nelson and Alistair Overeem and submitted the legendary Nogueira while rapidly improving his standup game. If the new version of Werdum shows up against [...]
2013-10-20 16:06:06 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
The only man without a fight in the top 10 is Stipe Miocic. Would the UFC give Miocic a shot at Dos Santos? My opinion is that if Antonio Silva or Alistair Overeem wins their respective fights, one [...]
2013-10-20 20:14:59 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
UFC 166 shook up the heavyweight division in a big way. Not only did the main event feature a title fight, but the main card featured two other heavyweight fights. Cain Velasquez drubbed Junior dos [...]
2013-10-20 19:20:20 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
Cain Velasquez mauled Junior "Cigano" dos Santos on Saturday night in Houston's Toyota Center at UFC 166 . In winning the rubber match of their trilogy and retaining his title, he has put [...]
2013-10-20 18:13:25 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
According to UFC President Dana White, Fabricio Werdum likely is the next challenger to Cain Velasquez's heavyweight title. White made the announcement immediately following UFC 166.
2013-10-20 05:32:08 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
Aside from Werdum, the most intriguing options for the champ might be Travis Browne and Josh Barnett, who are booked against each other at UFC 168. Browne's potential hasn't found its [...]
2013-10-21 19:23:40 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
Cain Velasquez awaits any threat to his title not named Junior dos Santos. Dos Santos is the only UFC fighter who has taken Velasquez more than one round since 2010, but he lost by TKO to the [...]
2013-10-21 01:15:17 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
Consecutive knockout wins over Gabriel Gonzaga and Alistair Overeem—after he lost to Antonio Silva—have him back on the horse and knocking on the door of title contention. He has to get past [...]
2013-10-21 17:30:28 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
Minutes after Cain Velasquez took home the win from the UFC 166 rubber match opposite Junior dos Santos, he very likely has his next opponent lined up. That would be former Strikeforce fighter [...]
2013-10-21 23:44:51 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
COMMENTARY | The UFC heavyweight division has constantly found itself in transition. Since the late '90s the division has seen the title change hands a whopping seventeen times with no champion [...]
2013-10-21 17:56:40 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
Werdum, Barnett and Browne (with an outside chance of Alistair Overeem putting together a title run) ought to keep Cain busy while he waits for Jones to grow up and try to take his title and if he [...]
2013-10-21 14:56:41 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
With that in mind, we think the UFC should give Gonzaga another shot at glory against an upper-echelon heavyweight and see how he fares. Although Stipe Miocic is basically the only guy who fits the [...]
2013-10-22 00:34:49 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
Cain Velasquez concluded his trilogy with Junior dos Santos in impressive fashion. Velasquez got Dos Santos tired with his constant work in the first two rounds and then punished his opponent for [...]
2013-10-22 15:52:19 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
Yes, Travis Browne and Josh Barnett are interesting bouts for Cain, but probably not full-on threats to defeat him. Stipe Miocic might have the power, technical skills, and cardio, but more than [...]
2013-10-22 07:08:22 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
It had previously been announced that Jones' next title defense would come against the impressive Glover Teixeira sometime in early 2014. To be sure, Teixeira is a deserving challenger, having [...]
2013-10-22 15:08:42 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
That being said, he is still one of the most dangerous submission fighters in the world. You leave a limb out, he will grab it and break it. He has Alistair Overeem at the beginning of next year. [...]
2013-10-22 02:20:16 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
That being said, he is still one of the most dangerous submission fighters in the world. You leave a limb out, he will grab it and break it. He has Alistair Overeem at the beginning of next year. [...]
2013-10-22 02:20:16 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
Coming out of Saturday's UFC 166 show, there's one future direction that, barring an injury or an unforeseen twist of events, that looks to be locked. Cain Velasquez will be defending his [...]
2013-10-22 20:32:31 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
Coming out of Saturday's UFC 166 show, there's one future direction that, barring an injury or an unforeseen twist of events, that looks to be locked. Cain Velasquez will be defending his [...]
2013-10-22 20:34:26 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Alistair Overeem
After that showing, it will be hard for many to believe there is a threat out there to Velasquez. There is a pretty good shot that the next person at bat will be Fabricio Werdum. A winner of three [...]
2013-10-22 01:45:17 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
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That'll come by from the loser of Josh Barnett vs Travis Browne. This could very well be a number one contender's shoot out. It takes place on December 28th, to give JDS plenty of time to [...]
2013-10-22 11:08:06 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
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UFC 166 is in the books, and the only major changes in the UFC fighter rankings came in the women's bantamweight division. While there was some other minor shuffling in other divisions, Jessica [...]
2013-10-22 21:02:09 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
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Travis Browne is on a decent run and with another win he'd likely be the next contender after Josh Barnett. Stipe Miocic had plenty of talk and returned with a great performance against Roy [...]
2013-10-23 03:07:13 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
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The updated MMAWeekly.com World MMA Rankings were released on Wednesday, Oct. 23. This system ranks the Top 10 MMA fighters from across the world in each of the seven most widely accepted men’s [...]
2013-10-23 18:18:17 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
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Cormier won the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix by beating Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva and Josh Barnett before coming to the UFC, where he has defeated Frank Mir and Roy Nelson. However, Cormier [...]
2013-10-23 20:10:40 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
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"Other European fighters have also been very successful globally such as Stefan Struve, Gegard Mousasi, and Alistair Overeem. At the end of the day it is about making exciting fights. If I can do [...]
2013-10-24 22:01:55 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
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"Other European fighters have also been very successful globally such as Stefan Struve, Gegard Mousasi, and Alistair Overeem. At the end of the day it is about making exciting fights. If I can do [...]
2013-10-24 22:03:18 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
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Michael Kuiper entered the UFC in early-2012 with lofty expectations. A black belt judoka out of the Netherlands, the ink on Kuiper's contract had barely dried before the then-undefeated [...]
2013-10-24 22:08:04 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
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STAV Economou will have his first fight in Southend in a year in a headline bout with Polish strongman Kamil Bazelak.
2013-10-24 15:20:43 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
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He has been training in Holland with Alistair 'Demolition Man' Overeem ahead of his showdown with Frank Mir at UFC 169 in New Jersey in February. Burzotta said: “Stav has been training [...]
2013-10-24 15:05:37 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
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Fabricio Werdum, Velasquez's next challenger, swept the fourth-place votes. And "Bigfoot" Silva stays in fifth with 32. Josh Barnett, meanwhile, made the big move in this month's poll. His [...]
2013-10-24 16:01:49 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
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With that, the Mexican-American defended his title for a second time – and now aims to become the first UFC heavyweight ruler to keep the belt for three consecutive defences. Indeed, records are [...]
2013-10-24 14:06:34 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
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Werdum boasts dangerous skills on the ground, and has already submitted stellar opposition such as Alistair Overeem and Fedor Emelianenko – the latter of which, a seismic armbar upset in 2010. The [...]
2013-10-24 14:06:34 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
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After a torrid 8-0 run inside the Octagon, which included a light heavyweight title win over Rashad Evans at UFC 98, "The Dragon" fell on hard times, coughing up his crown to Mauricio Rua and [...]
2013-10-25 05:08:17 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
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Brock Lesnar battles Alistair Overeem and would anything to of colloid to intercourse organ and this com risk measured) is bettering the erection skill. Medication can be very be translated tissues [...]
2013-10-25 20:24:09 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
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If Alistair Overeem manages to defeat Frank Mir in February 2014 then Jnr and Alistair should face off considering the bad blood between them. 5. Alistair Overeem –While the Jnr Dos Santos fight [...]
2013-10-25 19:47:12 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
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Oleinik is currently in Moscow, where he has been doing some training with heavyweight kickboxer Badr Hari and the heavyweight UFC fighter Alistair Overeem. The Ukrainian rides an eight-fight win [...]
2013-10-28 16:50:10 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
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In the main event at the Prudential Center, featherweight champion Jose Aldo (23-1) will faced second-ranked Ricardo Lamas (13-2). The card will also feature a heavyweight bout between former [...]
2013-10-29 22:34:34 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
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The UFC originally announced that light heavyweight champion Jon Jones would put his belt on the line against Glover Teixeira at UFC 169 on Feb. 1 in Newark, N.J.
2013-10-29 22:39:15 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
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At Bellator MMA 106, Muhammed Lawal will attempt to avenge his stunning loss to Emanuel Newton. In February, Lawal met Newton in the light heavyweight tournament semifinals. Though heavily favored [...]
2013-10-29 03:33:56 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
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Dominick Cruz (R) celebrates his unanimous decision victory over Urijah Faber at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada July 2, 2011. Photograph by: Donald Miralle , UFC/Zuffa LLC via Getty [...]
2013-10-29 23:18:21 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
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The UFC's traditional Super Bowl weekend event—typically held in Las Vegas but headed to New Jersey this year to coincide with broadcast partner Fox's coverage of the big game—has a main [...]
2013-10-29 22:34:24 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
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TORONTO - Bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz, sidelined for two years due to two knee surgeries, will return to action on Feb 1 at UFC 169. Cruz (19-1) will meet interim champion Renan Barao (33-1 [...]
2013-10-29 22:12:50 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
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The card will also sport a heavyweight tilt between Frank Mir and Alistair Overeem. Got a news tip or correction? Send it to us by clicking here. Short URL: http://winc.cc/W37GOw. « Previous [...]
2013-10-30 16:02:23 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
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The updated MMAWeekly.com World MMA Rankings were released on Wednesday, Oct. 30. This system ranks the Top 10 MMA fighters from across the world in each of the seven most widely accepted men’s [...]
2013-10-30 16:35:13 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
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After more than two years out of action, Ultimate Fighting Championship bantamweight title holder Dominick Cruz is returning at UFC 169.
2013-10-30 12:16:21 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
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At UFC 166 at the Toyota Center in Houston, the world's two best heavyweights entered the Octagon and after nearly five rounds of pure, unadulterated one-sided brutality, a true colossus of MMA [...]
2013-10-30 22:18:02 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
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Hi-res-176717523-travis-browne-celebrates-after-winning-. Expected to lock horns at UFC 168 on Dec. 28, Josh Barnett and Travis Browne are both surging. Barnett (33-6) is a former UFC heavyweight [...]
2013-10-30 22:18:37 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
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And Rashad Evans and Alistair Overeem, both popular fighters who entice fans to buy events, were featured on the undercard. UFC 143 featured Nick Diaz in the main event. Popular cult hero Roy Nelson [...]
2013-10-30 21:54:13 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
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Tuesday's news that the UFC's traditional Super Bowl weekend event—held not in Las Vegas this time around, but in Newark— would feature a pair of lower-weight title fights was met with [...]
2013-10-30 22:03:27 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
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A Heavyweight bout is also set to feature on the card between former UFC Heavyweight Champion Frank Mir and K1 champion Alistair Overeem. It is very much sink or swim for the pair - as both of their [...]
2013-10-30 15:03:59 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
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But these two fights, coupled with the heavyweight clash between Alistair Overeem and Frank Mir, would be enough to satiate any fight fan on just about any other weekend. On Super Bowl weekend? That [...]
2013-10-31 22:12:42 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more