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Alistair Overeem Gambles And Wins Ahead Of Free Agency

Expectations were sky high when Alistair Overeem (pictured) finally signed with the UFC back in 2011. Everything got off to a great start for Overeem when he sent former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar into MMA retirement at UFC 141, but things quickly went south for the slugger. Overeem lost his chance at then-champ Junior dos Santos for running, then failing, a random drug test...
December 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Alistair Overeem looking to get a title fight despite status

Alistair Overeem finished Junior Dos Santos at UFC on FOX 17 in a heavyweight bout and also finished up his UFC contract. Yes, that is right. Overeem is technically a free agent and is expected to test the market. “My focus has been on this big fight,” Overeem said at the post-event news conference after his win. “My entire focus was on it. When my entire focus is on training...
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December 20, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC on FOX 17: Junior dos Santos vs. Alistair Overeem (Video Highlights)

It took several years, but former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos and Alistair Overeem (pictured) finally faced off inside the cage. Dos Santos has been resting for the past year from the brutal beatings he’s absorbed in his past two fights. And it’s not as though he didn’t look sharp against his rival, but perhaps the punishment he’s taken has finally started...
December 20, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Alistair Overeem Knocks Out Junior dos Santos With A Hard Left At #UFCOrlando

Alistair Overeem had been on a good run since his last defeat in September 2014. He knocked out Stefan Stuve a few months later in December 2014, and won a unanimous decision last March over Roy Nelson. Could he make it a third win in a row against a tough competitor like Junior dos Santos at UFC on Fox 17 in Orlando.Why yes, yes he could (and did):Read more »
Via FatManWriting
December 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Alistair Overeem TKO’s Junior dos Santos In 2nd Round At UFC On FOX 17

Alistair Overeem earned a big TKO victory over Junior dos Santos tonight in the co-main event of UFC On FOX 17, dropping him with a big left hook late in the second round. Round One: The two men circle each other cautiously in the opening 30 seconds…a minute in now and they’ve still not thrown […]
Via Fight Of The Night
December 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Alistair Overeem On Final Fight of UFC Deal; Plans To Test The Market

Alistair Overeem’s fight with Junior dos Santos in the co-main event of UFC On FOX 17 this weekend will be the last in his current contract with the promotion, and it seems that rather than immediately re-signing he’s planning to test the market to establish his true worth. That’s the word according to Ariel Helwani […]
Via Fight Of The Night
December 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Alistair Overeem: A Bonafide Journeyman

Alistair Overeem had his first professional mixed martial arts fight at the very first “It’s Showtime” event back in 1999. He won by guillotine choke. It is now 2014, and to say Overeem has had the career of a bonafide journeyman would be an understatement. He has tromped the peaks and valleys of the fight game as much as any man could. The Reem fought his 52nd bout on Sept...
Via The Sports Post
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Alistair Overeem Vows To Fight On After Latest TKO Loss

Alistair Overeem lost for the third time in four fights on Friday night at UFC Fight Night 50, suffering a first round TKO loss to Ben Rothwell, but the former K-1, DREAM and Strikeforce champion has vowed to continue fighting. “Unfortunate turn of events!” Overeem wrote on his Twitter page. “No damage.. And will be back in the gym soon to improve. Spirit is still high. Thanks...
Via Fight Of The Night
September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Over the Top: Rothwell KO’s Overeem in Connecticut

Any hopes and dreams that Alistair Overeem still may have had of securing a UFC title shot during this lifetime were shattered last night in Connecticut. The man responsible for swinging the hammer was none other than ‘Big’ Ben Rothwell. It was a monster overhand right by Rothwell that sent The Reem to the canvas. Overeem would move from his back to the turtle position where...
Via Fight Booth
September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Alistair Overeem is the Smartest Guy in the Room

Alistair Overeem is receiving criticism for his post-fight interview at UFC 169. Following his unanimous decision victory over Frank Mir, Overeem said “I heard there’s word that Brock Lesnar is about to come back to the UFC. Well I’ll be here waiting for him.” The resentment is reasonable but you can’t blame him for taking advantage of a situation that could mean a high...
Via In The Neutral Zone
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

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