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ALISTAIR OVEREEM RUMORS

Fighter Scouting Report: Alistair Overeem

Alistair Overeem Vitals 6’4″ 257 lbs (Heavyweight) 80″ reach, Orthodox May 17, 1980 Record 37-12 (1 NC) (UFC: 2-2 ) Current Streak 1 straight win Training Kickboxing champion 2005 ADCC European Trials winner Championships Held 2H2H Light Heavyweight Tournament Champion: 2002 2H2H Light Heavyweight Champion: 2004 (no title defenses) Strikeforce Heavyweight Champion: 2007-2010...
Via MMA Manifesto
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Donald Cerrone comes to the defense of teammate Alistair Overeem

When news broke that UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem was the culprit in UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones’ knee injury that caused him to withdraw from his highly anticipated title fight against Daniel Cormier at UFC 178, much of the MMA community began lambasting Overeem. Although Jones himself, as well as his coach Greg Jackson, said that the injury was nothing but a...
Via Fight Hub TV
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Overeem under fire for injuring fighters during training

A training room takedown from Alistair Overeem resulted in Jon Jones injuring his knee last week and his fight with Daniel Cormier being postponed until January, and while Greg Jackson has attempted to downplay the incident, other fighters have now voiced their disapproval at the way ‘The Reem’ conducts himself during fight camp. Resurgent light-heavyweight star Anthony ‘Rumble’...
Via Fight Of The Night
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Bellator 123 Adds Bobby Lashley, Cheick Kongo And King Mo To Offset UFC Show On September 5

Friday, September 5th could go down as one of those landmark moments in the history of MMA. Bellator and the UFC will be airing shows the same night within 10 miles of each other in the state of Connecticut. The UFC had announced their two big matches and Bellator had only announced their main event of Pat Curran and Patricio Freire for the featherweight championship. The company...
Via Between The Ropes
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Alistair Overeem Forced to Soul-Search After KO Loss to ‘Bigfoot’

Answer: What Alistair Overeem (pictured) did after getting knocked out by Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva on the heels of his nine-month testosterone suspension. Question: What is soul-searching? If this were a game of “Jeopardy,” that scenario perfectly describes what Overeem’s life has been since February’s upset loss to Silva. With a shot at UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez...
Via 5thRound.com
August 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: King Mo gets spinning back fisted by 'The Hardcore Kid'

When Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal entered the Bellator light heavyweight Season 8 bracket nearly everyone had him penciled in for a spot in the finals. Emanuel "The Hardcore Kid" Newton's bracket read a little different.  After putting Przemyslaw Mysiala asleep last month in Thackerville, Louisiana, it was off to the Maverik Center in Utah for the new face of...
Via hov-mma
February 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Antonio Bigfoot Silva KO’s Alistair Overeem At UFC 156 (GIF)

The fight looked pretty even going into the last round between Antonio Bigfoot Silva and Alistair Overeem.  Silva had no intentions of letting the judges take this fight into their own hands.  Silva knocked the crap out of Overeem in round 4 and scored the KO victory. Overeem's head looked like a punching bag, and I couldn't believe how long he kept standing up and taking...
Via Backyard Sports Blog
February 03, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC 156: Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva Batters Alistair Overeem for TKO Win (Video Highlights)

Alistair Overeem certainly talked the talk leading up to Saturday’s shootout against Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva (Pictured), and for the opening two rounds “The Demolition Man” walked the walk. Unfortunately for Overeem, the third frame came rolling around and Bigfoot blitzed him with a barrage of bombs that abruptly put an end to his night. Not to mention his shot at the...
Via 5thRound.com
February 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Overeem ready to return

Alistair Overeem was banned for nine months. That doesn't mean the UFC heavyweight contender didn't brutalize anybody inside of an octagon after he ran afoul of Nevada's doping policy. "I hurt all of them," Overeem said of his sparring partners. "I crushed their souls." Overeem -- who takes on Antonio Silva at UFC 156 in Las Vegas on Saturday -...
Via Fox Sports
January 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Junior dos Santos Refuses to Mention Alistair Overeem by Name

Have you ever hated someone so much that the very thought of uttering their name disgusted you? Well, it appears UFC heavyweight champ Junior dos Santos (Pictured) has reached that point with Alistair Overeem. During Wednesday’s conference call, dos Santos refused to say Overeem’s name when asked about his bitter rival. When asked if he’d rather defend his crown against a...
Via 5thRound.com
December 19, 2012  |  Discuss
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