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Brock Lesnar attends UFC 184 but is he mounting a comeback to MMA?

In the midst of Ronda Rousey's 'blink-and-you'll-miss-it' 14 second win Saturday night at UFC 184, a former champion was sitting cage side looking larger than life and certainly getting a fair amount of attention that he was in attendance. Former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar made his way Octagon side last night to sit right behind UFC president Dana White to take in UFC 184...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Brock Lesnar attends UFC 184, keeps MMA rumors alive

There has been nonstop chatter for the past several months that former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar (pictured) might return to the world of mixed martial arts when his WWE contract expires. While Lesnar hasn’t said anything publicly about coming back to the cage, because everybody knows how much he despises talking to people, his attendance at UFC 184 on Saturday night...
Via 5thRound.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Frank Mir Knocks Out Antonio Silva in First Round at UFC Fight Night 61 in Brazil

Antonio Silva was hoping to get back on the right side of the win column at UFC Fight Night 61 in Brazil. Bigfoot's last win came over two years ago at UFC 156 when he knocked out Alistair Overeem. It was not going to come easy against a tough opponent like Frank Mir though.As luck would have it, he is going to have to wait till his next fight to win since Mir was able to score a...
Via FatManWriting
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Carla Esparza Defends Strawweight Title Against Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC 185

Are you ready for the first-ever strawweight title defense in Ultimate Fighting Championship history? Either way, it’s coming. On Wednesday, it was announced champion Carla Esparza (pictured) will break in her freshly minted belt against Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC 185. Esparza vacated her Invicta FC title to enter “The Ultimate Fighter 20″ tournament. She submitted Rose Namajunas...
Via 5thRound.com
January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Roy Nelson Vs Alistair Overeem Set For UFC 185

A heavyweight clash between Roy Nelson and Alistair Overeem has been chalked up for UFC 185 in Dallas on March 14th. Nelson is coming off a tough knockout loss to Mark Hunt back in September of last year in Japan. That was his third loss in his past four fights having also picked up decision losses to both Daniel Cormier and Stipe Miocic while also earning a KO win against Antonio...
Via Fight Of The Night
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Roy Nelson vs. Alistair Overeem joins UFC 185 line up

A heavyweight tilt has been added to the upcoming UFC 185 card in Dallas, Texas as Roy Nelson faces Alistair Overeem in a featured bout on March 14. UFC officials announced the new pairing on Tuesday evening. Nelson returns to action looking to rebound from the first knockout loss he's suffered in the UFC when he fell to former heavyweight title contender Mark Hunt in September. ...
Via Fox Sports
January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Alistair Overeem Fights Roy Nelson at UFC 185

In a desperate attempt to distract fans from the mess that is now Jon Jones’ life, the UFC announced a heavyweight shootout between Alistair Overeem (pictured) and Roy Nelson for UFC 185. The March 14 event goes down inside American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. It’s an interesting matchup considering one is coming off a win and the other a highlight reel knockout. Overeem...
Via 5thRound.com
January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

WWE Officials Believe Brock Lesnar Is Returning To The UFC

There’s been rumors for a while that Brock Lesnar could be set to return to the UFC in 2015, and it seems that even the WWE themselves seem to be buying into the idea. “The Lesnar people always keep things quiet, but within the company, the belief is that he’s going back to UFC, and his showing up lighter to TV last week confirmed that to people who thought it,” said WWE...
Via Fight Of The Night
December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 UFC Fighter Salaries

(Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports))   Another memorable year in mixed martial arts is in the books, so it’s time for The MMA Manifesto to look back and reflect on UFC Fighter Salaries. Was 2014 a good year financially to be a fighter?  Well, that depends on what your name is.  If it is Alistair Overeem, […]
Via MMA Manifesto
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC on Fox 13 Videos JDS, Overeem, RDA Victorious

Main Card (Fox) Weight class Method Round Time Notes Heavyweight Junior dos Santos def. Stipe Miocic Decision (unanimous) (48-47, 49-46, 49-46) 5 5:00 Catchweight (160.6 lbs) Rafael dos Anjos def. Nate Diaz Decision (unanimous) (30-26, 30-26, 30-27) 3 5:00 Heavyweight Alistair Overeem def. Stefan Struve TKO (punches) 1 4:13 Heavyweight Matt Mitrione def. Gabriel Gonzaga […]
Via MMA PRIME
December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Next Fights For Junior Dos Santos and Stipe Miocic?

  It was a back and forth battle that lasted much longer than most fans and pundits would likely have originally anticipated. Despite both fighters being amongst the hardest and most technical strikers in the UFC Heavyweight division, JDS and Miocic showed a great ability to take each other’s shots as the fightwent for the full fight rounds. The match was close, with Miocic having...
Via Fight Of The Night
December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Alistair Overeem KO’s Stefan Struve at UFC on FOX 13 (Video Highlights)

Alistair Overeem (pictured) isn’t just a standup fighter, just ask Stefan Struve. Overeem scored an early takedown and unleashed some vicious haymakers to put Struve to sleep in the opening round. Although Struve enjoyed a reach advantage, he was never able to get off due to Overeem’s unexpected takedown. What then transpired on the canvas was pure devastation. The official...
Via 5thRound.com
December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Alistair Overeem Pounds the Daylights Out of Stefan Struve

Alistair Overeem looks like a big ole beast. If he says he is going to knock someone out in 30 seconds it is not hard to imagine him doing it. However, the big man had lost three of his last four fights heading in to Saturdays's UFC event in Phoenix. At the age of 34 he is getting close to becoming the 'old guy.'Against Stefen Struve he certainly showed there is plenty of fight left...
Via FatManWriting
December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Alistair Overeem pounds Stefan Struve into the canvas for first round finish

Alistair Overeem may best be known as a knockout artist while standing, but he can do plenty of damage on the ground as Stefan Struve found out the hard way on Saturday night in Phoenix. The Dutch fighters were matched up as one of the featured bouts on the UFC Fight Night card and it didn't take long for the action to get started or finished as it turned out. Overeem came out right...
Via Fox Sports
December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Alistair Overeem KO’s Stefan Struve At UFC On FOX 13

Alistair Overeem quickly got the better of Stefan Struve tonight at UFC On FOX 13, taking him down and landing ground and pound for the TKO stoppage. Round One: Crazy size difference between the lanky Struve and Overeem. Overeem keeping his distance to start this one off. He suddenly goes in for takedown, then opts to stay in the clinch instead, pushing Struve against the cage...
Via Fight Of The Night
December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC On FOX 13 Pre-Fight Interviews

Below you’ll find a collection of UFC On FOX 13 pre-fight interviews courtesy of MMAFighting.com ahead of tomorrow night’s event. — Junior dos Santos: Stipe Miocic: Nate Diaz: Rafael dos Anjos: Alistair Overeem: Stefan Struve: Matt Mitrione:
Via Fight Of The Night
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Why Alistair Overeem will ruin Struve's Octagon return

Click HERE for the viewing and schedule guide for The Ultimate Fighter Finale and UFC on FOX: dos Santos vs. Miocic.
Via Fox Sports
December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC On FOX 13: Road To The Octagon Video

In FOX’s ‘Road To The Octagon’ show for UFC On FOX 13 you can watch in-depth previews for three of the biggest fights on the card including the Junior dos Santos Vs Stipe Miocic main event, Nate Diaz’s return against Rafael dos Anjos and Stefan Struve’s comeback against Alistair Overeem. —
Via Fight Of The Night
December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Alistair Overeem Vs Stefan Struve Set For UFC On FOX 13

A heavyweight clash between two Dutch fighters, Alistair Overeem and Stefan Struve, has been announced for UFC On FOX 13 on December 13th. Overeem is coming off a first round TKO loss to Ben Rothwell just a couple of weeks ago – his third loss in his last four Octagon appearances. Despite his slump in form the UFC have opted to keep him on-board for now, but this will surely be...
Via Fight Of The Night
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Overeem-Struve heavyweight war headed to Phoenix for UFC on FOX 13

The UFC is headed to Arizona for the first time in the organizations storied history, and they aren’t taking it lightly. Earlier today it was announced that a heavyweight tilt between former champion Junior dos Santos and Stipe Miocic will be targeted for the December 13th event inside of the US Airways Center in Phoenix, Arizona. Later on in the evening, it was made official that...
Via Fight Booth
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Alistair Overeem Faces Stefan Struve at UFC on FOX 13

As UFC president Dana White promised, former heavyweight top contender Alistair Overeem (pictured) will get another go in the big leagues. On Wednesday, it was announced Overeem will meet Stefan Struve at UFC on FOX 13. The December 13 event takes place inside US Airways Center in Phoenix, Arizona. Overeem will be looking to collect a much needed with to keep his UFC career alive...
Via 5thRound.com
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Alistair Overeem vs. Stefan Struve on deck for FOX card in Phoenix

Alistair Overeem wanted a shot at redemption following his loss to Ben Rothwell earlier this month and it appears he'll get his chance as he'll face fellow Dutchman Stefan Struve at the upcoming UFC Fight Night on FOX card from Phoenix on December 13. UFC officials announced the new bout late Wednesday evening. Overeem (37-14, 1 NC) will probably enter the fight on do-or-die terms...
Via Fox Sports
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Ben Rothwell wants Junior dos Santos, Stipe Miocic or Andrei Arlovski next

It's been a good couple of weeks for UFC heavyweight Ben Rothwell. The Wisconsin native returned to action recently and despite being an underdog going into the matchup, he quickly dispatched of Alistair Overeem with a scorching first round knockout to mark the biggest win of his UFC career. Following the fight, Rothwell thought he may have broken his arm blocking one of Overeem...
Via Fox Sports
September 17, 2014  |  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

Anthony Johnson all for a catchweight fight with Alistair Overeem

The MMA landscape is constantly changing, and when one fight seems like the talk of the town, the next minute the focus is on something completely different. Anthony Johnson, former UFC welterweight turned light heavyweight knockout machine, has been angling for a fight with No. 1 light heavyweight contender Alexander Gustafsson for some time, but up to this point, nothing has come...
Via Fight Hub TV
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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