Morning Matchmaker: Why Roy Nelson vs. Alistair Overeem makes sense

What's next for Roy Nelson after a crushing KO over Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira? How about a scrap with another KO artist in Alistair Overeem?
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Alistair Overeem Joins Team Jackson-Winkeljohn

It appears after splitting with his most recent training camp at The Blackzilians Alistair Overeem (37-13 (1 nc), pictured) has decided to join the ranks of Team Jackson-Winkeljohn. Ariel Helwani of has reported that the former Pride, Strikeforce, and Dream Heavyweight Champion is going to give things a shot under the tutelage of famed trainer Greg Jackson. “He...
Via MMAInsider
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Alistair Overeem having surgery on elbow today

Surgery on one of his elbows will sideline Alistair Overeem from MMA competition and training. Overeem went under the knife today to repair a pinched nerve in one of his elbows, but he wouldn’t specify which one was being operated on. According to MMA Fighting, Overeem was quoted as saying, “Initially, I didn’t realize what it was and thought it would pass. I thought [my injured...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

More Talents React To The Ultimate Warrior’s Death

Daniel Bryan, UFC’s Alistair Overeem and more have commented on Warrior’s passing. Check them out below… Heartbroken. My sincerest condolences go out to The Warrior's family. Seeing how much he loved his daughters and his wife this weekend… — Daniel Bryan (@WWEDanielBryan) April 9, 2014 … makes it all the more heartbreaking. The Ultimate Warrior was my favorite as...
Via TNA Wrestling News
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Alistair Overeem The Model

UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem did a photo shoot in the rigid Soester-Dunes yesterday.  Still unsure what is next for The Reem but whoever he gets it will be a big fight.  Would love to see him take on JDS so the two can finally settle their beef but with Dos Santos now facing Stipe Miocic it won’t be anytime soon. Alistair Overeem with his brother JDS and the brazilian octagon girls
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Mark Hunt Wants A Rematch With Alistair Overeem

“Rematches are always good. I’ve never lost a rematch with any fighter. I always like to avenge my losses, too. I saw Alistair in Japan (and) we were talking, he’s a nice guy but as a fighter, he’s got it over me, I’ve got to get it over this guy. It’s a match I’d like […]
Via Fight Geeks
February 21, 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

UFC Fight Night 36 Preview; The Latest On Alistair Overeem And Gilbert Melendez

UFC Fight Night 36 takes place on Saturday night from Arena Jaragua in Jaragua do Sul, Santa Catarina, Brazil. The main event features a middleweight bout with former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida facing former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Gegard Mousasi. The co-feature has former Strikeforce middleweight champion Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza battling Francis...
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February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Dana White Claims Alistair Overeem Is Running Scared From Junior Dos Santos

If UFC President Dana White is to believed, heavyweight star Alistair Overeem is currently running scared from former champion Junior Dos Santos. Reporting on last night’s edition of ‘UFC Tonight’ on FOX Sports 1, Ariel Helwani revealed that White had recently spoken to Overeem about the possibility of fighting JDS in the main event of an upcoming event in Brazil. White says...
Via Fight Of The Night
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Dana White: Alistair Overeem ‘Literally Hiding’ From Junior dos Santos

Remember when Alistair Overeem (pictured) claimed Junior dos Santos was “afraid” to fight him, an accusation dos Santos promptly scoffed at? Well, according to UFC president Dana White, Overeem is now the one scared, homie, to face the former heavyweight champion. “He wants nothing to do with dos Santos. He’s literally hiding from him,” reporter Ariel Helwani relayed from...
February 12, 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 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Backstage News – Who’s Writing Bray Wyatt’s Promo?

Partial Source: – Word is that Bray Wyatt is the one who is writing all of his promos. He does have to submit them for possible editing and final approval, but he is essentially scripting himself for all promos. – The WrestleMania 30 DVD and Blu-Ray will be released on May 24th. – Dana White was not happy with Alistair Overeem’s call out of Brock Lesnar, stating...
Via WZR Online
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Alistair Overeem earns UFC reprive

Entering Saturday night’s clash against fellow UFC big-man Frank Mir, the fact that Alistair Overeem may be making his final trip into the octagon only added to the desperation that the two former champs must’ve been feeling. On the heels of a two-fight losing streak that most recently included a first-round, knockout loss to Travis Browne in August of 2013, rumours that Overeem...
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February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Alistair Overeem Dominates Frank Mir at UFC 169 (Video Highlights)

If UFC 169 was a loser-leaves-town match between Alistair Overeem (pictured) and Frank Mir, then it looks like Mir’s 12-year UFC career came to an end on Saturday night. Both heavyweights entered the shootout needing to collect a win – Mir had dropped three straight, while Overeem was riding a two-fight skid. Overeem was less Ubereem than usual, shedding some mass in favor of...
February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC 169 Fighter Salaries, Attendance & Gate

  The Demolition Man did just that to Frank Mir last night at UFC 169, plus Alistair Overeem walked out of the cage with the biggest paycheck. Before we go any further, we should note that the New Jersey Athletic Commission doesn't release fighter pay info, so none of the following salary data for the event is official.  However, you can get a fairly accurate picture...
Via MMA Manifesto
February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fighter Alistair Overeem Calls Out Brock Lesnar

UFC star Alistair Overeem called out Brock Lesnar at the UFC 169 pay-per-view last night. However, at the post-fight press conference UFC President Dana White said Lesnar will not be returning to the UFC. Here's what he said courtesy of FOX Sports: "Brock Lesnar is not coming back. Brock Lesnar is not fighting. I mean does he want to come back? I mean, we've talked...
Via Ring Side News
February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC 169 Recap: Barao, Aldo retain UFC titles on Super Saturday

It's Superbowl weekend in New Jersey and the Ultimate Fighting Championship put on it's own title extravaganza with two world champions being crowned on the night before the Broncos or Seahawks secure the Vince Lombardi trophy in the same city.And is was Superfight which was initially topping the bill between Dominick Cruz and Renan Barao. But, when Cruz tore his groin and...
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February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Alistair Overeem calls out Brock Lesnar after fight

Alistair Overeem beat Frank Mir at UFC 169 in Newark on Saturday night, and the beastly heavyweight gave fans something to look forward to by calling out Brock Lesnar after his win. Overeem closed out his post-fight interview with UFC commentator Joe Rogan by saying he wants a rematch with Lesnar, whom he beat at […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Fights For The Future: UFC 169

Alistair Overeem(37-13) vs Stipe Miocic(11-1):With his methodical destruction of Frank Mir, Overeem moved himself closer to heavyweight title contention again. Unfortunately for “The Reem” before his fight against Mir he had lost his last two fights moving him considerably down the ladder and now he’ll have to work his way back up if he dreams of fighting for the title again...
Via MMAInsider
February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Alistair Overeem Earns Comfortable Decision Win Over Frank Mir At UFC 169

Alistair Overeem fought at a measured pace tonight at UFC 169, hurting Frank Mir badly in the first round before taking a ‘safety first’ approach as he cruised to a unanimous decision victory. Round One: A kick from Mir starts the action, but it misses and Overeem responds with a punch to the stomach. A quick exchange and they go back to circling each other. They briefly clinch...
Via Fight Of The Night
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Frank Mir and Alistair Overeem equally desperate for win

Looking back at it now, it’s hard to imagine the struggles that Frank Mir (16-8-0) must’ve endured in order to climb back into the octagon after breaking his femur and tearing all of the ligaments in one knee in a life-threating motorcycle accident that occurred not long after taking the UFC hevyweight title from Tim Sylvia in 2004. Despite reaching the top of his profession...
Via Sports-Glory
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Perspective: The Shortcomings Of Alistair Overeem

Once a dominate heavyweight looking to take over the UFC heavyweight division, now one loss away from getting cut. Alistair Overeem is the personification of a man with all the talent and power in the world to become the champion, but fell short due to his own shortcomings. The 6 foot 4 inch heavyweight had proven he was talented enough to hang with the UFC’s best. A K-1 championship...
Via The Flying Knee MMA
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC 169 ‘Barao vs. Faber’ weigh-in replay; Both title fights official

On the night before the two best teams in football battle to live forever in infamy, four men will compete for UFC gold in Dirty Jersey. Renan Barao has already defended his UFC interim strap twice after he won it by besting Urijah Faber via unanimous decision the summer before last in Calgary. Now that Dominick Cruz is out of the picture, for now, Barao sits alone in his throne...
Via Fight Booth
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

The Ugly Truth: Frank Mir vs. Alistair Overeem

Twelve months ago, we assumed Alistair Overeem would steamroll over Antonio” Bigfoot” Silva to earn a heavyweight title shot. We also assumed that Frank Mir was going to bounce back into contention like had done before. Instead, it was Overeem who was steamrolled by Silva and has been knocked out two straight times while Mir has lost three in a row in an unimpressive fashion...
Via In The Neutral Zone
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Frank Mir Says Won’t Retire If He Loses To Alistair Overeem

Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir has gone on record that he won’t retire regardless of the outcome at UFC 169 on Saturday night where he’ll face another veteran at a crossroads in his career, Alistair Overeem. “I kind of know no matter what it’s not going to be my last fight,” Mir said in an interiew with “I’m still younger than a lot of the guys...
Via Fight Of The Night
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

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