Junior dos Santos: I hope Alistair Overeem doesn't fail the drug test this time

Alistair Overeem has called out former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos lots over the past years, even insulting the Brazilian in the process. Thing is, though, the two have been set to fight one another twice before and it was Overeem who pulled out both times and forced the bout to be cancelled. Before UFC 160, Overeem was forced to drop out of a scheduled fight with...
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August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Junior dos Santos Vs Alistair Overeem Co-Main Events UFC On FOX 17

A heavyweight clash between Junior dos Santos and Alistair Overeem has been made official for the co-main event of December 19th’s UFC On FOX 17 event in Orlando, Florida. The UFC have been trying to put this fight together for some time now, with two previous attempts to match them up having fallen through, so hopefully it holds together this time around. Former heavyweight champion...
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August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Junior Dos Santos vs. Alistair Overeem official for FOX UFC Fight Night in Orlando

A huge heavyweight fight has been added to the upcoming FOX UFC Fight Night card in Orlando, Fla. as former champion Junior Dos Santos meets Alistair Overeem on Dec. 19. UFC officials confirmed the new fight on Tuesday. The fight between Dos Santos and Overeem will finally happen more than three years after they were originally set to meet inside the Octagon. The two heavyweights...
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August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Junior dos Santos Faces Alistair Overeem At UFC on FOX 17

Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos (pictured) and Alistair Overeem can finally stop bickering on Twitter, because they will have the chance to settle their long-running beef in real life on December 19.On Tuesday, the UFC announced the heavyweight shootout will co-headline UFC on FOX 17.This bout was initially supposed to go down three years ago, but Overeem flunked...
August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Alistair Overeem Puts Junior Dos Santos On Blast

It’s a shootout that was supposed to go down three years ago, but someone decided to fail their UFC 146 pre-fight drug test. While increased testosterone levels cost him a crack at then-champion Junior dos Santos (pictured) in 2012, Alistair Overeem believes now is the perfect time to tango.The only problem is, dos Santos is too “afraid” to sign on the dotted line – that...
August 17, 2015  |  Discuss

With Werdum Vs Velasquez Set, Who Will UFC’s Other HW Contenders Fight?

Last night the UFC officially announced a heavyweight title rematch between Fabricio Werdum and Cain Velasquez, so where does that leave the division’s other top contenders? We’ve got the answers below. Junior dos Santos (No.2) Vs Alistair Overeem (No.9) It’s not official yet, but on Saturday’s ‘Fight Companion’ podcast, Joe Rogan let it slip that he’d just done a...
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August 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Joe Rogan Lets Slip That Junior dos Santos Vs Alistair Overeem Is In The Works

During the latest episode of his ‘Fight Companion’ podcast, UFC color commentator Joe Rogan appeared to let slip that a previously unannounced fight between heavyweight stars Junior dos Santos and Alistair Overeem is currently in the works. During the podcast, which was recorded live alongside UFC Fight Night 73 on Saturday night, Brendan Schaub asked Rogan if he knew what was...
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August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Alistair Overeem not fighting at UFC 191, wants Junior Dos Santos next

The UFC is still actively pursuing a co-main event for the upcoming Pay-Per-View card on Sept. 5 in Las Vegas, but Alistair Overeem won't be the person filling that slot. UFC 191 features flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson in the main event against top-ranked contender John Dodson, but the show still needs a secondary headliner with the card just four weeks away. Overeem was in...
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July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 65 Q&A With Alistair Overeem, Micheal Chiesa And Jessica Eye

Alistair Overeem, Michael Chiesa and Jessica Eye were the special guests for the UFC Fight Night 65 Fan Q&A session in Adelaide, Australia on Friday and you can watch what they had to say in the video below. —
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May 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva Battles Soa Palelei At UFC 190

On Saturday, a heavyweight scrap between Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva and Soa Palelei was announced for UFC 190. Can you imagine how slow these two will look if this goes into the third round? Anyway, Silva hasn’t won a fight since knocking out Alistair Overeem in February 2013 five outings ago. The Brazilian was also suspended nine months for testosterone after his draw with Mark...
April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Roy Nelson broke right hand against Alistair Overeem, won't need surgery

Losing to Alistair Overeem at UFC 185 may or may not have taken years of his career, but it did break one of the heavyweight's hands. UFC Tonight broke the news Wed. evening that, according to Nelson's wife Jessy, "Big Country" broke his right hand in the first round of his Dallas main card bout earlier this month. According to the report, Nelson will not need surgery. The 38 year...
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March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Alistair Overeem probably took years off Roy Nelson's career at UFC 185

Since joining coach Greg Jackson and his team in Albuquerque, New Mexico, UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem has started to put together the pieces of the puzzle he hopes will one day lead him to a championship fight in the Octagon. When Overeem debuted in 2011 there were high hopes that he would one day become UFC heavyweight champion, but a failed drug test and a two losses in a...
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March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 185 Results: Two new champions crowned in Dallas

Out with the old. In with the new. #1 contenders Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Rafael dos Anjos completely dominated now former champions Carla Esparza and Anthony Pettis to earn themselves UFC gold. Neither fight was even close. In the main event of the evening, dos Anjos landed a left hand right on the champions eye that hindered his vision for the remainder of the 25 minute title fight...
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March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Alistair Overeem Looks Back to Old Self in Win Over Roy Nelson

Alistair Overeem fights with Roy Nelson in the Heavyweight bout during the UFC 185 event at American Airlines Center on March 14, 2015 in Dallas, Texas. (Mandatory Credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images) Alistair Overeem (39-14 (1)) now finds himself on a two-fight winning streak with last night’s performance against Roy Nelson (20-11).  Overeem was touted as the favorite going...
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March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Roy "Big Country" Nelson With the Fat Guy Play of the Day Against Alistair Overeem

According to Roy "Big Country" Nelson's wikipedia page he weighs in at just 254 pounds, but he looks a little bit thicker than that in this fat guy's opinion. So when I watched the highlights of his fight against Alistair Overeem I couldn't help but be a little proud. Here he is fighting a guy that has four inches on him and is a ripped 247 pound ball of muscle. Conventional wisdom...
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March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Alistair Overeem punishes Roy Nelson with body shots to win at UFC 185

Alistair Overeem threw everything and the kitchen sink at Roy Nelson over three rounds and while he didn't get the finish, the Dutch kickboxer still walked away with a dominant unanimous decision win. Following an up and down career thus far in the UFC, Overeem revamped his training by working with coach Greg Jackson and his team in New Mexico and the results have shown thus far...
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March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Alistair Overeem Outstrikes Roy Nelson To Decision Win At UFC 185

Alistair Overeem outpointed Roy Nelson tonight at UFC 185 with a good performance punctuated by good work to the body with knees and kicks. Round One: Kick to the thigh from Overeem amidst a tentative start. Nelson looks more eager to exchange, but they are both easing into this one slowly. Overeem jumps into a knee to the midsection. Nelson tries an overhand right, but it’s...
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March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Alistair Overeem Believes Brock Lesnar Done With UFC

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar doused fuel onto the I’m-returning-to-MMA flames last month when he was spotted sitting front and center watching Ronda Rousey submit Cat Zingano at UFC 184. With Lesnar’s contract with the WWE set to expire soon, and reports of stalled extension talks with the professional wrestling organization, the possibility of the 37-year-old...
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Heavyweight Sluggers Alistair Overeem and Roy Nelson Chasing the Knockout at UFC 185

Alistair Overeem walks from the octagon after his ko victory over Stefan Struve (not pictured) in their heavyweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at the at U.S. Airways Center on December 13, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) Some say that styles make fights – this may bring to mind the idea of a jiu jitsu practitioner and a boxer carefully...
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March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Roy Nelson hopes Alistair Overeem hasn't become a safety first Jackson's fighter

When Roy Nelson first traveled to Florida to workout with American Top Team he didn't even know he was going to be fighting Alistair Overeem at UFC 185 so as it turns out, the decision to go there worked out well. Nelson has spent the biggest part of his 11-year fight career training close to home in Las Vegas and while he's worked with a laundry list of top fighters during his time...
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March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Alistair Overeem: 'I'm happy' former teammates keep dropping my name

Since relocating to Albuquerque, New Mexico, UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem has been a much happier man. The former title contender wasn't able to pick up a victory in his first camp with the team led by coach Greg Jackson, but his last fight against Stefan Struve put Overeem back on the winning track and he expects the same this weekend facing Roy Nelson at UFC 185. Overeem has...
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March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Mitrione: 'I don't like Alistair Overeem as a human being'

During an interview on the most recent The Fighter and the Kid podcast, UFC heavyweight Matt Mitrione sounded off on a host of topics including his next opponent (Ben Rothwell), the Reebok deal, his animosity towards Alistair Overeem, what he feels is the most corrupt organization on earth (the NCAA), as well as his favorite fighter of all time (Fedor Emelianenko). The former football...
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March 06, 2015  |  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...
March 01, 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...
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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. ...
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January 06, 2015  |  Discuss
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