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ALISTAIR OVEREEM RUMORS

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...
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1 day ago  |  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
3 days ago  |  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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Not Done with Alistair Overeem

Putting it mildly, Alistair Overeem (pictured) has had a disappointing UFC career. Following last Friday’s TKO setback to Ben Rothwell, an opponent Overeem was pegged as a 4-1 odds-on favorite to dispose of, many thought “The Demolition Man’s” days inside the octagon were over. The heavyweight has gone just 2-3 in the UFC since signing a lucrative contract in 2011. Toss in...
Via 5thRound.com
8 days ago  |  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
12 days ago  |  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
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Alistair Overeem’s UFC Release Will Be Numbers Game

If it don’t make dollars, then it don’t make sense. Alistair Overeem (pictured) makes plenty of dollars, and that’s why it might not make sense for the UFC to keep the heavyweight around. After Overeem was TKO’d by Ben Rothwell in the first round on Friday at UFC Fight Night 50, a 3-1 longshot he was supposed to easily dispose of, many wondered if that was the last time Overeem...
Via 5thRound.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Ben Rothwell TKO’s Alistair Overeem at UFC Fight Night 50 (Video Highlights)

Sometimes, mixed martial arts is the epitome of never judging a book by its cover. Case in point, a flabby, hairy-backed Ben Rothwell (pictured) facing a ripped Alistair Overeem. My wife, verbatim, “That guy (Rothwell) just beat that guy (Overeem)? No way.” True story. And, true story. To the surprise of everyone not named Ben Rothwell, Rothwell overlooked Overeem’s 4-1 odds...
Via 5thRound.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Ben Rothwell Stuns Alistair Overeem With TKO Win At UFC Fight Night 50

Round One: The heavyweight co-main event is underway. Overeem with a kick to the leg and a big punch behind it. Another leg stomp from Overeem and soon after he launches with a big knee to the body. In again with another knee and then back out. A cuffing shot clips Rothwell’s head. Good start for Overeem here. Rothwell with a punch and Overeem quickly looks to clinch. They...
Via Fight Of The Night
13 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
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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