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STEFAN STRUVE RUMORS

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
13 days ago  |  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
13 days ago  |  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
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Fighter Scouting Report: Stefan Struve

  (photo from dankos-unlmtd) Stefan Struve Vitals 6’11.5″ 251.5 lbs (Heavyweight) 84.5″ reach, Orthodox February 18, 1988 Record 25-6 (UFC: 9-4) Current Streak 1 straight loss Training Purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Championships Held Cage Gladiators World Heavyweight Champion: 2007-2008 Strengths – the tallest fighter in UFC history – 7-foot plus wingspan – very experienced […]
Via MMA Manifesto
18 days ago  |  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

Watch: The most powerful Dana White video blog, ever

Remember when UFC pay-per-views were an actual event. They used to be something you would not only anticipate for months, but you would talk about for the months that would  follow. UFC 175 brings us back to those days. Part of the reason is that it seems like it was forever ago. And since UFC 176 was canceled, this was actually our last pay-per-view event as we head into UFC 177...
Via Fight Booth
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Stefan Struve Determined To Fight Again Despite Panic Attack

According to his manager, Stefan Struve is determined to fight in the UFC again despite his recent health issues. UFC 175 earlier this month had been all set to mark the heavyweight’s triumphant return to the Octagon over a year after he had been diagnosed with a potential career-ending heart condition, but disaster struck on the night of the event when the ‘Skyscraper’ passed...
Via Fight Of The Night
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Pays Stefan Struve and Matt Mitrone Despite Canceled UFC 175 Fight

There’s nothing like getting paid for doing nothing. Sure Stefan Struve (pictured) and Matt Mitrone would have preferred to fight each other Saturday at UFC 175, but leaving Las Vegas with your show and win money isn’t a bad consolation prize. Just minutes before the heavyweights were to take center stage, Struve, who was returning from a 14-month hiatus after undergoing surgery...
Via 5thRound.com
July 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Stefan Struve faints in locker room and has fight called off

Stefan Struve’s (pictured) 14-month hiatus from fighting will have to wait for another day, possibly, forever. Just minutes before the heavyweight was to fight Matt Mitrione at UFC 175, Struve fainted backstage and the bout has been canceled. “He was hyperventilating. They think it was a panic attack,” UFC president Dana White told media members sitting in press row. It was...
Via 5thRound.com
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Stefan Struve Has Panic Attack in Locker Room; UFC 175 Fight Canceled

Stefan Struve was scheduled to make his return tonight at UFC 175 but it has been reported that Struve just passed out in the locker room and he will no longer face Matt Mitrione. We will update you with more information as it becomes available. Update:  UFC President Dana White says, “He was hyperventilating. They think it was a panic attack, but we’re not risking it.” Here...
Via BlackSportsOnline
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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