788 Search Results for Alistair Overeem

Feb 10, 2012 9:31 am

Dos Santos Likely To Defend Title Against Overeem At UFC 146 In Las Vegas

Junior Dos Santos finally has a date penned for his first UFC title defense against Alistair Overeem. UFC officials announced the likelihood of the matchup last night via twitter. The two heavyweight fighters will likely face on in May’s UFC 146 event set to take place in Las Vegas Nevada’s MGM Grand Garden Arena. Alistair...

Jan 23, 2012 5:20 am

UFC NEWS – Bas Rutten Says JDS Will Take Out The “Glass Jawed” Overeem

“I think Alistair, everything he does is one single shot because he knows he’s got that glass jaw as well. He’s been knocked out quite a few times in the past, even by Chuck Liddell as well. Every time when he punches, one hand is up. He throws single shots; he doesn’t throw combinations. You...

Jan 6, 2012 10:03 am

UFC NEWS – Poll Results: Who Takes It Overeem Or Dos Santos?

In our latest polling here at BJPENN.COM we took to the fans to figure out who the favorite is going into the proposed heavyweight title fight between the champion, Junior dos Santos and the challenger, Alistair Overeem. The two heavyweights are known for their striking prowess, the champion his boxing and the challenger his world-class...

Jan 4, 2012 12:20 pm

UFC NEWS – Dana White Targets Summer 2012 For Dos Santos vs. Overeem

“Hopefully this summer. This summer is probably when it’s going to go down. Alistair wants to take some time off. Dos Santos is ready but needs to get some training in. So hopefully, this summer. This is one of those fights where no matter where this ends up, it’ll be exciting. But I see this...

Jan 2, 2012 4:30 am

UFC NEWS – Dos Santos Excited For A Stand Up War Against Overeem

“It’s going to be really, really good for the fans. Because he’s a striker (and) I’m a striker, it’s going to be a stand-up battle. … He’s pretty good at using his kicks, his knees, his punches. But I believe so much in my boxing.” UFC heavyweight champion, Junior Dos Santos, tells USA Today that...

Dec 30, 2011 1:10 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC 141 Betting Lines: Overeem And Cerrone Favorites Tonight

We can sit here and debate these matchups tonight until we are blue in the face. But between having your fan favorite and doing your own variation of MMA Math, tonight’s UFC 141 pay-per-view event is stacked with many intriguing fights that are hard to call. We’ve done our poll for the week; we’ve weighed...

Dec 30, 2011 1:05 pm

UFC NEWS – Pro’s Pick Lesnar vs. Overeem For BJPENN.COM

It came to me late last night, while I was working away on BJPENN.COM that our readers here might enjoy some insight from some of MMA’s insiders about tonight’s UFC 141 main event between Brock Lesnar and Alistair Overeem. As such, I reached out to some of the friendliest guys in my phone book to...

Dec 30, 2011 5:30 am

UFC NEWS – Poll Results: Who takes it, Lesnar or Overeem?

Our latest polling here at BJPENN.COM asked readers who you thought was going to win tonight’s UFC 141 main event between Brock Lesnar and Alistair Overeem. While the results where close, the majority of our readers here picked Alistair Overeem over the former UFC heavyweight champion, Brock Lesnar. 3,692 of you cast your vote and...

Dec 28, 2011 4:45 am

UFC NEWS – Overeem: No one in the division can strike with me

On the verge of making his UFC debut, UFC 141 main event participant, Alistair Overeem took to his personal blog to discuss this Friday’s fight. Here are the highlights via YahooSports: “The fight has been promoted as the biggest two athletes in UFC history fighting for the No. 1 contender spot in the heavyweight division....

Dec 27, 2011 4:03 pm

UFC NEWS – Overeem Adheres To NSAC Requirement: Undergoes Second Pre-Fight Drug Test

UFC 141 main event competitor, Alistair Overeem has adhered to his conditional license requirements handed down by the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) and submitted a second urine sample yesterday afternoon in Las Vegas. The results of the test will not be readily available until after his fight this Friday with Brock Lesnar, and he...

Dec 27, 2011 11:20 am

UFC NEWS – Frank Mir Thinks Overeem Is In Trouble Against Lesnar

“Brock doesn’t shoot that low. He’ll put his forehead in your chest, and he’s going to run you through. If he’s not able to take you down with that initial blast, he’s going to run you against the cage. Then he’s going to rip your legs out from under you. Now, you should have gotten...

Dec 22, 2011 11:15 am

UFC NEWS – Mir On Overeem: His Arms Are Too Big To Land Chokes

“I think that Alistair obviously just uses his ground game to avoid taking punishment and that way, when he gets back up to his feet, he’s very damaging. I think he does have an excellent guillotine but Lesnar doesn’t really shoot with his head on the side and kind of wade right in like, Hrmm,...

Dec 20, 2011 1:10 pm

UFC NEWS – "I'm Looking Forward To Fighting Dos Santos" Says Overeem

“Style-wise, dos Santos is going to be an excellent fight for me — striker against striker. With my experience, I should have the upper hand. I must say that he is very dangerous with his hands. He’s got a lot [of power] in both punches; he’s clever and he’s fast. I’m looking forward to fighting...