805 Search Results for Alistair Overeem

Oct 22, 2011 10:44 am

Frank Mir: Lesnar Easily Beats Overeem

“Honestly, I think Brock will win pretty easily. I think we’re going to see the closest thing to a grappler versus striker match you’ll see nowadays. Brock is going to cover up; maybe throw one jab. He’ll rush Overeem to the cage, reach down for a leg and rip him down…. I don’t think he’s...

Sep 21, 2011 7:40 am

Dana White Confirms Lesnar vs. Overeem Winner Gets Title Shot

“Yeah, it is (a number one contender fight). That’s a crazy fight. Imagine when those two square off at the weigh-ins. It’s going to be awesome. I’m excited for that fight too. I’m excited to see, and I know the fans are too, I’m excited to see what Alistair Overeem has. People can yap and...

Sep 20, 2011 11:18 am

Overeem Leaves Golden Glory Over "Breach Of Trust"

Former Dream and Strikeforce heavyweight champion and new UFC roster holder Alistair Overeem has announced his departure from his longtime management team Golden Glory. In a statement he said (via twitter): “I would like to make a statement regarding the recent news of the separation from my long-time management Golden Glory. As with any relationship,...

Sep 7, 2011 12:18 pm

Overeem's Crazy For Making His UFC Debut Says Lesnar Coach

“I think it’ll be good for Brock. Overeem is a guy who has heavy hands, he’ll try to keep the fight up, but when he goes to the ground he has a good foundation. It’ll be an exciting fight, between two big guys, what brings much appeal to the fans. Overeem must be crazy to...

Sep 7, 2011 8:45 am

Overeem Turned Down UFC Title Fight, Opted For Quicker Debut

“I got offered to fight for the championship belt but that would mean I had to wait, because of course (Junior) dos Santos is fighting (Cain) Velasquez Nov. 12, it’s going to be a great fight, then probably these guys are going to need some healing time, relaxing time, so November plus six months, that...

May 26, 2016 12:00 pm

Despite being UFC heavyweight champion, Stipe Miocic isn’t quitting his day job

Stipe Miocic realized his dream of becoming UFC heavyweight champion when he knocked out Fabricio Werdum at UFC 198 in Curitiba, Brazil. Despite his new status and a UFC champion’s paycheck, Miocic hasn’t left his job as a Valley View fireman and paramedic in Cleveland, Ohio. Miocic posted a photo to his Facebook page saying,...

May 21, 2016 2:51 am

Brock Lesnar added back on to UFC roster?

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar has not fought in the UFC since losing to Alistair Overeem at UFC 141 back in December 2011. However, the clever tracking of UFCFightersInfo has alerted everyone that the UFC just recently added Brock Lesnar on to their roster. [Added] Brock Lesnar (Heavy)https://t.co/nZfB0IsOE2 — UFCFIGHTERSiNFO (@UFCFIGHTERSiNFO) May 20, 2016...

May 10, 2016 10:13 am

Ben Rothwell opens up on “stupid” fight against Junior dos Santos

Last month Ben Rothwell looked to extend his 4-fight win streak and secure a title shot by defeating former heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos in a main event fight. Unfortunately for Rothwell, he lost via decision, dropping down to #6 on the UFC’s heavyweight rankings. During a recent appearance on The MMA Hour, Rothwell discussed...

May 9, 2016 12:51 pm

UFC Fight Night 87 Reebok pay ranges from $2,500 to $15,000, totaling $117,500

$117,500 was the total payout by Reebok for the exclusive uniform deal with the UFC for the UFC Fight Night 87 event that took place in Rotterdam over the weekend. The payout from Reebok is in addition to each fighter’s contracted fight pay with the UFC. The full UFC Fight Night 87 UFC Athlete Outfitting...

May 8, 2016 3:28 pm

UFC Fight Night 87 Bonus Report

‘UFC Fight Night 87’ in Rotterdam delivered some memorable fights and solid finishes. With that said, UFC President Dana White handed out four “Performance of the night” awards at tonight’s post fight press conference. Those $50,000 ‘UFC Fight Night 87’ bonuses went to the following fighters: Performance of the night bonus – Alistair Overeem for...

May 8, 2016 7:26 am

UFC Fight Night 87 Live Results

Unable to catch today’s UFC Fight Night 87 event in Rotterdam, BJPENN.com has you covered. Stay glued to this page for up to the minute live results from all of today’s UFC fights. UFC Fight Night 87 live results: Alistair Overeem vs. Andrei Arlovski – Overeem defeats Arlovski via TKO at 1:12 of round 2...

May 3, 2016 9:43 am

VIDEO | Andrei Arlovski explains awkward case of fighting teammate

On Sunday May 8th, Andrei Arlovski will step into the Octagon against former teammate Alistair Overeem. While at first many wondered how things would play out with the two Jackson WinkelJohn teammates fighting each other, the pair have explained before that they were never friends, and only training together on a few occasions. To add...

Apr 28, 2016 11:34 pm

Junior Dos Santos releases statement on shoulder surgery

Earlier this month, former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos returned to the win column as he defeated Ben Rothwell via unanimous decision in Zagreb Croatia. The win for JDS was a much needed one after losing via TKO to Alistair Overeem back in the end of 2015. Unfortunately for the former heavyweight champ, he...

Mar 29, 2016 2:43 pm

JacksonWink EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Cowboy Cerrone Bites Andrei Arlovski

The Jackson-Winkeljohn MMA Academy is home to some of the best fighters on the planet. While the saying “iron sharpens iron” certainly holds true behind the doors of the famed MMA camp, things often turn comical. When UFC heavyweight Andrei Arlovski went to give UFC lightweight Donald Cerrone a hug, ‘Cowboy’ decided to fight back....

Mar 28, 2016 8:13 pm

JDS says he looked ‘worse than he was’ in fights with Cain Velasquez

Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos (17-4 MMA) has been in a bit of a slump, going a mere 2-3 during his past five octagon appearances. Although only 32 years of age, “JDS” has been through plenty of wars, most notably his final two bouts with rival Cain Velasquez in which he took a considerable...

Mar 17, 2016 11:38 am

JacksonWink Exclusive Video | Andrei Arlovski spins John Dodson like a toy

It was recently announced that Andrei Arlovski would be squaring off against teammate Alistair Overeem on May 8th in Rotterdam, Netherlands. While there is quite some time left until the bout, Arlovski worked on strategy for the fight with flyweight teammate John Dodson. Of course, given the tremendous weight gap between these two men, things...

Feb 19, 2016 1:13 pm

Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva and Stefan Struve booked for UFC Fight Night Netherlands card

An exciting heavyweight match has been announced for the UFC Fight Night Netherlands card. MMA Fighting reports that Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva and Stefan Struve are set to go to battle against one another. Dutch heavyweight Stefan Struve is looking to get back in the winner’s bracket after winning just one of his four last bouts....

Feb 12, 2016 2:23 pm

Travis Browne wants Roy Nelson and his “fat stomach”

Travis Browne is coming off a TKO win over Matt Mitrione earlier this year, and is looking to get back in the Octagon sooner rather than later. On the other hand, Roy Nelson is coming off a unanimous decision win over Jared Rosholt earlier this month. The win snapped Nelson’s 3-fight skid that had seen...