829 Search Results for Alistair Overeem

Nov 2, 2011 8:29 am

Frank Mir Explains Why Overeem Will Lose To Lesnar

“I think basically it comes down to a style fight. If you look at Alistair Overeem he is one of the most decorated strikers we have in the heavyweight division. He’s won the K-1 he is a very strong and powerful striker. That being said, he has to defend the shot of Lesnar and pretty...

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...

Jun 27, 2016 10:26 am

MMA community reacts to the shocking death of former UFC fighter Ryan Jimmo

Another shocking death has hit the MMA community. UFC veteran Ryan Jimmo was involved in a hit-and-run incident in Edmonton, Canada early Sunday morning and died later that day due to injuries sustained from the incident. Back in May, Bellator MMA fighter Jordan Parsons was also killed in a hit-and-run incident. The MMA community reacted...

Jun 24, 2016 9:22 am

Dana White: Brock Lesnar could be in for a bad night

In the co-main event of UFC 200, former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar will make his highly anticipated return to MMA after nearly 5 years to fight Mark Hunt in a highly anticipated matchup. Given Lesnar’s background as a division 1 All American wrestler, it isn’t a secret that he will look to take the...

Jun 23, 2016 2:21 am

UFC officially announces CM Punk’s debut at UFC 203 in Cleveland

The UFC officially announced the long-awaited debut of Phil Brooks, who is better known by his WWE name, CM Punk, early Thursday morning. BREAKING: @CMPunk announces on #UFCUnfiltered he'll debut vs @MickeyGall at #UFC203!!!! ➡️ https://t.co/kQZBxHzDcK pic.twitter.com/3jDGUruLVO — UFC (@ufc) June 23, 2016 Brooks is set to make his professional mixed martial arts debut against...

Jun 19, 2016 8:53 am

VIDEO | Lesnar vs. Hunt – The Beast is on the Hunt

During last night’s UFC Fight Night 89 broadcast, the UFC released a new preview for the highly anticipated Brock Lesnar vs. Mark Hunt heavyweight showdown at UFC 200. The former UFC heavyweight champion will return to the octagon for the first time since losing to Alistair Overeem at UFC 141. Meanwhile, Mark Hunt is coming...

Jun 12, 2016 12:45 pm

Report: Bethe Correia vs. Jessica Eye targeted for UFC 203

A women’s bantamweight bout that would surely produce fireworks is being targeted for September’s pay-per-view event in Cleveland, as Combate is reporting that a fight between Bethe Correia and Jessica Eye is in the works for UFC 203. Bethe Correia (9-2 MMA) is coming off back-to-back losses in her two most recent octagon appearances. The Brazilian was knocked...

Jun 9, 2016 10:46 pm

VIDEO | Brock Lesnar talks UFC return, addiction, and more!

On July 9th, former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar will make his highly anticipated return to the Octagon nearly 5 years following his last fight, in which he was TKOd by Alistair Overeem after returning from his bout with Diverticulitis. Lesnar will face Mark Hunt in the co-main event of UFC 200, in a matchup...

Jun 9, 2016 8:57 am

VIDEO | Chuck Liddell reacts to Brock Lesnar’s return to MMA

During the UFC 199 broadcast last weekend, it was revealed that Brock Lesnar would be returning to the Octagon at UFC 199 for one fight. The fight will be Lesnar’s first in nearly 5 years after he retired on a 2-fight losing streak after losing his heavyweight championship, and then being TKOd by Alistair Overeem....

Jun 7, 2016 8:43 am

VIDEO | Brock Lesnar talks MMA retirement in 2011, return in 2016

Back at UFC 141, Brock Lesnar returned to the Octagon against Alistair Overeem following surgery for diverticulitis. Lesnar lost in the very first round, and subsequently retired from MMA. During the UFC 199 broadcast, it was revealed through a UFC 200 promo that Brock Lesnar will be returning to the Octagon in the co-main event...

Jun 6, 2016 5:47 pm

Video | Paul Heyman talks UFC 200 with Brock Lesnar

Earlier today on ESPN’s SportsCenter former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar announced that he would be returning to the octagon to fight Mark Hunt at UFC 200 on July 9 in Las Vegas. “The Beast” sat down with his manager Paul Heyman to discuss what prompted his return to the octagon. Lesnar has not competed...

Jun 6, 2016 12:53 pm

Performance metrics – Brock Lesnar vs Mark Hunt for UFC 200

A juggernaut bout has just been added to UFC 200 as former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar returns to the Octagon to fight Mark Hunt. @Fightnomics Reed just released a detailed breakdown of both Lesnar and Hunt and where each man holds an advantage, according to their fight history. Performance metrics #UFC200Brock Lesnar vs Mark...

Jun 6, 2016 12:01 pm

Mark Hunt vs. Brock Lesnar opening odds

Former UFC champion Brock Lesnar was a guest on ESPN’s SportsCenter this morning where he announced that he would be returning to the octagon at UFC 200 on July 9 to fight Mark Hunt. Lesnar, who has not fought since his 2011 loss to Alistair Overeem, has opened as a +120 underdog against Hunt, this...

Jun 6, 2016 8:59 am

Pros react to the Brock Lesnar vs. Mark Hunt fight announcement

Earlier today on ESPN’s SportsCenter former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar announced that he would be returning to the octagon to fight Mark Hunt at UFC 200 on July 9 in Las Vegas. Lesnar has not competed in mixed martial arts since his 2011 TKO loss to Alistair Overeem at UFC 141. The former champions...