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Nov 16, 2014 5:39 pm

BOOKING ROUNDUP: UFC books 7 bouts for upcoming events

The UFC has been busy recently, as always, making matchups for upcoming events. Catch up on all of the latest matchmaking decisions from this past week below! First we have Darren Elkins vs. Hacaran Dias at UFC Fight Night 58 in Brazil on December 20th. Elkins is coming off a split-decision win over Lucas Martins,...

Nov 14, 2014 11:41 am

My Training Became A Retirmement Joke For Forrest Griffin

“Almost everybody at the UFC level can fight through an injury. We’re all hurt by the time the fight comes. I’m starting camps off with the injuries that I haven’t properly addressed and that’s affecting the way I train, movements we’re using and what we can do on a certain day. I’ve got Forrest Griffin...

Nov 5, 2014 5:00 am

UFC Rankings Report: Week of 11/3/14

The UFC Rankings Report is a new weekly UFC.com series that gives you, the fans, a more in-depth look into the official UFC rankings. This week UFC.com’s Matt Parrino and former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir discuss Rockhold vs. Bisping, Shogun vs. Saint Preux, and if Cat Zingano can take the belt from Ronda Rousey...

Oct 29, 2014 5:00 am

UFC Rankings Report: Week of 10/27/14

The UFC Rankings Report is a new weekly UFC.com series that gives you, the fans, a more in-depth look into the official UFC rankings. This week UFC.com’s Matt Parrino and former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir discuss the Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes rematch at UFC 179, Conor McGregor, and Frank’s thoughts on the possible...

Oct 13, 2014 7:49 am

EXCLUSIVE | Sgt. Ruben Perez, From Rags to Jabs

Over the past eight months I have gotten to know Ruben Perez (6-0) and his family fairly well. I have had the chance to meet and talk to some great fighters over the past few years but I can’t say that I have ever met a better person than Ruben. I continue to call him...

Sep 18, 2014 9:38 am

Alistair Overeem vs. Stefan Struve set for UFC on FOX 13

A heavyweight slugfest has been added to December’s ‘UFC on FOX 13’ event, as UFC officials announced yesterday that former Strikeforce heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem will square off with Stefan Struve when the octagon returns to Phoenix, Arizona. Alistair Overeem (37-14 MMA, 2-3 UFC) was last seen in action just two weeks ago at “UFC Fight...

Sep 15, 2014 5:20 pm

Alistair Overeem Over Rothwell Loss, Looking To Fight Again In 2014

After getting KO’d in the beginning of his fight against Ben Rothwell earlier this month, many questioned if Alistair Overeem was the biggest bust in UFC history, and if The Reem’s chin could hold up at heavyweight any longer. Overeem entered the fight on a win, picking up a decision win over Frank Mir back...

Sep 7, 2014 7:48 am

Eyewitness Gossips About Overeem’s Pre-fight Activities

Alistair Overeem was knocked out in just the first round of his UFC Fight Night 50 bout against Ben Rothwell this past Friday. Many fans believed this was a do or die fight for Overeem given that his only win in the last 3-years came in a lackluster decision win over Frank Mir. Prior to...

Sep 5, 2014 8:12 pm

UFC FN 50 Results: Rothwell Shocks the World, TKOs Overeem in Round 1

Ben Rothwell def. Alistair Overeem by way of TKO (Strikes) 2:19 of Round 1 Alistair Overeem’s infinite hype-train was once again derailed by an underdog. This time, “Big” Ben Rothwell clipped Alistair Overeem and picked up a huge first-round win. Overeem had a nice pace and was doing a good job in the opening moments...

Aug 14, 2014 4:25 pm

Heyman: ‘A 100% Lesnar Would Have Been Untouchable’

“I think with all due respect to the rest of the division, I think Cain Velasquez is by far the most dominant heavyweight in UFC today. As a champion, I think he’s a noteworthy champion because I think he’s going to clean out the entire division. That being said, Cain Velasquez stepped in the cage...

Aug 5, 2014 8:16 am

Sylvia Slams UFC: ‘They’re Doing Sh*t To Piss Me Off’

Former UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia has been butting heads with the UFC, especially UFC President Dana White, leading up to the UFC’s return to Sylvia’s home state of Maine. The Maine-iac (yes that’s what he actually went by for those who didn’t know) spoke to MMA Mania about UFC Bangor: “Dana is the way...

Jul 22, 2014 4:05 pm

Phil Baroni Believes He Is Among The Last Of A Dying Breed

Phil Baroni is an MMA veteran, with 32 MMA bouts, and 10 boxing matches, Baroni started his career in 2000 and has been through it all. From the UFC, to Pride, to Strikeforce, to ONE FC, numerous smaller shows, and now Bellator where he will fight on Friday against Karo Parisyan. Baroni believes he is...

Jul 22, 2014 2:18 pm

Overeem Calls For A Title Shot Against Winner Of Velasquez vs. Werdum

Alistair Overeem will be stepping into the Octagon to square off against Ben Rothwell in September, and he hopes a win over Rothwell will get him a title shot against the winner of Cain Velasquez vs. Fabricio Werdum. Overeem spoke with Submission Radio to talk about the bout. “Well it’s hard to predict because Cain...

Jul 15, 2014 7:46 am

Overeem Confident He Will Knock Rothwell Out

Though Alistair Overeem was recently added to the UFC Fight Night 50 card, he is already making big plans for his for his return. Overeem had recently been on sort of a bumpy track, losing two fights in a row against Bigfoot Silva and Travis Browne. However, he brought himself back into the winners circle...

Jul 10, 2014 6:38 am

Overeem vs. Rothwell, Mitrione vs. Lewis Added to UFC Fight Night 50

UFC Fight Night 50 will bring fight fans to the Foxwoods Resort and Casino in Ledyard, Connecticut on September 5th, and with this event will come two hard-hitting heavyweight bouts: Allistair Overeem vs. Ben Rothwell and Matt Mitrione vs. Derrick Lewis. Overeem most recently saw a desicion victory at UFC 169 against Frank Mir after...

Jun 19, 2014 6:18 am

Josh Barnett Campaigning For JDS Bout

Josh Barnett is a hard-hitting heavyweight with an impressive resume spanning 17 years and a professional record of 33-7. While he’s made a name for himself in K1 MMA, Pride, and Strikeforce, Barnett is still hoping to show what he’s really made of in the UFC heavyweight division. Barnett’s first run through the UFC saw...

Jun 16, 2014 8:42 am

Reem Wants To Return To 100% Health Before Fighting

Coming off a lackluster performance against former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir, Alistair Overeem underwent successful elbow surgery for bone spurs. Now the heavyweight contender says he wants to wait until he’s 100% ready before returning to Octagon action according to an interview with Sherdog. “The surgery is healing up well. [I had] bone spurs...

May 28, 2014 12:41 pm

Overeem Has Requested September Return, Wants On Japan Card

UFC heavyweight, Alistair Overeem last saw action against Frank Mir at UFC 169. Now ‘The Reem’ is looking for a return to action in September, as he wants on the UFC’s Japan card. UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta broke down the situation to ESPN.COM, “Alistair is looking to return in September,” Fertitta said. “We haven’t finalized...

May 24, 2014 11:00 am

UFC 173 “Barao Vs. Dillashaw” Ramblings

Who else is looking forward to Chris Weidman defending his UFC middleweight championship this weekend against Vitor Belfort? Wait, I mean Lyoto Machida? What? Weidman and Machida are no longer fighting at UFC 173 this Memorial Day weekend? Ok, how about seeing former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos against up-and-coming contender Stipe Miocic? That...