843 Search Results for overeem

Mar 16, 2015 8:40 am

Overeem: Roy Nelson was like The Hulk

Former Strikeforce Heavyweight Champion Alistair Overeem earned an impressive decision victory over Roy Nelson at this past weekeend’s UFC 185 event in Dallas, Texas. “The Reem” dominated “Big Country” with striking for the majority of 3 rounds, but could not finish Nelson during their 15-minute battle. Overeem spoke about Roy Nelson’s toughness during the UFC...

Mar 15, 2015 2:03 pm

Dana White On Alistair Overeem: ‘He Doesn’t Like To Take Risk’

  UFC president Dana White talked to FOX Sports 1 about heavyweight fighter Alistair Overeem’s win over Roy Nelson at UFC 185. White praised Overeem, who is now on a two fight win streak, but did state that he would have liked to have seen him go for the finish. “Alistair looked better than he’s...

Mar 14, 2015 8:15 pm

UFC 185 Results: Overeem Mauls Nelson, Gets Decision Win

This was one of Alistair Overeem’s best performances in the octagon. It was a return to form and Roy Nelson was a punching bag he could showcase his arsenal of strikes on. Nelson nearly made a huge come from behind victory in the end of the fight, but Overeem proved his chin and made it...

Mar 13, 2015 1:29 pm

Overeem: “Competition is too stiff” for a Brock Lesnar UFC return

“To be honest, he is not going to come back. He remembers in the beginning it was easy, but at the end it was very hard for him. He is a guy that kind of goes where it’s easy. He’s not going to come back. It’s too hard. The competition is too stiff.” Former Strikeforce...

Mar 8, 2015 2:30 pm

MEATHEAD! “I just don’t like Overeem. I’d like to see him lose”

“I just don’t like Overeem. I’d like to see him lose. I don’t like him as a human being. He is a smug, arrogant man. He came to the Blackzilians and ostracized himself almost immediately.” … “He’s such a prima donna that he really thinks that people care about what he does and how he...

Feb 22, 2015 6:39 am

Throwback! Alistair Overeem Arm Wrestling Bob Sapp

Who says we can’t throw it back on a Sunday? In this video, check out Alistair Overeem arm wrestling Bob Sapp in Japan. Both men used to compete in Pride FC, and while they are both arguably two of the hardest hitting heavyweights, they never fought one another in the Pride ring.

Feb 21, 2015 3:04 pm

PIC: Overeem Training with Jon Jones and NFL’s Lance Briggs

Alistair Overeem is set to take on Roy Nelson at UFC 185 in Dallas, Texas on March 14th. “The Reem” recently released a picture on Instagram of himself along with Chicago Bears’ Lance Briggs and UFC’s Jon Jones in the middle of a training session together! Lance Briggs is making his comeback after a season-ending...

Jan 7, 2015 6:10 am

Alistair Overeem vs. Roy Nelson set for UFC 185 in Dallas

A heavyweight clash featuring two of the divisions hardest hitters will take place at UFC 185 this March. UFC officials announced yesterday that former Strikeforce heavyweight title holder Alistair Overeem (38-14 MMA) has agreed to meet Roy Nelson (20-10 MMA) at the event. Roy “Big Country” Nelson was last seen in action in the headlining...

Dec 16, 2014 11:18 am

Duffee Mindful Of Rankings Ahead of Reebok Deal, Wants Overeem or Mitrione

“With the time off that I’ve had, a lot of of these guys are 35, 36; these guys are getting older. You don’t know how long they plan on continuing to compete, so I definitely need to get up there quick and make sure I get a piece of them, too, before they quit.” “I’m...

Dec 14, 2014 6:50 pm

Frank Mir nearly retired after loss to Overeem

After a very one-sided loss to Alistair Overeem earlier this year, former heavyweight champion Frank Mir nearly retired. The 35 year-old has suffered losses in his last 4 Octagon appearances, with his losses coming to Alistair Overeem, Josh Barnett, Daniel Cormier, and Junior Dos Santos, respectively. Mir will look to get back in the win...

Dec 14, 2014 11:08 am

Overeem planning to “Take some time off” following win over Struve

Last night at UFC on FOX 13, Alistair Overeem scored a first round TKO victory over Stefan Struve. The win improved Overeem’s record to 2-3 since returning from a 13-month suspension handed to him in 2011. At the post-fight press conference, he spoke about his desire to take some time off after the win. “We...

Dec 13, 2014 9:09 pm

REPLAY! Overeem TKO’s Struve in the first

Earlier tonight on FOX, Alistair Overeem showed off his ground game as he TKO’d Stefan Struve after taking down the ‘Skyscraper’. Catch the bout highlights below!

Dec 13, 2014 5:47 pm

UFC on FOX 13 Results: Overeem KOs Struve in First Round

Alistair Overeem performed to his maximum potential tonight and picked up his second knockout victory in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Reem kicked things off by shooting for a clinch and pressing Struve up against the fence. Struve was quick to separate and reset action in the middle of the octagon. Reem shot for another takedown...

Dec 12, 2014 11:48 am

Overeem: ‘Brock Lesnar would get smashed if he returned’

“I’m going to retract my words and say he’s not coming back. He’s going to get his ass kicked.” At UFC on FOX 13 media day, Alistair Overeem talks about his UFC on FOX 13 fight against Stefan Struve, what kind of pressure he’s feeling going into this fight, the state of his career, his...

Dec 11, 2014 3:46 pm

Overeem “Hurting” Sparring Partners Ahead Of Struve Bout

“I don’t have the back-to-the-wall feeling. As an athlete you can lose; you shouldn’t only lose, but I’m not only gonna lose. Why I can I say that is because I know what I’m doing with my sparring partners: I’m seriously pressuring all of them, hurting all of them. I know that the body is...

Dec 11, 2014 10:39 am

Struve on Overeem Fight: ”I’m better”

“We’ve really done everything to make sure I’m in the best condition physically and mentally to perform and I really believe I’m going to put on one of my best fights I’ve ever fought for the UFC. “I got another shot and I didn’t care who it was. Look at my last two opponents; Miocic...

Dec 8, 2014 7:06 pm

Overeem on Struve: “I’m really not that impressed by him”

As Alistair Overeem prepares for a potential win or be cut situation this Saturday when he faces Stefan Struve, he is planning on knocking out The Skyscraper in the first 30 seconds of the bout. “I’m really not that impressed by him. I’m a striker, and I like to knock people out. I’m going to...