1078 Search Results for Alistair Overeem

Nov 8, 2016 8:14 am

UFC Rankings Update: Tony Ferguson Surges Ahead

Last Saturday, the UFC touched down in sun-soaked Mexico City with UFC Fight Night 98. With this exciting event in the rear-view mirror, the UFC has updated their official rankings to reflect the shifts and shakeups that resulted from it. The most notable rankings change that stemmed from the UFC’s recent trip to Mexico was...

Nov 5, 2016 10:03 am

VIDEO | Spectacular one-punch KO from Bellator 163

Can't open up a show much better!! @Eyecandyayala 👁🍭 #Bellator163 pic.twitter.com/RH6trEpQyd — Bellator MMA (@BellatorMMA) November 5, 2016 The Bellator 163 main card started off with a bang Friday night when heavyweight veteran Sergei Kharitonov, who entered the fight with 29 professional fights, stepped into the cage with Javy Ayala. It took just moments before...

Oct 21, 2016 10:59 am

Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva Has Been Released from the UFC

Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva‘s time in the Octagon has come to an end, as the Brazilian heavyweight and the UFC have mutually agreed not to renew his contract. Silva’s contract ran its course after a KO loss to Roy Nelson in September. With this loss, Bigfoot fell to a brutal 1-6-1 in his last seven fights....

Oct 18, 2016 9:44 am

EXCLUSIVE | Lorenz Larkin to the UFC: “Feed ‘The Monsoon’! I’m Starving in These Riverside Streets!”

After a hot-and-cold run as a middleweight, Lorenz “The Monsoon” Larkin completely revivified his career with a drop to the UFC’s welterweight division. This drop to welterweight began with a blistering, first-round TKO of a game John Howard. His sophomore effort in the division, meanwhile, saw him take out Santiago Ponzinibbio with second-round punches. And...

Oct 13, 2016 3:57 pm

Muscled up Dana White lands cover of Men’s Fitness magazine

With all the fights the UFC puts on every year, UFC President Dana White still finds time to make sure he, himself, is staying in shape. When White appeared shirtless in an episode of “Dana White: Lookin’ for a Fight,’ fans were surprised to see the UFC boss with a ripped physique. White recently did...

Oct 5, 2016 5:50 pm

REPORT: Werdum vs. Velasquez II set for December 30 in Las Vegas

The rematch between former UFC heavyweight champs Fabricio Werdum and Cain Velasquez appears to be set for the UFC’s annual end of the year card, according to Werdum’s coach Rafael Cordiero. “Beniel Dariush is representing our team on 5 November in Mexico City and Werdum on December 30 in Vegas against Cain Velasquez. Go with everything!”,...

Sep 30, 2016 7:30 pm

Ben Rothwell targeting early 2017 return to the Octagon

On April 10th of 2016, top ranked UFC heavyweight Ben Rothwell stepped into the Octagon for what many believed to be a #1 contender fight with former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos. ‘Big Ben’ was riding 4-fight win streak into the fight that saw him finish four straight fights. After serving a 9-month suspension...

Sep 29, 2016 10:43 am

Rizin FF interested in signing Bigfoot Silva

UFC heavyweight Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva is undoubtably one of the most recognizable heavyweights in MMA. With over 11 years of experience as a professional, and notable wins over MMA icon Fedor Emelianenko, former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski, and MMA veteran Alistair Overeem to name just a few, Bigfoot is a very well known fighter...

Sep 22, 2016 11:36 am

‘Bigfoot’ Silva is the 2nd most knocked down fighter in Zuffa history

Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva has earned the unwanted distinction of being the second most knocked down fighter in history, according to Fightnomics. The Brazilian heavyweight has been on a downward slide ever since his knockout wins over Travis Browne and Alistair Overeem almost four years ago. ‘Bigfoot’ (19-9) has been knocked out five times since 2013, with...

Sep 17, 2016 10:57 am

Brenden Schaub: Stipe Miocic is almost impossible to submit

UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic is fresh off his UFC 203 TKO win over Alistair Overeem earlier this month in Cleveland, Ohio. The win marked the first title defense for the Ohio native, who won the heavyweight championship earlier this year when he knocked MMA legend Fabricio Werdum out cold. In the first round of...

Sep 15, 2016 11:54 am

Fabricio Werdum vs Cain Velasquez II targeted for UFC 207

With both men coming off of victories over Travis ‘Hapa’ Browne, a rematch between former heavyweight champions Fabricio Werdum and Cain Velasquez is now being targeted for UFC 207 in December. Velasquez said on UFC Tonight that he would rather not wait while Miocic takes a break, noting that a rematch with Werdum in December...

Sep 15, 2016 7:20 am

VIDEO | Never before seen UFC 203 footage – ‘The Thrill and The Agony’ (preview)

This past weekend, the UFC hit Cleveland, Ohio for an action packed night of fights. The event saw numerous high-profile wins, including Jimmie Rivera’s unanimous decision win over Urijah Faber, and Bethe Correia’s successful return to the Octagon against Jessica Eye. In addition, CM Punk made his highly anticipated UFC debut on the main card...

Sep 14, 2016 1:03 pm

Stipe Miocic wants time off after KO win, UFC considering Werdum vs Velasquez II

After a busy 2016 that saw heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic capture the title as well as defend it, the Cleveland native is calling for some much needed time off. Miocic knockout out Alistair Overeem in the first round of their UFC 203 headliner on Saturday night, and many wondered who the heavyweight champ would take...

Sep 14, 2016 9:50 am

VIDEO | Watch UFC 203’s Action in Slow Motion

Last Saturday, the UFC returned to Cleveland Ohio with UFC 203. Packed to capacity with wild knockouts, slick submissions and back and forth wars, the card delivered as an unforgettable one for fans watching live in Cleveland and those tuning in on screens around the world. UFC 203’s undercard was highlighted by Drew Dober’s mauling of...

Sep 13, 2016 10:46 am

Stipe Miocic: ‘If they want me to fight Jon Jones, I’ll fight Jon …’

“I’m starting to realize the hype is real with that guy. He’s legit, [it] would be the challenge of a lifetime,” is what former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones tweeted when a fan asked how he thinks he would do in a fight against heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic. I'm starting to realize the hype...

Sep 13, 2016 5:57 am

Demetrious Johnson: After Four Years as UFC Champion, “I Can’t Retire.”

We’ve seen some huge paydays in MMA recently. Back in March, Conor McGregor became the first fighter in UFC history to be paid $1 million dollars, flat-out. Months later, at UFC 200, Brock Lesnar more than doubled that record with a disclosed purse of $2.5 million. Then, in August, McGregor once again beat the record...

Sep 12, 2016 7:17 am

Jon Jones interested in potential superfight with Stipe Miocic

Jon Jones may be dealing with a potential two-year USADA suspension for two failed tests leading into UFC 200, but that hasn’t stopped the 28-year-old light heavyweight kingpin from thinking big. Like, heavyweight big. Jones commented on a potential superfight with heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic, who just knocked out Alistair Overeem on Saturday at UFC...

Sep 11, 2016 4:04 pm

Joe Rogan no longer wants to interview fighters after a KO loss

Former Strikeforce and DREAM heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem suffered a first-round knockout loss to reigning UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic in the headlining bout of yesterday’s UFC 203 pay-per-view event in Cleveland, Ohio. After dropping Miocic early on in round one, Alistair locked in a tight guillotine choke and appeared to be well on his way to...

Sep 11, 2016 8:37 am

UFC 203 Bonus Report

Last night’s UFC 203 in Cleveland, Ohio, delivered some memorable fights and solid finishes. With that said, UFC President Dana White handed out four “Performance of the night” awards at yesterday’s UFC 203 post-fight press conference. Those $50,000 ‘UFC 203’ bonuses went to the following fighters: Performance of the night bonus – Yancy Medeiros earned...

Sep 11, 2016 8:19 am

VIDEO | Dana White’s UFC 203 event recap

UFC President Dana White discusses all of the results from last night’s UFC 203 pay-per-view event in Cleveland, Ohio, in the above video. In the evening’s main event, UFC heavyweight champion and Cleveland native Stipe Miocic successfully defended his title for the first time by scoring a first-round knockout victory over dangerous striker Alistair Overeem....

Sep 11, 2016 6:26 am

Dana White reacts to CM Punk’s first-round submission loss

Last night, the UFC took over Cleveland’s Quicken Loans Arena with UFC 203. Though UFC 203 was headlined by a heavyweight title fight between champion Stipe Miocic and challenger Alistair Overeem, the event was perhaps most anticipated for the MMA debut of WWE star CM Punk, who took on 24-year-old prospect Mickey Gall on the...

Sep 10, 2016 4:03 pm

UFC 203 Live Results Stream

Unable to catch tonight’s UFC 203 pay-per-view action? BJPenn.com has you covered! Stay glued to this page for live results updates, and stay tuned to BJPenn.com for live recaps of every fight on the card. UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic will attempt to defend his title for the first time tonight in his hometown of...

Sep 10, 2016 3:02 pm

VIDEO | UFC 203 Embedded – Final preparations before fight night

Tonight in Cleveland, Ohio, fight fans will tune in for the highly anticipated UFC 203 event. In the main event, hometown star Stipe Miocic will look to defend his heavyweight strap for the first time as he faces decorated heavyweight Alistair Overeem. In the co-main event, former heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum will square off against...