788 Search Results for Alistair Overeem

Jun 22, 2015 1:48 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Strawweight VanZant Makes Moves

UFC Fight Night 69 is in the books and the rankings have been updated! Joanna Jedrzejczyk
 shook up the strawweight division with her dominant performance against Jessica Penne. Tatsuya Kawajiri defeated Dennis Siver this past Saturday in Berlin, Germany and jumped up three spots to number twelve in the featherweight division as a result! After...

Jun 15, 2015 8:20 pm

Mark Hunt on His Next Fight: ‘I Don’t Deserve to Headline’

The last time Mark Hunt stepped into the octagon, he took a serious beating at the hands of top-contender Stipe Miocic. Despite the beatdown, fans still cheered Hunt back to his feet and cheered him on as he tried to fight back at the start of every round. Needless to say, Hunt has always been...

Jun 15, 2015 2:48 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Velasquez Falls Far in P4P, Alvarez Makes Big Jump

“UFC 188” caused the biggest shakeups in the official UFC rankings in recent memory. Cain Velasquez stepped into the octagon with his UFC Heavyweight Championship on Saturday night, but walked out with empty hands and a bloody nose as Fabricio Werdum submitted him in the third round. As a result of this, Velasquez dropped six...

Jun 15, 2015 2:03 pm

‘I Can Expose Werdum’s Many Weaknesses and Beat Him’

Alistair Overeem and Fabricio Werdum are no strangers when it comes to heavyweight competition. The two previously met in Strikeforce in the opening round of the heavyweight grand prix. The fight was uneventful and saw Werdum asking to take the fight to the ground, trying to avoid striking with the K-1 World Grand Prix Champion....

Jun 8, 2015 4:16 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Hendo Back in the Mix, Rothwell Makes Moves

Another UFC event has come and gone and the official UFC rankings have been updated accordingly. There are some odd changes this week, but everything seems to be in order for the stars of Fight Night 68. Dan Henderson made his way into the middleweight rankings. Previously unranked, Hendo took the thirteenth spot above Robert...

Jun 1, 2015 3:05 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Weidman Making Moves In P4P, Condit Stays Put

We are one week removed from Chris Weidman’s successful UFC Middleweight Championship defense at UFC 187 and he is still making moves in the rankings. Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson got kicked out of spot number-two in favor of “The All American”, and Anderson Silva dropped two spots to number twelve. Donald Cerrone made an odd...

May 19, 2015 10:18 am

Frankie Edgar Jumps into “Pound for Pound” List in Updated UFC Rankings

Frankie Edgar came out on top against Urijah Faber at “UFC Fight Night 66” and he made his return to the pound for pound rankings in the most recent edition of UFC’s official rankings! Despite being the most dominant athlete in the world, Ronda Rousey has moved down a spot in the “pound for pound”...

May 12, 2015 11:34 am

UFC Rankings Updated: How Far Did Mark Hunt Fall?

“UFC Fight Night 65” is in the books and we saw some shifts in the official UFC rankings. Stipe Miocic’s one-sided beating of Mark Hunt did not boost him up the rankings at all as he remained ranked #4 in the division. However, Hunt suffered a drop down to #6. Robert Whittaker, previously unranked, made...

Apr 29, 2015 9:04 am

New P4P King with “Bones” Out of UFC’s Official Rankings

It’s been a big couple of days in the world of mixed martial arts. Now that it is official Jon Jones is not only pulled from UFC 187 but also suspended and stripped of the title, UFC officials have released the newest rankings. The biggest change, of course, is the removal of Jon Jones from...

Apr 23, 2015 5:13 pm

REEM! ‘McGregor Just A Barking Dog’

He’s a barking dog and you would say ‘ooh that must be dangerous!’ but maybe he bites, maybe he does not. Still, he’s going into that fight as an underdog. Aldo has won all of those years, but still, Conor McGregor is getting into his mind. If he keeps doing that, and I guess he...

Apr 23, 2015 2:10 am

Reem: ‘Jones Is More Versatile, He Will Beat “Rumble”

I think Jon Jones… He has done it over and over and over again. Indeed I have trained with both, and Jon Jones is more versatile. Anthony Johnson is very explosive, very athletic, but he’s not versatile. Besides his hands, he has nothing else. He has his hands, and he’s very fast and explosive. Besides...

Apr 21, 2015 3:50 am

‘Junior dos Santos Is the Gate Keeper & Everyone Knows It’

“The personal choice, if I’m honest, is Junior Dos Santos. He’s not booked for a fight, I’m not booked for a fight. I will probably hear about this in the next two weeks, but logic suggests he’s the next opponent. There’s nobody else that makes sense,” he said. “I’m just gonna wait to see what...

Apr 16, 2015 2:01 am

HE’S BACK! Cro Cop Cracks the Top 15!

Who would have thought that Mirko Cro Cop would be making his triumphant and successful return to the octagon at 40 years of age in 2015? With his recent victory over Gabriel Gonzaga at UFC Fight Night 64, Mirko Cro Cop has officially debuted on the UFC’s official heavyweight rankings! Upon further analyzation of the...

Apr 9, 2015 6:48 am

Frank Mir vs. Todd Duffee Booked As July Main Event

A heavyweight battle will headline July’s ‘UFC Fight Night 72’ event in San Diego, as UFC officials recently announced that former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir (17-9 MMA) will take on dangerous knockout artist Todd Duffee (9-2 MMA) in the card’s main event slot. Frank Mir recently snapped a four-fight losing skid by knocking out...

Mar 22, 2015 12:27 am

Shogun vs. Lil’ Nog Official For UFC 190

It’s official: Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and “Lil Nog” Antonio Rogerio Nogueira will meet in the octagon at UFC 190 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. UFC has announced the second fight for UFC 190 and it will be a rematch between Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and “Lil Nog” Antonio Rogerio Nogueira. This will not be the first...

Mar 22, 2015 12:14 am

White On Maia: I’d Like To See Him Take More Risks

Dana White has said this about Alistair Overeem, and he feels the same way about welterweight Demian Maia: Maia has to take more risks inside the octagon. “Maia did what he does. He has unbelievable jiu-jitsu. It wasn’t the most exciting fight you’ll ever see. My only disappointment with Demian was he didn’t take enough...

Mar 17, 2015 11:42 am

Medical Suspensions Report: UFC 185 Edition

The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation has revealed its list of UFC suspended fighters, following last Saturday’s UFC 185 event in Dallas. All combatants will be forced to serve out the minimum term for precautionary reasons, however five men were suspended indefinitely, and will require medical clearance to resume training. UFC 185 took place...

Mar 14, 2015 3:35 pm

‘UFC 185: Pettis vs. Dos Anjos’ Results & Stream

UFC 185 is live from Dallas, Texas! Tonight’s stacked card is headlined by UFC Lightweight Champion Anthony Pettis as he defends his title against Rafael dos Anjos. Stay tuned to BJPENN.COM for up to the minute results! RESULTS: Main card (PPV at 10 PM ET) Rafael dos Anjos def. Anthony Pettis by way of Unanimous...

Mar 13, 2015 2:53 pm

STAREDOWNS! ‘UFC 185: Pettis vs. Dos Anjos’ Edition

Earlier today from the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, the UFC 185 fighters hit the scales to make their bouts official. If you missed our live broadcast of the event, here’s a gallery of staredowns. Sergio Pettis v Ryan Benoit Ross Pearson v Sam Stout Henry Cejudo v Chris Cariaso Roy Nelson v...

Mar 13, 2015 2:33 pm

UFC 185: Pettis vs. Dos Anjos’ Weigh-in Results — 1 Misses Weight

Earlier today from the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, the UFC 185 fighters hit the scales to make their bouts official. One fighter missed the mark, but it wasn’t Henry Cejudo (pictured). UFC lightweight Daron Cruickshank is the only fighter who missed the mark. He has two-hours to hit the required mark. UFC...