1078 Search Results for Alistair Overeem

Sep 10, 2016 11:02 am

Fabricio Werdum on UFC 203 fight: “I need this victory”

Earlier this year, the MMA community was left stunned as UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum was knocked out cold by Stipe Miocic, who landed a spectacular counter-punch that knocked out Werdum. Tonight at UFC 203 in Cleveland, Ohio, ‘Vai Calvao’ will have the opportunity to return to the win column and potentially earn himself a...

Sep 10, 2016 9:32 am

VIDEO | UFC 203 fighters stuck on elevator the night before UFC 203

Before our rescue…& after @aliabdelaziz000 warned from the outside "be-careful in there Urijah" A video posted by Urijah Faber (@urijahfaber) on Sep 9, 2016 at 8:48pm PDT UFC 203 is the first time the Octagon has headed to Cleveland, Ohio. The event, which is headlined by a heavyweight scrap between Stipe Miocic and Alistair Overeem...

Sep 7, 2016 10:18 am

Bethe Correia: I want to fight Cris Cyborg next

Outspoken woman’s bantamweight Bethe Correia may be fighting Jessica Eye at UFC 203 this weekend, but a fight with Cris Cyborg is on the former title challenger’s mind. The Strikeforce woman’s featherweight champion finally debuted in the Octagon at UFC 198, and has been the subject of many call-outs ever since, with Correia being the most...

Sep 7, 2016 6:36 am

JDS on professional boxing: “That would be my paradise!”

Not many fighters have better hands than Junior ‘Cigano’ dos Santos. The Brazilian slugger has 12 knockout victories to his name, and has put down some of the heavyweight division’s best with his hands alone. ‘Cigano’ blasted on to the scene with an uppercut knockout of eventual champion Fabricio Werdum, and showed off his slick...

Sep 7, 2016 6:26 am

Cain Velasquez: If I’m 100% Going Into a Fight, There’s Nobody That Can Touch Me

This weekend, in the main event of UFC 203, UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic will attempt to defend his title against decorated challenger Alistair Overeem. Given the perennial popularity of the heavyweight division, this championship bout has the MMA community pretty excited. There is perhaps nobody more excited for this bout, however, than former heavyweight...

Sep 6, 2016 12:29 pm

Cain Velasquez on Brock Lesnar’s PED-bust: It Didn’t Surprise Me

Shortly after he defeated Mark Hunt at UFC 200, former UFC heavyweight champion and WWE star Brock Lesnar was flagged for the estrogen blocker clomiphene. While this news was certainly disappointing, nobody was particularly surprised by it. During Tuesday’s episode of The MMA Hour, former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez, who won his title by...

Sep 6, 2016 8:01 am

UFC 203 Official Fight Card

UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic will attempt to defend his title for the first time this Saturday in his hometown of Cleveland, Ohio, when he squares off with former Strikeforce and DREAM heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem in the main event of UFC 203. Miocic earned the UFC heavyweight championship this past May at UFC 198,...

Sep 5, 2016 4:22 pm

UFC 203 Odds: Miocic, Werdum and Gall Favored to Win

This Saturday, the UFC will set up shop in Cleveland’s Quicken Loans Arena with UFC 203. The card will be headlined by a heavyweight title fight between champion Stipe Miocic and challenger Alistair Overeem, while the co-main event will see former heavyweight champ Fabricio Werdum attempt to regain his footing against an old foe in Travis...

Sep 5, 2016 6:50 am

VIDEO | Joe Rogan previews CM Punk vs. Mickey Gall

At this weekend’s UFC 203 pay-per-view event in Cleveland, former WWE superstar CM Punk will make his professional mixed martial arts debut. The former pro-wrestling champion will be taking on talented 24-year-old Mickey Gall (2-0 MMA) on the evening’s main card. Prior to his signing with the UFC, which was announced on the main card of...

Sep 4, 2016 2:18 pm

VIDEO | Free Fight: Fabricio Werdum vs. Cain Velasquez

Earlier this year, in the main event of UFC 198, Stipe Miocic knocked out Fabricio Werdum to capture the UFC heavyweight title. This Saturday, in the main event of UFC 203, Miocic will defend that title against Alistair Overeem, while Werdum will attempt to get back on track opposite Travis Browne in the evening’s co-main event....

Sep 4, 2016 8:28 am

Josh Barnett: “I’m sure a heavyweight championship fight could be in the future”

Former UFC heavyweight champion Josh Barnett scored a third-round submission victory over fellow former UFC title holder Andrei Arlovski in the main event of UFC Fight Night 93 last night in Hamburg, Germany. “The Warmaster”, who has gone 3-2 since returning to the UFC in August of 2013, was asked where he thinks he ranks...

Sep 4, 2016 8:26 am

VIDEO | Free Fight: Stipe Miocic vs. Mark Hunt

Before UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic attempts to make his first title defense against Alistair Overeem next weekend at UFC 203 in Cleveland, watch the Ohio-native take on former title challenger Mark Hunt at ‘UFC Fight Night 65’ from May of 2015. Stipe would defeat the ‘Super Samoan’ via fifth-round TKO at the event, propelling...

Sep 1, 2016 6:40 pm

CM Punk: ‘I know what I’m good at, I know what I’m gonna be good at’

Former WWE superstar CM Punk, whose real name is Phil Brooks, is set to make his professional mixed martial arts debut in the biggest MMA promotion in the world in a little over a week. Brooks will face 2-0 Mickey Gall, which will be the UFC debut for both fighters. The two will meet at...

Aug 31, 2016 2:46 pm

Finalized Lineup and Bout Order for UFC 203

UFC 203 which will go down from Cleveland’s Quicken Loans Arena on September 10, is now just over a week away. Here’s the finalized lineup and bout order for the card, from Stipe Miocic and Alistair Overeem’s heavyweight title fight, to the long-awaited debut of CM Punk, to the Fight Pass Prelims. The Main Card...

Aug 30, 2016 12:24 pm

Video | Jovial JDS Announces He’s Ready to Return to Training

Things were looking pretty rough for Junior Dos Santos at the end of 2015. On December 19, in his first fight in over a year, the former heavyweight champ looked torpid and gun-shy, and was ultimately knocked out by Alistair Overeem. Luckily, Dos Santos was able to bounce back big-time in his next bout, thumping...

Aug 29, 2016 6:58 pm

VIDEO | Watch Josh Barnett Decimate Frank Mir

This weekend, the UFC returns to beautiful Hamburg, Germany with an exciting night of fights. The card will be headlined by a showdown between Josh Barnett (34-8) and Andrei Arlovski (25-12)–two heavyweights that have been at it for years, yet still remain relevant players in this most unpredictable of divisions. In advance of this pivotal...

Aug 1, 2016 11:17 am

PHOTO | CM Punk featured in new UFC 203 Poster

Former WWE champion CM Punk (0-0 MMA) will make his octagon debut at September’s UFC 203 pay-per-view event in Cleveland, Ohio. Punk is set to take on Mickey Gall (2-0 MMA) at the event, which takes place September 10 live from Quicken Loans Arena. UFC 203 is headlined by a heavyweight title fight featuring current...

Jul 28, 2016 2:04 am

Updated UFC rankings – Holly Holm drops while Ronda Rousey moves up

The UFC rankings were updated after the UFC on FOX 20 event that took place over the weekend. The divisions that seen the most change were the women’s bantamweight division and the men’s featherweight division. Holly Holm fell two spots to #4 after being beaten by Valentina Shevchenko, who jumped up four spots to #3....

Jul 6, 2016 9:47 am

VIDEO | Brock Lesnar confident ahead of UFC return despite layoff

On Saturday, former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar will return to the Octagon to face heavyweight legend Mark Hunt in the co-main event of UFC 200. Lesnar, who hasn’t fought in 5 years, dropped back to back losses prior to stepping away from the Octagon after being TKOd by Alistair Overeem. The loss has stuck...

Jul 3, 2016 7:47 am

Hunt on Lesnar: “If he comes in like a crazy man, I put him to sleep!”

Former UFC title challenger Mark Hunt will square off with former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar in the co-main event of UFC 200 on July 9 in Las Vegas. The highly anticipated bout marks Lesnar’s first octagon appearance since suffering a TKO loss to Alistair Overeem in the main event of UFC 141. Meanwhile, “The...

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...