757 Search Results for Alistair Overeem

Apr 19, 2016 4:32 pm

Pros react to Conor McGregor’s retirement

Conor McGregor shocked the MMA Universe earlier today when he took to Twitter to announce his retirement from the sport. The current UFC featherweight champion was supposed to rematch Nate Diaz in the headlining bout of UFC 200 this July in Las Vegas. The UFC has yet to release a statement on McGregor’s retirement, but...

Feb 3, 2016 1:23 am

Bellator’s Scott Coker says they will ‘buy the free agents from the top down’

Recent news of former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson making his way over to the Bellator MMA promotion has been buzzing in the MMA community. Bellator MMA President Scott Coker spoke recently on the MMA Hour about their recent acquisition and what will be next for the growing MMA promotion (transcribed by MMA Fighting): “I...

Dec 27, 2015 3:45 pm

Junior dos Santos flips and does a butt jump!? : Just flipping around

Junior dos Santos may of lost to Alistair Overeem over a week ago but you just can’t keep a good guy down.  The former champ is seen in this video performing an impressive flip-land and skid across his lawn as he hangs out with his family. Santos has lost three of his last five fights,...

Dec 22, 2015 1:47 pm

How much has Junior dos Santos made in the UFC: Career UFC Earnings

Former champ Junior dos Santos recently fought Alistair Overeem and was devastated with huge shots that ended the contest in the 2nd round. Dos Santos has been in three battles with Cain Velasquez, went against the biggest one punch KO artists in Roy Nelson and MArk Hunt. With all the success that JDS has had...

Oct 22, 2015 9:03 pm

Rothwell believes it will take divine intervention to get top ranked HW fight

‘Big’ Ben Rothwell has had quite a bit of bad luck when it comes to getting a fight booked inside the Octagon. After his opponent for this Saturday’s ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin,’ Stipe Miocic, withdrew from the bout Rothwell attempted to get Andrei Arlovski to fill in on short notice. Arlovski was willing to fill...

Aug 18, 2015 3:06 am

Latest UFC Fighter-To-Fighter Callouts And Tweet Beefs

Fighter Twitter feuds. They’re becoming more and more prevalent in today’s MMA world. Fighters will go on Twitter and call out a fighter, or several fighters, then wait to see who bites. Once a response is given the back and forth usually starts. Each fighter will give their reasons for wanting to fight and their...

Jul 26, 2015 7:00 am

UFC Fighters React To TJ Dillashaw’s TKO Finish Of Renan Barao

The UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw picked up right where he left off, picking Renan Barao apart on the feet and eventually finishing him in the fourth round with a barrage of punches. The MMA world reacted and let their opinions be known on social media! Check it out! Looks like Barao is fighting like...

Jul 15, 2015 6:06 am

UFC Fighters React To Fedor’s Return

Yesterday reports surfaced that MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko will be coming out of retirement to fight inside the cage again. The heavyweight released a statement confirming his desire to step back into competition and understandably the MMA world went nuts. Check out how these MMA fighters reacted to the surprising news!   I leave my...

Jun 17, 2015 11:46 am

Revenge Fights A Must For UFC’s Mirko Cro Cop

The UFC heavyweight and all around MMA legend enjoyed getting his revenge against Gabriel Gonzaga and says he would like to go after a few more of the fighters that have beaten him over the years. Cro Cop said, on his website, that there are those who he wants to fight again, and those that...

Jun 16, 2015 6:42 am

Alvarez Slams Nate Diaz: ‘F*ck You! You’re F*cking Next!’

“Look, Nick and Nate, we’ve been pretty cool. I’ve seen them at other promotions. We crossed paths at DREAM before, Nick saw my nose bleeding and offered me some medicine to help out. They always seem like super respectful, nice dudes. Even Nate, I am cool with him. But, when I went there to Mexico,...

Jun 15, 2015 7:08 pm

Machida Predicts UFC Champ Weidman Will Defeat Rockhold

UFC Middleweight Champion Chris Weidman made another successful title defense at UFC 187 when he made quick work of Vitor Belfort, defeating him in just one round. It didn’t take long for Dana White to announce that Luke Rockhold was next in line a shot at the gold, although a date has yet to be...

Jun 14, 2015 6:47 am

Twitter Reacts to Werdum’s Dominant Victory over Velasquez at UFC 188

Fabricio Werdum walked into Mexico City, Mexico as the underdog but walked out with the gold slung over his shoulder. He matched Cain Velasquez’s pace in the opening round, then started to outwork the former champion in the second round before submitting him in the third. Not only did Werdum out-grapple the wrestler, but he...

May 24, 2015 12:57 pm

UFC Fighters React to FOTY Candidate Between Arlovski and Browne

Andrei Arlovski and Travis Browne left it all in the octagon in a fight that had fans and fighters alike screaming at their televisions. Both Arlovski and Browne took several shots that would knock any other heavyweight out, but these two kept roaring back for more and tore the house down with a fight of...

Apr 11, 2015 9:30 pm

UFC Fighters React to Cro Cop’s KO Victory

Mirko Cro Cop came back in fantastic fashion tonight when he knocked out Gabriel Gonzaga in the third round! Check out UFC fighters and Dana White’s reactions! WOW!!!!! Cro Cop turned that around!!!! @UFCFightPass — Dana White (@danawhite) April 11, 2015 Just watched the Gonzaga/crocop fight. Good for cro cop! — michael (@bisping) April 11,...

Apr 5, 2015 10:05 am

Quick Tweet: UFC Fighters Want To Wish You A Happy Easter!

Today is Easter! Check out what some of your favorite UFC fighters and MMA personalities had to say about the holiday! Happy Easter! I hope everyone is enjoying the day! — Tim Boetsch (@TimBoetsch) April 5, 2015 Happy Easter everybody, big day today, we celebrate Jesus Christ’s resurrection from the dead. That's pretty huge… http://t.co/swvY4Yu2t5...

Dec 2, 2014 10:26 am

Browne Holding Onto Anger Ahead Of Schaub Fight

“A buddy of mine Pat Barry, who came out and helped me after the ‘Bigfoot’ Silva fight before the (Alistair) Overeem fight told me ‘live in that moment, live with it, live with that anger. Don’t get used to it, but just let it piss you off’ and that’s what I did,” Browne said. “So...

Aug 28, 2014 5:05 am

Mark Hunt Details Plan For Retirement

Mark Hunt just inked a new six-fight deal with the UFC, but once it’s up, he plans on retiring. Earlier this month Hunt Tweeted a series of cryptic Tweets that he was unemployed, however as it turned out, Hunt was contemplating retiring from MMA completely and pulling out of his scheduled bout against Roy Nelson....

Jun 3, 2014 4:58 am

Greg Jackson on Jones vs. Gustafsson II: Let’s do it

Jon Jones trainer Greg Jackson spoke with Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour about a Jones vs. Gustafsson rematch. By now it’s no secret that Jones does not want to fight Gustafsson, however Jones’ trainer Greg Jackson says: “Let’s do it” “Yeah, let’s do it. As long as you get here in enough time for...

May 1, 2014 2:14 pm

UFC Eyeing Mark Hunt vs. Roy Nelson Heavyweight Bout

Though not official, UFC Tonight is reporting that promotion officials are looking at a potential heavyweight bout between Mark Hunt and Roy Nelson. The fight would likely be contested in Japan, where Mark Hunt has a loyal fan following from his K-1 and PRIDE FC days. The UFC Tonight panel broke down the news: “I’m...

Apr 21, 2014 6:14 am

VIDEO | Jones Sparring Hard, Looking Mean Ahead Of UFC 172

Over at JAcksons MMA, UFC light-heavyweight champion, Jon ‘Bones’ Jones, is taking his UFC 172 bout against Glover Teixeira seriously. In a rarely seen moment, Jon Jones is sparring hard with teammates, just a few short days ago. Check it:

Mar 4, 2014 9:47 am

Cro Cop: ‘UFC Treated Me Like A King But I Failed’

“It’s a black spot in my career, the UFC. UFC treated me like a king. UFC fans treated me like a king. I just failed, you know? Why? It’s hard to say. New fighters are coming. But, I will always believe, I will always believe, maybe I’m wrong, maybe I’m right; but I will always...

Jan 30, 2014 6:48 pm

Frank Mir Not Losing Sleep Over Lesnar Or Losing Streak

“Like I said a couple of times before, if I was losing to the number twenty guy that just got into the UFC and he’s had four fights and you know, after he beats me, he can’t win another fight, that would weigh on me. It’d be like ‘wow, I can’t even beat that level...

Dec 30, 2013 7:13 am

QUICK TWITT | Fighters React To Silva’s Leg Break

On Saturday night we witnessed one of the most gruesome injuries in MMA history. And it happened to a legend. In his bid to regain his UFC middleweight title, Anderson Silva, fell in the second round when he broke his leg during a checked leg kick. The man considered to be the greatest fighter of...

Dec 26, 2013 8:53 am

QUICK TWITT | The MMA World’s Christmas On Twitter

Yesterday we celebrated the year-end holiday of Christmas. Even I got into the spirit this year and enjoyed an exchange of gifts with family and friends. Much like everyone, the MMA world’s most popular faces got in on the action yesterday and sent out their photo’s and best wishes through twitter. Check it: Merry Christmas...

Sep 10, 2013 9:23 am

Rashad Evans Ready To ‘Let The Dog Out’ Against Chael Sonnen

“It’s not manufactured (friendship), it’s not false, I really do like Chael. Chael is a real good guy, I like Chael a lot. But, when it comes down to fighting, it’s a business and I know that he is going to step into the cage 100-percent prepared for me, so I have to do the...

Sep 10, 2013 9:13 am

Renzo Gracie Hoping For UFC Fight In Near Future

“Believe it, there’s nothing that I want to do more than to be back in the cage, to be back fighting. I just love doing that. Life has been pushing me everywhere but in that direction, but now I’m getting so tired and frustrated with everything else that I’m going to just bury myself into...