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Aug 17, 2015 7:05 am

BEEF! Junior dos Santos and Alistair Overeem go at it on Twitter!

After what felt like months of Alistair Overeem and Junior dos Santos calling each other out in various interviews and on social media, we may finally get to see these two clash in the octagon. The heavyweights were originally scheduled to square off a couple years ago at UFC 146. After Overeem knocked out Brock...

Aug 8, 2015 10:34 pm

REPORT: Overeem vs. JDS Set To Take Place In Dallas

UFC heavyweights Alistair Overeem and Junior Dos Santos might be meeting in the octagon. That’s according to UFC commentator Joe Rogan. On Saturday night, during his live podcast, Rogan let it slip that he had already worked on countdown segments for the fight. From the way Rogan acted after saying it, it’s apparent he probably...

Aug 6, 2015 10:13 am

Alistair Overeem Puts GLORY On Blast For Financial Issues

“No. And I will explain why: Because there are no good big promotions. The only big promotion is Glory, and Glory is struggling financially. It’s not what it once used to be with K-1.” “The problem is: there is no heavyweight division”, he says. “It’s only Rico. Because everybody else quit or is retired or...

Jul 30, 2015 4:05 am

Alistair Overeem Will Not Fight At UFC 191, Wants To Wait For Dos Santos

Looks like UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem really wants that fight with Junior Dos Santos. Revealed on last night’s UFC Tonight, Overeem has decided not to fight at UFC 191, in Sept., and will instead wait for a matchup with the former UFC champion. There were apparently talks to get Overeem on the UFC 191 card,...


Jul 16, 2015 9:34 am

Frank Mir Almost Retired After Losing To Overeem

“I really was. After the Overeem fight, I kept asking myself, why do I keep putting my family through this?” “I don’t think anyone will contest that among professional athletes, fighters are in a really selfish position. I don’t mean that in a negative way. We have to put ourselves first in our training, and...

Jul 7, 2015 8:47 am

Alistair Overeem Demands Fight With JDS

  The ‘Reem’ wants a fight with Junior Dos Santos and he wants it now. UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem is calling for a fight with former UFC champion Junior Dos Santos. Overem took to Instagram to get the opinion of all his fans, showing a the picture shown above and saying “yes or no”. Then...

Jun 16, 2015 4:56 pm

Alistair Overeem: ‘Werdum Has Weaknesses, I Can Expose Them’

“First of all, big kudos to Werdum. He’s made great development as a MMA fighter. He’s always been tricky, he’s always been persistent with his black belt and jiu-jitsu skills. But now, he truly is a stand-up warrior and he is an all-around MMA master. He’s shown great stuff and the heavyweight division is entirely...

May 10, 2015 9:42 am

Alistair Overeem: ‘I Broke Cro Cop, He Doesn’t Want A Rematch With Me’

UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem recently spoke about the possibility of a rematch between himself and Mirko Cro Cop. Speaking with Submission Radio, Overeem explained why he doesn’t think Cro Cop will be calling him out anytime soon. “Actually, I don’t think so, because he’s got a bad memory of me. In the fight, if we’re...

May 5, 2015 9:45 am

“Overeem Only Calls Me Out When I’m Injured!”

Alistair Overeem has been on tap to fight Junior dos Santos twice in his career, but the fight fell through both times. Now, Overeem is back to calling Dos Santos out and “Cigano” is amused by it, to say the least. “I have to smile because this guy… He knows I’m hurt and that’s why...

Apr 30, 2015 3:00 am

Alistair Overeem Lifts A Gator

Alistair Overeem is looking for some competition and it looks like he’ll be taking on a heavyweight from the animal kingdom! Not really, though. Check out Overeem in his latest photoshoot for “UFC 360” magazine. TB! Miami UFC 360 cover shoot! Thing was heavy man! – Courtesy to @johnjansheski A photo posted by Alistair Overeem...

Apr 21, 2015 11:13 am

Overeem: ‘I Didn’t Appreciate What Mayweather Said’

“I really admire Manny. I’ve met him [Pacquiao], he’s very gentle, very positive, humble, doesn’t like to flash [his possessions] even though he’s very wealthy. Even when he’s on top of the food chain, he doesn’t throw it in your face, he doesn’t smack you in the face. Mayweather said some bad things about us...

Apr 1, 2015 2:03 am

JDS Calls Fight With Alistair Overeem “Interesting”

  “That’s an interesting fight. If the UFC also thinks so, it will happen. He’s doing well, got himself two wins in a row. Before that he was sort of apathetic in the division. No matter who it is, I just want that can make me evolve and get better at my quest to be the...

Mar 29, 2015 10:44 pm

Watch Brock Lesnar Eat an Overeem-Style Knee at Wrestlemania!

At UFC 141, Alistair Overeem sent Brock Lesnar packing to WWE when he dished brutal strikes to the body of the former UFC Heavyweight Champion. Tonight, Roman Reigns got in a couple good shots against the former WWE World Heavyweight Champion! Watch Roman Reigns land some brutal knees to the skull of Brock Lesnar, courtesy...

Mar 29, 2015 4:38 pm

Alistair Overeem Impressed With Roy Nelson: ‘He Took Everything’

Alistair Overeem fought Roy Nelson at UFC 185 and won the fight via unanimous decision. Overeem battered Nelson with body kicks and landed several hard shots to the head of ‘Big Country’, still Nelson kept coming. After the fight Overeem talked to FOX Sports about his opponents durability. “I’ve rewatched (the fight) a couple of...

Mar 16, 2015 10:56 am

Dana White Likes Overeem vs. JDS Next

Years after the original JDS vs. Overeem fight was cancelled, the heavyweight scrap received a new birth following last weekend’s UFC 185 event. UFC President Dana White vouched for the idea during his post-UFC 185 interview, stating, “I like it. Does Overeem like it?” In 2014 the promotion made a second attempt at booking 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...