Archive: alistair overeem

Sep 7, 2014 4:24 pm

Overeem Explains The Crucial Mistake He Made In Rothwell Fight

Yesterday I was in a great shape and prep was superb! Thanks to all involved, from coaches to fysio’s! You were all great. About the fight – I made a mistake! Hearing Ben’s arm crack on one of the kicks I didn’t expect him to counterpunch with the same arm.. We knew Ben is a...

Sep 7, 2014 7:48 am

Eyewitness Gossips About Overeem’s Pre-fight Activities

Alistair Overeem was knocked out in just the first round of his UFC Fight Night 50 bout against Ben Rothwell this past Friday. Many fans believed this was a do or die fight for Overeem given that his only win in the last 3-years came in a lackluster decision win over Frank Mir. Prior to...

Sep 7, 2014 7:38 am

QUICK TWITT: UFC Fighters React To Rothwell’s K.O. Of Overeem

On Friday night fight fans saw Ben Rothwell knock out Alistair Overeem in the first round of their UFC Fight Night 50 bout. After the bout, talk increased of people’s desire to see Overeem drop to light heavyweight. Here’s what UFC fighters had to say about the finish, and Ben Rothwell’s celebratory dance. Ochiiiies! #UFCFightNight...

Sep 5, 2014 11:59 pm

Dana White: Ben Rothwell Knocked Alistair Overeem Out with a Broken Arm

Ben Rothwell shocked the world when he defeated Alistair Overeem at “UFC Fight Night 50” despite being a four-to-one underdog. According to UFC President Dana White, Rothwell may have knocked Overeem out with a broken arm! It was announced as soon as the post-fight press conference started that Ben Rothwell was on his way to...


Sep 5, 2014 11:57 pm

QUICK TWITT | Alistair Overeem Reacts To KO Loss

In tonight’s UFC Fight Night 50 co-main event, Alistair Overeem was brutally stopped by heavy blows from Ben Rothwell. The former Strikeforce, DREAM and K-1 champion took to twitter with a message for the fans: Unfortunate turn of events! No damage.. And will be back in the gym soon to improve. Spirit is still high....

Sep 5, 2014 10:23 pm

PHOTO | Chiesa’s Fight Stopping Cut

Earlier tonight, on FOX Sports 1, Joe Lauzon stopped Mike Chiesa with an onslaught of brutal strikes that opened up a massive cut on his opponents face.

Sep 5, 2014 9:03 pm

UFC FN 50 Results: Jacare Dominates Mousasi, Forces Him to Submit in Round 3

Ronaldo Souza def. Gegard Mousasi by way of Submission (Guillotine) 4:30 of Round 3 Gegard Mousasi posed no threat to the elite skills of Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza tonight. Souza wrapped things up in the third round with a tight guillotine, capping off an exciting evening of fights. Gegard Mousasi was unable to feel out his...

Sep 5, 2014 8:12 pm

UFC FN 50 Results: Rothwell Shocks the World, TKOs Overeem in Round 1

Ben Rothwell def. Alistair Overeem by way of TKO (Strikes) 2:19 of Round 1 Alistair Overeem’s infinite hype-train was once again derailed by an underdog. This time, “Big” Ben Rothwell clipped Alistair Overeem and picked up a huge first-round win. Overeem had a nice pace and was doing a good job in the opening moments...

Sep 5, 2014 7:28 pm

UFC FN 50 Results: Lauzon Causes Huge Cut Over Chiesa’s Eye, Earns TKO Win

Joe Lauzon def. Michael Chiesa by way of TKO (Referee Stoppage) 2:14 of Round 2 Even though this fight did not make it to the end of the second round, this should easily earn “Fight of the Night” honors. This was Joe Lauzon’s seventeenth UFC fight and Michael Chiesa’s sixth. Both fighters did a fantastic...

Sep 5, 2014 6:48 pm

UFC FN 50 Results: Moraga Traps Scoggins in a Guillotine in Round 2

John Moraga def. Justin Scoggins by way of Submission (Guillotine) :47 of Round 2 Justin Scoggins found success in the first round with landing takedowns and transitioning at will. Upon landing the takedown, however, Moraga would latch on to Scoggins’ neck and threaten him with a guillotine. Scoggins defended by stepping to the side and...

Sep 5, 2014 6:14 pm

UFC FN 50 Results: Iaquinta Finishes Damm in Third Round

Al Iaquinta def. Rodrigo Damm by way of TKO (Strikes) 2:41 of Round 3 Al Iaquinta finally got the elusive finish he has been looking for his entire UFC career. He showed off his versatility when he changed levels in his striking and kept Rodrigo Damm guessing. Iaquinta spent the majority of the first round...

Sep 5, 2014 5:45 pm

UFC FN 50 Results: Natal Earns Close Split Decision Win Over Camozzi

Rafael Natal def. Chris Camozzi by way of Split Decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) Chris Camozzi’s streak of bad luck continued as he suffered his fourth consecutive loss inside the octagon. Camozzi put on a better performance tonight than he has in his past fights, but Rafael Natal’s early technicality and superior strategy aided him in...

Sep 5, 2014 5:07 pm

UFC FN 50 Results: Beal Outlasts Matsuda and Picks Up Decision Victory

Chris Beal def. Tateki Matsuda by way of Unanimous Decision (29,28, 29-28, 30-27) Chris Beal utilized his conditioning to outlast newcomer Tateki Matsuda on his way to a unanimous decision victory. Both fighters showed rays of brilliance throughout the fight, but it was Tateki Matsuda who impressed the most. He may not have walked out...

Sep 5, 2014 4:35 pm

UFC FN 50 Results: Skelly Defeats Soriano, Picks Up 2nd Win in 13 Days

Chas Skelly def. Sean Soriano by way of Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) Thirteen days after his first octagon victory, Chas Skelly volunteered to face Sean Soriano after Andre Fili was forced to pull out of the fight. Tonight, Skelly and Soriano kicked off “UFC Fight Night 50” with their featherweight bout and it was...

Sep 5, 2014 2:59 pm

UFC Fight Night 50: Souza vs. Mousasi’ Official Results

As part of tonight’s MMA double-header, UFC Fight Night 50 goes down from the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Ledyard, Conn. If you can’t make tonight’s event, or just need to get caught up on results, you’re in the right place. RESULTS: MAIN CARD: (Fox Sports 1) Ronaldo Souza def. Gegard Mousasi by way of Submission (Guillotine)...

Sep 5, 2014 1:52 pm

Rothwell to Overeem: “Im going to beat your F***ing A**”

“My match up with Alistair Overeem is one that I’m very excited about. It’s one that I’ve been looking forward to. I’ve been asking for it since 2012. I fully expect this fight to go to a finish. He’s a well accomplished kickboxer, so I think it’s going to be a great fight that way....

Sep 5, 2014 4:59 am

Souza Offered Aid To Opponent Ahead Of Tonight’s Main Event

“In Japan, I helped him to cut weight and after that I fought Mousasi on the same day. That’s part of the sport. If he needs help this fight cutting weight, I will help him again no problem. We are friends out of the Octagon and we fight inside the Octagon. That’s part of the...

Sep 4, 2014 4:20 pm

STAREDOWNS! “UFC Fight Night 50” Edition

The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to action tomorrow night on free TV. A stacked 10-fight event, ‘UFC Fight Night 50: Jacare vs. Mousasi’ goes down from the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Ledyard, Conn. OVEREEM VS. ROTHWELL: MITRIONE VS. LEWIS: LAUZON VS. CHIESA: