Archive: alistair overeem

Sep 1, 2014 4:05 pm

Overeem Fires Back At Dana For Comments On Training With Jones

After Jon Jones was forced out of his UFC 178 bout against Daniel Cormier due to a torn meniscus it was reported that Alistair Overeem was the man he was training with, someone who is infamous for injuring teammates while training. UFC President Dana White had some harsh words for Greg Jackson for allowing the...

Aug 30, 2014 5:02 am

Dana White Slams Greg Jackson: “What Are You Doing?”

“It drives me crazy. First of all he’s fighting a 5′ 10″ unbelievable wrestler – that’s who he is facing in Daniel Cormier. [But] he’s training with 6′ 10″ no-wrestling, all-stand up kickboxer Alistair Overeem. And Alistair Overeem lands on his leg and busts his knee up and gives him a high ankle sprain. I...

Aug 28, 2014 1:54 pm

QUICK TWITT | Alistair Overeem: “I’m 210 pounds”

Much has been made over the evolving physique of Alistair Overeem as of late, most of which was sparked by the picture above. And while no one can get a true estimate of mass from a photo, many think he’s shrinking at a rapid rate. Overeem took to twitter with a response: @mattiefranco25 @Cowboycerrone @TimKennedyMMA...

Aug 28, 2014 10:26 am

ULTIMATE FRISBEE! “The Reem” Goes NFL Crazy For Frisbee Challenge

As part of a new camp at Greg Jackson’s, former Strikeforce heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem is taking to the team atmosphere with flying colors. And while some contest his commitment to the team concept, these photo’s show fans that he’s making the most of it. Here’s more: (Click to enlarge) So the Cameras show up...

Aug 26, 2014 1:02 pm

Arlovski-Overeem Squash Beef, Post This Selfie As Proof

UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem has found himself under the microscope, as of late, for hurting his training partners. Something Andrei Arlovski said he’s personally been a victim of. The two UFC heavyweights seemed to be at odds after a training session ended in a hurt Andrei, but things have changed. Check it: Watching @UFC with...

Aug 24, 2014 7:07 pm

QUICK TWITT: Alistair Overeem Watching UFC Fight Night With Andrei Arlovski

Despite Andrei Arlovski speaking out against Alistair Overeem and how he hurts his training partners, the two got together to watch UFC Fight Night Tulsa last night, and the moment was captured on Overeem’s Twitter account. Watching @UFC with angry teammate @AndreiArlovski & friends @ Twin peaks! — Alistair Overeem (@Alistairovereem) August 24, 2014

Aug 22, 2014 5:01 am

‘UBEREEM’ IS BACK! Alistair Looking Beefed Up In Latest Training Photo

As of late, many photo’s of UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem have made him look smaller(ish), than fight fans have grown accustomed to. But that’s changed! Check it: Thanks for the rounds @Felderpaul and @jonavinwebb @Alistairovereem was a blast sparing with you — Cowboy Cerrone (@Cowboycerrone) August 21, 2014

Aug 18, 2014 11:16 am

Arlovski: Overeem Injured Me Too, He “Injures Everyone He Trains With”

Andrei Arlovski commented on the recent injury of Jon Jones which occurred at the hands of Alistair Overeem while the two were training. Anthony Johnson was the first to step forward and say that Overeem injured him as well when the two trained at Blackzilians together. Now Andrei Arlovski sounds off on his experience sparring...

Aug 2, 2014 11:04 am

Overeem Thinks A Rematch Against Brock Lesnar Could Be In His Future

“I do believe that Brock Lesnar will be coming back, I don’t want to call it from retirement, but he is a huge draw, big guy, sells tickets. So that’s a fight I would be interested in.” In a recent interview with MMAMaina, UFC heavyweight fighter Alistair Overeem discussed an off-the-radar rematch in his sites....

Jul 30, 2014 5:05 am

Anthony Johnson Will Fight Overeem At Any Weight

UFC light heavyweight Anthony Rumble Johnson is coming off a huge KO against Lil Nog this past Saturday at UFC on Fox 12. The knockout marked his second straight Octagon victory, with the first one coming against Phil Davis. Johnson joined comedian Adam Hunter on the MMA Roasted podcast and responded to an interesting question...

Jul 22, 2014 10:56 am

PHOTO | Overeem Looking Lean And Mean At 250lbs

Alistair Overeem is gearing up for his fight against Ben Rothwell at UFC Fight Night 50 on September 8th. In preparation for the bout Overeem moved his camp to Jackson Winkeljohn in Albuquerque New Mexico. Over the course of his training camp so far we have seen several photos of Overeem looking much more lean...

Jul 16, 2014 12:32 pm

Overeem Not Looking Past Rothwell, Wants JDS Next

“I wanted to actually fight on the Japan card. I thought that was a nice idea because I’m kind of popular there, so I thought that would be good. But that card was already full and they said, ‘Can you fight Sept. 5th?’ So, yeah, well sure. They had Stipe [Miocic], but he was banged...

Jul 15, 2014 7:46 am

Overeem Confident He Will Knock Rothwell Out

Though Alistair Overeem was recently added to the UFC Fight Night 50 card, he is already making big plans for his for his return. Overeem had recently been on sort of a bumpy track, losing two fights in a row against Bigfoot Silva and Travis Browne. However, he brought himself back into the winners circle...

Jun 16, 2014 8:42 am

Reem Wants To Return To 100% Health Before Fighting

Coming off a lackluster performance against former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir, Alistair Overeem underwent successful elbow surgery for bone spurs. Now the heavyweight contender says he wants to wait until he’s 100% ready before returning to Octagon action according to an interview with Sherdog. “The surgery is healing up well. [I had] bone spurs...

Jun 11, 2014 10:23 am

Ricardo Arona refused Bellator’s offer, not physically fit to fight

Former PRIDE FC veteran Ricardo Arona (14-5 MMA) has not competed in mixed martial arts since a 2009 win over Marvin Eastman in Brazil. “The Brazilian Tiger” was recently offered a contract to fight under the Bellator banner, but he has declined. The 35-year-old told Rádio Globo that he couldn’t accept the deal because of...

Jun 11, 2014 9:30 am

Coach: ‘We all love Overeem here at Jackson’s MMA’

With his recent move to Jackson’s MMA in New Mexico, many wondered if, UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem would be able to adapt to the Team Environment. Apparently he has, Coach Greg Jackson told, “We all love him, so it’s really up to him. If he’s like, ‘Man I’m sticking around, this is fun’ then...

Jun 5, 2014 2:42 pm

‘The Reem’ Feeling Good Under Greg Jackson

Former Strikeforce heavyweight champion, Alistair Overeem is two-days in to his test phase over at Greg Jackson’s gym in Albuquerque. For now, it appears as if ‘The Reem’ is enjoying the vibe. Hit play and catch it all.

May 28, 2014 12:41 pm

Overeem Has Requested September Return, Wants On Japan Card

UFC heavyweight, Alistair Overeem last saw action against Frank Mir at UFC 169. Now ‘The Reem’ is looking for a return to action in September, as he wants on the UFC’s Japan card. UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta broke down the situation to ESPN.COM, “Alistair is looking to return in September,” Fertitta said. “We haven’t finalized...

May 12, 2014 8:22 pm

Browne: ‘Overeem Will Learn To Be A Team Player Or Be Out At Jackson’s’

“I think everybody’s due a chance. Just because he wasn’t the best teammate there, doesn’t mean he can’t be a good teammate here. When he comes to Jackson’s, the stuff that all his other teammates were saying he did, is not going to fly at Jackson’s. He will not have the opportunity to even let...

May 7, 2014 3:46 pm

Blackzilian Says Overeem Got Beat Up Too Much And Left The Team

By Evan Stoumbelis Gilbert Burns, one of the MMA prospects coming out of Blackzilians team in Boca Raton Florida spoke on the Sexto Round Podcast about former Blackzilian teammate Alistair Overeem’s departure from the team. “Overeem got mad because he was getting beat up by a guy with one hand, so he took Guto down...

Apr 20, 2014 9:11 pm

Winkeljohn: ‘Overeem will be a team player or he’ll be out’

“That’s just the way our camp is. It’s first and foremost you have to help others and if you start helping other people out, if he could help other people out with his stand up and his knowledge in different positions, then the team is going to help him. If not, he will be ostracized...

Apr 9, 2014 8:25 pm

Alistair Overeem To Greg Jackson’s?

‘The Reem’, fresh off his Blackzilian exodus and new management deal, is looking at one of the world’s best teams as his new home for Mixed Martial Arts training. If true, he would join the ranks of Jon Jones, Travis Browne, Cerrone, Sanchez and many more. ‘UFC Tonight’ broke the news tonight on FOX Sports...

Apr 9, 2014 9:01 am

Alistair Overeem Signs With VFD Marketing

  Alistair Overeem has signed with VFD Marketing. first reported the news.   Overeem has had a tumultuous few years in the management world, first calling it quits with his longtime management team, Golden Glory (which turned into a legal dispute that had to be settled out-of-court), and then most recently exiting from Authentic Sports Management, to...

Apr 8, 2014 9:06 pm

Blackzilian Boss Drops Alistair Overeem From Roster

When Alistair Overeem left his longtime team at Golden Glory, he enlisted Glenn Robinson and the Blackzilians as his new management and fight team. Unfortunately for all parties involved, it didn’t work out. Blackzilian boss, Robinson explains why: (via Tyrone and Alistair have not trained together in a very long time. He hasn’t trained...

Apr 7, 2014 7:42 pm

PHOTO | Alistair Overeem Signs Horse Head, Makes ‘Best Autograph Ever”

Alistair Overeem is a self-admitted horse eater. Before his venture into the UFC cage, ‘The Reem’ credited his large physique to a strict horse diet. “@ashertn: "Dinner by @Alistairovereem" Best autograph. Ever. @BruceDwane @nedwin” — Alistair Overeem (@Alistairovereem) April 5, 2014