Archive: Brock Lesnar

Dec 27, 2012 1:57 pm

UFC 156’s Alistair Overeem Applies for License from NSAC

“The Reem” is back…maybe. According to officials, UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem applied today for his license to fight in Nevada in 2013. Overeem (36-11 MMA, 1-0 UFC) is already scheduled to do battle against Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva (17-4 MMA, 1-1 UFC) at UFC 156, which takes place February 2nd at the Mandalay Bay Event Center...


Nov 14, 2012 6:24 am

Alistair Overeem to Face Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva at UFC 156

  According to a report in the Las Vegas Review-Journal former Strikeforce Heavyweight Champion Alistair Overeem will face Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva at UFC 156 on Super Bowl Weekend February 2nd in Las Vegas. Overeem is currently serving a suspension and this fight is pending until he applies for and receives his license from the Nevada...

Nov 1, 2012 11:26 am

Alistair Overeem: “JDS is afraid of me” | UFC News

UFC heavyweight and top contender, Alistair Overeem, recently told a Dutch website that he believes current UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos is afraid of him. “JDS” has been quite vocal in his statements lately saying that the currently suspended Overeem does not deserve an immediate title shot upon his return. However, it has been proposed...

Aug 14, 2012 6:12 am

BJPenn.Com Exclusive: Shane Carwin on His Injuries, Coaching TUF and Roy Nelson

The last time UFC fans saw former UFC Interim Heavyweight Champion Shane Carwin he had stepped in on short notice as a replacement for Brock Lesnar against current UFC Heavyweight Champion Junior Dos Santos at UFC 131 last June. The winner would then go on to face heavyweight kingpin Cain Velasquez for a shot at...

Aug 6, 2012 4:46 pm

Brock Lesnar gets into Altercation Backstage at WWE Raw

According to pro-wrestling blog The Wrestling Observer, former UFC champion Lesnar got into fisticuffs at a backstage rehearsal for a WWE ‘SummerSlam’ event. He and another pro-wrestler were working through a routine when things went awry. “Lesnar left the building after getting into a physical altercation with fellow WWE superstar, Ryan Reeves, known in ring...

Jul 18, 2012 10:04 am

Fertitta Breaks Down The Most Important UFC Battles In History | UFC NEWS

The UFC has its fair share of memorable moments unforgettable icons. But where do these historic fights stack up in the eyes of UFC owner, Lorenzo Fertitta? Dave Deibert of Postmedia News shared his top ten list with Fertitta at UFC 148 to get his opinion on these 10 historic fights that helped define the...

Jun 15, 2012 12:13 pm

Pro Wrestling Not Out Of The Question For Frank Mir | UFC NEWS

According to his conversation with Reuben Villagracia of The Chronicle Journal, UFC Heavyweight Frank Mir is “not opposed to the idea” of pro wrestling. Although he’d like to have a career in MMA broadcasting when he retires from the octagon, he considers a career in professional wrestling despite his lack of gymnastic talent. “I like...

Jun 13, 2012 4:56 pm

Report | Lesnar Causing Tension Between The WWE and UFC | UFC NEWS

WWE superstar turned former UFC Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar has been making some headlines recently. UFC president Dana White met with him at UFC 146 and it “couldn’t have gone worse”. But it’s still not over. Lesnar is still in the middle of drama between the UFC and WWE. Lesnar’s appearance on RAW following his...

May 28, 2012 11:29 am

Report: The White / Lesnar Meeting Did Not Go Well | UFC NEWS

Brock Lesnar turned heads in the arena by showing up in the front row and chatting up both Zuffa president Dana White and CEO Lorenzo Fertitta.  Dana White told reporters at the post-fight press conference he would be meeting with Lesnar face-to-face later that night and that “anything (was) possible.”   The Wrestling Observer‘s Dave Meltzer reported Brock...

May 8, 2012 2:07 pm

Brock Lesnar Quits WWE on Monday Night Raw

By Evan Stoumbelis Last night on Monday Night Raw, Brock Lesnar’s representative Paul Heyman gave Brock’s farewell speech live on air to millions of viewers and fans. “I came back to bring legitimacy to WWE. That’s exactly what I did. And how was I rewarded? With the same corporate BS and politics that led me...

Apr 30, 2012 5:30 am

Brock Lesnar's Losing Streak Continues

By Chris Taylor: For the first time since March 2004, Brock Lesnar returned to the ring in the WWE. His opponent was John Cena in an extreme rules match in the main event of the Extreme Rules pay-per-view. Lesnar came out wearing some familiar gear (MMA shorts and MMA gloves) to go along with his...

Apr 26, 2012 4:11 pm

Mark Muñoz speaks out about PEDs | says "they have no place in MMA"

By Evan Stoumbelis: UFC Middleweight Mark Muñoz spoke about performance enhancing drugs today during a podcast interview. With the increasing drama revolving around UFC fighters and PEDs, most recently Alistair Overeem, it’s no surprise that more and more fighters are discussing PEDs in interviews. “The thing about PEDs, everyone wants to get an edge on...

Apr 23, 2012 1:02 pm

Brock Lesnar and the UFC Hall of Fame – Why it has to happen.

By Jason Moles: A lot has been said recently of Brock Lesnar’s (5-3) impact on mixed martial arts. Some argue that his foray into combat sports was nothing more than a flash in the pan and that his “all sizzle – no steak” legacy is inconsequential, relegating Lesnar to little more than a footnote in...

Apr 23, 2012 8:03 am

Dana White Talks Lesnar Moving Back To The WWE | "I'm Happy For Him" | UFC NEWS

By Evan Stoumbelis After a life-threatening bout with diverticulitis, Brock Lesnar made his return to the UFC against Alistair Overeem at UFC 141, his comeback was shortlived though, with Brock announcing his retirement after losing the fight via TKO in the 1st round. Several months after retiring Brock struck a 12-month contract with the WWE...

Apr 21, 2012 11:32 pm

UFC 145 Jones vs. Evans | Lackluster Main Event A STALEmate

Jon Jones defended his belt against who was supposed to be his biggest test Rashad Evans. Instead of it being a test or a highlight reel of strikes and domination it was a lot of sparring. One pressed forward while the other backed up. It is easy to say that this fight did not live...