The 'Reem is ready for his return.
The veteran heavyweight from Holland will square off with Ben Rothwell at UFC Fight Night 50. The event will be held on Sept. 5 at the Foxwoods Casino on Mashantucket Pequot tribal land near Ledyard, Conn. FOXSports.com initially reported the bout on Wednesday. Overeem (37-13, 1 NC), a former Strikeforce and Dream champion, defeated Frank Mir via decision at UFC 169. That victory was believed to have saved his UFC career, as it came after back-to-back knockout more
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And from the sound of it, there isn't one.
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight kingpin Georges St. Pierre is no closer to making his return to mixed martial arts (MMA), because he hasn't found the "fire" to compete again and is currently enjoying his hiatus from combat sports.
"Rush" spoke to the gang at Inside MMA during an interview that aired last Friday night (July 11, 2014) on AXS TV. "I needed this. To be happy, I needed it. I lost the motivation. The feeling that I wa more
UFC heavyweight Stefan Struve is keen on returning to the octagon sooner rather than later, according to his manager Lex McMahon. It appears Stefan Struve is still interested in making a UFC comeback in the near future.
The longtime heavyweight competitor was scheduled to make an anticipated return in a feature fight on the UFC 175 fight card, and while he weighed in and was present in the locker room on fight night, he never actually got into the octagon to face Matt Mitrione.
Struve, who was c more
UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem is set to return to the Octagon on September 5th when he faces Ben Rothwell at UFC Fight Night 50, but this time something will be different. While much of his more recent U.S. run was done as part of the Blackzilians camp, now Overeem returns to the cage as part (for now) as a student of the famed duo of Greg Jackson and Mike Winkeljohn in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
While things clearly didn't work out Overeem in Florida with the Blackzilians, the former Strikefor more
Several notable UFC fighters believe that the Nevada State Athletic Commission was far too lenient in the sanctions they handed down to Vitor Belfort and Chael Sonnen at yesterday's hearing. As a matter of fact, Belfort didn't face any sanctions at all—despite admitting that he tested positive for elevated levels of testosterone during a random drug screening in February. Belfort was granted a conditional license, which means he will be subject to numerous random drug tests from the NSAC, until more
Admit it, the UFC heavyweight division just isn't the same without "Cigano" knocking people out every three months.
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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight titleholder Junior dos Santos is slowly but surely returning from the injury that knocked him from The Ultimate Fighter (TUF): "Brazil 3" mixed martial arts (MMA) event earlier this year in Brazil.
He stranded Stipe Miocic on FOX Sports 1, who went on to flatten Fabio Maldonado.
The good news is, both fighters are more