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  • 9 days ago
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No sooner had Alistair Overeem lost to Ben Rothwell in early September did the speculation about his future begin. For the third time in four outings, the Dutch heavyweight was on the wrong side... read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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Stefan Struve is "not that impressed" by UFC on FOX 13 opponent Alistair Overeem. Probably because the embattled Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight is on the chopping block ahead of their 265-pound tilt on Dec. 13, 2014 inside U.S. Airways Center in Phoenix, Arizona, following a dismal 2-3 run inside the Octagon. But "sometimes you fall down," Overeem told E. Spencer Kyte (via UFC.com): "You put in the work and you come back. I'm 34 years old. If I would be injured, yes, maybe, but read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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Stefan Struve would've fought anybody by the time he got his recent phone call from UFC matchmaker Joe Silva. After a year and change spent on the sidelines due to the discovery of an enlarged heart and leaking aortic valve, the lanky seven-footer likely would've challenged his own kin if it meant one more shot inside the ubiquitous Octagon. So it wasn't as if Struve was unhappy when he heard Alistair Overeem's name on the other end of that phone call. Of course, he exactly thrilled either, thou read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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Stefan Struve will make his long-awaited return to action when he faces fellow Dutchman, Alistair Overeem, at UFC on FOX 13 on Dec. 13, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. It's a fight that could prove to be "The Reem's" last, after dropping three of his last four bouts, with his most recent loss coming at the hands of Ben Rothwell, who knocked out the former K-1 champion in the very first round at UFC Fight Night 50 just a few weeks back (video). Though Overeem hasn't quite lived up to everyone's expecta read news >>

  • a month ago
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Heavyweight Stefan Struve looks ahead to his UFC on FOX 13 fight against Alistair Overeem and back to why he didn't fight at UFC 175. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Even before Alistair Overeem was knocked out (technically) by Ben Rothwell at UFC Fight Night 50 at Foxwoods, there was a dark cloud hovering over him for taking out a valuable teammate during training camp.While sparring at Greg Jackson’s gym in Albuquerque with current light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, "Bones" tore the meniscus in his knee and suffered a high ankle sprain when Overeem landed on him awkwardly. This all put the hotly anticipated title bout between Jones and Daniel Cormier -- read news >>

  • a month ago
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All fighters age. Sometimes, even those in their prime lose a step or are unable to compete with today’s blend of diverse mixed martial artists. In fact, the following men—Alistair Overeem, Dan Henderson, Frank Mir, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and Mauricio “Shogun” Rua—represent a group of fighters who at multiple points experienced greatness in the forms of championship titles and numerous other accolades. However, in their last four bouts, the fighters in question collectively hold a record of 4- read news >>

  • a month ago
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It’ll be a quick turnaround for Alistair Overeem, who is coming off a shocking TKO loss to Ben Rothwell, when he steps back into the Octagon on December 13 at UFC on Fox 13 to take on fellow ranked heavyweight Stefan Struve, according to the UFC's official Twitter account. It has been a slippery slope for the former Strikeforce heavyweight champ since defeating Brock Lesnar in his UFC debut nearly three years ago. He is 1-3 in his last four fights, with every UFC loss coming by way of knockout. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Last chance! Embattled Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight Alistair Overeem is getting another shot to pull his Octagon career off life support, when he takes on fellow struggling heavyweight Stefan Struve at the UFC on FOX 13 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on Dec. 13, 2014 inside U.S. Airways Center in Phoenix, Arizona. UFC announced the super-sized pairing late last night. Overeem (37-14) is just 2-3 since joining the ZUFFA roster in 2011 and aside from a failed drug test in early read news >>

  • a month ago
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The UFC announced the fight via Instagram tonight. Two Dutch Heavyweights looking for Octagon redemption just got their shot. Tonight on Instagram the UFC announced that Alistair Overeem vs. Stefan Struve has been booked for UFC on Fox 13 on December 13 in Phoenix, AZ. Overeem just lost via first round TKO to Ben Rothwell at UFC Fight Night: Jacare vs. Mousasi on September 5 in Connecticut. This was Reem's third TKO loss in five UFC bouts. Since he came in as the Strikeforce Heavyweight champ an read news >>

  • a month ago
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Ranked heavyweights Alistair Overeem and Stefan Struve have been slated to tangle on December 13th at UFC on FOX 13, promotion officials announced on Wednesday. Overeem (37-14, 1 NC) looks to make a quick turnaround after suffering a first-round knockout loss to underdog Ben Rothwell earlier this month. The setback marked a third such instance for the 34-year-old over his last four UFC fights, as Overeem succumbed to similarly brutal upset KO losses to Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva and Travis Browne i read news >>

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