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After calling out former Strikeforce heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem, former EliteXC title holder Antonio Silva has been granted his wish, and the two are now expected to meet at February's UFC 156 event.
The Las Vegas Review Journal first reported the planned matchup, which is contingent on Overeem receiving a license from the Nevada State Athletic Commission pending the conclusion of his current suspension.
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Antonio Silva's impressive derailment of the Alistair Overeem train may very well have already earned him a return shot at the champ, Cain Velasquez. Check out what Silva had to say after the fight. read news >>
Alistair Overeem may feel he's "just better" than Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva, but the giant Brazilian has his own thoughts on the matter. read news >>
Alistair Overeem and Antonio Silva will face off at UFC 156, provided Overeem is cleared to competed by the Nevada Athletic Commission. read news >>
It looks like the UFC 156 fight card slated for Super Bowl weekend could feature Alistair Overeem's return to fighting, possibly against Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva. read news >>
Watch the full fight video highlights for the UFC Fight Night Connecticut co-main event between Alistair Overeem and ben Rothwelli. Undoubtedly the biggest upset of the night took place in the co-main event of the evening, when Ben Rothwell knocked out Alistair Overeem in under three minutes of fight time. It was a dominant display from Rothwell, who moved to 3-1 in his last four fights and picked up back-to-back wins for the first time under the UFC banner. On the other hand, Alistair Overeem h read news >>
Watch Alistair Overeem vs. Ben Rothwell full fight video highlights from UFC Fight Night 50's co-main event above, courtesy of FOX Sports. UFC Fight Night 50: Jacare vs. Mousasi took place September 5, 2014 at the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Ledyard, Connecticut. Top-10 ranked heavyweight contender Alistair Overeem (37-14, 1 NC) squared off against bruising veteran Ben Rothwell (34-9) in the night's co-main event, which aired live on FOX Sports 1. Catch the video highlights above. For more on UFC read news >>
The co-main event of tonight's (Fri., Sept. 5, 2014) UFC Fight Night 50: "Jacare vs. Mousasi" showcase on Fox Sports 1 from Ledyard, Connecticut will feature Alistair Overeem taking on Ben Rothwell in heavyweight action. read news >>
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On a night when the UFC will be going head-to-head with Bellator in the same state, Alistair Overeem vs. Ben Rothwell has been booked for the September 5th show. It's not a fight that I'm sure many expected to be booked, but nevertheless Alistair Overeem's next fight is set to be against Ben Rothwell at UFC Fight Night in Connecticut on September 5th. This is the 2nd major announcement for a card that previously had just two other fights confirmed heading into today. Breaking fight: Alistair Ove read news >>
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The rematch you've been dying to see is now reality, as Antonio Silva once again tangles with Andrei Arlovski this fall in Brasilia. Your eyes aren't deceiving you - Andrei Arlovski is a UFC main event fighter in 2014. To expand further, Arlovski will face Antonio Silva in a five-round fight on September 13th in the Brazilians capital of Brasilia. MMA Fighting confirmed the news first that was first reported by Combate. The main card will air live on Fox Sports 1. Silva (18-5, 1 NC) is coming of read news >>