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  • 2 years ago
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LOS ANGELES - If Junior Dos Santos has his way, he'll face Alistair Overeem before Cain Velasquez. UFC President Dana White today revealed that at a recent meeting, Dos Santos informed him that he would prefer to face Alistair Overeem rather than Velasquez. "I sat down with Junior Dos Santos," White said. "He said, 'I have nothing but respect for Cain Velasquez. I like him as a person and as a fighter, and I think he deserves the shot at the title. But I do not want to fight him.'" read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Cain Velasquez thinks UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos is getting too caught up in Alistair Overeem's trash talk and should focus on other things - like fighting him. "As a champion, you really can't pick and choose who you fight," Velasquez told MMAjunkie.com. "You're supposed to fight the No. 1 contender." Velasquez and his camp now wait to hear from the UFC on whether he'll fight Dos Santos, as he was earlier told. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos is tired of hearing Alistair Overeem run his mouth, so he's asked Dana White to face him next instead of Cain Velasquez. Retweet this Share on Facebook • Email • StumbleUpon &b read news >>

  • a year ago
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Junior dos Santos may want to fight Alistair Overeem, but he's got Cain Velasquez on tap first, and the AKA fighter has no intention of stepping aside. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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It looks like Junior dos Santos and Alistair Overeem will have to wait to dance another day. read news >>

  • 4 days ago
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It’s hard to believe a fighter like Junior dos Santos, a former UFC champion with a record of 16-3, may be a man with no place to go, but that’s the situation before him now. Granted, the UFC will no doubt keep him busy with big-name fights against Top-10 competition, but what about after that? Should dos Santos keep on winning, he will continue to rise in the rankings until he finds himself in the unenviable position of facing Cain Velasquez a fourth time. Considering just how badly he was beat read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem discusses his upcoming fight with Ben Rowthwell, and why he believes a fight with Junior dos Santos may be on the horizon. Ben Rothwell may be the lowest ranked heavyweight that Alistair Overeem has faced since he joined the UFC ranks, but after playing with fire one too many times, the Dutch kickboxer is not prepared to take any "265lb beast" lightly. The former Strikeforce heavyweight champion is scheduled to meet Rothwell at UFC Fight Night: Connecticut this c read news >>

  • a month ago
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Former Strikeforce and K-1 champion Alistair Overeem still wants a piece of former UFC heavyweight titleholder Junior dos Santos, even though his next opponent is already booked. The Reem briefly mentioned his desire to square off with the Brazilian power puncher when he appeared on Ariel Helwani's The MMA Hour, per Luke Thomas of MMA Fighting. "I'm focused and I want to really fight," Overeem said. "I'm very optimistic [a bout with dos Santos] is going to come and I want it to come. I could see read news >>

  • a month ago
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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 read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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When Alistair Overeem came into the UFC, it looked like he was on the fast track to a title shot. As a notable heavyweight, it looked like he could bring new life to the division that was ruled by then-champion Junior dos Santos. Overeem made a successful Octagon debut, crushing Brock Lesnar and sending him into retirement. While it was an impressive performance, everyone was really looking forward to a bout that would pit him against the other top striker in the division: dos Santos. As with ma read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Alistair Overeem said there are a couple good reasons he turned down a proposed fight with fellow UFC heavyweight Junior dos Santos.Filed under: Featured, MMA Rumors, News, UFC Tagged: Alistair Overeem, Junior dos Santos read news >>

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