- a year ago
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Alistair Overeem and Junior dos Santos will finally get the fight that they've both been pining for when they square off at UFC 160 in Las Vegas. read news >>
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 >>
Mark Hunt will replace Alistair Overeem and face Junior dos Santos at UFC 160 on May 25. read news >>
- a year ago
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Junior dos Santos won’t have to wait for Alistair Overeem to get healthy before he fights again. read news >>
Alistair Overeem has suffered an injury and will be unable to compete against Junior dos Santos at UFC 160. read news >>
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 >>
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
- 2898 views
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 >>
- 6 months ago
- 804 views
UFC president Dana White told UFC Tonight that he offered Alistair Overeem options to fight Junior dos Santos, but added that Overeem is "literally hiding from him." read news >>
- 2 years ago
- 298 views
Much has been made about the war of words between UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos and Alistair Overeem, but JDS says Overeem isn't his biggest challenge. read news >>