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Former WWE champion and newly contracted UFC fighter CM Punk was interviewed on ESPN’s MMA Live Extra Wednesday and talked about Brock Lesnar, the transition from WWE to mixed martial arts and more. Punk has been stealing headlines recently, first with his controversial interview on Colt Cabana’s Art of Wrestling podcast and then with his blockbuster announcement that he will be joining the UFC as a competitor. While Punk has no traditional fighting background, he has spent the majority of his c read news >>

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Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar doesn't care what you think about him. And for that matter, neither does fellow WWE import CM Punk, who expects to make his Octagon debut in late 2015 after signing a multi-fight contract just last month (more on that here). Punk -- real name Phil Brooks -- was a guest on ESPN's "MMA Live" (right after this pit stop) talking all things mixed martial arts (MMA), as well as the "misconceptions" about his preparedness for combat sports. Watch it all unfo read news >>

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Alistair Overeem doesn’t envision a UFC return for Brock Lesnar. Instead, he sees the former heavyweight champ protecting his rump and signing a new deal with World Wrestling Entertainment.With his WWE contract nearing its end, Lesnar has immediately jumped to the top of the list as one of the most sought-after free agents in MMA history.The UFC is obviously doing its due diligence in monitoring the situation, especially UFC President Dana White, who recently told Fox Sports that the UFC has a “ read news >>

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UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem discusses his upcoming match-up against fellow Dutchman Stefan Struve as well as why he doubts Brock Lesnar will return to MMA. read news >>

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PHOENIX -- Alistair Overeem talks about his UFC on FOX 13 fight against Stefan Struve, what kind of pressure he's feeling going into this fight, the state of his career, his thoughts on fighting a fellow Dutchman, why Brock Lesnar isn't coming back, and more. read news >>

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Relive Alistair Overeem's UFC debut by viewing the full video of his TKO win over Brock Lesnar from 2011. It's been nearly 3 years since Alistair Overeem's UFC debut, which would ultimately double as Brock Lesnar's final fight of his MMA career. While it must be said that Overeem's UFC career has been rightfully labelled a "bust", his showing vs. Lesnar at UFC 141 in Las Vegas, Nevada was enough to earn him a title shot vs. Junior dos Santos. As it turned out, Overeem's failed drug test and subs read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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Alistair Overeem is in the midst of a run that probably has had him thinking back on better times. Watch one of those better times from a 2011 fight against Brock Lesnar. Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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Both Brock Lesnar and Georges St-Pierre are respected fighters in their own right. The two are former world champions and sport a long list of impressive accolades. However, Lesnar left mixed martial arts competition in 2011, citing his struggles with diverticulitis. In 2013, St-Pierre vacated the welterweight title that he held for six years, stating that he needed “some time off.” Recently, a great amount of speculation has surfaced regarding the return of both dominant athletes. Both combatan read news >>

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Two heavyweight legends collided in the Octagon at UFC 141 when former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar met former Strikeforce champion Alistair Overeem. read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Phil "CM Punk" Brooks held a UFC 181 press conference to talk about his UFC signing, Chael Sonnen's copying of him, and following in Brock Lesnar's MMA footsteps. read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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Lets take it back to the old school. EA Sports UFC recently released its sixth free gameplay update, this time adding popular Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) legends and former division champions Matt Hughes (Welterweight), Mark Coleman (Heavyweight), and Quinton Jackson (Light Heavyweight). Heck, even Brock Lesnar (Heavyweight) got into the mix, though some fans may argue his legendary status (just not when it comes to pay-per-view buys). This latest entry into the combat sports video game read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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CM Punk will officially join Brock Lesnar as the second former WWE champion to make the transition to MMA and compete in the UFC. The former professional wrestling star made an appearance Saturday night on the live pay-per-view broadcast of UFC 181 and shocked the world with news that he had signed a fight deal with the UFC. There were hints leading up to Saturday night’s announcement that some kind of deal could get done. UFC President Dana White expressed interest in signing Punk, whose real n read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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LAS VEGAS - UFC 181 was the 300th event in company history. It was also the first in which a former professional wrestler with no MMA experience got his own press conference. Phil "CM Punk" Brooks was announced as the UFC's latest signee on Saturday night. The Chicago native and former World Wrestling Entertainment champion, who was wildly popular in wrestling circles, quit the WWE early this year. He knows he's going to be instantly compared to the last pro wrestler to make his mark in the UFC, read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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As of Saturday night, CM Punk is no longer a WWE Superstar, he’s a UFC fighter. read news >>

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