This week has not been kind to former Strikeforce heavyweight champ Alistair Overeem. Not only did he lose his UFC Fight Night 50 co-main event bout against Ben Rothwell, but it seems like everyone is jumping at the chance to kick the man while he's down. The latest to join in the discussion is Overeem's UFC 156 opponent, Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva. The Brazilian spoke to Combate (translated by The Underground and MMA Mania) about Overeem and had some less than flattering words. I was flying to Bra read news >>
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Antonio Silva said that he doesn't wish ill on Alistair Overeem but says that the Dutchman is reaping what he sowed. The man who ended Alistair Overeem's 12-fight win-streak, Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva doesn't forget the beef with his former opponent. Interviewed by Combate.com, the 34-year-old Heavyweight Brazilian remembered his KO win against the Dutchman at UFC 156 in February, 2013, and has mixed feelings about the Reem's continued misfortune: "I was traveling to Brazil and I could sit and wat read news >>
Dana White is upset with journalists (he used air quotes and everything) for supposedly telling people not to order UFC 177. Dana White, speaking with Ariel Helwani during the between fights lull in the UFC 177 prelims took the opportunity to lash out at media members who he feels haven't done their duties properly. Discussing the "wild month" that included a production truck catching fire earlier today, White said, "it's one of these things..the GQ article that just came out about me, that I do read news >>
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In the latest installment of “UFC 177 Embedded,” we go behind the scenes of Friday’s frantic scramble to save tonight’s pay-per-view event – and UFC President Dana White’s reaction to criticism about the card.Filed under: News, (...) read news >>
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While it's surprising for the UFC to cut a fighter on a 5-2 run in the promotion, Anthony Johnson's weight-cutting issues prompted just such a scenario.
But with the former welterweight now having success at light heavyweight, UFC President Dana White hasn't ruled out his return to the octagon.
That's assuming, though, that Johnson doesn't sign a "borderline criminal" Bellator contract.
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