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Former UFC Champion Named As Potential Fedor Emelianenko Opponent

Bellator president Scott Coker has revealed three potential opponents for the return of Fedor Emelianenko, including a former UFC champion. This comes after the MMA legend announced that he would be returning to the cage for Bellator's historic debut in Russia on October 23. Emelianenko, who is widely regarded as one...

Alistair Overeem Releases First Statement After UFC Release

The legendary kickboxer and former title challenger Alistair Overeem has been released from the UFC. With a historic record of 47-19, Overeem amassed titles in just about every organization he fought in except for the elusive UFC title. Although, the history books will reflect what a force Alistair Overeem...

Alistair Overeem & Junior dos Santos Both Released From The UFC

UFC legends Alistair Overeem and Junior dos Santos have both been released from the UFC after a combined promotional run that spans over two decades. Combate released a report Wednesday that revealed that Junior dos Santos and Alistair Overeem have been released from the UFC. This news has since been...

Alexander Volkov Reveals He Was Starstruck Fighting Alistair Overeem

Alexander Volkov picked up one of the biggest wins of his career last weekend as he scored a second-round TKO win over Alistair Overeem. It was a dominant performance from start to finish for the Russian who is now a top-five heavyweight contender. However, after the fight, Volkov took to...

UFC Vegas 18 Medical Suspensions: Alistair Overeem Facing Potential Six-Month Sit

Alistair Overeem will be on the sidelines for the foreseeable future. In the main event of UFC Vegas 18, Alexander Volkov scored a second-round TKO win over Overeem. The legend also broke his news in the loss and many thought he would retire but it appears that will not be...

Alistair Overeem Hints At Continuing Career Following Loss to Volkov

Alistair Overeem has issued a statement following his TKO loss to Alexander Volkov at UFC Vegas 18 on Saturday night. Alistair Overeem made his plans for the future crystal clear: keep fighting until winning the UFC heavyweight championship and then retire from the sport. At UFC Vegas 18 last night,...

UFC Vegas 18 Highlights: Alexander Volkov Smashes Alistair Overeem

Alistair Overeem vs. Alexander Volkov was a slugfest.  The two fighters met in a bout on Saturday night (February 6, 2021) at the UFC Vegas 18 event from Las Vegas, Nevada at the UFC Apex facility. Volkov had a very strong first round as he not only bloodied up Overeem, but...

UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs. Volkov Weigh-In Results: All Make Weight

The weigh-in results are in for UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs. Volkov (UFC Vegas 18), and all fighters hit their mark ahead of tomorrow's event. The official weigh-ins have wrapped up for UFC Vegas 18, and every fight remained intact, including the main event between Alistair Overeem and Alexander Volkov....

Alistair Overeem Says KO Win Over Brock Lesnar Was Best UFC Debut

Alistair Overeem believes he has the best UFC debut. At UFC 141 the former Dream and Pride veteran in Alistair Overeem made his UFC debut against former heavyweight champion, Brock Lesnar. The former champ was coming off a loss to Cain Velasquez to lose his belt, and many expected him...

Alistair Overeem Shares Secret to Long Career Ahead of UFC Vegas 18

Alistair Overeem's longevity in combat sports has not come by accident. Alistair Overeem will be competing in his 67th MMA bout at UFC Fight Night 184 (UFC Vegas 18) in a career that spans over 20 years of fighting. That’s just in MMA. The 40-year-old martial artist added a 10-4...

UFC Mainstay Alistair Overeem Reveals Retirement Plans

UFC veteran Alistair Overeem is ready to hang up his gloves, just as long as the UFC world heavyweight championship is right there beside them. In Saturday’s UFC Vegas 18 main event, Alistair Overeem will try to continue his final run at UFC gold when takes on #6-ranked heavyweight Alexander...

Alexander Volkov Expects To Finish Alistair Overeem: ‘I’m Sure I Can Catch Him Making A Mistake’

Alexander Volkov expects to finish Alistair Overeem in their UFC Vegas 18 main event next weekend. Both Volkov and Overeem are top-10 heavyweights and a win for either could put them in a number one contender bout. The fight is a very intriguing one and for Volkov, he expects to...

Alistair Overeem To Headline Super Bowl Weekend UFC Event Against Alexander Volkov

Alistair Overeem's final run at a UFC title continues on Super Bowl weekend. Dana White told ESPN's Brett Okamoto that Overeem is set to headline a UFC event on Feb. 6 against Alexander Volkov. The promotion has not announced a location for the event. Alistair Overeem has made it clear this...

Alistair Overeem Wants Rematch With Jairzinho Rozenstruik

Alistair Overeem was knocked out with just 4 seconds remaining in his fight with Jairzinho Rozenstruik back in December. He was up on the judge's scorecards as the fight neared its completion as well. Now Overeem says he wants a rematch with Rozenstruik. "He stole something from me. He...

Augusto Sakai Suffered Two Broken & Two Dislocated Ribs In Alistair Overeem Fight

Augusto Sakai has revealed the injuries he sustained in his UFC Vegas 9 main event against Alistair Overeem. Early on in the fight, the Brazilian in Sakai had success but in the third round, the tides started to change. In the fourth, Overeem used his wrestling to get the fight...