Tag archive for ‘Alistair Overeem’

UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs. Sonnen Preview

by Hobson Lopes - on Aug 9th 2013 - No Comments

After two events in two weeks, the Ultimate Fighting Championship has a minor break in the schedule before their next event, UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs. Sonnen. Of course, by looking at the name, we can see that the main event of this card being held at the TD Garden in Boston will feature the former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio...

Fabricio Werdum Fighter Profile

by Hobson Lopes - on May 28th 2013 - No Comments

Thirty Five year old Brazilian fighter Fabricio Werdum is one of the most experienced and talented fighters in the UFC heavyweight division. Throughout his career, Werdum has taken part in numerous exciting fights, some of which he has won and others he has lost. What have been the best and worst of all his career fights? Notable WinsVs....

Biggest UFC Busts from PRIDE, Strikeforce and Bellator

by Hobson Lopes - on May 21st 2013 - No Comments

Jake Shields, the former Strikeforce Middleweight Champion has struggled since coming to the UFC welterweight division. The Ultimate Fighting Championship is the premiere mixed martial arts organization in the world. Every fighter that puts on gloves and steps into whatever their promotion uses for a cage wants to eventually make it to the...

Overeem looks to get back on track at UFC 164

by Rick Rockwell - on May 18th 2013 - No Comments
Credit: Sherdog.com

Credit: Sherdog.com

Since signing with the UFC in September 2011, Alistair Overeem’s MMA career has been nothing short of controversy and disappointment. However, Overeem looks to overcome these personal and professional issues at UFC 164 where he’s rumored to be headlining the PPV event on August 31 from the Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Overeem debuted in the UFC at UFC 141 in December 2011 to take on Brock Lesnar in a highly anticipated fight. Overeem won the bout via TKO at the 2:26 mark of round 1. It effectively ended Lesnar’s MMA career and catapulted Alistair to a title fight against Junior Dos Santos at UFC 146 in May 2012. (more…)