alistair overeem

October 23rd, 2018
Adam Martin.

The upcoming UFC China and UFC Australia cards have had some notable bouts added to them, and I’ll give my thoughts on these new matchups in today’s MMA odds and ends. Alistair Overeem vs. Sergey Pavlovich, UFC Fight Night 140 A heavyweight matchup between Alistair Overeem and Sergey Pavlovich is being targeted for UFC Fight…

April 1st, 2017
Brad Taschuk

Much of the UFC’s spring schedule has already been sorted out, and matchmakers Sean Shelby and Mick Maynard have begun to fill in the summer events for the promotion. However, up until now there are no betting odds for any events beyond June 3rd’s UFC 212. That changed today as MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened…

March 5th, 2017
James Lynch

UFC 209 took place Saturday night (March 4, 2017) at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The card was headlined by Tyron Woodley defending his welterweight title against Stephen Wonderboy Thompson in a rematch from their UFC 205 bout. From a betting perspective, six favorites won while five underdogs came through based on the closing odds at 5Dimes…

March 4th, 2017
Gabe Killian

UFC 209 Date: March 4, 2017 Arena: T-Mobile Arena City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, NV this Saturday night (March 4, 2017) with UFC 209: Woodley vs. Thompson II. The action-packed fight card is stacked with 11 scheduled bouts that are set to…

March 4th, 2017
Gabe Killian

UFC 209 Date: March 4, 2017 Arena: T-Mobile Arena City: Las Vegas, NV Heavyweight title bout: Alistair Overeem (-125) vs Mark Hunt (+115) Fight Breakdown: The UFC 209 main card will be featuring a heavyweight rematch between Alistair “The Reem” and Mark “Super Samoan” Hunt, with Overeem being a slight -125 ($125 to win $100)…

February 28th, 2017
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, NV this Saturday night (March 4, 2017) with UFC 209: Woodley vs. Thompson II. The action-packed fight card is stacked with 12 scheduled bouts that are set to kick off with preliminary action on UFC Fight Pass at 6:30 p.m. ET….

February 27th, 2017
Brad Taschuk

While it may not do blockbuster business, next weekend’s UFC 209 is a massive card for hardcore MMA fans. Headlined by a pair of very intriguing title fights, the card also features plenty of fan favorites, and several of the more highly regarded prospects on the roster at the moment. The main event will be…

December 21st, 2016
James Lynch

Mark Hunt vs. Alistair Overeem rematch in the works for UFC 209  ESPN’s Brett Okamoto reported Tuesday that Mark Hunt will face Alistair Overeem in a rematch at UFC 209 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on March 4th. The only caveat is that Hunt will only take the fight if the UFC adds provisions in…

September 13th, 2016
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) went to Cleveland, OH for the first time in promotional history with UFC 203: Miocic vs Overeem. The solid night of action saw 60 percent of bouts end inside the distance, culminating with the hometown favorite Miocic keeping his belt in Cleveland with a victory. After the event concluded, the…

September 12th, 2016
James Lynch

Luke Rockhold vs. ‘Jacare’ Souza rematch set for UFC Fight Night 101 Former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold will rematch Ronaldo Souza at UFC Fight Night 101 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia on November 26th. UFC Australia twitter account revealed the news on Sunday evening. Rockhold (15-3) heads into this matchup after losing his middleweight title to Michael…

September 11th, 2016
James Lynch

On Episode 173  brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and our sponsor Nuetrition Supplements Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) recap all the action from UFC on Fight Night 93 and preview UFC 203. Once again, no guests this week.   The Big Three  1)  Stipe Miocic defeats Alistair Overeem via TKO. How crazy was that fight? 2) Anything else stand out…

September 10th, 2016
James Lynch

UFC 203 emanated from the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio tonight (Saturday, September 10th, 2016) and featured the heavyweight championship matchup between champion Stipe Miocic vs. Alistair Overeem. Overall from a betting perspective, seven favorites won while four underdogs coming through based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap for each fight. Favorites That Won In the…

September 10th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC 203: Miocic vs Overeem Date: September 10, 2016 Arena: Quicken Loans Arena City: Cleveland, OH Heavyweight title bout: Stipe Miocic (-120) vs Alistair Overeem (+110) Fight Breakdown: The main event for UFC 203 on Pay Per View will be UFC heavyweight title fight between defending champion Stipe Miocic and challenger Alistair Overeem, with Miocic…

September 10th, 2016
James Lynch

Fighters predict the UFC 203 heavyweight title fight between main event between Stipe Miocic vs. Alistair Overeem. See who picked who. Chas Skelly – UFC featherweight – 00:00:09 Belal Muhammad – UFC welterweight – 00:00:23 Mike Biggie Rhodes – Victory FC middleweight – 00:00:34 Chris Camozzi – UFC middleweight – 00:00:55 Tony Martin – UFC lightweight – 00:01:13 Greg…

September 9th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

This week the MMA Analysis kicks off with one of the truly great intro songs in the history of all things ever created. Cleveland deserves no less, since the city is sure to befall some horrible tragedies after an unexpectedly good summer. Will the first of those tragedies be Stipe Miocic dropping his UFC heavyweight…

September 7th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Join leading MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas and MMA journalist Brian Hemminger for the best source of insider MMA betting and fantasy sports analysis: The Premium OddsCast, presented by 5Dimes. Our UFC 203 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card. The podcast is available for free to everyone early on in fight week…

September 5th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

Next weekend, the UFC heads to Cleveland, Ohio for an event that hasn’t happened in the city in a very long time. UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic will defend his world title against Alistair Overeem in the main event of UFC 203. Miocic captured the title by heading down to Curitiba and knocking out Fabricio…

June 5th, 2016
James Lynch

Nutritionist and Performance Coach Dr. Paul Biondich talks about his client Stipe Miocic winning the UFC heavyweight title at UFC 198  during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Paul also talks about his career in the health/fitness industry, how he started working with Miocic, and Miocic’s upcoming title defence at UFC 203.

May 26th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Stipe Miocic (15-2-0) vs. Alistair Overeem (41-14-0); UFC 203, September 10. The UFC Heavyweight title will actually be defended in a timely fashion for the first time in a long time as newly crowned champion Stipe Miocic headlines the UFC’s first trip to Cleveland, Ohio this upcoming September against former Strikeforce champion Alistair Overeem. Miocic…

May 25th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Event: UFC 203 Date: September 10, 2016 Location: Cleveland, Ohio Venue:  Quicken Loans Arena Broadcast: Pay-Per-View UFC Heavyweight Champion Stipe Miocic A Golden Gloves winner and Division I wrestler, Stipe Miocic (15-2) has been around the Octagon for over five years, amassing an 9-2 record over that time span that included the the likes of Gabriel Gonzaga, Roy Nelson, Mark Hunt…

May 9th, 2016
James Lynch

UFC Fight Night 87: Alistair Overeem vs. Andrei Arlovski highlights     UFC Fight Night 87: Stefan Struve vs. Antonio Silva highlights     UFC Fight Night 87: Nikita Krylov vs. Francimar Barroso highlights     Michael Chiesa vs. Tony Ferguson official as UFC Fight Night 91 headliner  UFC officials announced Sunday during the UFC…

May 8th, 2016
James Lynch

On Episode 155 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com, LastWordOnSports.com and sponsor Nuetrition Supplements Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome three great guests. First were joined by UFC middleweight Tamdan McCrory who takes on Krzysztof Jotko at UFC Fight Night 89 on June 18th. Then we’re joined by newly crowned Titan FC welterweight champion Belal Muhammad, who recently defeated Steve Carl at Titan…

May 7th, 2016
James Lynch

In a regular feature on MMAOddsBreaker I asked other professional MMA fighters who they think would win in Sundays UFC Fight Night Rotterdam main event between Alistair Overeem vs. Andrei Arlovski. I spoke to the following fighters. Curtis Blaydes – UFC Heavyweight 00:00:09 Kevin Woltkamp – Shamrock FC Heavyweight 00:00:20 Jeremy May – M-1 Global Heavyweight 00:00:52 Adam Milstead…

May 7th, 2016
James Lynch

Weight Management Specialist Lou Giordano discusses working with his new client Andrei Arlovski ahead his UFC Fight Night 87 bout during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.    Lou also talks about working with Jon Jones and “Bones” win at UFC 197. He also talks about his busy schedule, challenges of taking on…

May 7th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

The official weigh-in event for UFC Fight Night 87: “Overeem vs Arlovski” takes place today (Saturday, May 7, 2016) from inside the Ahoy Arena in Rotterdam, Netherlands. The first fighter is scheduled to hit the scale at 11:30 am ET. The event is headlined by a heavyweight bout between Alistair Overeem and Andrei Arlovski. UFC Fight Night…

May 6th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

This column highlights five past bouts from fighters competing on this weekend’s UFC Fight Night 87. These fights represent some of the highest moments in the careers of their respective participants, and should serve to pique your interest heading into the event. Alistair Overeem vs. Brock Lesnar – UFC 141 Upcoming Bout: Alistair Overeem vs….

May 6th, 2016
Brad Wharton

By Brad Wharton @MMABrad48 This Sunday, the iconic Octagon will land for the first time in a country known as one of the crown jewels of the world’s combat sports scene. Holland is a Kickboxing Mecca, second only to Thailand itself when it comes to developing legendary exponents of the striking arts. The nation has churned out more…

May 4th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

We like to joke around on The MMA Analysis, but every once in a while something serious worthy of mention happens in the MMA world. Unfortunately this week’s episode was recorded prior to the tragic news of Jordan Parsons’ passing after a hit-and-run accident. The MMA Analysis wishes all the best to the Parsons family,…

May 4th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Join leading MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas and MMA journalist Brian Hemminger for the best source of insider MMA betting and fantasy sports analysis: The Premium OddsCast, presented by 5Dimes. Our UFC Fight Night 87 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. – Part one is available for free…

May 3rd, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 87 Date: May 8, 2016 Arena: Ahoy Rotterdam City: Rotterdam, Netherlands Heavyweight bout: Alistair Overeem (-225) vs Andrei Arlovski (+185) Fight Breakdown: The main event for UFC Fight Night 87 will be a five round heavyweight tilt between Jackson-Wink MMA training partners Alistair “The Reem” Overeem and Andrei “The Pitbull” Arlovski. Overeem…

April 30th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

The UFC is set to make their first trip to one of kickboxing’s hotspots on Sunday, May 8th, as UFC Fight Night 87 will go live from Rotterdam, Netherlands. Most MMA fans are at least somewhat familiar with the rich history of Dutch kickboxing — the winners of all but four of the 19 K-1…

April 29th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

UFC Fight Night 87 Date: May 8th, 2016 Location: Rotterdam, Netherlands Venue: Ahoy Rotterdam Broadcast: Fox Sports 1 Alistair Overeem Controversy has surrounded former Strikeforce, DREAM, and K-1 champion Alistair Overeem ever since he’s entered the UFC. A crushing debut against Brock Lesnar had him set up to fight for the UFC heavyweight title in…

March 16th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is going on a three week hiatus after this weekend’s UFC Fight Night 85 event, but there are still plenty of fights to get excited about in the coming weeks and months. UFC on Fox 19 will take place on April 16th and will feature several high profile bouts including a rematch between…

February 22nd, 2016
James Lynch

UFC Fight Night 83 Highlights: Donald Cerrone vs. Alex Oliveira    UFC Fight Night 83 Highlights: Cody Garbrandt vs. Augusto Mendes    UFC Fight Night 83 Highlights: Chris Camozzi vs. Joe Riggs      Andrei Arlovski vs. Alistair Overeem set for UFC Fight Night 87 Two Jackson/Winklejohn teammates are expected to face off in May, as Andrei…

February 15th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Report – Alistair Overeem Re-Signs with the UFC Just signed my new @ufc contract! 🙂 pic.twitter.com/lUQZO0ptLJ — Alistair Overeem (@Alistairovereem) February 15, 2016 Just announced on twitter earlier this morning, former Strikeforce and Dream heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem has re-signed with the UFC. Overeem’s contract expired following his UFC on Fox TKO victory over Junior…

December 17th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

Following the biggest weekend in UFC history, only one event remains on the calendar for the top MMA promotion in 2015. The MMA Analysis takes a look at UFC on Fox 17 in an attempt to end the year on a winning note. The show may have also collectively decided to hand out the first…

August 26th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

Well, this one just got interesting. Last week it was reported that Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson would be competing on the TUF 22 Finale, but for some reason the third and ninth ranked lightweights wouldn’t be the main event of the card. That got people wondering what the main event would be, as Nurmagomedov’s…

March 14th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

This column highlights five past bouts from fighters competing on this weekend’s UFC 185. These fights represent some of the highest moments in the careers of their respective participants, and should serve to pique your interest heading into the event. The list of potential candidates for these five slots was incredibly long, which gives hope…

March 13th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC 185 Date: 03/14/15 Arena: American Airlines Center City: Dallas, TX Heavyweight bout: Alistair Overeem (-190) vs Roy Nelson (+165) Fight Breakdown: Heavyweights are set to collide in Dallas for the main card of UFC 185. Looking to make it two in a row inside the Octagon, PRIDE and Strikeforce veteran Alistair “The Reem” Overeem…

March 12th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

Back to business this week on The MMA Analysis. As the Octagon makes its way to Dallas for UFC 185, your regular co-hosts all take their turns at the mic to break down the 12-fight card from top-to-bottom. All the usual betting talk is there, plus Lance, Jay, Brad, and Sean tackle the topic of…

March 12th, 2015
Adam Martin.

One of the main card bouts at UFC 185 is a three-round heavyweight bout between Alistair Overeem and Roy Nelson. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Overeem is a -210 favorite (bet $210 to win $100) while Nelson is a +175 underdog (bet $100 to win $175). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Overeem…

January 11th, 2015
Gabe Killian

Just a week into 2015 and one card under the belt, the UFC’s fight calendar continues to fill up. Here are my thoughts on some recently booked match-ups… Manny Gamburyan vs Aljamain Sterling I do not like this match-up; it just does not make sense for me, at all. I am assuming Bryan Caraway is…

January 8th, 2015
Adam Martin.

UFC 185: Pettis vs. dos Anjos Date: March 14, 2015 Location: Dallas, Texas Venue: American Airlines Center Broadcast: PPV UFC Heavyweight Contender Alistair Overeem One of the most dominant heavyweight fighters in recent years, Alistair Overeem (38-14, 1 NC) was the last true Strikeforce heavyweight champion, the Dream heavyweight champ, the prestigious 2010 K-1 heavyweight Grand Prix…

December 15th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Surprises and Disappointments is a column featured on MMAOddsbreaker.com after every UFC event, highlighting three fighters who had surprising performances and three fighters who disappointed. Here were the three biggest surprises and the three biggest disappointments from UFC on FOX 13. Surprises Stipe Miocic — Not many people were giving Stipe Miocic much of a chance to…

December 15th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Five crazy prop bets is a column featured on MMAOddsbreaker.com after every major MMA event that highlights the biggest underdog prop bets to cash out from that card. Here’s five crazy UFC on FOX 13 prop bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Junior dos Santos wins by any decision (+600)/JDS wins by…

December 14th, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC on FOX 13 took place Saturday night at Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, Arizona, and overall it was a terrific fight card that featured a number of standout performances, big-time upsets and brutal finishes. Overall from a betting perspective, eight favorites and four underdogs won based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a…

December 12th, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the main card bouts at UFC on FOX 13 is a three-round heavyweight bout between Alistair Overeem and Stefan Struve. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Overeem is a -300 favorite (bet $300 to win $100) while Struve is a +250 underdog (bet $100 to win $250). MMA oddsmaker Nick…

December 10th, 2014
Adam Martin.

MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas recently released the full main card betting odds for UFC on FOX 13 at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a betting preview of the evening’s four-fight main card. Junior dos Santos vs. Stipe Miocic The main event of UFC on FOX 13 pits the former champ Junior dos Santos against rising contender Stipe Miocic in a heavyweight matchup. JDS…

September 22nd, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 71, myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome Bellator 126 fighter Mike Richman, to talk about his fight against Ed West this Friday. Then MMA broadcaster Richard Hunter joins us to talk about his career and covering UFC 178 next weekend. The Big Three 1)   Mark Hunt knocks out Roy Nelson. How close…

September 18th, 2014
Adam Martin.

A number of new UFC bouts were announced over the last 24 hours, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my initial thoughts on all of them. Todd Duffee vs. Anthony Hamilton, UFC 181 Todd Duffee will return from a two-year layoff when he takes on Anthony Hamilton at UFC 181, which takes…

September 8th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

With UFC Fight Night 50, Invicta FC 8 and Bellator 123 taking place this past weekend, the MMAOddsBreaker rankings were bound to get shaken up. MMA Oddsbreaker’s Brian Hemminger (@BrianHemminger) and Brad Taschuk (@BradTaschuk) have taken over the reigns of the rankings, which are updated after nearly every UFC event. As always, we only show…

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