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  1. UFC futures on the line for Mir, Overeem

    Franklin McNeil

    TORONTO -- Former champions Frank Mir and Alistair Overeem will fight for much more than relevancy in the heavyweight division when they meet Nov. 16 at UFC 167. Their futures with the promotion will be at stake: The loser is likely to be released. ...

    Blog | September 20, 2013
  2. Frank Mir to take on Alistair Overeem at UFC 167

    Franklin McNeil

    Former heavyweight champions Frank Mir and Alistair Overeem, each of whom is in dire need of a victory, will meet Nov. 16 at UFC 167 in Las Vegas.

    Story | Conversation | September 05, 2013
  3. Overeem 'likes' to fly under the radar

    Franklin McNeil

    Hard-hitting Alistar Overeem, who is ranked fifth among heavyweights by, hasn't been getting much attention leading into his Saturday night bout in Boston against Travis Browne. Overeem sat on the podium for nearly 30 minutes Thursday du...

    Blog | August 15, 2013
  4. Chael Sonnen backs up talk, submits Maurico 'Shogun' Rua

    Franklin McNeil

    UFC Fight Night 26 roundup

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2013
  5. Belfort's KO of Rockhold best of the year

    Franklin McNeil

    Six months remain until the 2013 mixed martial arts year officially concludes, but already several knockouts have left lasting impressions. While some have been more devastating than others, timing and circumstance also are significant factors in...

    Blog | June 27, 2013
  6. Alistair Overeem-Travis Browne fight set for Aug. 17 in Boston

    Franklin McNeil

    Heavyweight contender Alistair Overeem returns to action Aug. 17 to face Travis Browne, UFC officials confirmed with on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2013
  7. Mark Hunt steps in as Junior dos Santos' opponent at UFC 160

    Franklin McNeil

    Former heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos will fight Mark Hunt at UFC 160 on May 25 in Las Vegas, the promotion announced on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | March 09, 2013
  8. Gray Maynard to face TJ Grant on May 25 at UFC 160

    Franklin McNeil

    Lightweight contenders Gray Maynard and TJ Grant have agreed to meet May 25 at UFC 160 in Las Vegas. UFC officials announced the bout Wednesday night.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2013
  9. UFC 156 proves nothing is a given in MMA

    Franklin McNeil

    LAS VEGAS -- It's never a fighter's intent to give his opponent extra motivation, unless of course you're heavyweight contender Alistair Overeem and you just don't respect the other guy. Lack of respect is almost certain to serve as extra motivat...

    Blog | February 03, 2013
  10. Aldo turns back Edgar, upset epidemic

    Franklin McNeil

    LAS VEGAS -- UFC 156 was turning into a showcase for upsets when featherweight champion Jose Aldo stepped in the Octagon to face former lightweight titleholder Frankie Edgar. Heavyweight contender Alistair Overeem showed no respect for Antonio Si...

    Blog | February 03, 2013
  11. Notebook: 'Bigfoot' plans to stomp 'Reem

    Franklin McNeil

    LAS VEGAS -- How big a favorite is Alistair Overeem heading into his heavyweight bout Saturday night against Antonio Silva? UFC president Dana White revealed Thursday that promotion officials have already begun plans for Overeem to face champion Cain...

    Blog | February 01, 2013
  12. Alistair Overeem could fight next year if Nevada Athletic Commiss...

    Franklin McNeil

    Nevada Athletic Commission's Keith Kizer will not stand in the way of UFC heavyweight contender Alistair Overeem reapplying for a license and fighting early next year in Las Vegas, if his application is approved.

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2012
  13. Daniel Cormier ready for 'bigger things'

    Franklin McNeil

    The injury that forced Frank Mir out of their much-anticipated Nov. 3 showdown was a big blow to Daniel Cormier's career plans. Mir was just the kind of fighter Cormier had in mind for his final Strikeforce appearance: a marquee name, two-time fo...

    Blog | September 25, 2012
  14. Roy Nelson to fight Dave Herman at UFC 146 as Gabriel Gonzaga wit...

    Franklin McNeil

    Heavyweight Roy Nelson will fight Dave Herman at UFC 146, as would-be opponent Gabriel Gonzaga has withdrawn from the fight with an undisclosed injury.

    Story | Conversation | May 02, 2012
  15. Roy Nelson to take on Gabriel Gonzaga at UFC 146

    Franklin McNeil

    Roy Nelson became the latest heavyweight to land a new opponent for UFC 146, the promotion announced Monday on its website.

    Story | Conversation | April 23, 2012
  16. Heavyweight contender Alistair Overeem apologizes for drug test r...

    Franklin McNeil

    Top-rated heavyweight contender Alistair Overeem issued an apology Monday, three days after officially being removed from UFC 146 after testing positive for testosterone levels higher than those permitted by Nevada athletic regulators.

    Story | Conversation | April 23, 2012