Alistair Overeem takes on Stefan Struve at UFC on Fox 13 on December 13th. Overeem is coming off a loss earlier this month to Ben Rothwell via TKO in the first round. Struve was supposed to fight Matt Mitrione in July at UFC 175, but was taken off the card at the last minute do to a fainting spell he suffered.Overeem has had a very intriguing 2-3 record in the UFC thus far. He had a brilliant debut in December 2011 against Brock Lesnar, scoring a TKO via body kick and punches. From there he went on to win two rounds against Antonio Silva, but only to get KO’d in the third after tiring out. Then after battering Travis Browne in his next fight, Browne pulled off an unbelievable comeback and KO’d Overeem with a front kick and punches, after Overeem once again started to run out of steam. Then Overeem won a unanimous decision over Frank Mir in February 2014. And in his most recent performance, Once again Overeem was looking tremendous in his striking, hammering Rothwell with a vareity of strikes. But Rothwell took all Overeem through at him, and found the opportune time to land a big shot, and finished the fight via TKO in the first round.Overeem is ranked #11 at heavyweight, while Struve is place at #14.

Alistair Overeem takes on Stefan Struve at UFC on Fox 13 on December 13th. Overeem is coming off a loss earlier this month to Ben Rothwell via TKO in the first round. Struve was supposed to fight Matt Mitrione in July at UFC 175, but was taken off the card at the last minute do to a fainting spell he suffered.

Overeem has had a very intriguing 2-3 record in the UFC thus far. He had a brilliant debut in December 2011 against Brock Lesnar, scoring a TKO via body kick and punches. From there he went on to win two rounds against Antonio Silva, but only to get KO’d in the third after tiring out. Then after battering Travis Browne in his next fight, Browne pulled off an unbelievable comeback and KO’d Overeem with a front kick and punches, after Overeem once again started to run out of steam. Then Overeem won a unanimous decision over Frank Mir in February 2014. And in his most recent performance, Once again Overeem was looking tremendous in his striking, hammering Rothwell with a vareity of strikes. But Rothwell took all Overeem through at him, and found the opportune time to land a big shot, and finished the fight via TKO in the first round.

Overeem is ranked #11 at heavyweight, while Struve is place at #14.

Lyoto Machida vs C.B. Dollaway in December in Brazil


Lyoto Machida takes on C.B. Dollaway at UFC Fight Night 58 on December 20th at the Jose Correa Arena in Barueri, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Machida is ranked #4 at middleweight and Dollaway is ranked #9. Dollaway is on a 2-fight win streak and is coming off a win in May against Francis Carmont. Machida dropped a decision in his last bout against Chris Weidman in July, but before that was on a 2-fight win streak with victories over Mark Munoz and Gegard Mousasi.
 

"Right now War Machine is looking at 30 years to life in prison, or having to watch 7 Jake Shields fights."

A tour of Dana White’s office


The best part of this video is the 2 minute mark where you get to see the gun in Dana’s office, which is wrapped in money and has cocaine and heroin inserted into it.

Why do you fight? Because I love the thrill of competition. The thrill of pulling off your plan even when you are getting punched in the face, or in a bad situation. I also love being able to push myself to the limit and then some.What inspires you? My inspiration comes from my heart. I know I can accomplish anything through dedication. I also like to attend Special Olympics games, no athlete has as much heart as those athletes do.Best part of being a fighter? I’d have to say bettering myself everyday through discipline and treating my body correctly.Your best asset as a fighter? Being able to not give up. If you want the win over me, you will HAVE to take it.What’s your post-victory meal? PIZZA!! I love pizza!What’s a movie or book that changed your life? Dances With Wolves. I watched this movie when I was 5, it stuck with me because Dunbar’s character was able to achieve a better life through compassion and open-mindedness.What’d you do if you weren’t a fighter? I don’t know. I already attend college, play roller derby, and work as a freelance journalist. I guess maybe skydiving… Or someone who tests roller coasters. (laughs)What’s the nicest thing a fan did for you? First of all this would take forever!! My fans are amazing and I wouldn’t be anywhere without them. However, being put on the spot id have to say one of my fans Brion, brings me hello kitty duct tape to each derby bout.What’s next for you? I’d like to fight for an ammy belt or go pro.Anything else you want to say? Thank you MMA digest for giving me this opportunity. Thank you to my coaches Eric Turner, Joey Zonar, and Taylor Turner. Thanks to all of my teammates and family who push me and support me. Also in on twitter and Instagram too.

Why do you fight?

Because I love the thrill of competition. The thrill of pulling off your plan even when you are getting punched in the face, or in a bad situation. I also love being able to push myself to the limit and then some.

What inspires you?

My inspiration comes from my heart. I know I can accomplish anything through dedication. I also like to attend Special Olympics games, no athlete has as much heart as those athletes do.

Best part of being a fighter?

I’d have to say bettering myself everyday through discipline and treating my body correctly.

Your best asset as a fighter?

Being able to not give up. If you want the win over me, you will HAVE to take it.

What’s your post-victory meal?

PIZZA!! I love pizza!

What’s a movie or book that changed your life?

Dances With Wolves. I watched this movie when I was 5, it stuck with me because Dunbar’s character was able to achieve a better life through compassion and open-mindedness.

What’d you do if you weren’t a fighter?

I don’t know. I already attend college, play roller derby, and work as a freelance journalist. I guess maybe skydiving… Or someone who tests roller coasters. (laughs)

What’s the nicest thing a fan did for you?

First of all this would take forever!! My fans are amazing and I wouldn’t be anywhere without them. However, being put on the spot id have to say one of my fans Brion, brings me hello kitty duct tape to each derby bout.

What’s next for you?

I’d like to fight for an ammy belt or go pro.

Anything else you want to say?

Thank you MMA digest for giving me this opportunity. Thank you to my coaches Eric Turner, Joey Zonar, and Taylor Turner. Thanks to all of my teammates and family who push me and support me. Also in on twitter and Instagram too.

Ronda Rousey media scrum from Brazil.

Uriah Hall KOs sparring partner with spinning wheel kick.