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Missed Fists: The beginning of Alistair Overeem’s two decades of demolition

Alistair Overeem at an MMA event in Rotterdam, Netherlands, on March 18, 2001 | Yann Michael, YouTube

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UFC on ESPN 8 Ratings Produce Second All-Time For ESPN Cards

UFC on ESPN 8 on Saturday night that saw Alistair Overeem battle Walt Harris in the main event was a smashing success. Dana White has been adamant the UFC will …read more

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Overeem Wants To Rematch, Finish ‘Lucky’ Rozenstruick

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In case you were wondering … yes, Alistair Overeem is still bitter about his knockout loss to fellow contender Jairzinho Rozenstruick, …read more

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Alistair Overeem wants Jairzinho Rozenstruik rematch: 'I fight him again, I'm gonna finish him'

After smashing his way back into the win column, Alistair Overeem wants the opportunity to avenge his most recent loss.
Overeem (46-18 MMA, 11-7 UFC) suffered a “Hail Mary” knockout loss …read more

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Walt Harris plans to take Alistair Overeem up on his offer to train together following TKO loss

Walt Harris says he will be taking Alistair Overeem up on his offer to train together following his TKO loss. In the main event of UFC on ESPN 8 in …read more

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Michael Bisping: Alistair Overeem helped inspire Walt Harris to start MMA

Former UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping says Walt Harris discovered MMA by watching his most recent opponent, Alistair Overeem. The former champion turned UFC commentator hosts a podcast, Believe You, …read more

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Alistair Overeem will get top-five opponent next, says Dana White

UFC president Dana White says that Alistair Overeem will get a top-five opponent for his next bout after knocking out Walt Harris at UFC Florida. Overeem survived an early onslaught …read more

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UFC on ESPN 8 Salaries: Alistair Overeem Tops The List

The UFC held its third event in eight days in Jacksonville, Florida for UFC on ESPN 8 and Alistair Overeem topped the list in disclosed salary. Overeem earned a second-round …read more

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Alistair Overeem tops UFC on ESPN 8 fighter salaries, enters fourth decade of fighting

Alistair Overeem topped the UFC on ESPN 8 fighter salaries on Saturday, as he also earned the distinction of entering his fourth decade of fighting.
It was a tough battle, but …read more

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Alistair Overeem was “fired up” about fighting in an empty arena

UFC heavyweight contender Alistair Overeem says he enjoyed the experience of fighting in an emptied-out arena in Jacksonville, Florida. Overeem defeated Walt Harris via second-round TKO in the main event …read more

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UFC on ESPN 8 salaries: Alistair Overeem leads the pack

Alistair Overeem was the biggest earner for Saturday night’s UFC on ESPN 8 card in Jacksonville, Florida, pocketing a hefty $400,000 for his second-round TKO win over Walt Harris. The …read more

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UFC on ESPN 8 salaries: Alistair Overeem earns $400,000 for second-round TKO against Walt Harris

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Alistair Overeem was by far the highest-paid athlete competing at UFC on ESPN 8 this past Saturday night after “The Demolition Man” earned …read more

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What’s next for Alistair Overeem and Walt Harris after UFC on ESPN 8?

In the main event of UFC on ESPN 8, Alistair Overeem was looking to get back into the win column when he fought Walt Harris. “The Big Ticket” was making …read more

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Alistair Overeem enjoyed fighting in an empty arena: ‘I was fired up about it’

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Fighting in an empty arena without any fans in attendance was a new experience for …read more

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Alistair Overeem targets one last run at UFC title in the “final phase” of his career

Alistair Overeem wants one more shot at the heavyweight title as he enters the “final phase” of his career. On May 16, Overeem returned to a winning position in the …read more

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Alistair Overeem after UFC on ESPN 8 win?

Alistair Overeem was forced to overcome adversity inside the octagon Saturday before leaving the UFC on ESPN 8 main event against Walt Harris as a winner.
It looked as though Overeem …read more

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Walt Harris after UFC on ESPN 8 loss?

Walt Harris came up short in his return to the octagon Saturday when he lost to Alistair Overeem in the UFC on ESPN 8 main event.
In his first fight since …read more

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Alistair Overeem Focused on One More Title Shot Before ‘Closing of My Career’

It was a shaky start for Alistair Overeem, but the veteran heavyweight got the job done in the main event of UFC on ESPN 8 Saturday night in Jacksonville, Florida. …read more

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Walt Harris Speaks On UFC on ESPN 8 Loss

Walt Harris has spoken out on his loss to Alistair Overeem. Last night (May 16), Harris shared the Octagon with Overeem in the main event of UFC on ESPN 8. …read more

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Harris releases statement after tough TKO loss to Overeem

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Walt Harris speaks up on his disappointing TKO loss to Alistair Overeem on Saturday night. UFC heavyweight Walt Harris was carrying a …read more

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For one night, Walt Harris and Alistair Overeem exemplified the heart of fighting

Alistair Overeem consoles Walt Harris following their fight at UFC on ESPN 8 in Jacksonville, Fla., on Saturday | Photo by Douglas P. DeFelice/Getty Images

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Dominick Cruz reacts to the refereeing at UFC on ESPN 8: “Send him a gift basket”

Former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz reacted to the officiating in the UFC Florida main event of Alistair Overeem vs. Walt Harris. Harris hurt Overeem badly with punches in the …read more

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Walt Harris releases official statement following disappointing loss to Alistair Overeem

UFC heavyweight contender Walt Harris has released a statement following his second-round TKO loss to Alistair Overeem at UFC Florida. Harris started off strong in the fight, knocking Overeem down …read more

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Video recap: Overeem bounces back with TKO win over Harris

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After a lip-splitting loss last December, Alistair Overeem gets back in the win column with a TKO victory over Walt Harris. Last December, …read more

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Walt Harris Vows to ‘Keep Pushing’ Following UFC on ESPN 8 Defeat

It was an emotional night for Walt Harris at UFC on ESPN 8, and not because he suffered a difficult loss to Alistair Overeem in the evening’s heavyweight headliner. …read more

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On 'last phase' of career, Alistair Overeem wants one more UFC title shot

Alistair Overeem knows the end is near.
The heavyweight veteran admitted his career as a professional fighter is coming to and end, and after notching his 46th professional win Saturday, Overeem …read more

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Walt Harris releases statement following UFC on ESPN 8 loss to Alistair Overeem

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Classy in defeat, Walt Harris wasted no time in issuing a statement after his UFC on ESPN 8 loss to Alistair Overeem on Saturday.
Hours after the conclusion …read more

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Colby Covington took a major shot at Alistair Overeem prior to his fight with Walt Harris

Controversial UFC star Colby Covington took it upon himself to take a shot at Alistair Overeem prior to his main event fight this evening. “Chaos” has been looking to return …read more

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Alistair Overeem UFC on ESPN 8 post-fight press video

Perennial heavyweight contender Alistair Overeem defeated Walt Harris in the UFC on ESPN 8 main event in Jacksonville, Fla. on Saturday. Following the fight, “The Demolition Man” fielded questions from …read more

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Dana White: Walt Harris is still a winner, despite UFC on ESPN 8 defeat to Alistair Overeem

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – UFC president Dana White has never projected a sentimental personality.
However, at the UFC on ESPN 8 post-fight press conference, White alluded to heavyweight fighter Walt Harris’ main …read more

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UFC Fight Night: Who's next for Alistair Overeem, Walt Harris and Dan Ige?

What’s ahead for the standouts of UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs. Harris? Brett Okamoto plays matchmaker. …read more

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Alistair Overeem stops Walt Harris in UFC on ESPN main event

A bout between top 10 ranked heavyweights Alistair Overeem and Walt Harris headlined Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 8 fight card in Jacksonville, Fla.
Overeem was looking to rebound from a knockout …read more

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UFC on ESPN 8 in tweets: Pros react to Alistair Overeem’s win over Walt Harris

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UFC on ESPN 8 closes out a trilogy of octagon events this week. After a main event that saw Alistair Overeem …read more

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Alistair Overeem Survives Blitz, Rallies to Finish Walt Harris in UFC on ESPN 8 Headliner

Walt Harris was the sentimental favorite, but Alistair Overeem had the edge in main event experience. …read more

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Pros react to Alistair Overeem defeating Walt Harris at UFC on ESPN 8

A key heavyweight bout between perennial division contenders Walt Harris and Alistair Overeem headlined tonight’s UFC on ESPN 8 event in Jacksonville. The former UFC heavyweight title challenger, Overeem (45-18 …read more

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UFC on ESPN 8 results: Alistair Overeem rallies to TKO Walt Harris

Alistair Overeem played the unfortunate villain in Walt Harris’ emotional comeback story Saturday when he emerged victorious in the UFC on ESPN 8 main event.
Overeem (46-18 MMA, 11-7 UFC) was …read more

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UFC on ESPN 8 Highlights: Alistair Overeem Flattens Walt Harris

Walt Harris vs. Alistair Overeem was explosive at UFC on ESPN 8 The two fighters met in a heavyweight bout at the UFC on ESPN 8 event on Saturday …read more

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UFC on ESPN 8 Highlights: Alistair Overeem Stops Walt Harris

Walt Harris vs. Alistair Overeem was explosive at UFC on ESPN 8 The two fighters met in a heavyweight bout at the UFC on ESPN 8 event on Saturday …read more

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UFC on ESPN 8 Results: Alistair Overeem TKO’s Walt Harris (Highlights)

A key heavyweight bout between Walt Harris and Alistair Overeem headlines tonight’s UFC on ESPN 8 event in Jacksonville, Florida. The former UFC heavyweight title challenger, Overeem (45-18 MMA), will …read more

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Overeem Rallies, Head Kicks Harris!

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Yet another main event canned by the global pandemic, Walt Harris vs. Alistair Overeem finally met tonight (Sat., May 16, 2020) …read more

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Highlights: Alistair Overeem scores comeback TKO on Walt Harris

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Check out the full-fight video highlights of Alistair Overeem stopping Walt Harris in the UFC on ESPN main event. The UFC’s #8 …read more

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Alistair Overeem vs. Walt Harris full fight video highlights

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Watch Alistair Overeem vs. Walt Harris full fight video highlights from UFC on ESPN 8’s main event above, courtesy of the UFC and …read more

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Twitter reacts to Alistair Overeem's comeback TKO of Walt Harris at UFC on ESPN 8

Alistair Overeem added the name of another heavyweight contender to his resume on Saturday when he beat Walt Harris in the UFC on ESPN 8 main event.
Overeem (46-18 MMA, 11-7 …read more

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UFC on ESPN 8 live blog: Alistair Overeem vs. Walt Harris

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This is the UFC on ESPN 8 live blog for Alistair Overeem vs. Walt Harris, the heavyweight headliner for Saturday’s fight …read more

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UFC Fight Night Alistair Overeem vs. Walt Harris -- live updates and results

Walt Harris and Alistair Overeem will face off in a heavyweight main event at UFC Fight Night. Follow all the action live. …read more

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UFC on ESPN 8: ‘Harris vs Overeem’ Live Results and Highlights

The Octagon remains in Jacksonville for UFC on ESPN 8, an eleven-bout fight card headlined by a heavyweight match between Walt Harris and Alistair Overeem. The former UFC heavyweight title …read more

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Video: Walt Harris says bout with Francis Ngannou is ‘Inevitable’ as he climbs rankings

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At virtual media day for UFC on ESPN 8, Walt Harris talks about how long he’s wanted to fight Alistair Overeem for, his mind set going into …read more

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Walt Harris: Fighting for Aniah (SC Feature)

Ahead of Walt Harris’s UFC on ESPN 8 headlining bout opposite Alistair Overeem, ESPN’s SportsCenter tells the heart-wrenching story of the kidnapping and murder of his stepdaughter, Aniah Blanchard.
Harris was …read more

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UFC On ESPN 8 Clash: Overeem Vs. Harris!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Heavyweight hitters Alistair Overeem and Walt Harris will clash TONIGHT (Sat., May 16, 2020) at UFC …read more

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Walt Harris vows to make stepdaughter Aniah Blanchard “proud” in fight with Alistair Overeem

UFC heavyweight Walt Harris will take to the Octagon on Saturday night for the first time since the tragic death of his stepdaughter Aniah Blanchard. Harris (13-7 MMA) is set …read more

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UFC Fight Night viewers guide: Walt Harris returns and faces big test in Alistair Overeem

Walt Harris returns to the Octagon after a family tragedy and waiting for him on Saturday will be the heavyweight icon Alistair Overeem. …read more

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UFC Fight Night, Alistair Overeem vs. Walt Harris: How to watch and stream, plus full analysis

Alistair Overeem is looking to return to the win column, while Walt Harris aims to keep rolling. …read more

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UFC on ESPN 8 predictions: Are we taking Alistair Overeem or Walt Harris in a heavyweight clash?

Overeem
vs.
Harris
Gadelha
vs.
Hill
Barboza
vs.
Ige
Anders
vs.
Jotko
Vera
vs.
Yadong

MMA Junkie readers’
consensus picks
2020: 44-26

Harris
(53%)

Gadelha
(73%)

Barboza
(65%)

Anders
(54%)

Yadong
(53%)

Nolan King
@mma_kings
2020: 51-17

Overeem

Gadelha

Barboza

Jotko

Yadong

Brian Garcia
@thegoze
2020: 50-18
2017 Champion

Harris

Gadelha

Ige

Anders

Vera

Farah Hannoun
@Farah_Hannoun
2020: 50-18

Overeem

Gadelha

Barboza

Anders

Yadong

Dan Tom
@DanTomMMA
2020: 50-18

Harris

Gadelha

Ige

Anders

Yadong

Mike Bohn
@MikeBohnMMA
2020: 48-20
2014 Champion

Overeem

Gadelha

Barboza

Jotko

Yadong

Simon Head
@simonhead
2020: 48-20
2019 Champion*

Overeem

Gadelha

Barboza

Jotko

Yadong

John Morgan
@MMAjunkieJohn
2020: 48-20

Harris

Gadelha

Ige

Anders

Vera

Simon Samano
@SJSamano
2020: 48-20

Harris

Gadelha

Barboza

Jotko

Yadong

Ken Hathaway
@kenshathaway
2020: 47-19
…read more

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UFC on ESPN 8 breakdown: Is Walt Harris right to be favored vs. Alistair Overeem?

MMA Junkie analyst Dan Tom breaks down the UFC’s top bouts. Today, we look at the main event for UFC on ESPN 8.
UFC on ESPN 8 takes place Saturday at …read more

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UFC on ESPN 8 weigh-in face-offs: Fighters stare each other down in Jacksonville

Watch the UFC on ESPN 8: Overeem vs. Harris fighters face off following the official weigh-ins. Alistair Overeem, Walt Harris, Claudia Gadelha, Angela Hill, and the rest of the athletes …read more

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UFC On ESPN 8 ‘Prelims’ Preview & Predictions!

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The big boys cap off the UFC’s third event in seven days this Sat. night (May 16, 2020), pitting knockout machines Alistair Overeem and …read more

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Five Things To Know About Alistair Overeem

Five things to know about Alistair Overeem ahead of his main event showdown with Walt Harris on Saturday
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Sixty-four fights in, Alistair Overeem's career drive remains strong: 'I'm still in the peak'

Alistair Overeem has more than two decades of experience in combat sports, and he plans to keep clocking in time for his storied career.
The former Strikeforce and Dream heavyweight champion …read more

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Pro fighters make their picks for Walt Harris vs. Alistair Overeem

In the main event of Saturday’s UFC Fight Night card in Jacksonville, Florida, Walt Harris battles longtime heavyweight contender Alistair Overeem. Heading into the fight Harris is a -165 favorite, …read more

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UFC on ESPN 8: Make your predictions for Alistair Overeem vs. Walt Harris

We want your predictions for Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 8 event in Jacksonville, Fla.
Our staff picks feature includes the consensus picks from MMA Junkie readers. Simply cast your vote for …read more

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Updated Fight Card For ‘Overeem Vs Harris’ On May 16

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Originally scheduled for UFC Portland last month in Oregon, the promotion has shifted the Alistair Overeem vs. Walt Harris heavyweight showdown to its temporary location in Jacksonville, Florida, …read more

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UFC announces May 13th, May 16th fight cards

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Anthony Smith vs. Glover Teixeira will headline on May 13th, while Alistair Overeem vs. Walt Harris is set for May …read more

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White announces UFC Fight Night lineups for May

A light heavyweight matchup between Anthony Smith and Glover Teixeira will headline UFC Fight Night on May 13 while a heavyweight bout between Alistair Overeem and Walt Harris will headline …read more

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Walt Harris: UFC says May 16 still possible date for Alistair Overeem fight

Walt Harris has been scheduled to fight Alistair Overeem on three separate occasions.
Three times, the fight has been moved from its originally planned date. However, according to UFC heavyweight contender …read more

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UFC’s Alistair Overeem suspects he “probably already had” coronavirus

UFC heavyweight contender Alistair Overeem suspects that he probably already had the coronavirus, although he didn’t experience any symptoms of COVID-19. Speaking on Duello Channel recently, Overeem admitted he was …read more

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UFC Heavyweight Alistair Overeem Feels He ‘Probably’ Had Coronavirus

UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem wouldn’t be surprised if he had the coronavirus earlier this year. Overeem was expected to take on Walt Harris at UFC Portland on April 11. Those …read more

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Overeem ‘Probably’ Caught Coronavirus In Thailand

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Longtime Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight contender Alistair Overeem is expected to fight fellow 265-pound slugger Walt Harris at one …read more

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Alistair Overeem says he 'probably' already had coronavirus, encourages public to maintain healthy diet

Like dozens of his UFC counterparts, Alistair Overeem doesn’t know when he’ll fight again.
In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, Overeem (45-18 MMA, 9-7 UFC) recently traveled from his native …read more

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Training Camps Are Still On!

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Even with all upcoming events officially postponed, UFC headliner Alistair Overeem confirms he’s in camp for an upcoming fight in …read more

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Alistair Overeem vs. Walt Harris rescheduled for UFC Fight Island event

A heavyweight bout between Alistair Overeem and Walt Harris has been rescheduled to take place at the UFC Fight Island event on May 16. Overeem and Harris were supposed to …read more

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Alistair Overeem vs. Walt Harris rescheduled for UFC Fight Night on May 16

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A heavyweight showdown between Alistair Overeem and Walt Harris has been rescheduled for the upcoming UFC Fight Night card …read more

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Walt Harris says Alistair Overeem UFC main event set for May 16 in 'undisclosed location'

The UFC will make a third attempt at booking Walt Harris vs. Alistair Overeem as a main event.
A heavyweight matchup between Harris (13-7 MMA, 6-6 UFC) and Overeem (45-17 MMA, …read more

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