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Augusto Sakai Reveals He Suffered Broken, Dislocated Ribs in Loss to Alistair Overeem

Alistair Overeem’s clinch work and ground-and-pound took their toll on Augusto Sakai over the course of their UFC Fight Night 176 headliner last weekend. …read more

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Augusto Sakai details gruesome injuries suffered in UFC loss to Alistair Overeem

UFC heavyweight Augusto Sakai has revealed the injuries he sustained during his loss to Alistair Overeem last weekend. While the rising contender Sakai did look dangerous at points during his …read more

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Sakai: Overeem dislocated two ribs with knee, broke two more with elbow

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Augusto Sakai says Alistair Overeem badly injured his ribs at UFC Vegas 9. Heavyweight prospect Augusto Sakai suffered his first UFC …read more

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What’s next for Alistair Overeem and Augusto Sakai after UFC Vegas 9?

In the main event of UFC Vegas 9, Alistair Overeem was looking to extend his winning streak to two and continue his last climb up to a title shot. It …read more

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Alistair Overeem Responds To Derrick Lewis Trash Talk After UFC Vegas 9 Win

Derrick Lewis wasn’t happy with Alistair Overeem’s win over Augusto Sakai at UFC Vegas 9. Lewis took to Twitter to trash Overeem throughout the fight as the two do not …read more

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Augusto Sakai after UFC on ESPN+ 34 loss?

(ALSO SEE: Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for Alistair Overeem after UFC on ESPN+ 34 win?)
Augusto Sakai was unable to take the next leap into title contention on Saturday when …read more

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for Alistair Overeem after UFC on ESPN+ 34 win?

(ALSO SEE: Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for Augusto Sakai after UFC on ESPN+ 34 loss?)
Alistair Overeem added to his legend on Saturday when he achieved yet another main event …read more

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Alistair Overeem responds to Derrick Lewis ‘talking crap’ during his UFC Vegas 9 win over Augusto Sakai

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Alistair Overeem received a lot of praise for his fifth-round TKO finish against Augusto Sakai in the UFC Vegas 9 main event, but there …read more

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UFC Vegas 9 video recap: Overeem rallies to finish Sakai in fifth

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Alistair Overeem made it two wins out of two in 2020 against Augusto Sakai at UFC Vegas 9. Alistair Overeem rallied through an early …read more

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Alistair Overeem believes he’s one win away from a title shot

Heavyweight contender Alistair Overeem talks about his UFC Vegas 9 victory over Augusto Sakai and where he fits in the heavyweight landscape. Overeem entered the fight ranked No. 5 in …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 34 results: Alistair Overeem rallies for fifth-round finish of Augusto Sakai

Augusto Sakailooked like he belonged in the cage with a legend in his first UFC main event Saturday. But the legend taught the upstart there are levels to this game.
Alistair …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 34: Twitter reacts to Alistair Overeem's comeback TKO win against Augusto Sakai

Alistair Overeem keeps adding wins to his storied career.
The former Strikeforce, DREAM and K-1 champion picked up a TKO victory in the main event of Saturday’s UFC on ESPN+ 34 …read more

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Alistair Overeem vs. Augusto Sakai full fight video highlights

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Watch Alistair Overeem vs. Augusto Sakai full fight video highlights from UFC Vegas 9’s main event above, courtesy of the UFC.
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UFC Vegas 9 in Tweets: Pros react to Alistair Overeem’s bloody win over Augusto Sakai

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With perennial contender Alistair Overeem looking to make one final run at the UFC heavyweight title, fans expecting violence from “The Reem” were satisfied …read more

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Alistair Overeem batters Augusto Sakai in UFC Vegas 9 main event

The UFC Octagon was in Las Vegas on Saturday for UFC Vegas 9 headlined by a heavyweight bout between contenders Alistair Overeem and Augusto Sakai. Positive COVID-19 tests dwindled the …read more

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Overeem batters Sakai on ground for TKO in 5th

Alistair Overeem turned to his wrestling and ground-and-pound Saturday night to finish Augusto Sakai early in the fifth round in the main event of UFC Fight Night. …read more

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UFC Vegas 9 results: Alistair Overeem rallies to stop Augusto Sakai

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Alistair Overeem overcame a rough start to stop Augusto Sakai with strikes in the fifth round of the UFC Vegas 9 main event. …read more

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They said what?! Pros react to Overeem’s TKO of Sakai

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Alistair Overeem TKO’d Augusto Sakai at UFC Vegas 9’s main event. On Twitter, pro fighters reacted to the finish, In a come-from-behind victory, Alistair Overeem’s …read more

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Pros react after Alistair Overeem TKO’s Augusto Sakai at UFC Vegas 9

Tonight’s UFC Vegas 9 event was headlined by a key heavyweight bout featuring former title challenger Alistair Overeem taking on Augusto Sakai. Overeem (46-18 MMA) entered tonight’s headliner looking to …read more

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Fighters React To Alistair Overeem vs. Augusto Sakai At UFC on ESPN+ 34

Alistair Overeem and Augusto Sakai brought a slugfest in their fight. The showdown served as the main event of the UFC on ESPN+ 34 event on Saturday night (September …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 34 Highlights: Alistair Overeem Batters Augusto Sakai

Alistair Overeem vs. Augusto Sakai brought a slugfest to their main event fight. The two fighters met in a heavyweight bout on Saturday night (September 5, 2020) at the …read more

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UFC Vegas 9 video: Overeem TKO’s Sakai in deep waters

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Check out the full fight video highlights of Alistair Overeem’s comeback finish of Augusto Sakai from the UFC Vegas 9 main event. …read more

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UFC Vegas 9 Results: Alistair Overeem TKO’s Augusto Sakai (Highlights)

Tonight’s UFC Vegas 9 event is headlined by a key heavyweight bout featuring former title challenger Alistair Overeem taking on Augusto Sakai. Overeem (46-18 MMA) will enter tonight’s headliner looking …read more

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Alistair Overeem stops Augusto Sakai with brutal ground and pound attack to win UFC Vegas 9 main event

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Alistair Overeem may not have many fights left in his career but he’s certainly making the most of whatever time is remaining in his …read more

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Ground Offensive Carries Alistair Overeem to Late Stoppage in UFC Fight Night 176 Main Event

Alistair Overeem stops Augusto Sakai with fifth-round ground-and-pound on Saturday in Las Vegas. …read more

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UFC Vegas 9 live blog: Alistair Overeem vs. Augusto Sakai

Alistair Overeem and Augusto Sakai will compete in the UFC Vegas 9 main event Saturday night. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

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Overeem Vs. Sakai Live Fight Stream

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Alistair Overeem and Augusto Sakai face off tonight (Sat. Sept. 5, 2020) in a main event Heavyweight clash from inside UFC APEX in Las …read more

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UFC Vegas 9: ‘Overeem vs. Sakai’ Live Results and Highlights

The Octagon remains in Nevada for tonight’s UFC Vegas 9 event, a seven-bout fight card headlined by heavyweights Alistair Overeem and Augusto Sakai. Overeem (46-18 MMA) will enter tonight’s headliner …read more

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UFC full fight video: Augusto Sakai earns contract with knockout

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Augusto Sakai had to earn his way into the UFC, and he did just that in the Brazilian version of Dana White’s Contender Series on Aug. 10, 2018.
With …read more

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UFC Vegas 9 in the War Room: Dan Hardy breaks down Alistair Overeem vs. Augusto Sakai

Former UFC welterweight title contender Dan Hardy breaks down Saturday’s UFC Vegas 9 main event showdown between heavyweight contenders Alistair Overeem and Augusto Sakai.
Overeem is looking to make one more …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 34 Results: Alistair Overeem vs. Augusto Sakai

UFC on ESPN+ 34 goes down tonight (Saturday, September 5, 2020) from Las Vegas, Nevada at the UFC APEX and we have the results. The world’s leading mixed martial arts …read more

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UFC Vegas 9 Clash: Overeem Vs. Sakai!

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Heavyweight hitters Alistair Overeem and Augusto Sakai will clash TONIGHT (Sat., Sept. 5, 2020) at UFC Vegas 9 inside …read more

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UFC Vegas 9 betting odds: Overeem favored over Sakai

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Check out the betting odds for tonight’s UFC VEGAS 9 card, where Alistair Overeem is slightly favored over Augusto Sakai in the main …read more

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WATCH: UFC on ESPN+ 34 Post-Fight Press Conference Live Stream

The UFC On ESPN+ 34 post-fight press conference will be live once the action concludes. In the headliner, Alistair Overeem and Augusto Sakai will collide in a heavyweight clash. UFC …read more

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UFC Vegas 9 Results: Overeem vs. Sakai

Alistair Overeem and Augusto Sakai will clash in the UFC Vegas 9 main event Saturday. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

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Overeem Unfazed By Potential Lesnar Return: ‘Who Cares About Brock’

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Alistair Overeem is preparing to fight streaking heavyweight contender Augusto Sakai tomorrow night (Sat., Sept. 5, 2020) at UFC Vegas 9 …read more

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Fighter On Fighter! Breaking Down Sakai!

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Brazilian slugger, Augusto Sakai, will duel with Heavyweight legend, Alistair Overeem, this Saturday (Sept. 5, 2020) at UFC Vegas 9 inside UFC APEX in …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 34 predictions: Who's taking Augusto Sakai over Alistair Overeem in changing of the guard?

Overeem
vs.
Sakai
Menifield
vs.
Saint Preux
Imadaev
vs.
Pereira
Kelleher
vs.
Natividad
Moises
vs.
Turner

MMA Junkie readers’
consensus picks
2020: 88-58

Overeem
(71%)

Saint Preux
(55%)

Pereira
(73%)

Kelleher
(N/A)

Moises
(64%)

Dan Tom
@DanTomMMA
2020: 100-46

Sakai

Saint Preux

Pereira

Kelleher

Turner

Nolan King
@mma_kings
2020: 100-46

Overeem

Saint Preux

Pereira

Kelleher

Moises

Farah Hannoun
@Farah_Hannoun
2020: 99-47

Overeem

Menifield

Pereira

Kelleher

Moises

Simon Head
@simonhead
2020: 97-49
2019 Champion*

Overeem

Menifield

Pereira

Kelleher

Moises

Danny Segura
@dannyseguratv
2020: 96-50

Overeem

Menifield

Pereira

Kelleher

Moises

Brian Garcia
@thegoze
2020: 95-51
2017 Champion

Sakai

Saint Preux

Pereira

Kelleher

Moises

Simon Samano
@SJSamano
2020: 94-52

Overeem

Menifield

Pereira

Kelleher

Turner

Mike Bohn
@MikeBohnMMA
2020: …read more

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Fighter slaps his opponent during UFC Vegas 9 face-offs (Video)



The UFC Vegas 9: Overeem vs. Sakai athletes weighed in at the Apex in Las Vegas on Friday. Watch as Alistair Overeem, Augusto Sakai, and the rest of the UFC …read more

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Video: Alistair Overeem, Augusto Sakai bring 500+ pounds to UFC on ESPN+ 34 scale

LAS VEGAS – The weigh-ins are done and dusted for UFC on ESPN+ 34, and the headliners had no issues.
Then again, they’re heavyweights, so non one expected them to have …read more

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Overeem, Sakai make weight for UFC Fight Night

Alistair Overeem and Augusto Sakai both weighed in successfully Friday morning for their heavyweight headliner on Saturday at UFC Fight Night. …read more

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UFC Vegas 9 weigh-in results: Alistair Overeem, Augusto Sakai official for heavyweight main event

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Alistair Overeem is ready for his 66th professional MMA bout.
At Friday’s official weigh-ins for UFC Vegas 9, “The Reem” tipped the …read more

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Alistair Overeem Would Be “Honored” To Face Jon Jones, Doesn’t Care About Brock Lesnar

Alistair Overeem will face Augusto Sakai in the main event of UFC Las Vegas 9 tomorrow night. At a pre-event media scrum, Overeem discussed the possibility of a fight at …read more

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UFC Fight Night viewers guide: Why did Alistair Overeem take this fight?

Alistair Overeem faces Augusto Sakai in the heavyweight main event of UFC Fight Night on Saturday. …read more

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Video: Dan Hardy breaks down Alistair Overeem vs. Augusto Sakai at UFC on ESPN+ 34

UFC on ESPN+ 34 features a pivotal clash in the promotion’s heavyweight division as long-tenured contender Alistair Overeem attempts to turn back the challenge of rising prospect Augusto Sakai in …read more

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Augusto Sakai ready to prove elite status against Alistair Overeem at UFC on ESPN+ 34

Augusto Sakai isn’t the most well known name in the UFC heavyweight division. On Saturday night at UFC on ESPN+ 34, however, Sakai hopes to take one step closer to …read more

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Fighter On Fighter! Breaking Down ‘Demolition Man!’

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Long-time Heavyweight contender, Alistair Overeem, will square off with dangerous up-and-comer, Augusto Sakai, this Saturday (Sept. 5, 2020) at UFC Vegas 9 inside UFC APEX …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 34 breakdown: Can mild underdog Augusto Sakai put away 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+ 34.
UFC on ESPN+ 34 takes place Saturday at …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 34 pre-event facts: Augusto Sakai on cusp of heavyweight's best streak

The UFC kicks off another busy month Saturday with UFC on ESPN+ 34, which takes place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas and streams on ESPN+.
A matchup of streaking …read more

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UFC free fight: Augusto Sakai earns contract with stoppage win over Marcos Conrado at DWCS Brazil

It didn’t take long for Augusto Sakai to rise to heavyweight contention.
The 29-year-old Brazilian punched his ticket to the UFC on Dana White’s Contender Series Brazil in August 2018 when …read more

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Pro fighters make their picks for Alistair Overeem vs. Augusto Sakai

In the main event of UFC Vegas 9, Alistair Overeem is looking to continue his winning streak when he battles a surging contender in Augusto Sakai. Heading into the fight, …read more

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Blaydes condient

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Curtis Blaydes talks up his chances in his upcoming headliner versus Derrick Lewis. Heayvweights Alistair Overeem and Augusto Sakai will battle it out …read more

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Free Fight! Overeem Takes Out Harris In Jacksonville

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Former Strikeforce Heavyweight champion, Alistair Overeem, will return to action this Saturday night (Sept. 5, 2020) to face rising sensation, Augusto Sakai, in …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 34: Make your predictions for Alistair Overeem vs. Augusto Sakai

We want your predictions for Saturday’s UFC on ESPN+ 34 event in Las Vegas.
Our staff picks feature includes the consensus picks from MMA Junkie readers. Simply cast your vote for …read more

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Watch Alistair Overeem knock out Walt Harris ahead of UFC Vegas 9

Alistair Overeem began his UFC tenure by retiring Brock Lesnar. As he looks to possibly make another run at the UFC heavyweight championship, he’ll next face Augusto Sakai in the …read more

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Augusto Sakai excited for main event test against Alistair Overeem

Augusto Sakai is ready to rise to the occasion ahead of his highest-profile fight to date.
A Contender Series Brazil graduate, Sakai (15-1-1 MMA, 4-0 UFC) has gone unbeaten since joining …read more

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Augusto Sakai: Alistair Overeem ‘Won’t Have a Place to Run’ in UFC Apex Octagon

Brazilian heavyweight Augusto Sakai will carry a four-bout Octagon winning streak into his first UFC headliner against Alistair Overeem – an opponent that has nearly four times his experience — …read more

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