The former women’s featherweight champ will attempt to win the belt in a second weight class when she takes on bantamweight champ Amanda Nunes.
Overeem will take on rising star Jairzinho Rozenstruik on Saturday after his original opponent, Walt Harris, withdrew due to the kidnapping and murder of his step-daughter.
Police confirmed Wednesday remains found in Alabama were those of his missing stepdaughter Aniah Blanchard.
The former two-division champion will headline UFC 246 at T-Mobile Arena in search of his first win since 2016.
An Alabama district attorney said Monday that authorities have “good reason” to believe human remains found belong to the missing stepdaughter of a UFC heavyweight fighter.
Lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is expected to fight in the spring for the first time in more than a year. He doesn’t believe it will be for a rematch against Conor McGregor.
The light heavyweight champ opens as a minus-420 favorite over unbeaten contender Dominick Reyes on Feb. 8 in Houston.
Floyd Mayweather, the undefeated boxer from Las Vegas, took to Instagram on Thursday to tease a return hours after an interview was released in which he said he was done with boxing.
‘Shogun,’ a former UFC heavyweight champion, will take on Paul Craig on the main card of UFC Fight Night 164 in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Saturday
The beleaguered former NFL star is coming back just a few weeks after a no-contest ruling became the latest chapter in his bizarre mixed martial arts career.