Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to pay-per-view (PPV) tonight (Sat., Sept. 10, 2016) with UFC 203, as Stipe Miocic attempts to defend his Heavyweight title for the very first time when he faces long-time combat sports veteran and striking specialist, Alistair Overeem. The trash talk has been pretty non-existent between these two men in the lead up to the title fight (other than this), but it hasn’t been necessary, as the two heavy-hitters are sure to provide fight fans with a an exciting stand up affair. Also, former title holder Fabricio Werdum will look to rebound from his loss to Miocic at UFC 198 when he faces Travis Browne for a second time in the PPV co-main event. And you can bet all eyes will be on C.M. Punk, as he finally makes his much-anticipated professional mixed martial arts (MMA) debut against Mickey Gall. Below is everything you need to know to stay on top of UFC 203.
Who: Stipe Miocic vs. Alistair Overeem
What: UFC 203
When: Sat., Sept. 10, 2016, beginning at 7 p.m. ET on UFC Fight Pass
Where: Cleveland, Ohio inside Quicken Loans Arena
How To Watch: PPV main card at 10 p.m ET on PPV; FOX Sports 1 “Prelims” undercard at 8 p.m. ET; and UFC Fight Pass early “Prelims” at 7 p.m. ET. Live UFC 203 Play-by-play coverage here!
Alistair Overeem has won a title in just about very MMA organization he’s fought for, including DREAM, Strikeforce and even has a K-1 title on display in his already full trophy case, which also includes a Light Heavyweight title from 2002.
Now, “The Reem” will look to claim the biggest prize of them all, as he fights for his first-ever UFC world Heavyweight strap. Standing in his way, however, is Miocic, the unlikeliest of champions in a division ….View full article
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