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Alistair Overeem vs. Bigfoot Silva Official… with Conditions; UFC 156 Tickets On Sale Friday   [View Full Version]
grappler0000 » Posted 3/24/07 5:29:00PM

Leading the way is a UFC featherweight title bout between champion Jose Aldo and challenger, and 145-pound first-timer, Frankie Edgar.

A heavyweight bout between Alistair Overeem and Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva was also confirmed. It comes with a special stipulation, however, as Overeem is still serving out a nine-month Nevada Athletic Commission suspension.

Overeem’s sanction comes to an end as the year closes out, but he still has to go before the commission in January to receive approval for a license to fight in the state, so there are no gimmies. UFC officials wouldn’t book him if they weren’t all but sure he would regain licensure, but any promotion of the bout comes with the caveat “pending approval and licensing by the Nevada State Athletic Commission.”

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george112 » Posted 1/24/07 7:00:00PM

This will be s very interesting fight. Silva has got a pretty decent chin. Still hope the reem wins though. Don't like fighters who beat my favorite fighter

Jan 2007

tallica62 » Posted 6/22/07 2:18:00AM

the condition is no steroid testing allowed

prozacnation1978 » Posted 7/5/07 11:42:00PM

Grabbing my ticket tommorrow
Gonna have to take a extended lunch to do it
Haven't gone to a fight since Aug
Even though it will cost me a lot I am damm looking forward to the trip of ppv fights coming up to see
155,156and 157

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