The former K-1 and Strikeforce Hw champion Alistair Overeem entered this fight with a professional mma record of 40-14-0 (90% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.4 heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Fabricio Werdum). ‘The Reem’ lost to Ben Rothwell in 2014 (=Overeem vs Rothwell) but then he has won three consecutive bouts beating Roy Nelson (=Overeem vs Nelson) and Junior dos Santos in 2015 (=dos Santos vs Overeem).
His opponent, the former Ufc Hw champion Andrei Arlovski, has an official record of 25-11-0 (80% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.7 in the same weight class. He fought twice last year winning over Travis Browne (4-stars fight, Arlovski vs Browne) and Frank Mir (=Arlovski vs Mir) but then he was defeated by Stipe Miocic in 2016 (=Arlovski vs Miocic). Overeem vs Arlovski is the main event of the UFC Fight Night 87. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 87: Overeem vs Arlovski
Where: Ahoy Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Division: heavyweight (265 lbs, 120 kg)
UFC Fight Night 87 fight card (main fights):
Alistair Overeem vs Andrei Arlovski
Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva vs Stefan Struve
Albert Tumenov vs Gunnar Nelson
Francimar Barroso vs Nikita Krylov
Karolina Kowalkiewicz vs Heather Clark
Overeem’s previous fight: Junior dos Santos vs Alistair Overeem
Arlovski’s previous fight: Andrei Arlovski vs Stipe Miocic
Arlovski’s next fight: Andrei Arlovski vs Josh Barnett
Overeem’s next fight: Stipe Miocic vs Alistair Overeem
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