The former K-1, Strikeforce and Dream world champion Alistair Overeem entered this fight with a mma record of 45-17-0 (89% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.7 heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Stipe Miocic). He lost two consecutive bouts between 2017 and 2018, against Francis Ngannou (Alistair Overeem vs Francis Ngannou) and Curtis Blaydes (Alistair Overeem vs Curtis Blaydes), but then he has won over Sergey Pavlovich (Alistair Overeem vs Sergey Pavlovich) and Alexey Oleynik (Alistair Overeem vs Alexey Oleynik).
His opponent, the undefeated 2016 WLF kickboxing champion Jairzinho Rozenstruik, has a perfect record of 9-0-0 (89% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he entered as the No.30 in the same weight class. In his last three fights he has won over Junior Albini, Allen Crowder and Andrei Arlovski. Overeem vs Rozenstruik is the main event of the UFC on ESPN 7. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC on ESPN 7: Overeem vs. Rozenstruik
Where: Capital One Arena, Washington, DC, USA
Division: heavyweight (265 lbs, 120 kg)
Overeem’s previous fight: Alistair Overeem vs Alexey Oleynik
Rozenstruik’s next fight: Francis Ngannou vs Jairzinho Rozenstruik
Overeem’s next fight: Alistair Overeem vs Walt Harris
Overeem vs Rozenstruik Fight Video:
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