Alistair Overeem will look to gather his second straight win as he faces Aleksei Oleinik this Saturday (April 20, 2019) inside Yubileyny Sports activities Palace in Saint Petersburg, Russia. It is going to be battle No. 16 contained in the octagon for “The Reem.”
Earlier than then, let’s make a journey down reminiscence lane to see Alistair’s UFC debut manner again in 2011. Tasked with welcoming the hard-hitting huge man to the Octagon was Brock Lesnar, who already had six fights contained in the eight-sided cage to his credit score and was recent off coughing up his Heavyweight strap to Cain Velasquez.
Overeem, in the meantime, was coming in scorching with 9 straight victories and was seeking to write his subsequent chapter contained in the Octagon after competing all around the world in different organizations all through his fight profession.
After a tentative begin from each males, Overeem went in and tagged the massive man with a knee to the physique that visibly bothered the WWE famous person. Going to the effectively as soon as extra, Alistair tagged Brock with a 3 extra knees to the midsection that had him reeling. Midway by the spherical, “The Reem” blasted Brock’s midsection with a brutal kick, sending the massive man down in ache and agony.
From there it was all she wrote as he Overeem pounced on his downed opponent and delivered some ending blows to place an finish to the battle. After the battle, Lesnar retired from the game resulting from his battle with diverticulitis.
Since then, Alistair has gone Eight-6 contained in the cage and is in seek for his first back-to-back victories since 2017 when he takes on his former coaching accomplice in Russia.
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