Jairzinho Rozenstruik is set for a heavyweight clash against Augusto Sakai this weekend. Ahead of the fight, we take a look at 5 interesting facts about Jairzinho Rozenstruik.
Jairzinho Rozenstruik was born in Paramaribo, Suriname.
Jairzinho is not a Surinamese name. Rozenstruik's parents were big soccer fans, and they named him after Brazilian soccer great Jair Filho, better known as Jairzinho.
Rozenstruik played soccer and basketball growing up in Suriname.
Rozenstruik started his combat sports career in Kickboxing. He was 17-years-old when he started Kickboxing.
Rozenstruik has a spectacular professional record of 11-2. Out of his 11 victories, only one came via a split decision, and the rest of his ten victories came via T/KO. Hence, you can consider him as a great heavyweight knockout artist.