Alistair Overeem

Alistair Overeem 2021: Record, Net Worth, Salary and Endorsements

Alistair Overeem is one of the greatest heavyweight fighters the UFC has ever seen. The Reem made his UFC debut in 2011. The heavyweight legend holds proud records in MMA and kickboxing.

As of January 27, 2021, he is #5 in the UFC heavyweight rankings. Overeem is a former Strikeforce Champion, DREAM Heavyweight Champion, and K-1 World Grand Prix Champion.

JACKSONVILLE, FL – MAY 16: Alistair Overeem (R) of the Netherlands fights Walt Harris (L) of the United States in their Heavyweight bout during UFC Fight Night at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena on May 16, 2020 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Douglas P. DeFelice/Getty Images)

Alistair Overeem: UFC career

Alistair Overeem got his big debut into the UFC, and he was up against the former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar for his very first fight. ‘The Demolition Man’ was on fire and finished his opponent with a kick and subsequent punches.

He made history and continued his upward trajectory in the company. A few years later, he earned a title shot against Stipe Miocic, but was unsuccessful.

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In 2019, Overeem faced Jairzinho Rozenstruik, who replaced Walt Harris. According to the judges, the match was in favor of Overeem but eventually lost via a late knockout. One of the recent fights of the skilled fighter was against Augusto Sakai. The Dutchman won this thrilling fight in the fifth round via technical knockout.

He is expected to face Alexander Volkov on 6 February 2021 at UFC Fight Night 184. He holds an amazing record of 12-7 in his UFC career.

Alistair Overeem: Fighting Style

‘The Reem’ is seen as one of the best heavyweight fighters and has infused his kickboxing game into MMA grappling to become a well-rounded fighter. Overeem is well known for displaying his excellence in the striking department.

 

His fighting style includes kicks to the body and legs and knee strikes from the clinch. His grappling movements are no less, and he is considered the best grappler in Europe. The great fighter has also shown his proficiency in his left overhands and hooks once his opponents are worn down.

Alistair Overeem: Achievements

Alistair Overeem’s list of achievements is very long. The fighter one of only two individuals to hold world titles in both MMA and K-1 kickboxing at the same time. In the UFC, he has claimed one Fight of the Night and one Performance of the Night bonus each.

SAINT PETERSBURG, RUSSIA – APRIL 20: (L-R) Alistair Overeem of The Netherlands celebrates his TKO victory over Aleksei Oleinik of Russia in their heavyweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at Yubileyny Sports Palace on April 20, 2019 in Saint Petersburg, Russia. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

The phenomenal fighter won championships in many promotions like Strikeforce, DREAM Heavyweight, and K-1 World Grand Prix. He is a blue belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Overeem holds an amazing MMA record of 47-18-0, 1 NC out of which 25 wins have come through knockouts.

Alistair Overeem: Net Worth and Salary 2021

Overeem has earned over $9,789,500 in his UFC career according to The Sports Daily. He made $860,000 for his championship fight with Stipe Miocic. Per Celebrity Net Worth, ‘The Demolition Man’ has a net worth of $10 million.

Alistair Overeem: Endorsements

Overeem has teamed up with companies like F3 Nutrition for endorsements

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Nickname The Demolition Man, The Reem, Ubereem
Age 40
Born 5-17-1980
Nationality Dutch
Residence USA
Height 6’4″
Weight/Division 252.5 lbs (heavyweight)
MMA Record 47-18-1,1 NC
Active Win Streak 2
Net Worth $10 million
Endorsements F3 Nutrition
Marital Status Married
Wife Name Zelina Bexander
Kids Unknown
Parents Clair Overeem
Brother Valentijn Overeem