Photo of Alistair Overeem
Team Golden Glory
Age 39
Gender Male
Height 6' 4"
Weight Class Heavyweight

Alistair Overeem is a Dutch mixed martial artist. He fought in such promotions as RINGS and PRIDE. On November 16, 2007, Overeem defeated Paul Buentello for the vacant Strikeforce Heavyweight title by submission due to knee strikes.

Professional Career Statistics

Pro Record 45-18-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Career Length 19 years, 5 months, 27 days
Rounds Fought 74.7
Avg. Fights/Year 3.2
Longest Layoff 1 year, 1 month, 3 days
Quickest Turnaround 4 days

Record BreakDown

- KO/TKO SUB DEC
Wins 21 19 5
Losses 12 2 3
Finish Rate 88.9%
Finished Rate 82.4%
Win by Decision Rate 11.1%
Loss by Decision Rate 17.6%
Win by KO Rate 46.7%
Loss by KO Rate 70.6%
Win by SUB Rate 42.2%
Loss by SUB Rate 11.8%
Win Method
Loss Method

Current Streak

2 Wins

Quick Hits

Fastest Win 00:00
Fastest KO 00:19
Fastest SUB -
Ave. Rounds (Ws) 1.1
Ave. Length of Fight (Ws) 05:26
Ave. Rounds (Ls) 1.5
Ave. Length of Fight (Ls) 07:34
Finish Rounds
Finished Rounds

Official Professional Fight Record

Date Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
12/07/2019 TBD
(45-17-0)
Jair Rozenstruik
(9-0-0)
HW To Be Decided
ESPN FN 29 - OVEREEM vs. ROZENSTRUIK
4 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 04/20/2019 W
(44-17-0)
Aleksei Oleinik
(54-11-1)
HW
(245.0 vs. 237.0)
TKO/RSC
UFC on ESPN+ 7
1 4:45
Official MMA Fight Results 11/24/2018 W
(43-17-0)
Sergei Pavlovich
(12-0-0)
HW
(247.0 vs. 257.0)
TKO/RSC
UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs. Ngannou 2
1 4:21
Official MMA Fight Results 06/09/2018 L
(43-16-0)
Curtis Blaydes
(9-1-0)
HW
(244.0 vs. 254.0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
UFC 225: WHITTAKER vs. ROMERO 2
3 2:56
Official MMA Fight Results 12/02/2017 L
(43-15-0)
Francis Ngannou
(10-1-0)
HW
(247.0 vs. 262.0)
KO
UFC 218: Holloway vs Aldo 2
1 1:43
Official MMA Fight Results 07/08/2017 W
(42-15-0)
Fabricio Werdum
(21-6-1)
HW
(252.5 vs. 239.0)
Decision (Majority Decision)
UFC 213: Nunes vs. Shevchenko
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 03/04/2017 W
(41-15-0)
Mark Hunt
(12-10-0)
HW
(256.0 vs. 265.0)
KO
UFC 209: Woodley vs. Thompson
3 1:44
Official MMA Fight Results 09/10/2016 L
(41-14-0)
Stipe Miocic
(15-2-0)
HW
(238.0 vs. 246.0)
KO (Strike)
UFC 203: Miocic vs. Overeem
1 4:27
Official MMA Fight Results 05/08/2016 W
(40-14-0)
Andrei Arlovski
(25-11-0)
TKO/RSC
UFC Fight Night: Overeem VS. Arlovski
2 1:12
Official MMA Fight Results 12/19/2015 W
(39-14-0)
Junior Dos Santos
(17-3-0)
HW
(243.0 vs. 249.0)
TKO/RSC
UFC on FOX 17: Cerrone vs Dos Anjos
2 4:43
Official MMA Fight Results 03/14/2015 W
(38-14-0)
Roy Nelson
(20-10-0)
HW
(247.0 vs. 254.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 185: Pettis vs. Dos Anjos
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 12/13/2014 W
(37-14-0)
Stefan Struve
(24-6-0)
HW
(253.0 vs. 254.0)
KO (Strike)
UFC on FOX: Miocic vs Dos Santos
1 4:13
Official MMA Fight Results 09/05/2014 L
(37-13-0)
Ben Rothwell
(33-9-0)
HW
(248.0 vs. 264.0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage)
UFC Fight Night 50: Mousasi vs Souza
1 2:19
Official MMA Fight Results 02/01/2014 W
(36-13-0)
Frank Mir
(16-8-0)
HW
(257.0 vs. 256.5)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 169: Barao vs Faber
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 08/17/2013 L
(36-12-0)
Travis Browne
(12-1-1)
HW
(255.5 vs. 236.0)
KO
UFC Fight Night 26: Sonnen vs Rua
1 4:08
Official MMA Fight Results 02/02/2013 L
(36-11-0)
Antonio Silva
(17-4-0)
HW
(264.0 vs. 262.0)
TKO/RSC
UFC 156: Aldo vs. Edgar
3 0:25
Official MMA Fight Results 12/30/2011 W
(35-11-0)
Brock Lesnar
(5-2-0)
HW
(263.0 vs. 266.0)
TKO/RSC
UFC 141 Lesnar vs. Overeem
1 2:26
Official MMA Fight Results 06/18/2011 W
(34-11-0)
Fabricio Werdum
(14-4-1)
HW
(256.0 vs. 246.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Strikeforce: Overeem vs Werdum
3 5:00
NSF 12/31/2010 W
(33-11-0)
Todd Duffee
(6-1-0)
KO (Strike)
K-1 - Dynamite!! Power of Courage 2010
1 0:19
Official MMA Fight Results 05/15/2010 W
(32-11-0)
Brett Rogers
(10-1-0)
HW
(253.0 vs. 264.0)
KO (Strike)
Strikeforce: Overeem vs. Rogers
1 3:40
NSF 12/31/2009 W
(31-11-0)
Kazuyuki Fujita
(13-8-0)
KO (Knee)
Dream & Sengoku: Dynamite 2009
1 1:15
NSF 10/25/2009 W
(30-11-0)
James Thompson
(14-10-0)
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
Dream 12 - The Cage of the Rising Sun
1 0:33
NSF 10/17/2009 W
(29-11-0)
Tony Sylvester
(10-2-0)
HW Submission (Guillotine Choke)
United Glory 11: A Decade of Fights
1 0:00
NSF 11/09/2008 W
(28-11-0)
Gary Goodridge
(23-18-1)
Submission (Kimura)
Shooto Holland: Ultimate Glory 10 - Battle of Arnhem
1 0:00
NSF 09/23/2008 NC
(28-11-0)
Mirko Cro Cop
(23-6-2)
No Contest
Dream 6 - Middleweight Grand Prix 2008 Final
1 0:00
NSF 07/21/2008 W
(27-11-0)
Mark Hunt
(5-3-0)
Submission (Keylock)
Dream 5 - Lightweight Grand Prix 2008 Final
1 1:11
NSF 06/15/2008 W
(26-11-0)
Lee Tae Hyun
(0-1-0)
KO
Dream 4- Middleweight Grand Prix
1 0:36
NSF 11/16/2007 W
(25-11-0)
Paul Buentello
(26-9-0)
HW
(224.0 vs. 250.0)
Submission (Strikes)
Strikeforce: Tournament Series
2 3:42
NSF 09/17/2007 L
(25-10-0)
Sergei Kharitonov
(14-3-0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
K-1 - Hero's Middleweight Tournament Final
1 4:21
NSF 06/23/2007 W
(24-10-0)
Michael Knaap
(15-11-2)
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
K-1 - World Grand Prix 2007
1 0:00
Official MMA Fight Results 02/24/2007 L
(24-9-0)
Mauricio Shogun Rua
(15-2-0)
LHW
(205.0 vs. 205.0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Pride 33: Second Coming
1 3:37
NSF 09/10/2006 L
(24-8-0)
Ricardo Arona
(12-4-0)
Submission (Punches)
Pride: Final Conflict Absolute 2006
1 4:28
NSF 07/01/2006 L
(24-7-0)
Rogerio Nogueira
(11-2-0)
TKO/RSC
Pride: Critical Countdown Absolute 2006
2 2:13
Official MMA Fight Results 06/09/2006 W
(23-7-0)
Vitor Belfort
(13-6-0)
HW
(210.0 vs. 209.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Strikeforce 2: Revenge
5 5:00
NSF 05/05/2006 L
(23-6-0)
Fabricio Werdum
(7-1-1)
Submission (Kimura)
Pride: Total Elimination Absolute 2006
2 3:43
NSF 03/18/2006 W
(22-6-0)
Sanjin Kadunc
(3-2-0)
Submission (Arm Bar)
World Cage Fighting Championship
1 5:00
NSF 02/26/2006 W
(21-6-0)
Sergei Kharitonov
(13-1-0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Pride 31: Unbreakable
1 5:13
NSF 08/28/2005 L
(21-5-0)
Mauricio Shogun Rua
(10-1-0)
TKO/RSC (Strikes)
Pride: Final Conflict 2005
1 6:42
NSF 06/26/2005 W
(20-5-0)
Igor Vovchanchyn
(51-8-0)
Submission (Standing Guillotine Choke)
Pride: Critical Countdown 2005
1 1:20
NSF 04/23/2005 W
(19-5-0)
Vitor Belfort
(12-5-0)
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
Pride: Total Elimination 2005
1 9:36
NSF 02/20/2005 L
(19-4-0)
Rogerio Nogueira
(9-1-0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Pride 29: Fists of Fire
5 5:00
NSF 10/31/2004 W
(18-4-0)
Hiromitsu Kanehara
(15-11-1)
TKO/RSC (Cut)
Pride 28: High Octane
2 3:52
NSF 10/10/2004 W
(17-4-0)
Rodney Faverus
(21-8-2)
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
2 Hot 2 Handle
1 5:00
NSF 12/31/2003 W
(16-4-0)
Tomohiko Hashimoto
(0-2-0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Inoki Bom-Ba-Ye 2003
1 0:36
NSF 08/10/2003 L
(16-3-0)
Chuck Liddell
(12-2-0)
KO (Strikes)
Pride: Total Elimination 2003
1 3:09
NSF 06/08/2003 W
(15-3-0)
Mike Bencic
(1-0-0)
Submission (Strikes)
Pride 26: Bad to the Bone
1 3:44
NSF 03/16/2003 W
(14-3-0)
Aaron Brink
(16-8-0)
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
2 Hot 2 Handle: Simply the Best 6
1 0:00
NSF 12/23/2002 W
(13-3-0)
Bozigit Ataev
(13-0-0)
KO
Pride 24: Cold Fury 3
2 4:59
NSF 10/13/2002 W
(11-3-0)
Moise Rimbon
(4-3-0)
Submission (Choke)
2 Hot 2 Handle: Simply the Best 5
1 0:00
NSF 10/13/2002 W
(11-3-0)
Dave Vader
(9-2-2)
TKO/RSC (Doctor Stoppage)
2 Hot 2 Handle: Simply the Best 5
1 0:00
NSF 07/20/2002 W
(10-3-0)
Yusuke Imamura
(1-2-0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage)
Pride: The Best 2
1 0:44
NSF 05/26/2002 W
(9-3-0)
Vesa Vuori
(0-0-0)
TKO/RSC (Strikes)
2 Hot 2 Handle: Germany
1 2:15
NSF 04/26/2002 W
(8-3-0)
Sergei Kaznovski
(3-2-0)
Submission (Arm Bar)
M-1 Mix- Fight: Russia vs the World 3
1 3:37
NSF 03/17/2002 W
(7-3-0)
Roman Zentsov
(5-5-0)
Submission (Keylock)
2 Hot 2 Handle: Simply the Best 4
1 0:00
NSF 03/18/2001 W
(6-3-0)
Stanislav Nuschik
(4-3-1)
TKO/RSC (Knees)
2 Hot 2 Handle: Simply the Best
1 0:53
NSF 02/24/2001 W
(5-3-0)
Vladimer Tchanturia
(0-0-0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Rings: King of Kings 2000 Final
1 1:06
NSF 12/16/2000 W
(4-3-0)
Peter Verschuren
(2-2-0)
Submission (Arm Bar)
It's Showtime: Christmas Edition
NSF 06/15/2000 L
(4-2-0)
Bobby Hoffman
(14-1-0)
KO (Punch)
Rings: Millennium Combine 2
1 9:39
NSF 05/20/2000 L
(4-1-0)
Iouri Kotchkine
(2-1-1)
Decision
Rings Russia
2 5:00
NSF 04/20/2000 W
(3-1-0)
Yasuhito Namekawa
(4-6-0)
Submission (Arm Bar)
Rings: Millennium Combine 1
1 0:45
NSF 03/05/2000 W
(2-1-0)
Can Sahinbas
(4-1-0)
KO (Knee)
2 Hot 2 Handle: 2 Hot 2 Handle
1 2:21
NSF 02/06/2000 W
(1-1-0)
Chris Watts
(3-1-0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Knees)
Rings Holland: There Can Only Be One Champion
1 3:58
NSF 10/28/1999 L
(1-0-0)
Iouri Kotchkine
(1-0-1)
Decision (Majority Decision)
Rings: King of Kings 1999 Block A
2 5:00
NSF 10/24/1999 W
(0-0-0)
Ricardo Fyeet
(2-1-0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
It's Showtime: It's Showtime
1 5:00
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* Bouts marked with an (*) are considered exhibition bouts and do not count towards the fighter's record
* Weights marked with an (*) denote those over the limit for the weight class