Alistair Overeem

by Bchrome Sat Jan,2017
Alistair Overeem
Body Stats
Height 6 Feet 4 Inch
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Alistair Cees Overeem
  • Birth Place Hounslow
  • Famous Name Alistair Overeem
  • Father Clair Overeem
  • Net Worth $5 million
  • Nationality British
  • Ethnicity Mix
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Married to Swedish Zelina Alexander
  • Divorce N/A
  • Children Storm Overeem
  • Affair with Swedish Zelina Alexander
  • Girlfriend Swedish Zelina Alexander

Alistair Overeem who was born as Alistair Cees Overeem is a popular mixed martial artist and superb kickboxer. He has done exceptionally well in his professional career. He is the former champion of Strikeforce Heavyweight, DREAM Interim Heavyweight, and K-1 World Grand Prix.

He is one of only 2 fighters who achieved titles in both MMA and K-1 kickboxing at the same time. He has noticeable victories over prominent UFC champions.

Alistair Overeem was born on 17 May 1980 and this makes his age 36 now. His place of birth was Hounslow, Greater London, England. His nationality is English. His ethnicity is the mix of Dutch, English, and Jamaican. His birth sign is Taurus.

In 2003, Alistair Overeem landed his steps at PRIDE FC. He competed at Pride Total Elimination 2003 and lost a fight to the future UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Chuck Liddell in the quarterfinal after competing at Strikeforce and PRIDE FC and other competitions. On the sixth of September 2011, he agreed to a contract with the UFC.

On 30 Dec 2011, at UFC 141, he made his UFC in the main event against Brock Lesnar. He defeated him via TKO in within 2:26 seconds in the first round. This win earned him a shot at the heavyweight title against the champion Junior dos Santos. However, he failed to fight against Dos Santos and substitute by Frank Mir due to his failed drug test.

On second of Feb 2013, Alistair Overeem returned at UFC and lost a fight against the Antonio Silva. On 4 Match 2017 at UFC 209, he is expected to face Mark Hunt in a rematch. Alistair Overeem established himself as a successful kickboxer. He has impressive records in the kickboxing. On 11 December, he won the K-1 World Grand Prix 2010 Final.

Most recently in April 2019, Alistair fought Alexey Oleynik at UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs. Oleinik and defeated via TKO in the first round.

Alistair Overeem was born to a Jamaican father and English mother. His parents’ divorced when he was 6 years old. Alistair Overeem along with his brother and mother later settled in the Netherlands. As a child, he excelled in the game of judo, track and field, and basketball.

In 2011, he was romantically linked with a gorgeous Swedish girl named Zelina Bexander. The couple reportedly engaged in 2012 and married sometime later.

Alistair has a daughter from his previous relationship named Storm. His second daughter Yazz Ley was born on 27 Feb 2016.

Alistair Overeem is regarded as one of the best heavyweight fighters in the sport. He is mainly popular for his excellence and power striking. With his sheer dedication and devotion, he proved himself as one of the successful MMA fighters.

Alistair Overeem manages to earn a fortune of salary. His estimated net worth is around $7 million USD. His recent bought against Alexey earned him $865,000 ($850,000 to show, $15,000 fight week incentive pay) in April. His overall MMA career earnings is reported to be around $9 million.

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