Alistair Overeem was born in Amsterdam, Netherlands. if(! } else { That was about 14 backflips short of what I expected #UFCVegas9. As the fight wore on, the flashy Brazilian became bolder and bolder with his hands-down, chin-out antics. No one except the UFC matchmakers had to do more adjusting during fight week. Helwani: That was a veteran, professional performance by Overeem in what was his 66th pro MMA fight and 47th pro win. } } Alistair destroyed Pavlovich in the first round by vicious ground and pound. var large = ! var large = ! if(!large) { It's easy to forget that not that long ago, he lost two straight via stoppage, and it seemed like we were all prepping for that uncomfortable "is it time for Overeem to hang 'em up?" Focused. } It's only going to get more treacherous for Pereira. Since then, he has competed around the world, most recently defending his belt in dominant fashion against Brett Rogers. Wagenheim: Brian Kelleher was the biggest betting favorite on the card, at -310. Alistair Overeem’s birth sign is Taurus. } } 's' : '') + '