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Alistair Overeem

Alistair Cees Overeem (born on May 17, 1980(1980-05-17)) is a British born Dutch mixed martial artist and kickboxer, signed to the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He is the former Strikeforce Heavyweight Champion, Dream Interim Heavyweight Champion, K-1 World Grand Prix Champion, and made history by being the only fighter in combat sports to hold a world title in both MMA and K-1 kickboxing at the same time. As of November 2010, Overeem is ranked as the #3 best heavyweight mixed martial artist in the world by Sherdog, #3 by MMAWeekly, #3 by Yahoo! Sports and #2 by FightMagazine.com. Overeem was born on May 17, 1980(1980-05-17) in Hounslow, England. to a Jamaican father and Dutch mother. His parents divorced when he was six years old. His mother, Clair, then moved Alistair and his brother Valentijn to the Netherlands, where Alistair has lived ever since. As a child, Overeem competed in sports like judo, athletics and basketball.

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UFC Star Alistair Overeem -- Ordered to Attend 'Impulse Control' Counseling

UFC Star Alistair Overeem
Ordered to Learn How To Keep His Cool

UFC badass Alistair Overeem has just been ordered to attend "impulse control" counseling -- after allegedly shoving a woman in the face at a Vegas hotel in January.He was also ordered to perform… READ MORE >

UFC Stud Alistair Overeem -- Charged with Battering a Woman

UFC Stud Alistair Overeem
Charged with Battering a Woman

UFC superstar Alistair Overeem -- the guy who beat Brock Lesnar into retirement -- has been charged with misdemeanor battery for allegedly attacking a woman in a Vegas hotel earlier this month.… READ MORE >

- 807 days ago
Brock Lesnar -- Beaten Into Retirement

Brock Lesnar
Beaten Into Retirement

Brock Lesnar knows when to hang it up. He announced he was quitting the whole MMA thing after suffering a lightning fast loss to Alistair Overeem last night at UFC 141.Lesnar was floored by a… READ MORE >

- 838 days ago
UFC Badass Alistair Overeem Sues -- My Managers are Morons

UFC Stud Alistair Overeem Sues
My Managers Are Morons

MMA pain machine Alistair Overeem -- the guy who's set to fight Brock Lesnar next month -- claims he's been stabbed in the back by his management team ... and he almost paid the price in the ring.… READ MORE >

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