Tape rankings @ Heavyweight
Who won Overeem vs Oleinik?
Alistair Overeem beat Aleksei Oleinik by , during the main event of UFC on ESPN+ 7, on Saturday 20th April 2019 at Yubileyny Sports Palace in St. Petersburg.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Alistair Overeem.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Overeem vs Oleinik stats
Alistair Overeem stepped into the ring with a record of 44 wins, 17 loses and 0 draws, 22 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 17 by submission.
Aleksei Oleinik made his way to the ring with a record of 57 wins, 11 loses and 1 draw, with 8 of those wins by knock out and 45 by submission.
The stats suggested Overeem had a massive power advantage over Oleinik, boasting at 50% knock out percentage over Oleinik's 14%.
Alistair Overeem was the younger man by 2 years, at 42 years old.
Overeem had a height advantage of 2 inches over Oleinik. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.
Overeem was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 8 less fights, and made his debut in 1999, 2 year and 11 months later than Oleinik, whose first professional fight was in 1996. He had fought 1 less professional rounds, 105 to Oleinik's 106.