Sep 05 2020
Saturday

UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States

Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Heavyweight
46-18-0
KO 5
KO 5
15-1-0

The tape

44
Age
33
6' 4" / 193 cm
Height
6' 3" / 191 cm
79.9" / 203 cm
Reach
77.2" / 196 cm

Tape record

KOKOKOKOKO
Form
SDKOSDKOKO
46
Wins
15
24
By KO
11
52
KO%
73
17
By SUB
0
37
SUB%
0
18
Loses
1
14
Stopped
0
1
Tapped
0
0
Draws
1
1999
Debut
2011
65
Bouts
17
98
Rounds
36
6 hours, 8 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 32 minutes

Tape rankings @ Heavyweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Alistair Overeem vs Augusto Sakai report

Who won Overeem vs Sakai?

Alistair Overeem beat Augusto Sakai by knockout in the 5th round during the main event of UFC Vegas 9, on Saturday 5th September 2020 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 265 pounds (18.9 stone or 120.2 KG).

Overeem vs Sakai stats

Alistair Overeem stepped into the octagon with a record of 46 wins, 18 losses and 0 draws, 24 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 17 by submission.

Augusto Sakai made his way to the cage with a record of 15 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, 11 of those wins coming by knock out.

Augusto Sakai marked his 9th fight for them, having made his own debut for the promotion in 2018.

Alistair Overeem's UFC record stood at 12-8-0, while Augusto Sakai's came in at 5-4-0.

The stats suggested Sakai had a large advantage in power over Overeem, boasting a 73% knock out percentage over Overeem's 52%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Overeem had a massive advantage over Sakai, boasting a 37% submission rate over Sakai's 0%.

Alistair Overeem was the older man by 11 years, at 44 years old.

Overeem had a height advantage of 1 inch over Sakai. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.

Overeem was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 47 more fights, and made his debut in 1999, 11 years and 11 months earlier than Sakai, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 51 more professional rounds, 105 to Sakai's 54.

Activity check

Overeem's last 4 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 3 months and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 9 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.

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