Sep 05 2020
Saturday

UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States

UFC Vegas 9
5 rounds contest @ Heavyweight
46-18-0
KO 5
KO 5
15-1-0

The tape

42
Age
31
6' 4" / 193 cm
Height
6' 3" / 191 cm
79.9" / 203 cm
Reach
77.2" / 196 cm

Tape record

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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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Tapology
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Alistair Overeem vs Augusto Sakai report

Who won Overeem vs Sakai?

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

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 Sakai stats

Alistair Overeem stepped into the octagon with a record of 46 wins, 18 loses 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, with 11 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Sakai had a large advantage in power over Overeem, boosting at 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 at 37% submission rate over Sakai's 0%.

Alistair Overeem was the older man by 11 years, at 42 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 59 more professional rounds, 105 to Sakai's 46.

Overeem vs Sakai form

Alistair Overeem had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Walt Harris at UFC Fight Night Jacksonville on 16th May 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Jairzinho Rozenstruik at UFC on ESPN 7 on 7th December 2019 by knockout in the 5th round at Capital One Arena, Washington D.C..

Going into that contest, he had defeated Aleksei Oleinik at UFC on ESPN+ 7 on 20th April 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Yubileyny Sports Palace, St. Petersburg, Russia.

Before that, he had beat Sergey Pavlovich at UFC Fight Night 141 on 24th November 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Cadillac Arena, Beijing, China.

He had lost to Francis NGannou at UFC 218 on 2nd December 2017 by knockout in the 1st round at Little Caesars Arena, Detroit, United States.

Activity check

Overeem's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.

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