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Who won Rozenstruik vs Overeem?
Jairzinho Rozenstruik beat Alistair Overeem by , during the main event of UFC on ESPN 7, on Saturday 7th December 2019 at Capital One Arena in Washington D.C..
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Jairzinho Rozenstruik.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Heavyweight division, which meant there was no weight limit.
Rozenstruik vs Overeem stats
Jairzinho Rozenstruik stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 9 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Alistair Overeem made his way to the ring with a record of 45 wins, 17 loses and 0 draws, with 23 of those wins by knock out and 17 by submission.
The stats suggested Rozenstruik had a massive power advantage over Overeem, boasting at 89% knock out percentage over Overeem's 51%.
Jairzinho Rozenstruik was the younger man by 8 years, at 34 years old.
Overeem had 2-inch reach advantage.
Rozenstruik was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 53 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 12 year and 7 months later than Overeem, whose first professional fight was in 1999. He had fought 75 less professional rounds, 30 to Overeem's 105.
Rozenstruik vs Overeem form
Overeem had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this 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.
Previous to that, he had defeated Sergey Pavlovich at UFC Fight Night 141 on 24th November 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Cadillac Arena, Beijing, China.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Francis NGannou at UFC 218 on 2nd December 2017 by knockout in the 1st round at Little Caesars Arena, Detroit, United States.
Before that, he had beat Fabr cio Werdum at UFC 213 on 8th July 2017 by majority decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
He had won against Mark Hunt at UFC 209 on 4th March 2017 by knockout in the 3rd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Overeem's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 3 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.