Feb 06 2021
Saturday

UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States

Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Heavyweight
32-8-0
KO 2
KO 2
47-18-0

The tape

35
Age
44
6' 7" / 201 cm
Height
6' 4" / 193 cm
81.1" / 206 cm
Reach
79.9" / 203 cm

Tape record

KOUDUDKOKO
Form
KOKOKOKOKO
32
Wins
47
21
By KO
25
66
KO%
53
3
By SUB
17
9
SUB%
36
8
Loses
18
2
Stopped
14
2
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2009
Debut
1999
40
Bouts
66
84
Rounds
103
5 hours, 49 minutes
Fight Time
6 hours, 29 minutes

Tape rankings @ Heavyweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Alexander Volkov vs Alistair Overeem report

Who won Volkov vs Overeem?

Alexander Volkov beat Alistair Overeem by knockout in the 2nd round during the main event of UFC Vegas 18, on Saturday 6th February 2021 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).

Volkov vs Overeem stats

Alexander Volkov stepped into the octagon with a record of 32 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws, 21 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.

Alistair Overeem made his way to the cage with a record of 47 wins, 18 losses and 0 draws, 25 of those wins coming by knock out and 17 by submission.

Alexander Volkov's UFC record stood at 11-4-0, while Alistair Overeem's came in at 12-8-0.

The stats suggested Volkov had an advantage in power over Overeem, with a 66% knock out percentage over Overeem's 53%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Overeem had a large advantage over Volkov, boasting a 36% submission rate over Volkov's 9%.

Alexander Volkov was the younger man by 9 years, at 35 years old.

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

Volkov was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 25 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2009, 9 years and 5 months later than Overeem, whose first professional fight was in 1999. He had fought 6 less professional rounds, 99 to Overeem's 105.

Volkov vs Overeem form

Volkov had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges once.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Walt Harris at UFC 254 on 24th October 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Previous to that, he had lost to Curtis Blaydes at UFC Vegas 3 on 20th June 2020 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Greg Hardy at UFC on ESPN+ 21 on 9th November 2019 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at CSKA Arena, Moscow, Russia.

Before that, he had been beaten by Derrick Lewis at UFC 229 on 6th October 2018 by knockout in the 3rd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

He had defeated Fabricio Werdum at UFC Fight Night 127 on 17th March 2018 by knockout in the 4th round at 02 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Alistair Overeem had stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he was victorious against Augusto Sakai at UFC Vegas 9 on 5th September 2020 by knockout in the 5th round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Walt Harris at UFC Fight Night Jacksonville on 16th May 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.

Going into that contest, he had been defeated 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..

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

He had defeated Sergei Pavlovich at UFC Fight Night 141 on 24th November 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Cadillac Arena, Beijing, China.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Alistair Overeem had been fighting more than Alexander Volkov.

Going to this contest, Alexander Volkov had last fought 3 years, 7 months and 22 days ago, while Alistair Overeem's last outing had been 3 years, 9 months and 10 days ago.

Volkov's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 2 months and 29 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.4 rounds on average.

Overeem's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 6 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.

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