Alistair Overeem Bio, Career and Net Worth

Alistair Overeem Bio, Career and Net Worth

Alistair Overeem is a professional Dutch mixed martial artist and former kickboxer. Overeem is also known as one of the too fighters to hold the world titles in both K-1 kickboxing and MMA at the same time. Alistair Overeem was born in 17 May 1980 in Hounslow, Greater London, England, United Kingdom to a Jamaican Father and a Dutch mother. his parents got divorce and he moved with his mother and his older brother to the Netherlands when he was at the age of six. Overeem childhood passed in judo, basketball, track and field. when Alistair Overeem was 15 years old his brother took him to Chris Dolman’s MMA gym to learn to defend himself. as his youth record Overeem did not like sports too much but he devoted his full time after meating Joop Kasteel and Bas Rutten.
He had his first MMA professional fight at the age of 19, defeating Ricado Fyeet by submission on October 1999. Then he debuted in the Pride Fighting Championship on July 2002, defeating Yusuke Imamura by Total Knock Out (TKO) i just 44 seconds.

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Alistair Overeem achievements and awards

Overeem is a former Strikeforce Heavyweight Champion, k-1 World Grand Prime Champion, Dream Interim Heavyweight champion. since 10 July 2017, Overeem is #1 in the official UFC heavyweight rankings and also holds notable victories over six former UFC champions: Vitor Belfort, Frank Mir, Brock Lesnar, Junior dos Santos, Andrei Arlovski, along with two victories over Fabricio Werdum.

Net Worth and income

As his name and fame grew higher in the MMA, his net worth also started growing high. The British fighter Alistair Overeem has a net worth of $5 million.

personal Life

Alistair Cees Overeem is his birth name. Alistair Overeem’s great-grandfather was a slave on the island of Jamaica, who became a free man and he bought a large tract of land where he started a village, which has survived and prospered on this day.¬†Overeem Ditch mother is a descendant of King William III of the Netherlands through one of his many illegitimate children.

Alistair Overeem has two daughter maned Storm (18 October 2006) and Yazz-ley Rey (27 February 2016).

 

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