The Reem is back ladies and gentleman. This fight is brought to you by corn nuts. Not to be confused with horse meat.
Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva walks out to "O Rappa" by Lado B Lado A. "The Demolition Man" comes out to "In My Mind" by Ivan Gough & Feenixpawl featuring Georgi Kay.
Reem is just waiting for his opening early. Lands a left on the body of Foot and the two clinch. Seperate, Reem lands one shot again and they do some cage work. Overeem lands some knees to the chest and leg of Foot. Foot paws at the midsection of Reem. Foot goes for the take down and Reem quickly reverses planting Foot against the cage. More knees from Reem and little punches from Bigfoot. Reem backs off. Reem showing total disregard for his opponents stand up game. Hands are down. Almost Anderson Silvaesque. Huge leg kick but Foot answers. Very slow pace so far. Reem with more knees to the chest of the giant against the cage. The round ends and it's all Reem early on. 10-9 Alistair.
Round 2: Reem with a monster take down a half minute into the middle frame. Side control from Reem and Foot is throwing some bows from the bottom. Reem hammers the huge target that is the face of Bigfoot. He's now in Foot's guard. Reem is cracking Foot with this huge shots from top position. 25 to be exact as we pass the mid-way point according the Mike Goldberg. The fighters are upright again with just 30-seconds remaining in the round. Reem lands an uppercut and Silva answers with a knee from the clinch. Foot is game. Alistair is up though 20-18 heading into the third.
Round 3: Bigfoot has Reem in trouble early! Lands some shots and Reem wants nothing to do with it. A flurry from Bigofoot! Overeem is out ! He crumbles. Head kick, right hands, uppercuts - bing, bang, boom. Silva wanted to go over and kick Reem while he was down. Herb Dean had to hold him back. No love lost here.
Final Result: Antonio Silva (18-4) defeats Alistair Overeem (36-12) via KO (UltraViolence), Round 3, 0:25
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