|Real Name/Full Name:
|Alistair Cees Overeem
|43 years old
|17 May 1980
|Hounslow, United Kingdom
|In a relationship
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):
|Yes 3 (Storm, Sensi-Liss, Yazz-ley)
|Is Alistair Overeem Gay?:
|Mixed martial artist
|Net Worth in 2024:
Alistair Cees Overeem is a mixed martial artist from the United Kingdom who is a former kickboxer. He has won several championships like the K-1 World Grand Prix Championship, DREAM Heavyweight Championship, and the Strikeforce Heavyweight Championship. Alistair is also famous as one of the two fighters in the world to hold titles in both K-1 Kickboxing and MMA titles. He is currently ranked among the top ten in the UFC heavyweight rankings.
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Early Life & Biography
Alistair is a son of a Jamaican father and a Dutch mother, and he was born in Hounslow, England, on 17 May 1980. His parents separated and divorced when he was six years old. This led him together with his elder brother Valentijn moving to the Netherlands with their mother.
As a child, he competed in sports that included basketball, Judo, and track, and field. He was taken to a mixed martial art gym when he was 15 years old by his brother so he could learn to defend himself. He initially did not like the sport, but this changed later after he met Joop Kasteel and Bas Rutten.
The personal life of Alistair is very secretive as he tries his best to keep it away from the camera. He has a daughter who was born on 17 October 2006, but the name of the mother has not been made public. He also has two other daughters with the lady he is currently dating. Her names have not been made public as well.
Alistair has found himself on the wrong side of the law on a number of occasions. In 2009, together with his brother, they got into a fight at a Dutch dance club. At the end of the fight, all six bouncers were urgently taken to the hospital. In 2012 he was charged with misdemeanor battery after shoving a woman in the face. He was jailed for 90 days.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 17 May 1980, Alistair Overeem is 43 years old as of today’s date 27th February 2024. His height is 1.93m tall, and his weight is 120 kg.
Alistair began his professional career at the age of 19 when he had his first MMA fight. He was fighting Ricardo Fleet on 24 October 1999, and he emerged the winner by submission. He made his debut in the Pride Fighting Championships on 20 July 2002, where he defeated Yusuke Imamura in 44 seconds by a technical knockout.
He won two more fights in Pride and then entered the 2003 Pride Middleweight Grand Prix, where he lost in the quarterfinal match to Chuck Liddell. He went back to Pride at Pride Total Elimination in 2005, where he defeated Victor Belfort in the opening round. He won the quarter-finals against Igor Vovchanchyn, but he lost in the semi-finals against Mauricio Rua.
He shifted from fighting in Strikeforce in June 2006, and he won his debut fight against Victor Belfort. He returned to PRIDE after just a month for a rematch with Antonio Rogerio, which he lost. He won the Strikeforce Heavyweight Championship on 16 November 2007. The following year he won the K-1 World Grand Prix Championship when he defeated Mark Hunt.
He was among the eight men who took part in the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix championship in early 2011, and he emerged the winner. On 17 July 2011, he was removed from the 2011 promotions in Heavyweight Grand Prix, and a few days later, he was released from the organization.
He signed a contract with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) in September 2011, and his debut fight was against Brock Lesnar. Alistair won the fight, and he got a heavyweight titleholder. In 2012 he failed a drug test, and he stated it was a result of a prescription from his doctor. This led to his suspension for nine months. He then returned to the ring, where he continues to win several titles to date.
Awards & Achievements
As a mixed martial artist, Alistair has won several championships and titles. He holds the record as the only fighter to hold three championship belts. He holds the Dream, Strikeforce, and K-1 belts. He is also one of the only two fighters in the world to win K-1 and MMA championships.
Net Worth & Salary of Alistair Overeem in 2024
Alistair has been a mixed martial artist since he was 16, and today, at the age of 43, he is still competing. Over all those years, he has been able to accumulate a net worth of $20 million as of February 2024. This has mostly come from the several championships and titles he has won. His hard work and dedication to martial art have been very fruitful.
Alistair Overeem is among the highly ranked mixed martial artists of all time. He has several titles to his name, and he has won several championships. His career is very successful, and he is a role model for most of our youths today.