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Antônio Rogério Nogueira vs. Alistair Overeem II

Main Card | Middleweight · 93 kg | MMA

Antônio Rogério Nogueira defeats Alistair Overeem via KO/TKO at 2:13 of Round 2

Mmaweekly large Antônio Rogério "Minotouro" Nogueira
Mmaweekly large Alistair "The Demolition Man" Overeem

Nogueira
KO/TKO
Round 2

Antônio Rogério Nogueira Alistair Overeem

"Minotouro" "The Demolition Man"

11-2-0   Pro Record At Fight   24-7-0
Climbed to 12-2   Record After Fight   Fell to 24-8
-235 (Moderate Favorite)   Betting Odds   +215 (Moderate Underdog)
Br Brazil   Nationality   Nl Netherlands
Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil   Fighting out of   Amsterdam, Netherlands
30 years, 1 day   Age at Fight   26 years, 1 month
210.0 lbs (95.3 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   210.0 lbs (95.3 kgs)
6'2" (188cm)   Height   6'4" (193cm)
75.0" (191cm)   Reach   80.0" (203cm)
Team Nogueira   Gym   Elevation Fight Team
Pride Critical Countdown Absolute
  • Bout Information
  • Event: Pride Critical Countdown Absolute
  • Date: Saturday 07.01.2006
  • Referee: Samio Kimura
  • Venue: Saitama Super Arena
  • Enclosure: Ring
  • Location: Saitama, Japan
  • Bout Billing: Main Card (fight 4 of 9)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 93 kg (205.0 lbs)
  • TV Commentary: Mauro Ranallo, Frank Trigg
  • Broadcast: N/A
  • Post-Fight Interviewer:
  • Nogueira Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
  • Overeem Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
  • Event Links:

Nogueira vs. Overeem II Wiki Update Wiki

Overeem opens with a right head kick that Nogueira easily avoids.  Overeem throws some low kicks and follows with back to back head kicks that Nogueira blocks.  The fighters continue to stand, with Overeem providing most of the action with kicks to the legs, body and head, most of which Nogueira avoids.  They clinch, where Overeem lands two knees to the body and Nogueira pulls guard in response.  After a lull, Overeem stands, inviting Nogueira back to his feet, where the Overeem kickboxing class continues.  Both men are throwing more now, but Overeem has the advantage with the kicks, buckling Nogueira with an outside leg kick.  A nice exchange of strikes with both men landing, although it appears Overeem gets the better of it, as Nogueira clinches, taking Overeem down and passing to half guard.  Overeem attempts a Kimura, but Nogueira pulls his arm out, allowing Overeem to regain full guard.  Nogueira begins to land some G'N'P and Overeem throws back from the bottom.  Nogueira manages to move to side control before Overeem gets his guard back without being threatened.  Nogueira stands and is caught with a couple upkicks, but doesn't seem any worse for wear before diving back into Overeems guard shortly before the round ends.

Round two begins and Overeem goes back to the kicking attack.  Nogueira moves forward and lands a few punches.  Both men are doing damage and looking tired.  Suddenly, Nogueira blasts Overeem with a left hand, putting Overeem on rubber legs.  Nogueira pushes forward, unloading with his hands, prompting Overeem's corner to throw in the towel.

Last updated 02.13.2014, 1:02 AM ET
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