Alistair Overeem

Alistair OvereemAlistair “Demolition man” Overeem (Hounslow, 17th May 1980, England) is a Dutch kickboxer and MMA fighter who’s been one of two fighters in history whom have been champion in both MMA and K-1.

Alistair was born in England and moved to the Netherlands at the age of 6. As a youngster Alistair practiced different sports such as judo, athletics and basketball. At the age of 15 Alistaiir started training martial arts under supervision of Bas Rutten and others.

Pride

At the age of 17 Alistair fought his first kickboxing match and won the fight. It became apparent that Alistair had a talent for the sport as two years later at the age of 19 he won his first MMA fight against Ricardo Fyeet with a guillotine choke. Read more Alistair Overeem

Bas Rutten

Bas “El Guapo” Rutten (Feb.24th 1965 Eindhoven, The Netherlands) is a Dutch MMA fighter and kickboxer who made name for himself
as the “king of Pancrase”.

Bas has been a three time King of Pancrase and one time UFC heavyweight champion.

MMA

In the early 1990’s Bas started with Pancrase in Japan. This fighting system has been the precursor of today’s popular MMA. Read more Bas Rutten