Former K-1 and StrikeForce heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem is back in action on September 5, when he faces fellow heavyweight Augusto Sakai. The pair battles it out in the headliner of UFC Vegas 9, taking place at UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV.
The official UFC Vegas 9 poster was released today. You can see the image below.
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In his previous outing this past May at UFC Florida, Alistair Overeem (46-18, 1NC) stopped Walt Harris in the second round (watch fight highlights). Before that he suffered the defeat by KO in Round 5 against Jairzinho Rozenstruik.
Augusto Sakai (15-1-1) was last in action also in May, when he took the win against Blagoy Ivanov by a split decision. He is riding the sixth-fight win streak.
The rest of UFC Vegas 9 fight card is being finalized. The full lineup and order of the bouts is expected to be announced shortly.