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Alistair Overeem Rallies In Round 3

Alistair Overeem Rallies In Round 3 - Alistair Overeem vs. Tyrone Spong is one of the more anticipated fights in the K-1 World Grand Prix Final 8, with Overeem being one of the early favorites for the tournament but Spong as a strong darkhorse. Spong has trained extensively for Alistair and putting on weight to be able to hang against him.

The first round saw Overeem struggle with the clinch rules, being warned twice for using a thai plumb knee. Spong showed that he is not only game, but that he is easily one of the best in the world, as he caught Overeem with a giant right hand and swarmed on The Reem. It was a giant confidence builder for Spong, making his first World Grand Prix appearance and enough to get him a round. Against Overeem, an easy favorite, that is huge.

Alistair Overeem Rallies In Round 3

The second round saw Overeem land a lot more and Spong having difficulty getting in close. Two judges decided it was a draw round, while one saw it fit to give the nod to The Reem. Round three was where Alistair Overeem came alive, controlling the pace until he landed a tight flurry that sent Spong crashing into the ropes for the down. He continued to swarm but Spong hung in for the rest of the round.

Alistair Overeem Rallies In Round 3

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