Dana White Confirms Alistair Overeem will Receive Another Fight in the UFC
Overeem was finished in the first-round by Ben Rothwell
UFC Fight Night “Jacare vs. Mousasi 2,” his third loss of that
manner in four fights.
But according to
Ultimate Fighting Championship President Dana White, due to his
spot in the promotion’s heavyweight rankings, Overeem will get
another bout inside the Octagon.
During an appearance on UFC Tonight, White alleviated any rumors
that “The Demolition Man” would be looking for work elsewhere
“He's still ranked in top 10,” White said. “We'll give him another
White refers to Overeem’s spot on the UFC official rankings, which
Jackson's Mixed Martial Arts product at No. 10. Heading into
his fight against Rothwell, the 34-year-old was situated at No.
It’s worth noting that in the latest edition of the
Sherdog.com rankings, our staff dropped the former Strikeforce
competitor from the rankings altogether.
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