Fresh off a fifth-round knockout of Alistair
Overeem in the UFC on ESPN 7 headliner this past Saturday,
Rozenstruik was greeted by an enthusiastic throng at the Suriname
airport upon his return. In the video above (courtesy of ESPN),
Rozenstruik is mobbed by a crowd of supporters as a raucous chant
of “Bigi Boy” ensues.
It’s been a memorable 2019 for the Surinamese heavyweight.
Rozenstruik has compiled a 4-0 mark, with all four of his victories
coming via knockout or technical knockout — the longest active
KO/TKO streak in the UFC. Among those triumphs are a nine-second KO
Crowder, a 29-second KO of Andrei
Arlovski and most recently, the Hail Mary salvo against Overeem
that ties for the third-latest stoppage in promotion history.
Rozenstruik has called for a showdown with fellow knockout artist
Ngannou, and “The Predator seems to be interested in the