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UFC On ESPN 8 Results - Alistair Overeem Stops Walt Harris In A Two Round Grueling Battle

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UFC On ESPN 8 Results - Alistair Overeem Stops Walt Harris In A Two Round Grueling Battle


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Heavyweight contender Alistair Overeem was really the center of attraction as Walt Harris received such an emotional welcome back to the cage following the death of his Daughter but was able to do everything necessary to take home a win in the UFC on ESPN 8 headliner on Saturday night at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville Florida, broadcasted Live on ESPN.

Overeem (46-18 MMA, 11-7 UFC) was part of those fighters , who showed care when Harris went through those trying times but kept to his word to stick to business when they eventually met in Saturday night. Overeem was able to overcome the early charge from Harris, scored a highlight reel TKO victory at exactly 3:00 of the second round.
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The victory was Overeem's 65th fight as a professional and the win wasn't an easy one as he dug deep, connected the nessesary strike…

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Top Heavyweight contender Alistair Overeem was able to survive an early scare from Walt Harris to grind out a second round TKO victory in UFC On ESPN 8 Main event on Saturday night, which took place at the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena Jacksonville Florida.

The 40 year old, 65 fight veteran showed he still had a lot of fights left in him, putting an end with to the fight at exactly 3:00 of the second round. Overeem landed a head-kick followed by a right hand, grounding him with the strike, then followed him with a barrage of shots that force the referee Dan Miragliotta to intervene.

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The last few weeks has been tough for Overeem, who had to travel back and forth between the United States and his home country Netherlands in the build up, even having to deal with the disappointment of a fight postponement before eventually sealing this victory.

Prior to the victory, Overeem had to overcome an onslaught from Harris, who fired out of his corner in the opening round firing for a stoppage. Harris landed a couple of heavy strikes that sent Overeem crashing to the canvas and eventually opened a cut on his right eyelid.

Harris followed Overeem to the canvas with hopes of sealing a stoppage. However, Overeem was able to escape that aggressive start from Harris and was able to put Harris on the canvas with a kick, then peppered him with short damaging punches till the end of the opening round.

Harris was out of breath following his experience after his early charge but was back with much power and enthusiasm for the second round after the one minute break. However that was also the beginning of the end, as that was when Harris was caught with a stunning head-kick from Overeem left him staggering and eventually dropped with the following punch.

Overeem followed up and stayed on top raining punches till the fight got stopped by the referee, leaving him victorious at exactly 3:00 of the second round.


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