To be a heavyweight knockout artist means to live – and die – by a sword that will inevitably cut you just as badly as you’ve cut others. Such is the case with Alistair Overeem, who was knocking dudes out years ago, but who somehow still manages to step into the Octagon and be a threat.
At UFC 218, Overeem gets the co-main event slot, and his opponent is Francis Ngannou, a ‘new school’ slugger to Overeem’s old school-ness.
Can Overeem muster enough youthful vitality to stop the young buck from taking his head off? Who knows. But here’s a clip of Overeem’s handiwork to help you ponder.