The heavyweights are ready to take the stage in the main event of UFC Vegas 18. Former K1, Dream, and Strikeforce champion Alistair Overeem (47-18) faces off against the giant Alexander Volkov (32-8).
Volkov takes the center of the cage and lands a combination right away. Both fighters are happy to stand so far. Volkov lands a leg kick but Overeem pushes him away. Nice jab lands for Volkov, he follows it up with a front kick. Overeem lands an uppercut and e nice leg kick. Big left hand by Volkov drops Overeem. Big right hand from Volkov who has taken the advantage so far in this round. Overeem misses with a right hand and Volkov comes back with another combination.
Volkov lands a powerful jab right at the start of the round. He keeps Overeem at bay and goes to the body. Overeem forces a clinch but Volkov breaks free. Right hand lands for Overeem but Volkov comes back with a huge right hand that rattles him. Overeem fails on a takedown attempt. Volkov drops Overeem with a big left hand and its is all over! Alexander Volkov finishes Alistair Overeem in the second round.
Official result: Alexander Volkov defeats Alistair Overeem by way of knockout at 2m06s of round number 2.