K-1 2010 WGP F16 Results: Alistair Overeem destroys Ben EdwardsPosted on October 2, 2010, 07:34 AM by Anton Gurevich
Strikeforce Heavyweight Champion Alistair Overeem earned his place in the K-1 2010 WGP Final 8, by decisively defeating the K-1 Oceania Champion Ben Edwards. Both fighters went guns blazing, but it was Overeem who knocked down Ben Edwards twice in the first round, before getting the winning third knockdown at 2:06 minute mark.
Ubereem showed a huge improvement from his last K-1 fight, against Dzevad Poturak, weathering the storm against Ben Edwards and answering to aggression with aggression of his own. The K-1 2010 WGP Final will take place in Japan on December 11th, with Semmy Schilt, Gokhan Saki, Kyotaro and Alistair Overeem as the main contenders for victory.
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K-1 Final 16 Results (via BloodyElbow.com):
Alistair Overeem def. Ben Edwards via TKO (punches) R1, 2:06
Semmy Schilt def. Hesdy Gerges via split decision, R3
"Mighty Mo" Siligia def. Raul Catinas via unanimous decision, R3
Peter Aerts def. Ewerton Teixeira via split decision, R4
Keijiro Maeda def. Jerome Le Banner via DQ (Le Banner left ring) R3, 3:00
Gokhan Saki def. Freddy Kemayo via TKO (punches) R1, 1:30
Tyrone Spong def. Ray Sefo via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-28, 30-28) R3
Super Fights - 3R x 3 min. + 1R Ext.Sergei Kharitonov def. Takumi Sato via TKO (punches and knee) R1, 2:30Dzevad Poturak def. Chalid "Die Faust" Arrab via TKO (corner stoppage) R3, 0:06
Opening Fight - 3R x 3 min.Hyun Man Myung def. Min Ho Song via KO (punch) R1, 0:35