Alistair Overeem and Augusto Sakai are set to face each other in the main event of UFC Vegas 9. The match can bolster future prospects of both fighters.
Augusto Sakai, who is set to face his career’s most difficult challenge in the form of Alistair Overeem at UFC Vegas 9, will carry an impetus to reach the elite level of the UFC Heavyweight division, if manages to overcome Overeem.
Sakai is 15-1 in MMA, and 4-0 in UFC. He’s been undefeated since 2017, and has registered victory in his last 6 bouts. And On September 5, the 29-year-old will get a chance to go 5-0 up in the UFC Heavyweight division, a summit, where if he sets his foot on, will attain the longest active win streak. With 4-0, he is currently tied with Francis Ngannou and Curtis Blaydes.
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However, it is going to be monumental task, as the odds are in favor of Alistair Overeem. And with the experience Overeem has under his belt, and moreover, he would enter The Octagon with a motive to become a future contender for the title. So, it would be a huge upset if Sakai pulls it off. Irrespective of this, the match is set transpire fireworks, and a clean finish can be anticipated.
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