UFC St. Petersburg results: Alistair Overeem weathers storm, KOs Aleksei Oleinik in first round

Alistair Overeem could get used to this whole Russia thing.

Competing in the country for just the third time, Overeem (45-17, 1 NC) picked up an impressive first-round TKO of Aleksei Oleinik (57-12-1) in the UFC Saint Petersburg main event at Yubileyny Sports Palace on Saturday.

Oleinik was stepping in on less than three weeks’ notice for originally scheduled headliner Alexander Volkov after health issues forced Volkov to withdraw and he was determined to take the fight to “The Reem”....


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