MANILA, Philippines – Antonio "Big Foot" Silva made a statement in his heavyweight clash against Dutch kickboxer Alistair Overeem as he knocked out the former K1 champion in the third round.
Overeem controlled the first two rounds, but Silva was able to land solid shots in the final moments of the second to set up a stunning third round.
Silva’s victory drastically changed the UFC heavyweight title picture, as Overeem was poised to become the No. 1 contender to Cain Velasquez’s title. -- Mornings @ ANC, February 4, 2013