MMA and Kickboxing Champion Alistair Overeem Takes The Mic Alongside Michael Schiavello To Commentate for Legacy Fighting Championship 12 Live on AXS TV
Deerfield Beach, FL – Fight fans across the nation tuning into AXS TV network’s presentation of the Legacy Fighting Championship 12 will see a familiar face sitting at the cage alongside sports analyst Michael Schiavello. Authentic Sports Management today revealed that MMA and K-1 Kickboxing Champion Alistair Overeem will serve as guest commentator for the Friday, July 13 fight taking place live from the Houston Theatre Arena.
“With the launch of the brand new AXS TV network, I was honored to be invited to provide commentary for their Friday night fights on July 13,” said Overeem, who is one of the top ranked heavyweight fighters in the world in both MMA and kickboxing. “I think this will be an interesting experience and a way for me to learn more about business outside of the cage. I look forward to joining Schiavello and to hosting a great event for viewers at home watching live on AXS TV.”
The 6’5” and 256 lbs. Overeem currently holds a MMA record of 36-11-1 (1-0 UFC) and in his last appearance in the Octagon, he knocked out Brock Lesnar at UFC 141 in the first round. Overeem is also the former Strikeforce Heavyweight Champion, Dream Champion and the last fighter to hold rank as K-1 Grand Prix’s Heavyweight Champion.
Overeem lives and trains in South Florida with Team JACO at JACO Hybrid Training Center in Delray Beach Florida.
For more information about Overeem, please follow him on Twitter @alistairovereem and visit his website at www.thereem.com.
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Founded in 2010 and based in Deerfield Beach, Florida, Authentic Sports Management (ASM) is a premier sports management and marketing company with a mandate to help clients grow and succeed while building foundations, a personal brand and establishing a life-long positive legacy. Led by Glenn Robinson, President, Neal Tabachnick, General Counsel and Jon Rubinstein, Senior Partner, ASM primarily represents and supports top athletes in mixed martial arts, the fastest growing sport in the world.
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