MMA Fighter Alistair Overeem to Join Game Franchise UFC Undisputed 3

December 22, 2011

THQ Inc. and the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) announced today that Dutch heavyweight sensation Alistair Overeem will join the official roster for UFC Undisputed 3, bronchi the forthcoming installment in the critically acclaimed mixed martial arts (MMA) videogame franchise based on the UFC.

Considered one of the most devastating strikers in the heavyweight division, tadalafil Overeem – a famed world champion kickboxer and former undefeated Strikeforce heavyweight champion – is scheduled to make his UFC debut against former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar at UFC 141, anesthetist live on pay-per-view December 30, 2011 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. The winner will become the number one contender to challenge current UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos for the title in 2012.

Danny Bilson, Executive Vice President, Core Games, THQ, said: “Social media is an invaluable tool for us to share information, generate interest and grow our thriving UFC Undisputed 3 community. Rewarding this key demographic with free access to a fighter like Alistair Overeem is an invaluable opportunity for everyone involved.”

UFC President Dana White added: “We are always looking for new ways to connect with our fans on Facebook and are excited to offer them Alistair Overeem in UFC Undisputed 3. Overeem is a huge addition to the UFC’s heavyweight division, and now he’s a huge addition to the videogame roster.”

“I’m very excited to be part of the new Undisputed videogame,” Alistair Overeem said. “I know a lot of my fans have wanted to play as me ever since the first game, and I’m as happy to be part of the new Undisputed as I am to finally be in the UFC to complete my quest to become UFC Heavyweight Champion.”