Jairzinho Rozenstruik (born 17 March 1988) is a Surinamese mixed martial artist and kickboxer. He competes in the Heavyweight division in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He currently holds the record for second fastest knockout in heavyweight division against Allen Crowder at the UFC Fight Night: Moicano vs. Korean Zombie. In kickboxing, he is the former SLAMM Soema Na Basi champion (3 times), WLF champion and DangerZone Heavyweight champion. As of 4 November 2019, he is #14 in the UFC heavyweight rankings.Contents
Rozenstruik was born and raised in Paramaribo, Suriname and started training in kickboxing at the age of seventeen in a local gym. After he competed in kickboxing with 76 wins and 64 of those by KO, he transitioned to mixed martial arts in 2012.Combat career Kickboxing
At the age of seventeen, Rozenstruik started training in a gym called Rens Project. There he started to take kickboxing lessons and soon he was discovered by coach Michael Babb (VOS Gym Amsterdam). Trained by Babb, he came out for the House of Legends under the supervision of Ivan Hippolyte.
Rozenstruik started his combat sports career in kickboxing. He won a total of 76 matches with 64 of them by knockout out of 85 he competed in.Mixed martial arts career Early career
In May 2012, Rozenstruik won his debut MMA debut fight against Evgeny Boldyrev at DRAKA MMA: Governor's Cup 7 in Vladivostok, Russia.
In April 2017, after five years of focusing on his kickboxing career, Rozenstruik won an MMA match versus Engelbert Berbin during a regional promotion in Aruba.
In April 2018, Rozenstruik signed a multi-fight contract with the Rizin Fighting Federation.
In May 2018, Rozenstruik won his promotional debut versus Andrey Kovalev at Rizin FF - Rizin 10 by split decision.Ultimate Fighting Championship
Rozenstruik made his UFC debut on 2 February 2019 against Júnior Albini, replacing injured Dmitry Sosnovskiy, at UFC Fight Night: Assunção vs. Moraes 2. He won the fight via TKO in the second round
Rozenstruik faced Allen Crowder on 22 June 2019 at UFC Fight Night: Moicano vs. Korean Zombie. He won the fight via knockout in round one. This fight earned him the Performance of the Night award.
Rozenstruik is scheduled to face Alistair Overeem, replacing Walt Harris due to the ongoing search for his missing step-daughter, on 7 December 2019 at UFC on ESPN 7. He won the fight via knockout in round five with only four seconds left in the fight.Championships and accomplishments Mixed martial arts
In August 2014, Rozenstruik was arrested and detained by Royal Netherlands Marechaussee on suspicion of smuggling drugs along with seven other Surinamese in Netherlands who the group claimed to attend a kickboxing event. After 14 to 16 months of detention, Rozenstruik was released as the Dutch authority found seven members of the group had swallowed balls of drugs but not Rozenstruik and he was the only kickboxer among the group.Mixed martial arts record Professional record breakdown 10 matches 10 wins 0 losses By knockout 9 0 By decision 1 0 Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes Win 10–0 Alistair Overeem KO (punch) UFC on ESPN: Overeem vs. Rozenstruik December 7, 2019 5 4:56 Washington, D.C, United States Win 9–0 Andrei Arlovski KO (punch) UFC 244 November 2, 2019 1 0:29 New York City, New York, United States Win 8–0 Allen Crowder KO (punches) UFC Fight Night: Moicano vs. Korean Zombie June 22, 2019 1 0:09 Greenville, South Carolina, United States Performance of the Night. Win 7–0 Júnior Albini TKO (head kick and punches) UFC Fight Night: Assunção vs. Moraes 2 February 2, 2019 2 0:54 Fortaleza, Brazil Win 6–0 Robert McCarthy KO (punches) Team Yvel: Fearless 3 December 27, 2018 1 0:10 Paramaribo, Suriname Win 5–0 Andrey Kovalev Decision (split) Rizin 10 May 6, 2018 3 5:00 Fukuoka, Japan Win 4–0 Marvin Aboeli TKO Fighting with the Stars: Bloed, Zweet & Tranen 3 December 22, 2017 1 N/A Paramaribo, Suriname Win 3–0 Engelbert Berbin KO (punches) AIF 1 April 28, 2017 1 N/A Oranjestad, Aruba Win 2–0 Evgeni Boldyrev KO (punch) Draka 11 November 24, 2012 1 2:05 Khabarovsk Krai, Russia Win 1–0 Evgeni Boldyrev KO (punch) Draka 7 May 26, 2012 1 2:36 Vladivostok, Russia
Kickboxing record (Incomplete) Kickboxing record (Incomplete) 76 wins (64 (T)KOs), 8 losses, 1 draw Date Result Opponent Event Location Method Round Time 2016-12-27 Win Sergio Pique Bloed, Zweet & Tranen 2 Paramaribo, Suriname KO 2 N/A Wins Dangerzone Tournament Heavyweight Championship +95kg. 2016-12-03 Win Donegi Abena 2016 WLF Wulin style vs Krush Chunichi Battle vol.2 Zhengzhou, China KO 1 N/A Wins WLF Super Heavyweight Tournament. 2016-12-03 Win Song Liyuan 2016 WLF Wulin style vs Krush Chunichi Battle vol.2 Zhengzhou, China Decision (unanimous) 3 3:00 2016-07-29 Win Ricardo Soneca United Caribbean Clevia, Suriname N/A N/A N/A Wins EEN World Heavyweight Kickboxing Championship. 2016-05-28 Win Kamran Aminzadeh God of the Arena 2 Zhengzhou, China Decision (unanimous) 3 3:00 2016-04-30 Win Kenneth Bishop N/A N/A KO 1 N/A 2015-12-20 Win Colin George Bloed, Zweet & Tranen Netherlands KO 1 N/A 2014-06 Win Paulo Rogerio Neves Ferreira The New Generation II - Suriname vs. Brazil Suriname TKO 2 N/A 2013-12-21 Win Mikhail Tyuterev Cup of Champions 2013 Novosibirsk, Russia Ext. R. Decision (unanimous) 3 3:00 2013-08-03 Win Rodney Glunder Beat Down Paramaribo, Suriname KO (punches) 3 N/A 2013-05-18 Loss Benjamin Adegbuyi SUPERKOMBAT World Grand Prix II 2013 Craiova, Romania Decision (unanimous) 3 3:00 2013-04-06 Loss Muamer Tufekčić SUPERKOMBAT World Grand Prix I 2013, Semi Finals Oradea, Romania Decision (majority) 3 3:00 For the SUPERKOMBAT World Grand Prix I 2013 tournament title. 2013-04-06 Win Nikolaj Falin SUPERKOMBAT World Grand Prix I 2013, Semi Finals Oradea, Romania Decision (majority) 3 3:00 2012-12-28 Win Marcello Adriaansz Slamm Soema na Basi III Paramaribo, Suriname KO N/A N/A 2012-05-12 Loss Raul Cătinaș SUPERKOMBAT World Grand Prix II 2012, Semi Finals Cluj Napoca, Romania KO (left punch) 2 N/A 2011-12-28 Win Jan Siersema Slamm Soema na Basi II Paramaribo, Suriname Decision N/A 3:00 Wins Soema na Basi Heavyweight Championship. 2011-11-19 Win Benjamin Adegbuyi SUPERKOMBAT World Grand Prix 2011 Final, Reserve Fight Darmstadt, Germany KO (left hook) 2 1:37 2011-10-30 Loss Michael Duut Kickboksgala Kalverdijkje Leeuwarden, Netherlands Decision 3 3:00 2011-08-26 Win Jahya Gulay SLAMM! Events: Super Suri Thaiboxing Cup Paramaribo, Suriname TKO N/A N/A 2011-05-21 Loss Roman Kleibl SuperKombat World Grand Prix I 2011, Semi Finals Bucharest, Romania Decision (unanimous) 3 3:00 2011-05-15 Win Mitchell de Ligny Rings Gala Amstelveen, Netherlands Decision 3 3:00 2011-03- Loss Ricardo Soneca Tatneft World Cup 2011 Kazan, Russia KO 2 N/A 2010-12-23 Loss Reamon Welboren Wij zijn Boos Klaar om te Bosse II Paramaribo, Suriname Decision 3 3:00 2010-11-24 Win Mutlu Karabulut RINGS gala "Blood, Sweat & Tears" Netherlands KO N/A N/A 2010-10 Win Etienne Schop No Guts No Glory 4 Netherlands KO 2 N/A 2010-10-03 Win Utley Meriana Memento Mori part 1 Rotterdam, Netherlands TKO 2 N/A 2010-08-29 Win Erik Rivera Fighting with the Stars Paramaribo, Suriname KO 1 N/A 2010-03-21 Draw Jahfarr Wilnis K-1 World MAX 2010 West Europe Tournament Utrecht, Netherlands Draw 3 3:00 2009-12-23 Loss Murat Aygun N/A Paramaribo, Suriname Decision 3 3:00
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