The Reem is back.

On Monday morning, top ranked heavyweight Alistair Overeem took to his Twitter to announced he had officially re-signed with the UFC.

Overeem (40-14), a former Strikeforce & Dream champion as well as the 2010 K-1 Grand Prix champion, most recently knocked out former UFC champion Junior Dos Santos late in the second round of their UFC on FOX 17 matchup in December. This extended the Dutch kickboxer’s win streak to three straight.

He previously picked apart Roy Nelson en route to a decision win at UFC 185 and finished Stefan Struve at UFC on FOX 13.

Overeem has earned stoppage wins in 36 of his 40 professional wins, including 19 by way of submission, and holds a UFC record of 5-3.

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