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Valentijn Overeem KOs Kazuo Takahashi With First-Round Flying Knee at WVR Sengoku IV

About four minutes into this video, Valentijn Overeem delivers a brutal flying knee to the face of Kazuo Takahashi, knocking him cold in the first round of their fight at World Victory Road's Sengoku IV.

"I have a lot of respect for Mr. Takahashi and I am very glad that this organization gave me an opportunity to make a comeback," Overeem said after the fight.

The Dutch Overeem improved his record to 26-22, with nine knockouts. This is Overeem's second win in 2008 after not fighting at all in 2007 and losing four straight fights in 2005 and 2006.

Video via Bloody Elbow.