|Other names The Machine|
Style Muay Thai
Nationality Cape Verdean Dutch
Name Aalviar Lima
|Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Born Aalviar Lima
March 23, 1978 (age 37)
Cape Verde (1978-03-23) |
Weight 76 kg (168 lb; 12.0 st)
Aalviar "The Machine" Lima (born 23 March 1978) is a retired Cape Verdean-Dutch middleweight kickboxer who fought out of Dordrecht, Netherlands. He made his K-1 debut against Warren Stevelmans in K-1 MAX Netherlands 2008 The Final Qualification.
Lima has fought in various events and tournaments around Europe such as Beast of the East, It's Showtime Trophy, KlasH, SuperLeague, and Ring Masters. In SuperLeague, he reached his peak with clutching the title where he had beaten respectively José Reis, Ali Gunyar, and Kamal El Amrani in 2005. He also has some remarkable victory records over Imro Main and Vasily Shish in Klash Event.
He has been invited to K-1 after his knock-out victory over Nieky Holzken. which also was selected as one of the best KOs of the year by Fight Club, the martial arts magazine of multi-sports channel Eurosport.
On 24 May 2013 Aalviar Lima fought his retirement fight against Romnian prospect Alexandru Irimia. Coach Dennis Krauweel cried when Lima announced once again his retirement. He was awarded for his win by his Team SuperPro colleague, Rico Verhoeven.
Former K-1 World Max champion Albert Kraus and It's Showtime Reality Show contender Swede fighter Elias Daniel are some of his sparring mates.
His name is also written as Alviar Lima instead.