Alistair Overeem returned to the UFC Octagon sunday night for UFC Fight Night 87 to battle Andrei Arlovski. The event took place on Sunday, May 8, 2016, at the Ahoy Rotterdam in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Overeem vs. Arlovski featured 13 bouts, some were more fun to watch than others.
UFC Fight Night 87 was headlined by a battle between Alistair Overeem and Andrei Arlovski, with Stefan Struve vs. Antonio Silva serving as the night’s co-main event. Elsewhere on the card, Magnus Cedenblad went to battle against Garreth McLellan. Let’s find out who won at the UFC Fight Night 87. View the full results for ‘Overeem vs. Arlovski’-led fight card below.
UFC Fight Night 87: Overeem vs. Arlovski
|May 8, 2016|
|Alistair Overeem vs. Andrei Arlovski|
|Stefan Struve vs. Antonio Silva|
UFC Fight Night 87 was live 2,694 days days ago and was the 358th event in UFC history, including pay-per-views, UFC Fight Nights, and The Ultimate Fighter season finales.
Who won at UFC Fight Night 87
Below is the 13-fight order and UFC Fight Night 87 results. Here are the real winners and losers from Sunday‘s event:
- Alistair Overeem defeated Andrei Arlovski via TKO (Front Kick and Punches) (Round 2 / 1:12)
- Stefan Struve defeated Antonio Silva by KO (Elbows) (Round 1 / 0:16)
- Gunnar Nelson defeated Albert Tumenov via Submission (Neck Crank) (Round 2 / 3:15)
- Germaine de Randamie defeated Anna Elmose by KO (Knee to the Body) (Round 1 / 3:46)
- Nikita Krylov defeated Francimar Barroso by Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) (Round 2 / 3:11)
- Karolina Kowalkiewicz defeated Heather Clark by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Rustam Khabilov defeated Chris Wade by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Magnus Cedenblad defeated Garreth McLellan by TKO (Head Kick and Punches) (Round 2 / 0:47)
- Josh Emmett defeated Jon Tuck by Decision (Split) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Reza Madadi defeated Yan Cabral by TKO (Punches) (Round 3 / 1:56)
- Kyoji Horiguchi defeated Neil Seery by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Leon Edwards defeated Dominic Waters by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Yuta Sasaki defeated Willie Gates by Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) (Round 2 / 3:30)
UFC Fight Night 87 Results
The results are listed in ascending order, starting from the first fight ending with the night’s main event.
Yuta Sasaki vs. Willie Gates
The UFC Fight Night 87 began with Yuta Sasaki taking on Willie Gates. Yuta Sasaki defeated Willie Gates in Round 2 at 3:30 by Submission (Rear-Naked Choke).
Leon Edwards vs. Dominic Waters
The second fight at UFC Fight Night 87 was Dominic Waters vs. Leon Edwards. Leon Edwards won in Round 3 at 5:00 by Decision (Unanimous).
Kyoji Horiguchi vs. Neil Seery
The following fight was between Neil Seery and Kyoji Horiguchi. Kyoji Horiguchi beat Neil Seery by Decision (Unanimous) in Round 3 at 5:00.
Reza Madadi vs. Yan Cabral
In the fourth bout, Reza Madadi defeated Yan Cabral by TKO (Punches) at 1:56 of Round 3.
Josh Emmett vs. Jon Tuck
The fifth bout ended at 5:00 of Round 3 with Josh Emmett defeating Jon Tuck by Decision (Split).
Magnus Cedenblad vs. Garreth McLellan
In sixth fight of the night, Garreth McLellan lost to Magnus Cedenblad at 0:47 of Round 2.
Rustam Khabilov vs. Chris Wade
Rustam Khabilov got the better of Chris Wade and won by Decision (Unanimous) in Round 3 at 5:00.
Karolina Kowalkiewicz vs. Heather Clark
The eight bout was between Heather Clark and Karolina Kowalkiewicz. Karolina Kowalkiewicz beat Heather Clark by Decision (Unanimous) at 5:00 of Round 3.
Nikita Krylov vs. Francimar Barroso
The ninth fight at UFC Fight Night 87 was Francimar Barroso vs. Nikita Krylov. Nikita Krylov won in Round 2 at 3:11 by Submission (Rear-Naked Choke).
Germaine de Randamie vs. Anna Elmose
In the tenth bout, Germaine de Randamie battled Anna Elmose and took the win by KO (Knee to the Body) in Round 1 at 3:46.
Gunnar Nelson vs. Albert Tumenov
Right before the co-main event, Gunnar Nelson prevailed over Albert Tumenov. Gunnar Nelson won by Submission (Neck Crank) at 3:15 of Round 2.
Stefan Struve vs. Antonio Silva
In the co-main event Stefan Struve defeated Antonio Silva via KO (Elbows) at 0:16 of Round 1; Leon Roberts was the third man in the cage.
Alistair Overeem vs. Andrei Arlovski
In the main event, referee Marc Goddard called an end to the bout at 1:12 of Round 2. Alistair Overeem defeated Andrei Arlovski by TKO (Front Kick and Punches).