Alistair Overeem returned to the UFC Octagon saturday night for UFC on ESPN 8 to take on Walt Harris. The event took place on Saturday, May 16, 2020, at the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, FL, USA. Overeem vs. Harris featured 11 bouts, some were more surprising to watch than others.
UFC on ESPN 8 was headlined by a scrap between Alistair Overeem and Walt Harris, with Claudia Gadelha vs. Angela Hill serving as the night’s co-main event. Elsewhere on the card, Miguel Baeza went to battle against Matt Brown. Let’s find out who won at the UFC on ESPN 8. View the full results for ‘Overeem vs. Harris’-led fight card below.
UFC on ESPN 8: Overeem vs. Harris
|May 16, 2020|
VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena
|Jacksonville, FL, USA|
|Alistair Overeem vs. Walt Harris|
|Claudia Gadelha vs. Angela Hill|
UFC on ESPN 8 was live 83 days days ago and was the 515th event in UFC history, including pay-per-views, UFC Fight Nights, and The Ultimate Fighter season finales.
Who won at UFC on ESPN 8
Below is the 11-fight order and UFC on ESPN 8 results. Here are the real winners and losers from Saturday‘s event:
- Alistair Overeem defeated Walt Harris via TKO (Punches) (Round 2 / 3:00)
- Claudia Gadelha defeated Angela Hill by Decision (Split) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Dan Ige defeated Edson Barboza by Decision (Split) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Krzysztof Jotko defeated Eryk Anders by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Yadong Song defeated Marlon Vera by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Miguel Baeza defeated Matt Brown by TKO (Punches) (Round 2 / 0:18)
- Kevin Holland defeated Anthony Hernandez by TKO (Knees and Punches) (Round 1 / 0:39)
- Giga Chikadze defeated Irwin Rivera by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Nate Landwehr defeated Darren Elkins by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Cortney Casey defeated Mara Romero Borella by Submission (Armbar) (Round 1 / 3:36)
- Rodrigo Nascimento Ferreira defeated Don’Tale Mayes by Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) (Round 2 / 2:05)
UFC on ESPN 8 Results
The results are listed in ascending order, starting from the first fight ending with the night’s main event. Be sure to check out UFC on ESPN 8 payouts and bonuses.
Rodrigo Nascimento Ferreira vs. Don’Tale Mayes
The UFC on ESPN 8 began with Rodrigo Nascimento Ferreira taking on Don’Tale Mayes. Rodrigo Nascimento Ferreira defeated Don’Tale Mayes in Round 2 at 2:05 by Submission (Rear-Naked Choke).
Cortney Casey vs. Mara Romero Borella
The second fight at UFC on ESPN 8 was Mara Romero Borella vs. Cortney Casey. Cortney Casey won in Round 1 at 3:36 by Submission (Armbar).
Nate Landwehr vs. Darren Elkins
The following bout was between Darren Elkins and Nate Landwehr. Nate Landwehr beat Darren Elkins by Decision (Unanimous) in Round 3 at 5:00.
Giga Chikadze vs. Irwin Rivera
In the fourth bout, Giga Chikadze defeated Irwin Rivera by Decision (Unanimous) at 5:00 of Round 3.
Kevin Holland vs. Anthony Hernandez
The fifth bout ended at 0:39 of Round 1 with Kevin Holland defeating Anthony Hernandez by TKO (Knees and Punches).
Miguel Baeza vs. Matt Brown
In sixth fight of the night, Matt Brown lost to Miguel Baeza at 0:18 of Round 2.
Yadong Song vs. Marlon Vera
Yadong Song got the better of Marlon Vera and won by Decision (Unanimous) in Round 3 at 5:00.
Krzysztof Jotko vs. Eryk Anders
The eight bout was between Eryk Anders and Krzysztof Jotko. Krzysztof Jotko beat Eryk Anders by Decision (Unanimous) at 5:00 of Round 3.
Dan Ige vs. Edson Barboza
The ninth fight at UFC on ESPN 8 was Edson Barboza vs. Dan Ige. Dan Ige won in Round 3 at 5:00 by Decision (Split).
Claudia Gadelha vs. Angela Hill
In the co-main event Claudia Gadelha defeated Angela Hill via Decision (Split) at 5:00 of Round 3; Keith Peterson was the third man in the cage.
Alistair Overeem vs. Walt Harris
In the main event, referee Dan Miragliotta called an end to the bout at 3:00 of Round 2. Alistair Overeem defeated Walt Harris by TKO (Punches).
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