More fights are coming to Fight Pass and FOX this weekend (Sun., May 8, 2016) when UFC Fight Night 87: “Overeem vs. Arlovski” kicks off from Ahoy Rotterdam in Rotterdam, Netherlands. MMAmania.com’s Patrick Stumberg kicks off the UFC Fight Night 87 “Prelims” party with the first installment of a two-part undercard preview series.
The Netherlands: Come for the pot, stay for the fights!
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) hits Ahoy Rotterdam Convention Center in Rotterdam, Netherlands, this Sunday afternoon (May 8, 2016) with plenty of violence in store. Knockout artists Alistair Overeem and Andrei Arlovski duke it out in FOX Sports 1’s Heavyweight main event, while “Bigfoot” Silva and Stefan Struve look for much-needed wins in the co-featured fight of the night.
UFC Fight Night 87 will also see Albert Tumenov face Gunnar Nelson in a clash of top Welterweight prospects and local favorite Germaine de Randamie returns to action against debuting Anna Elmose.
Seven “Prelims” undercard matches will set the main card stage, three on Fight Pass and four more on FOX Sports 1. Here’s what the early risers will get for their troubles this weekend:
125 lbs.: Kyoji Horiguchi vs. Neil Seery
Four straight UFC wins put Kyoji Horiguchi (16-2) in line to face champion Demetrious Johnson, who tapped the Japanese wunderkind at the very last second of the fight. He returned to his winning ways in Sept. 2015 with a decision over the very tough Chico Camus.
He’s knocked out nine of his professional opponents.
“2 Tap,” rather appropriately, went 2-2 in his first four UFC bouts, one of the losses a very competitive one against Brad Pickett. The other part of his nickname showed up in his most recent bout, where he submitted Jon delos Reyes in his native Dublin.
Neil Seery (16-11) owns 12 stoppage wins, split evenly between knockouts and submissions.
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