Check out our full “Fight Day” preview for UFC Fight Night 87: “Overeem vs. Arlovski,” which takes place TODAY (Sun., May 8, 2016) live on FOX Sports 1 from Ahoy Rotterdam in Netherlands, featuring former Strikeforce Heavyweight Champion Alistair Overeem taking on teammate Andrei Arlovski.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heads to Netherlands for the first time this afternoon (Sun., May 8, 2016), as Rotterdam plays host to an exciting UFC Fight Night 87: “Overeem vs. Arlovski” event live on FOX Sports 1.
Catch all the action LIVE with a main card start time of 2 p.m. ET (for up-to-date UFC Fight Night 87 results click here).
Below is everything you need to know to stay on top of the Fight Night event.
Who: Andrei Arlovski vs. Alistair Overeem
What: UFC Fight Night 87
When: Sun., May 8, 2016, beginning at 10:30 ET on UFC Fight Pass
Where: Ahoy Rotterdam in Netherlands
How To Watch: Main card at 2 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 1; FOX Sports 1 “Prelims” at 12 p.m. ET, and UFC Fight Pass early “Prelims” under card at 10:30 p.m. ET
Live UFC Fight Night 87 results: Play-by-play coverage stream right here
Why It Matters: As mixed martial arts (MMA) continues to grow in popularity, UFC brass continues to debut in new countries, opening up new opportunities for potential fighters, gyms, trainers, and more.
The Netherlands have already produced some fantastic fighters in Alistair Overeem and Gegard Mousasi, and UFC Fight Night 87 may very well spur young athletes to take up MMA in the near future.
International events are incredibly important to the continued growth and success of the sport, and UFC Fight Night 87 should be yet another exemplary show.
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