Zane Simon and Eddie Mercado are here to breakdown this event with hot takes, possible next fights, as well as reactions to the overall event.
This Saturday’s, Dec. 7th., UFC on ESPN 7 event, from the Capitol One Arena in Washington, D.C., featured a co-main between Strawweights, Cynthia Calvillo vs. Marina Rodriguez and a Main Event showcasing a top-ranked Heavyweight bout between legendary Alistair ‘The Demolition Man’ Overeem, coming into the octagon off two wins over Alexey Oleinik and Sergey Pavlovich during the past year, ranked #7 currently and the up-and-comer, undefeated Jairzinho ‘Bigi Boy’ Rozenstruik, ranked #14 Current Best MMA Heavyweight by the folks at tapology.com, who entered this bout on a nine-fight win streak.
Here’s a look at the UFC WASHINGTON RESULTS & new fight records:
UFC on ESPN 7 - Washington, D.C. - ‘Overeem vs. Rozenstruik’ MAIN CARD | SAT. DEC. 7 ESPN MAIN CARD | 9PM/6PM ET/PT
- 265 lbs - Jairzinho Rozenstruik (10-0) DEF. Alistair Overeem (45-18), KO/TKO-Right Cross at 4:56 of R5 of 5, Total 24:56
- 115 lbs - Cynthia Calvillo (8-1-1) vs. Marina Rodriguez (12-0-1), Ends in a Draw - Majority
- 265 lbs - Ben Rothwell (37-12) DEF. Stefan Struve (29-12), KO/TKO-Punches, 4:57 of R2, Total 9:57 —- amidst controversy
- 135 lbs - Aspen Ladd (9-1) DEF. Yana Kunitskaya (12-5), KO/TKO-Left Cross to G & P at 0:33 of R3, Total 10:33
- 135 lbs - Cody Stamann (18-2-1) vs. Yadong Song (15-4-1), Ends in a Draw - Majority
- 135 lbs - Rob Font (17-4) DEF. Ricky Simón (15-3), DEC-Unanimous
FIGHT OF THE NIGHT: ($50K ea.) Ricky Simón vs. Rob Font
PERFORMANCES OF THE NIGHT: ($50K ea.) Makhmud Muradov, Bryce Mitchell
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170 lbs - Tim Means (29-11) DEF. Thiago Alves (23-15), SUB-Guillotine Choke at 2:38 of R1
145 lbs - Billy Quarantillo (13-2) DEF. Jacob Kilburn (8-3), SUB-Triangle Choke at 3:18 of R2, Total 8:18
145 lbs - Bryce Mitchell (12-0) DEF. Matt Sayles (8-3), SUB-Twister at 4:20 of R1
155 lbs - Joe Solecki (9-2) DEF. Matt Wiman (16-9), DEC-Unanimous
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115 lbs - Virna Jandiroba (15-1) DEF. Mallory Martin (6-3), SUB-Rear Naked Choke at 1:16 of R2, Total 6:16
185 lbs - Makhmud Muradov (24-6) DEF. Trevor Smith (15-10), KO/TKO-Overhand Right at 4:09 of R3, Total 14:09
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