UFC on ESPN: Overeem vs. Rozenstruik
|UFC on ESPN: Overeem vs. Rozenstruik|
|Promotion||Ultimate Fighting Championship|
|Date||December 7, 2019|
|Venue||Capital One Arena|
|City||Washington, D.C., United States|
UFC on ESPN: Overeem vs. Rozenstruik (also known as UFC on ESPN 7) is an upcoming mixed martial arts event produced by the Ultimate Fighting Championship that is planned to take place on December 7, 2019 at Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C., United States.
A heavyweight bout between the 2010 K-1 World Grand Prix Champion and former Strikeforce Heavyweight Champion Alistair Overeem and Walt Harris was expected to serve as the event headliner. However, Harris pulled out on November 1, 2019 due to the ongoing search for his missing step-daughter. He was replaced by Jairzinho Rozenstruik.
A women's strawweight between Cláudia Gadelha and Cynthia Calvillo was scheduled for the event. However, on October 22, 2019 it was announced that Gadelha was forced to withdraw from the bout due to a broken finger and a torn ligament. She was replaced by Marina Rodriguez.
A strawweight bout between Cortney Casey and Virna Jandiroba was scheduled for the event. However, Casey pulled out on October 31, 2019 due to undisclosed reasons. She was replaced by former Invicta FC Strawweight Champion Livia Renata Souza.
A middleweight bout between Alonzo Menifield and Trevor Smith was scheduled for the event. However, on November 10, 2019 it was reported that Menifield pulled out of the event for an undisclosed reason and he was replaced by Makhmud Muradov.
|Heavyweight||Alistair Overeem||vs.||Jairzinho Rozenstruik|
|Women's Strawweight||Marina Rodriguez||vs.||Cynthia Calvillo|
|Heavyweight||Stefan Struve||vs.||Ben Rothwell|
|Women's Bantamweight||Aspen Ladd||vs.||Yana Kunitskaya|
|Bantamweight||Cody Stamann||vs.||Song Yadong|
|Welterweight||Carlos Condit||vs.||Mickey Gall|
|Bantamweight||Rob Font||vs.||Ricky Simon|
|Welterweight||Thiago Alves||vs.||Tim Means|
|Featherweight||Billy Quarantillo||vs.||Chris Fishgold|
|Featherweight||Bryce Mitchell||vs.||Matt Sayles|
|Early Preliminary card|
|Lightweight||Joe Solecki||vs.||Matt Wiman|
|Women's Strawweight||Livia Renata Souza||vs.||Virna Jandiroba|
|Middleweight||Makhmud Muradov||vs.||Trevor Smith|
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