UFC Washington Results and Highlights

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A key heavyweight bout featuring former title challenger Alistair Overeem taking on surging contender Jairzinho Rozenstruik headlines tonight’s UFC Washington event.

The former Strikeforce and DREAM heavyweight champion, Overeem (45-17 MMA), will enter tonight’s main event on a two-fight win streak, this after scoring back-to-back TKO victories over Sergei Pavlovich and Alexey Oleynik in his most recent Octagon appearances.

Meanwhile, 31-year-old Jairzinho Rozenstruik has gone a perfect 9-0 in his mixed martial arts career. In his most recent effort at UFC 244, ‘Bigi Boy‘ scored a knockout victory over former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski.

In the co-headliner of UFC Washington Cynthia Calvillo and Marina Rodriguez will collide in women’s flyweight bout. Calvillo missed weight badly for tonight’s event (see more on that here).

Also featured on the main card is a heavyweight bout between seasoned veterans Ben Rothwell and Stefan Struve.

UFC Washington Main Card Results:

Alistair Overeem vs. Jairzinho Rozenstruik
Cynthia Calvillo vs. Marina Rodriguez
Ben Rothwell vs. Stefan Struve
Yana Kunitskaya vs. Aspen Ladd
Cody Stamann vs. Song Yadong
Rob Font vs. Ricky Simon

UFC Washington Preliminary Results:

Thiago Alves vs. Tim Means
Jacob Kilburn vs. Billy Quarantillo
Bryce Mitchell vs. Matt Sayles
Joe Solecki vs. Matt Wiman
Virna Jandiroba vs. Mallory Martin
Makhmud Muradov vs. Trevor Smith — Muradov def. Smith by KO (punch) at 4:09 of Round Three

Who are you picking to win tonight’s UFC Washington main event between Alistair Overeem and Jairzinho Rozenstruik? Sound off in the comments section PENN Nation!

This article first appeared on BJPENN.com December 7, 2019

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