Fight Night Rotterdam was a huge success after the UFC’s first event in the Netherlands came to a conclusion yesterday afternoon. It was a successful night for the Dutch, as all three hometown fighters emerged victorious in their respective bouts.
Dutch stars such as Germaine de Randamie, Stefan Struve, and No.3-ranked heavyweight Alistair Overeem made the Dutch’s presence known in the MMA world with some spectacular performances.
It wasn’t just the Dutch who made a statement however, with eight of the 11 total bouts ending in finishes, UFC Fight Night 87 proved to be a huge night for many fighters in Rotterdam Sunday afternoon.
Title contenders emerged, legends fell, and hometown hero prevailed. Let’s take a look at the 5 biggest takeaways from Rotterdam’s inaugural event.