Alistair Overeem will meet Alexey Oleinik in a heavyweight battle to headline UFC on ESPN+ 7 this weekend at Yubileyny Sports Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia.
An event in that part of the world equals a fight morning for us here in the United States. The early prelims will kick off at 10 a.m. EST/7 a.m PST in the morning. The main card will begin at 1 p.m EST/10 a.m. PST.
Overeem has been scheduled to headline this card for some time, however, his opponent has changed. Alexander Volkov was removed from the card due to a doping violation. In steps in the strangulation specialist Aleksei Oleinik. The co-main event could see a serious contender emerge at 155 pounds when Islam Makhachev meets Arman Tsarukyan.
Here is a complete look at the UFC on ESPN+ 7 card, which will air completely on the streaming service.
Main Card (ESPN+, 1 p.m EST):
Main Event:Alistair Overeem vs. Aleksei Oleinik
Co-Main Event: Islam Makhachev vs. Arman Tsarukyan
Marcelo Golm vs. Sergei Pavlovich
Devin Clark vs. Ivan Shtyrkov
Roxanne Modafferi vs. Antonina Shevchenko
Alen Amedovski vs. Krzysztof Jotko
Prelims (ESPN+, 10 a.m EST):
Movsar Evloev vs. Muin Gafurov
Sultan Aliev vs. Keita Nakamura
Teemu Packalen vs. Alexander Yakovlev
Shamil Abdurakhimov vs. Marcin Tybura
Gadzhimurad Antigulov vs. Michal Oleksiejczuk
Rafael Fiziev vs. Magomed Mustafaev