Heavyweight star Alistair Overeem will return to the Octagon this weekend as he takes on Augusto Sakai.
Overeem has established himself as a UFC fan favorite and took out Walt Harris in his final struggle in Could.
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‘The Demolition Man’ is seeking to safe one other shot on the UFC heavyweight title however three defeats from his final six bouts has put his profession again.
He’ll be on the lookout for a powerful show this weekend however he’s in for a tricky take a look at towards Sakai.
The Brazilian has solely been crushed as soon as in 17 fights and is on a six struggle successful run together with Could’s victory over Blagoy Ivanov.
The heavyweight showdown headlines UFC Battle Night time 176 this weekend with Ovince Saint Preux vs. Alonzo Menifield on the undercard.
UFC Battle Night time 176: Date and begin time
The occasion is scheduled to happen within the early hours of Sunday, September 6 for UK followers and shall be held behind closed doorways.
The preliminary card begins at 11pm on Saturday night time UK time. The principle card begins round 1am with Overeem and Sakai anticipated to begin at 4am.
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UFC Battle Night time 176: TV and reside stream
BT Sport 1 will broadcast the occasion with their protection of the prelims beginning at 11pm on Saturday. Their important present begins at 1am on Sunday forward of Overeem vs Sakai.
The present shall be reside streamed on BT Sport’s web site and app.
The early prelims shall be proven on UFC’s Battle Go for subscribers as regular.
Within the US, all prelim bouts shall be simulcast on ESPN, ESPN Deportes and ESPN+ in English and Spanish.
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UFC Battle Night time 176: Battle card
Most important card (BT Sport 1, 1am Sunday)
- Alistair Overeem vs. Augusto Sakai, Heavyweight
- Ovince Saint Preux vs. Alonzo Menifield, Gentle Heavyweight
- Michel Pereira vs. Zelim Adamaev, Welterweight
- Brian Kelleher vs. Kevin Natividad, Featherweight
- Thiago Moises vs. Jalin Turner, Light-weight
Preliminary Card (BT Sport 1, 11pm Saturday)
- Andre Muniz vs. Bartosz Fabinski, Middleweight
- Viviane Araujo vs. Montana De La Rosa, Ladies’s Flyweight
- Alexandr Romanov vs. Marcos Rogerio de Lima, Heavyweight
- Cole Smith vs. Hunter Azure, Bantamweight