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UFC Fight Night 87: Overeem-Arlovski A Go

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Alistair Overeem will indeed main event the first-ever UFC card in the Netherlands, taking on Andrei Arlovski at UFC Fight Night 87.

Officials confirmed the bout Friday for the May 8 card. Action goes down from inside the Ahoy Rotterdam on FOX Sports 1.

Overeem (40-14-1) teased that he would headline the card upon signing his new contract with the UFC. The former Strikeforce champion bested Junior dos Santos most recently, improving to 5-3.

Arlovski (25-11), a former UFC titleholder, had his win streak snapped in January at the hands of Stipe Miocic.

Below is the current lineup:

Heavyweight: Alistair Overeem vs. Andrei Arlovski

Heavyweight: Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva vs. Stefan Struve

Light Heavyweight: Nikita Krylov vs. Francimar Barroso

Lightweight: Reza Madadi vs. Yan Cabral

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