Alistair Overeem and Andrei Arlovski set to fight at UFC Rotterdam
<p dir="ltr">Teammates Alistair Overeem and Andrei Arlovski will face each other in the main event of UFC Fight Night 87, <a href="http://www.mmafighting.com/2016/2/20/11080798/teammates-alistair-overeem-and-andrei-arlovski-scheduled-to-fight-at">as per MMAFighting.com.</a></p>
<p dir="ltr">UFC Fight Night 87 marks the UFC’s debut event in the Netherlands.</p>
<p dir="ltr">Overeem (40-14, 1 NC) is currently ranked #3 on the official UFC heavyweight rankings. He is 4-1 in his last 5 bouts and currently rides a 3-fight winning streak. His most recent victory was a knockout win over former UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos in December at UFC on FOX 17.</p>
<p dir="ltr">Andrei Arlovski (23-11, 1 NC) was on a 6-fight winning streak with 3 knockouts until he lost to Stipe Miocic last month. Prior to that, the former UFC heavyweight champion had not lost since 2013.</p>
<p dir="ltr">Greg Jackson has confirmed with MMAFighting.com that both men will train at the Jackson-Winklejohn Academy at different times with different coaches. Jackson will also be cornering Andrei Arlovski for the fight.</p>
<p dir="ltr">UFC Fight Night 87 takes place in Rotterdam, Netherlands on May 8.</p>
Jamal Khayat is a writer for RoughCopy MMA. He began his training in combat sports in 2009 and has competed as an amateur in both MMA and boxing. He is currently pursuing a B.S. degree in Physics at the University of Central Florida.