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SBN MMA Post-Fight Show - UFC on ESPN+ 7 St. Petersburg ‘Overeem vs Oleinik’

By Bloody Elbow Presents

The UFC returned TONIGHT (April 20th, 2019) with a card brought to us all the way from Russia. So, we had some early morning and afternoon fights to watch here in the states. Featuring, a heavyweight bout between former title contender, Alistair ‘The Demolition Man’ Overeem, with a 44-17-0, 1 NC record against Oleksiy ‘The Boa Constrictor’ Oleinik, with a 57-11-1 record, whose last two wins occurred in Round 1, at the UFC on ESPN+ 7 event on ESPN+ from the Yubileyny Sports Plaza in St. Petersburg, Russia. Also of note on the card was a women’s flyweight bout between Valentina Shevchenko and Bloody Elbow’s own contributing author, Roxanne Modafferi (whom we were all rooting for). The co-main consisted of a lightweight fight, featuring Islam Makhachev, who last fought and won against Bloody Elbow’s own Kajan Johnson, co-host of our Pull No Punches Podcast, up against Arman Tsarukyan, who was coming off a 14-win streak. We had a bout between Devin Clark and Ivan Shtryrkov scheduled as the main event opener, but due to a last minute illness the bout was cancelled, moving Movsar Evloev vs Seung Woo Choi up from the feature Prelims bout to the main event opener. On this episode of the show, Zane Simon and Eddie Mercado of The 6th Round podcast join Flyin’ Brian J to discuss the nights violence and nonsensical post-fight antics. This post-fight show is aimed at recapping all of the action from this event with the live viewer serving as the co-host. We go over post-fight ratings, talk about technique, discuss WTF moments from the card, and give out pretend bonuses. Here’s a look at the fight card results as they have come in for the UFC on ESPN+ 7 event, from the Yubileyney Sports Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia, USA, on Saturday, April 20th, via Tapology.com: ESPN+ MAIN EVENT | 1PM/10AM ET/PT Alistair Overeem def. Alexey Oleinik, KO/TKO - Knees & Ground/Pound, 4:45 R1 Islam Makhachev def. Arman Tsarukyan, DEC - Unanimous Sergey Pavlovich def. Marcelo Golm, KO/TKO - Punches, 1:06 R1 Roxanne Modafferi def. Antonina Shevchenko, DEC - Split Krzysztof Jotko def. Alen Amedovski, DEC - Unanimous Movsar Evloev def. Seung Woo Choi, DEC - Unanimous ESPN+ PRELIMS | 10:15AM/7:15AM ET/PT Sultan Aliev def. Keita Nakamura, DEC - Unanimous Alexander Yakovlev def. Alex da Silva, SUB - Guillotine Choke, 3:10 R2 Shamil Abdurakhimov def. Marcin Tybura, KO/TKO - Punches, 3:15 R2 Michal Oleksiejczuk def. Gadzhimurad Antigulov, KO/TKO - Uppercut & Ground/Pound, 0:44 R1 Magomed Mustafaev def. Rafael Fiziev, KO/TKO - Spinning Back Kick & Punches, 1:26, R1 Bonuses: POTN: Magomed Mustafaev $50K, Sergei Pavlovich $50K FOTN: Islam Makhachev vs Arman Tsarukyan, $50K each The UFC did not release any gate revenue figures, but announced UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs. Oleinik a sellout with attendance of 7,326. Keep visiting Bloody Elbow & check out our sister site MMA Mania, who helped make this show available, for more MMA variety. Check out our dual channel, SBN MMA, on YouTube for content from both BE & Mania. Follow ‘FBJ’, @FlyinBrianJ, ‘FBS’ on Facebook: ‘Flyin Brian Show’, and Zane, @TheZaneSimon, and Eddie, @TheEddieMercado. As always, if you enjoyed our show, give us a ‘heart’ here on SoundCloud, or give us a “like”, share & subscribe over on one of our other BE Presents Channels: SoundCloud, YouTube, iTunes & Apple TV , iHeartRadio, Stitcher, Spotify, Google Play, blubrry, OverCast, or Player FM – whichever one happens to be your listening platform of choice. While you’re there, don’t forget to subscribe to Bloody Elbow Presents; that way you’ll always be the first to get all of BE’s daily MMA offerings. For previous episodes of the show, check out our playlists on all of our BE Presents channels. Check out our video broadcast of this show on our SBN MMA YouTube channel right here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XUFNRJg7hkk *Intro/Outro music has been provided by OxBow, starring Eugene S. Robinson: http://www.theoxbow.com

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