Alistair Overeem vs. Walt Harris fight headlines UFC event in Washington
UFC on ESPN 7 event that will take place in Washington, DC, on December 7, now has the main fight. In his Instagram, top UFC heavyweight Walt Harris (13-7) who is now number 11 of the official rankings, announced his fight against legendary number 7 Alistair Overeem (45-17).
“Well the cats out of the bag... Happy to announce I will be headlining my first UFC event dec. 7th in DC! Dreamed of this day since I began my career! I can’t wait!” Harris said.
It’s worth noting that both fighters defeated the same heavyweight opponent in their respective fights. Overeem defeated Alexey Oleynik by TKO at the UFC event in Saint Petersburg in April while Harris defeated same Oleynik at the UFC on ESPN 4 by knocking him out 12 seconds into the fight.