UFC Portland: Alistair Overeem vs. Walt Harris – New Official Poster Calls Out HW’s Stopping Power
The UFC has shared out the official poster for its upcoming event in Portland, and it makes special note of the fact the headliners finish fights.
Official poster for UFC Portland
The heavyweight contenders are booked to fight on April 11th at UFC Portland, which will be hosted by the city’s Moda Center. The two were supposed to fight in Washington D.C. on December 7th, but after the stepdaughter of Harris went missing leading up to the bout, the heavyweight withdrew. His stepdaughter, Aniah Blanchard, was eventually found murdered.
Harris (13-7) will be fighting for the first time since July, when he quickly took out Aleksei Oleinik in just 12 seconds. That bout followed the heavyweight’s stoppage win over Sergey Spivak in May, which took Harris only 50 seconds.
Overeem (45-18) ended up fighting Jairzinho Rozenstruik in December, and appeared to be headed to a win, until the kickboxer scored a late, stoppage win. Before that, in April, 2019, Overeem also finished the aforementioned Oleinik in the opening round.
You can check out the official poster for UFC Portland below.
Don't tune in late.
— UFC (@ufc) February 28, 2020
UFC Portland line-up to date
Here is the line-up to date for the April 11th, UFC Portland card (via MMA Mania).
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265 lbs.: Alistair Overeem vs. Walt Harris
170 lbs.: Randy Brown vs. Vicente Luque
115 lbs.: Carla Esparza vs. Michelle Waterson
155 lbs.: Tristan Connelly vs. Alex Silva
265 lbs.: Don’Tale Mayes vs. Rodrigo Nascimento
185 lbs.: Alessio Di Chirico vs. Markus Perez
135 lbs.: Julia Avila vs. Karol Rosa
170 lbs.: Niko Price vs. Muslim Salikhov
185 lbs.: Derek Brunson vs. Edmen Shahbazyan
*Fight card, bout order and the amount of matches subject to change.