On Saturday, Sept. 5, the UFC returned to the Apex in Las Vegas for its 34th event on ESPN+. The event once again featured no fans in attendance due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
In the night’s main event, former title challenger Alistair Overeem clashed with hard-hitting Brazilian Augusto Sakai. The veteran Overeem bounced back from a last-second loss to Jairzinho Rozenstruik in late 2019 to stop Walt Harris in May. Sakai eked past Blagoy Ivanov in his last outing, which also came in May.
The event aired live on ESPN+ at 7 p.m. ET.
Alistair Overeem def. Augusto Sakai by TKO (strikes). Round 5, 0:26
Ovince Saint Preux def. Alonzo Menifield by knockout (punch). Round 2, 4:07
Michel Pereira def. Zelim Imadaev by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 3, 4:39
André Muniz def. Bartosz Fabiński by submission (armbar). Round 1, 2:42
Brian Kelleher def. Ray Rodriguez by submission (guillotine choke). Round 1, 0:39
Viviane Araujo def. Montana De La Rosa by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Hunter Azure def. Cole Smith by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
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