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UFC on ESPN 7: Main and co-main event open gym workouts set for Wednesday

No ceremonial weigh-ins for Washington D.C.

It’s fight week with the UFC setting up shop in the Washington D.C. for Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 7 card.

In the main event, heavyweights No.6 Alistair Overeem (45-17-0) and No. 14 Brazilian Jairzinho Rozenstruik (9-0-0) collide. Strawweights No. 10 Cynthia Calvillo (8-1-0) and No. 9 Marina Rodriguez (12-0-1) meet in the co-main event.

There are no ceremonial weigh-ins for the card, so Wednesday’s open gym workouts at the Capital One Arena will be the pre-fight opportunity for fans to see the main and co-main fighters up close.

The workout is free and open to fans and the media, with the doors opening at 5 p.m. ET and the first workout starting at 5:30 p.m. ET and proceeding in approximate 20-minute slices.

The current schedule is:

Cynthia Calvillo – 5:30 p.m. ET

Jairzinho Rozenstruik – 5:50 p.m. ET

Marina Rodriguez – 6:10 p.m. ET

Alistair Overeem – 6:30 p.m. ET

UFC on ESPN 7 will air on ESPN with prelims live streamed on ESPN+ and UFC Fight Pass.

Scheduled bouts for the card are:

Alistair Overeem (45-17-0) vs. Jairzinho Rozenstruik (9-0-0)

Cynthia Calvillo (8-1-0) vs. Marina Rodriguez (12-0-1)

Stefan Struve (29-11-0) vs. Ben Rothwell (36-12-0)

Aspen Ladd (8-1-0) vs. Yana Kunitskaya (12-4-0, 1NC)

Cody Stamann (18-2-0) vs. Song Yadong (14-3-0, 2NC)

Rob Font (16-4-0) vs. Ricky Simon (15-2-0)

Thiago Alves (23-14-0) vs. Tim Means (28-11-0, 1NC)

Jacob Kilburn (8-2-0) vs. Billy Quarantillo (12-2-0)

Bryce Mitchell (11-0-0) vs. Matt Sayles (8-2-0)

Joe Solecki (8-2-0) vs. Matt Wiman (16-8-0)

Livinha Souza (13-2-0) vs. Virna Jandiroba (14-1-0)

Makmoud Muradov (23-6-0) vs. Trevor Smith (15-9-0)

@kenaiandrews

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Kenai is a former Postmedia Network online news and sports editor. He is the Editor-in-Chief for MMA Crossfire.
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