Desmond Green got his wish. The Rochester-native desperately wanted to fight on next month's UFC Rochester card, and the promotion has obliged by booking him against former TKO champion Charles "Air" Jourdain (9-1), sources told ESPN. Jourdain, of Montreal, will be making his UFC debut on the May 18 card. Green (22-8) is coming off a win over Ross Pearson last month. The news was first reported by Le Journal de Montreal.
Walt Harris accepted a four-month sanction from USADA for testing positive for a prohibited substance from a contaminated supplement. Harris tested positive for LGD-4033 ahead of UFC 232 in December. He is eligible to compete at UFC Ottawa on May 4.
That's a wrap in St. Petersburg, as Alistair Overeem used an array of knee strikes to the body and head to beat Aleksei Oleinik by first-round TKO in the heavyweight main event.