Former UFC heavyweight champions Josh Barnett and Andrei Arlovsk put on a show for Hamburg, Germany at UFC Fight Night 93 Saturday.
In the end, it was Barnett scoring a third round submission win after locking in a rear-naked choke.
The card aired on UFC Fight Pass from the Barclaycard Arena.
Former UFC title contender Alexander Gustafsson picked up a decision over Jan Blachowicz in the co-main, while Ryan Bader knocked out Ilir Latifi with a knee in the second round.
Nick Hein, Jessin Ayari, Peter Sobotta, Ashlee Evans-Smith, Taylor Lapilus, Jack Hermansson and Rustam Khabilov were also winners.
Barnett and Arlovski claimed “Fight of the Night” honors, while Barnett and Bader scored “Performance of the Night” bonuses.
The attendance for the first event in Hamburg was announced at 11,763 with a live gate of $913,428.
Complete results can be found below:
Josh Barnett def. Andrei Arlovski via submission (rear-naked choke) at 2:53 of Round 3
Alexander Gustafsson def. Jan Blachowicz via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Ryan Bader def. Ilir Latifi via KO (knee) at 2:06 of Round 2
Nick Hein def. Tae Hyun Bang via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-28, 30-27)
Jessin Ayari def. Jim Wallhead via split decision (28-29, 29-28, 30-27)
Peter Sobotta def. Nicholas Dalby via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-26)
Ashlee Evans-Smith def. Veronica Macedo via TKO (strikes) at 3:14 of Round 3
Taylor Lapilus def. Leandro Issa via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Christian Colombo vs. Jarjis Danho ended in a majority draw (29-27, 28-28, 28-28)
Jack Hermansson def. Scott Askham via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Rustam Khabilov def. Leandro Silva via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)