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    Default Overeem vs. Browne confirmed for August 16th on FOX Sports 1

    Overeem vs. Browne confirmed for August 16th on FOX Sports 1 - Mixed Martial Arts News

    Earlier this month a rumor circulated that Alistair Overeem would be making his return to action at the UFC's debut on FOX Sports 1 on August or possibly UFC 164. Today we learn that a bout with Travis Browne at the FOX Sports 1 event has been confirmed:

    Alistair Overeem's return to the octagon has been shifted from UFC 164 to the promotion's debut event on FOX Sports 1.

    Mutiple sources close to the event today told MMAjunkie.com (UFC blog for UFC news, UFC rumors, fighter interviews and event previews/recaps) that Overeem (36-12 MMA, 1-1 UFC) is set to meet fellow standout heavyweight Travis Browne (14-1-1 MMA, 5-1-1 UFC) at UFC on FOX Sports 1 1, which takes place Aug. 17 at TD Garden in Boston.

    Although the fight will be part of the night's main card and a major attraction, it won't even be the main event, UFC President Dana White subsequently told MMAjunkie.com. That assures at least one other significant bout will be added to the card.
    And if you want beef, then bring the ruckus

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    roy or barnett vs. reem makes so much more sense


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    Just who the fuck is going to fight Cormier?

    Quote Originally Posted by TBEAR View Post
    Roy is on a three fight winning streak. AO is on a 1 losing streak......

    SO THAT DONT MAKE SENSE AT ALL FOR ROY


    I like the AO v Browne match up
    What are rankings?
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    Quote Originally Posted by TBEAR View Post
    Roy is on a three fight winning streak. AO is on a 1 losing streak......

    SO THAT DONT MAKE SENSE AT ALL FOR ROY
    It would make perfect sense for Roy because Overeem is ranked higher than he is and a win over him would be something very very impressive. He would probably get an immediate title shot if he defeated Overeem.

    As for Miocic, he will surely KO him, but it would not put him closer to a title shot. He would still need to beat a Top 5 guy to get his shot.
    Not only brazilians can do this stuff


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    Cant wait to see Browne get destroyed

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    Tho seems, might not be, to be a tune up fight to get the ole hype train rolling again.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SOOFNUN View Post
    Tho seems, might not be, to be a tune up fight to get the ole hype train rolling again.
    Browne had a lot of hype around him too; I think this is win/win for the UFC.

    And I would not overlook Browne in this one. I think folks expected too much of him too quickly, but if Reem is started a post-roids career slide then this is far from in the bag for him.

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    Browne is no pushover but I can't stand him after watching him showboating vs Silva (was glad he got ktfo and I hate Bigfoot).

    Overeem should be fine as long as he keeps his hands up and doesn't fight like a jackass like he did against Silva. I don't really have a sure winner in this one tho, just judging by last performances (granted overeems teste levels were way low too). Idk how much that could have hindered his last fight.

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    I bet, if Overeem loses he is cut.
    And if you want beef, then bring the ruckus

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