As it turns out, UFC Heavyweight Alistair Overeem will not be returning to the Octagon at UFC 164. It is now being reported that Overeem will meet Travis Browne at UFC On FOX Sports 1 on the main card. The report also made sure to point out that this will NOT be the main event of the UFC’s debut on the channel’s launch. Overeem is looking to rebound from his first loss since 2007 as he was brutally knocked out by Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva at UFC 159. Browne, who also has a technical knockout loss to Bigfoot, rebounded with a win over Gabriel Gonzaga at the TUF 17 finale and is looking to continue the momentum.
MMAJunkie reported the news. While rumors swirl about the main event, as of publication the card still doesn’t have one. The event will take place on August 17 at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. Announced bouts on the card include Matt Brown vs. Thiago Alves and Joe Lauzon vs. Michael Johnson.
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