Alistair Overeem vs. Ben Rothwell Set for UFC Fight Night 50
Posted by Jeffrey Harris on 07.09.2014
Heavyweight fight scheduled for September…
FoxSports.com reports that Alistair Overeem will face Ben Rothwell in a heavyweight bout at UFC Fight Night 50 in September.
The event is set for September 5 at the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Ledyard, Connecticut. Rothwell returns after serving a nine-month suspension for testing for elevated levels of testosterone after his win over Brandon Vera at UFC 164 in August 2013. Overeem is coming off a win over former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir by decision at UFC 169 last February.
Below is the updated UFC Fight Night 50 card:
Gegard Mousasi vs. Ronaldo Souza
Alistair Overeem vs. Ben Rothwell
Michael Chiesa vs. Joe Lauzon
Andre Fili vs. Sean Soriano