A heavyweight matchup between Alistair Overeem (37-13 MMA, 2-2 UFC) and Ben Rothwell (33-9 MMA, 3-3 UFC) is the latest addition to September’s UFC Fight Night 50 event.
MMAjunkie confirmed the booking following an initial report from FOXSports.com.
UFC Fight Night 50 takes place Sept. 5 at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Ledyard, Conn. It’s a rare Friday night show for the UFC – and falls on the same night as Bellator 123 in nearby Uncasville, less than 10 miles away. The bulk of the UFC Fight Night 50 card is expected to air on FOX Sports 1 following a few prelims on UFC Fight Pass.
The latest UFC Fight Night 50 card now includes:
- Gegard Mousasi vs. Ronaldo Souza
- Alistair Overeem vs. Ben Rothwell
- Michael Chiesa vs. Joe Lauzon
- Andre Fili vs. Sean Soriano
For the latest on UFC Fight Night 50, stay tuned to the UFC Rumors section of the site.
(Pictured: Alistair Overeem)