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UFC Fight Night 50: Alistair Overeem Vs. Ben Rothwell

ufc fight night 50

Alistair Overeem vs. Ben Rothwell

Heavyweights comprise the co-main event, as former Strikeforce champion Alistair Overeem (37-13) tackles Ben Rothwell (33-9).

Overeem snapped a two-fight losing streak by defeating Frank Mir in February, while Rothwell has alternated wins and losses in his last nine.

Round 1: Overeem working the leg kicks early on, trying to take the power of Rothwell away. Rothwell catches him and plants Overeem, who gets right back to his feet and clinches. Body kick does some damage for Overeem. Just like that, Rothwell catches him and finishes the former champion.

Ben Rothwell def. Alistair Overeem via TKO (strikes) at 2:19 of Round 1