“Big Country” is headed to “Big D,” as Roy Nelson will meet Alistair Overeem at UFC 185.
Set for March 14, the event will take place inside the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. The main event is Anthony Pettis vs. Rafael dos Anjos for the lightweight title.
Overeem (38-14) is a former Strikeforce champion who earned a victory over Stefan Struve in December. He has gone just 3-3 in six Octagon appearances.
Nelson (20-10) sports a 1-3 mark in his last four, including a knockout loss to Mark Hunt in September.
The Overeem-Nelson bout was first reported by the Dallas News.