Three Reasons You Shouldn't Miss Browne vs. Overeem on Saturday Night

August 15, 2013

VFD Sports Marketing athlete Travis Browne (@travisbrowneMMA on Twitter) will step inside the UFC Octagon for the eighth time in his career, this time looking to make a huge statement against Alistair “The Reem” Overeem. This fight serves as the co-main event of UFC’s debut on FOX Sports 1, taking place on August 17, 2013 at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts.


This is a huge fight no one should miss. But if you’re still in doubt – below are three main reasons to tune in on Saturday night. Enjoy the fights!


90% Finishing Ratio

That’s perhaps the most impressive statistic coming up to this fight. Travis Browne and Alistair Overeem have 25 KO/TKO finishes combined. While Overeem contributes towards a bigger number of submission finishes, Hapa Browne has a better KO/TKO ratio by around 30 percent. This promises us an exciting match-up on Saturday night, with both fighters having the necessary skillset to get a highlight reel finish on any given moment.


Title shot implications

In his most recent appearance inside the Octagon, Travis Browne defeated Alistair Overeem in impressive fashion. Victory over Alistair Overeem will be a serious statement for Browne, who’s already considered as one of the best heavyweight fighters on the planet. Despite coming off a loss, Overeem is still the man to beat


FOX Sports 1

It’s the inaugural event on FOX Sports 1. Fans can definitely expect certain changes in production and overall delivery of the UFC product. The card is stacked from top to bottom with high-profile bouts. Travis Browne vs. Alistair Overeem serves as the co-main event, but Chael Sonnen, Mauricio Rua, Urijah Faber, Joe Lauzon and many others are also on the card. Expect fireworks!