Matt Brown vs. Miguel Baeza Rebooked For UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs. Harris


A welterweight division attraction has been rebooked for UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs. Harris as Matt Brown is in action against Miguel Baeza.

The UFC announced the bout through Twitter, as the original contest between the two was slated for UFC Fight Night Columbus in March.

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Brown (22-16-0) enters the contest riding a two fight winning streak, defeating the duo of Diego Sanchez and Ben Saunders. Brown hasn’t suffered a defeat in over three years, with that last loss coming to Donald Cerrone at UFC 206. Brown has picked up twenty two wins as a professional MMA fighter and fourteen of them came by way of KO/TKO.

Baeza (8-0-0) has already picked up one win under the UFC banner, having defeated Hector Aldana by second round TKO at UFC Fight Night Tampa. Baeza also competed on Dana White’s Contender Series Season 3, Episode 2, defeating Victor Reyna by unanimous decision. Baeza is undefeated thus far as a professional MMA fighter and that streak has already lasted over four years.

UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs. Harris takes place on Saturday, May 16 from the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida with Alistair Overeem and Walt Harris headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, which airs live on ESPN.

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