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UFC Fight Night 26 Live Blog: Alistair Overeem vs. Travis Browne

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Alistair Overeem and Travis Browne will square off Saturday night.
Alistair Overeem and Travis Browne will square off Saturday night.
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This is the UFC Fight Night 26 live blog for Alistair Overeem vs. Travis Browne, a heavyweight bout at Saturday night's UFC event at the TD Garden in Boston.

Overeem, who is 1-1 in his UFC tenure, will face Browne, who has won four of his past five fights, on the main card.

Check out the UFC Fight Night 26 live blog below.


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Round 1: Referee Mario Yamasaki is our third man in the cage. Heavyweight fireworks incoming, folks. Both fighters touch gloves and we're off. Overeem wades forward and crushes Browne with a big knee to the midsection. Overeem blocks a flying knee and unloads on another shot to the body. Browne crumbles to the canvas. Overeem swarms with heavy punches. Browne is in serious trouble. Overeem lands an illegal knee to head during the flurry. Yamasaki missed it. Overeem continues to pour it on. Browne finally comes alive and swings for the fences. Browne closes the distance, works against the fence then connects with a big knee to the body. Overeem fires back with a one-two. Overeem blocks a few high kicks. Browne cracks Overeem on the jaw with a front kick! Overeem tumbles to the canvas like a redwood. Browne swarms with a few extra shots. That's it. Wow. What a gutsy performance.

UFC Fight Night 26 results: Travis Browne def. Alistair Overeem via knockout (front kick and punches) at 4:08 of round one.