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Alistair Overeem set for nontitle bout

Updated: April 12, 2011, 7:37 PM ET
By Franklin McNeil | ESPN.com

Strikeforce heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem will face Fabricio Werdum on June 18 in a nontitle fight, the promotion announced on Tuesday.

The Strikeforce Grand Prix heavyweight tournament quarterfinal showdown will be held at American Airlines Center in Dallas.

Overeem will enter the cage with a professional record of 34-11-0 and one no contest. Werdum, who owns a win over Overeem, sports a mark of 14-4-1.

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