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Overeem-Browne set for Aug. 17

Updated: May 22, 2013, 10:06 PM ET
By Franklin McNeil | ESPN.com

Heavyweight contender Alistair Overeem returns to action Aug. 17 to face Travis Browne, UFC officials confirmed to ESPN.com on Wednesday.

MMAJunkie.com reported the bout -- scheduled for TD Garden in Boston -- earlier.

Overeem, ranked No. 6 among heavyweights by ESPN.com, was scheduled to fight former UFC titleholder Junior dos Santos at UFC 160 in Las Vegas on Saturday night. But he withdrew from the contest after suffering an injury.

After withdrawing from the dos Santos fight, ...

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