It took Browne just one year and nine fights to make his way to the big show. The Alliance MMA member ran through the lower level competition with eight impressive finishes before earning a shot with the UFC.
His first test came against James McSweeney at The Ultimate Fighter 11 Finale and "Hapa" did not disappoint, dominating the Brit en route to a first round technical knockout victory.
The Hawaiian's hype train was brought to a screeching halt at the hands, or more specifically knees, of Cheick Kongo at UFC 120 but he channeled the power of superman to get it back on track, razing the "Skyscraper" Stefan Struve this past Memorial Day weekend.
The oddmakers like what they see and have pegged Browne as the -450 favorite.
Broughton made his Octagon debut against Vinicius Kappke de Queiroz at UFC 120 across the pond last October, finishing the "Spartan" with a third round rear naked choke.
It was the Liverpool native's fifth straight win and fifteenth overall. But will he be ready to throw hands with one of the most lethal strikers in the division?
Or is he simply a sacrificial lamb? If you ask the bookies, it's the latter, as "The Bear" crawls into Denver at +350.
Anyone laying coin on this titanic tilt?