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Alistair Overeem vs Roy Nelson added to UFC 185 fight card in Dallas

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The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Heavyweight stars will be big and bright deep in the heart of Texas when Alistair Overeem collides with Roy Nelson inside American Airlines Center in Dallas on March 14, 2015.

The Dallas Morning News brought word of the UFC 185 pay-per-view (PPV) main card match earlier this evening.

Overeem is fresh off a first round knockout of Stefan Struve at UFC on FOX 13 last month. Prior to the win, "Demolition Man" had dropped three of four matches and appeared to be in the twilight of his career.

The Dutchman will have the opportunity to make it two straight against a fighter who is also no stranger to recent struggles.

Nelson, in fact, has lost three of his four most recent appearances. However, none was more devastating than the last one against Mark Hunt, during which the iron-chinned "Big Country" experienced his first-ever knockout loss in the main event of UFC Fight Night 52.

Something will have to give on fight night ... in a big way.

UFC 185 features a main event between Lightweight champion Anthony Pettis, taking on streaking division No. 1 contender Rafael dos Anjos. Tickets for UFC 185 are set to go on sale Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. More bouts are expected to be announced between now and then.