Alistair Overeem vs. Ricco Rodriguez at DREAM.15 on July 10th in Japan

Strikeforce heavyweight champion, Alistair Overeem will make a quick return to action at DREAM.15 in Japan to take on former UFC heavyweight champion, Ricco Rodriguez in a non-title fight on July 10th, 2010.

Overeem was last seen demolishing Brett Rogers at Strikeforce: St. Louis, defending his title for the first time in two years. The Dutchman is currently waiting to face Fabricio Werdum before the end of the year.

As for Rodriguez, he’s on a seven fight winning streak after pulling his life together following substance abuse. The 32 year-old fighter was set to take on Jeff Monson in Australia on July 18th but has decided to pull out to face Overeem instead.

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