Overeem vs Hunt at UFC 209!
Published: 21.12.2016 • 14:51
After little less than nine years, Alistair Overeem and Mark Hunt will meet again in the Octagon. Their match is confirmed for March 4 at UFC 209 in Las Vegas.
Former K-1 Grand Prix winners never met in the kickboxing ring, but they met at Dream 5 in 2008 when Overeem won via submission in the first round.
Overeem (41-15, 1 NC) did not fight ever since his title bout at UFC 203 in Cleveland when he was KO’ed by Stipe Miočić at the end of the first round. Before that The Reem scored four wins including the win over Junior dos Santos.
In his last match Hunt (24-12-1, 1 NC) suffered a defeat at UFC 200 in July. After the match it was revealed that Lesnar scored positive on doping tests and his win was annulled. Moreover, he had to pay a fine a got a one-year suspension.