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Wednesday, 03/06/2013, 07:46 pm

Alistair Overeem Out Of Junior Dos Santos Fight With Injury, Mark Hunt Steps Up | UFC NEWS


Alistair Overeem’s camp recently informed the UFC that he will be unable to fight Junior dos Santos at UFC 160 due to an undisclosed injury he suffered in training. This news was first reported by MMAFighting.com.

Alistair hopes to be ready by July, but there is still no word on if Junior will fight a new opponent at UFC 160, or wait for Overeem to heal. The organization should reveal more information in the coming days.

The fans seem to be rallying for Mark Hunt as a replacement, who is coming off a brutal KO victory of Stefan Struve last weekend. Mark Hunt spoke with MMAFighting.com tonight, and told them:

“Sounds like a pretty good idea to me. I’m not injured. I’m always down for battle. I was born down. You know this.”

BJPENN.COM will you keep you posted on the latest developments for UFC 160.

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