BREAKING: Mark Hunt vs Alistair Overeem Official for UFC 209

Mark Hunt and Alistair Overeem will both make their return to the octagon March 4th in Las Vegas for UFC 209.

While we await confirmation of Jose Aldo’s earlier claims in an interview with MMAFighting.com’s Ariel Helwani that he will be fighting for the Interim Lightweight Title on March 4th, the promotion did announce Hunt vs Overeem. The fight was originally reported by ESPN’s Brett Okamoto.

Hunt (12-10-1, 1 NC) was last seen at UFC 200 where he lost a decision to Brock Lesnar that has since been changed to a no-contest after Brock Lesnar failed a pre-fight drug test.Overeem (50-7) last fought challenging for the Heavyweight at UFC 203 in Cleveland, Ohio where he lost by 1st round KO to Champon Stipe Miocic in his first title defence

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