Alistair Overeem Will Face Winner of Junior dos Santos vs. Cain Velasquez

UFC President, Dana White has revealed that former Strikeforce heavyweight champion, Alistair Overeem will challenge the winner of the UFC 155 main event between Junior dos Santos and Cain Velasquez, with the fight going down around March or April 2013.

White, speaking at the UFC 153 post-fight press conference, said:

“The winner of that fight will fight Overeem (in March or April).”

Overeem was set to face Junior dos Santos for the title in May at UFC 146 but was pulled from the fight after his T:E ratio was as high as 14:1. The Nevada State Athletic Commission reduced the normal one-year term to nine months after great deliberation.

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