Junior dos Santos vs. Alistair Overeem Official for May 26th in Las Vegas, NV

UFC co-owner, Lorenzo Fertitta confirmed at a Q&A session on Twitter last night that UFC heavyweight champion, Junior dos Santos will meet number one contender and former Strikeforce, DREAM, and K-1 champion, Alistair Overeem on May 26th, Memorial Day Weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada.

When asked when the two would meet, UFC co-owner, Lorenzo Fertitta stated: “memorial day weekend vegas”.

Dos Santos captured the title on the first UFC on FOX card back in November, knocking out Cain Velasquez in the very first round. Prior to that he’d defeated the likes of Fabricio Werdum, Roy Nelson and Mirko Cro Cop to earn his shot.

Overeem made his octagon debut just a month after at UFC 141 card in Las Vegas, stopping former champion Brock Lesnar also in the very first round via TKO. Prior to that he earned a unanimous decision win over Fabricio Werdum with Strikeforce.

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