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Sean McCorkle Signs To Face Soa Palelei In Australia

Former UFC heavyweight Sean McCorkle has agreed to face Soa “The Hulk” Palelei at Australian Fighting Championship 4. Palelei, the AFC heavyweight champion, confirmed the fight on Twitter.

Palelei, who is 35 years old, sports a 17-3 record. He topped Bob Sapp earlier this year, and has gone 4-0 in 2012. “The Hulk” has not lost since a 2010 submission defeat to Daniel Cormier. He competed once for the UFC at UFC 79, falling to Eddie Sanchez.

McCorkle (16-3) exited the UFC after a loss to Christian Morecraft last year. He had his six-fight win streak snapped by Brian Heden earlier this year.