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Junior Dos Santos-Mark Hunt On For UFC 160

Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos and Mark Hunt will collide at UFC 160: Velasquez vs. Silva II. confirmed the fight with UFC president Dana White.

Hunt will be taking the place of Alistair Overeem, who suffered a quad injury and was forced out. The event takes place May 25 from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

Previously, White had stated that JDS-Overeem would be rescheduled, but “Cigano” mentioned wanting to remain active and compete in May.

Dos Santos (15-2) and Hunt (9-7) will be the co-main event to a UFC heavyweight title fight between Cain Velasquez and Antonio Silva.