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Alistair Overeem will face Francis Ngannou on UFC 218

Two of the big names in MMA, Alistair Overeem and Francis Ngannou will face each other on December 2th in Detroit!

Alistair Overeem clashes against Francis Ngannou on UFC 218

Heavyweight Alistair Overeem will try to stop the rise of Francis Ngannou, in a fight at UFC 218 in the Little Caesars Arena. According to the official website of the UFC, the news was announced that both heavyweights will meet each other in what will be undoubtedly a promising bout.

Explosive battle

In what is said to be an explosive fight with which the winner can earn a chance on the world title, Dutch Overeem  against No. 4 Ngannou from Cameroon, who won with a 92 seconds TKO from Andrei Arlovski, what earned him his second consecutive Performance of the Night bonus. Now in December, the Predator (Ngannou) hopes to beat another heavyweight superstar Overeem.

Provisional cards and confirmed bouts

The provisional cards are know, but fighers will be added in the coming period, keep your eyes peaked on our site, and the usual MMA channels. Henry Cejudo (11-2) vs Sergio Pettis (16-2) have already been booked for the event. The 125-pound fighter was originally scheduled to fight against each other on UFC 211 last May, but Cejudo was forced to withdraw from the fight, a few days before due to a hand injury.


Henry Cejudo vs. Sergio Pettis
Dominick Cruz vs. Jimmie Rivera
Alistair Overeem against Francis Ngannou

Undercard UFC 218

Felice Herrig vs Cortney Casey
Cynthia Calvillo vs. Carla Esparza

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