Frank Mir vs. Alistair Overeem Set for UFC 167
Posted by Jeffrey Harris on 09.05.2013
A new heavyweight bout added to the card...
UFC officials confirmed today on Twitter that a new heavyweight bout has been added to the upcoming UFC 167 Card in November. Alistair Overeem will face former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir on the card. Both fighters are coming off losses. Overeem has lost his last two fights, being knocked out by Antonio Silva and Travis Browne. Mir is trying to overcome a three-fight losing streak against Junior dos Santos, Daniel Cormier, and Josh Barnett.
UFC 167 is set for November 16 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Below is the updated card:
Georges St-Pierre vs. Johny Hendricks - for the welterweight title
Chael Sonnen vs. Rashad Evans
Frank Mir vs. Alistair Overeem
Rory MacDonald vs. Robbie Lawler
Josh Koscheck vs. Tyron Woodley