Junior Dos Santos vs. Alistair Overeem has finally been agreed for to co-main event of UFC on FOX 17.
UFC on Fox 17 will be held on December 19, 2015 at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida. The event will be headlined by a lightweight title fight between Rafael dos Anjos and Donald Cerrone.
Originally scheduled to square off on two separate occasions at UFC 146 in May of 2012 and at UFC 160 in May of 2013 the two heavyweights now finally have a chance to settle the score.
dos Santos (17-3 MMA) is coming off a close unanimous decision win over top ranked Stipe Miocic at UFC on FOX 13 last December.
Overeem (39-14-1) is currently on a two fight winning streak since looking unimpressive in recent years. His last bout in the octagon was a unanimous decision win over Roy Nelson at UFC 185.
With this fight addtion UFC on FOX 17 now looks like this
Rafael dos Anjos (c) vs. Donald Cerrone
Michael Johnson vs. Nate Diaz
C.B. Dollaway vs. Nate Marquardt
Josh Samman vs. Tamdan McCrory
Junior dos Santos vs. Alistair Overeem