Trilogy fight set to take place at UFC 213 between Fabricio Werdum and Alistair Overeem

The rubber match between Alistair Overeem and Fabricio Werdum looks set to take place at UFC 213 in Las Vegas.

The bout was reported by TalkMMA on twitter along with FloCombat.

UFC 213 will be held on July 8, 2017 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event will take place during the UFC’s annual International Fight Week and marks the third time the UFC will host three events in consecutive days at their home base of Las Vegas.

In their first outing Werdum submitted Overeem at Pride Total Elimination Absolute in July 2006. When the two met for the second time under the Strikeforce banner, Overeem defeated Werdum via decision at Strikeforce: Overeem vs. Werdum.

This is the only bout officially targeted for UFC 213 however expect the promotion to announce more bouts in the coming weeks and months.

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