It looks like Mark Hunt’s protest is finally over and the UFC gave him what he was asking for because ESPN reporter Brett Okamoto just broke the news that Hunt will be facing Alistair Overeem at UFC 209 in Las Vegas on March 4th. Check it out.
BREAKING: Verbal agreements in place for Mark Hunt vs. Alistair Overeem at UFC 209 on March 4 in Las Vegas, per UFC.
— Brett Okamoto (@bokamotoESPN) December 21, 2016
I’d hold the phone on any Hunt-Reem 2 talk. Hunt still wants that clause in his contract & says he won’t fight anyone if they don’t add it.
— Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) December 21, 2016