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Alistair Overeem heads into UFC 218 putting his heavyweight title shot on the line against fast-rising power puncher Francis Ngannou… and he has no regrets about it.
“We need these new young studs to come in to make the division more colorful,” Overeem said at Wednesday’s open workouts in Detroit. “I’m very happy Francis is here. I’m very happy he has a winning streak. It’s going to make my victory even more glorious.”
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Tune in to MMAWeekly.com on Saturday, Dec. 2, for full UFC 218: Holloway vs. Aldo 2 Live Results and Fight Stats. The main event features a championship rematch between featherweight titleholder Max Holloway and the man he took the belt from, Jose Aldo. The UFC 218 co-main event pits two of the promotion’s top heavyweights against one another in Alistair Overeem vs. Francis Ngannou.