UFC 146: Frank Mir replaces Alistair Overeem against Junior dos Santos on May 26 in Las Vegas
Leave it to UFC President Dana White to drop a bombshell on Twitter late at night.
That's exactly what he did tonight, though, when he announced that Alistair Overeem is officially out of the UFC 146 main event against Junior dos Santos on May 26, 2012, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. He will be replaced by Frank Mir. Cain Velasquez, who was previously scheduled to face Mir, will get a new opponent, though that has yet to be announced.
Taking off to Atlanta!!!! May 26 is now Mir vs JDS for the HW title in Las Vegas at the MGM Grand.
This comes as quite the surprise, considering it wasn't long ago that White was saying Mir would fight Velasquez no matter what happened with Overeem. He also said the Dutchman would get his day in front on the Commission and they would make a decision from there.
But "The Reem's" hearing is scheduled for April 24. That's four days from now for those not paying attention.
So why the sudden change?
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