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Frank Mir and Cain Velasquez Ruled Out As Possible Replacements For Alistair Overeem at UFC 146?

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In response to a fan pleading not to “break up” the Frank Mir vs. Cain Velasquez heavyweight co-main event at UFC 146 in the wake of Alistair Overeem’s positive drug test, Dana White confirmed on Twitter that Mir-Velasquez will still happen… I think. Mir was believed to be the front runner to replace Overeem (in the likely event that a replacement will be needed), however that essentially rules Mir (and Cain) out unless Dana meant it would happen at a later date.

For the sake of argument though, let’s assume he means it will still happen at UFC 146. If not Mir or Velasquez, then who?

  • Miranduh

    Then who is right! Who the eff can replace him if not Mir? I’m going to be seriously pissed if they end up giving Mark Hunt to Dos Santos. I mean, yeah he looked good in his last two fights but, come on bro. JDS would handle that dude like he owed him money. In this situation it would be better to scrap the title fight and make the no.1 contender match the main event.

    • http://twitter.com/Warriordave927 warriordave927

      It’s crazy that people are lobbying for hunt to get the shot and like you I agree that he’s looked good in his last couple of fights but definitely not ready for a title shot

  • Augustine

     Mark Hunt vs JDS! :-)

  • Kong Morten

    JDS vs Nelson 2!! Come one, who is with me? I can never get tired of watching a fat guy get beat up for 25 minutes!

  • mooliani

    tim sylvia anybody?…

  • Icyhotman101

    Velasquez vs JDS… Make it happen!!!

  • Matt Silliman

    Maybe Dana is still hoping they can get Overeem approved. If not maybe Hendo

  • Toughjuice aka tha juiceman

    henderson would get smoked. if anderson toyed with him standing…. just think of what his big brother jds would do to him lights out hendo

  • Rb_

    If not Mir or Cain, then henderson seems like the only other legit choice.. unless I’m missing someone

  • Rb_

    If not Mir or Cain, then henderson seems like the only other legit choice.. unless I’m missing someone

  • Shark

    Mark Hunt sucks and is not championship material.

  • http://profiles.google.com/highdollarstl Bill Schumer

    I think they will give it to Bigfoot.

  • Sauceybob

    Get Fedor in there

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