Photo of the Day: UFC on FOX Sports 1:1 poster with Jones vs. Gustafsson, Shogun vs. Sonnen and Overeem vs. Browne

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UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem posted an interesting photo on his Instagram (@AlistairOvereem) today. It shows a fight poster for the UFC on FOX SPORTS 1:1 card with Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson as the headliner, Mauricio “Shogun” Rua vs. Chael Sonnen and Alistair Overeem vs. Travis Browne all slated for the Aug. 17 event in Boston

Mark Hunt to ‘likely’ earn title shot if he knocks out Junior dos Santos at UFC 160

Mark Hunt

UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt (9-7) (4-1 UFC) is one huge win away from fighting for the UFC heavyweight title. UFC President Dana White told a group of reporters following the UFC 158 press conference that took place earlier today in Canada, that Hunt would “likely” earn a title shot if he knocked out former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos at UFC 160.

Between Rounds: Walking on Egg Shells

MMA cutman David Maldonado

Well I certainly have been surrounded by some enthusiastic chatter during my travels in MMA since my last entry. I had the pleasure of working in Miami last week covering the CFA show. It was a fantastic experience and I look forward to future events with them.

Mark Hunt to face Junior dos Santos at UFC 160

Mark Hunt

Mark Hunt will officially replace the injured Alistair Overeem at UFC 160 this May, when he faces off against former UFC Heavyweight Champion Junior dos Santos. Talk of Hunt stepping in to take the fight began to swirl on Twitter earlier in the week; however, UFC President Dana White initially dismissed the rumor, claiming that Hunt had been offered the fight but turned it down.

The UFC 160: Velasquez vs. Silva II card

The UFC 160 event that’s set for May 25 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, is quickly taking shape although we are months away from the event. The UFC heavyweight title fight between champion Cain Velasquez and challenger Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva will be the main event.

UFC 160: Nurmagomedov vs. Trujillo set for May 25

Khabib Nurmagomedov, UFC 160

The UFC 160 event is quickly taking shape as UFC officials have confirmed another fight for the May 25 event set for the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. A lightweight bout between hungry up and comer’s Khabib Nurmagomedov and Abel Trujillo will take place.