Aug 31, 2013; Milwaukee, WI, USA; Frank Mir gets ready to fight during the UFC-164 bout at BMO Harris Bradley Center. Mandatory Credit: Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports

Frank Mir, Alistair Overeem booked for UFC 167


The UFC will be putting on their 20th anniversary event in November with UFC 167 in Las Vegas, when welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre defends his title against exciting challenger Johny Hendricks in a match up that fans have been looking towards.

It was previously announced that the event received a co-main event in the light heavyweight division that features former champion Rashad Evans and three-time title contender Chael Sonnen.

Now, the event got an exciting heavyweight bout added to the card.

On Thursday night it was announced that a heavyweight battle between Frank Mir and Alistair Overeem was added to the card.

Each fighter is entering the bout with a losing streak of at least two bouts, with Frank Mir having three straight losses on his record. The fighters may not be closing in on a title shot, but it is still a match up between two of the top heavyweights in the world.

For the 20th anniversary show, the UFC certainly is delivering.

This should be a fun fight to see with the winner looking to get back on the right track.

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