Its done, Alistair Overeem is out and Frank Mir is in. The former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir will replace Alistair Overeem against Junior Dos Santos for the UFC heavyweight title at UFC 146. Dana White made the announcement on twitter this evening.
Taking off to Atlanta!!!! May 26 is now Mir vs JDS for the HW title in Las Vegas at the MGM Grand.
Mir was set to take on Cain Velasquez on the main card at UFC 146. It is unclear at this time what the UFC plans are with Cain.
Overeem’s shot at the UFC heavyweight title was extinguished after he tested positive for a high T/E ratio. He will have his chance to plead his case at a NSAC hearing next week.