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Mark Hunt vs. Stefan Struve completes heavyweight-heavy UFC 146

Another interesting heavyweight match-up has been signed for UFC 146, as promotional officials have confirmed Mark Hunt will meet Stefan Struve at the Memorial Day Weekend event.

Their pairing rounds out what marks the first all-heavyweight main card with five bouts being featured on the May 26 PPV broadcast from Las Vegas. In the main event, Junior dos Santos will defend his title against Alistair Overeem, while the co-headliner features former champs Frank Mir and Cain Velasquez clashing in a #1 contender’s fight.

Hunt has won three of his four fights inside the Octagon since joining the organization rather than having his original PRIDE contract paid out, including a victory over Cheick Kongo in his last match as well as a win over Ben Rothwell. Comparably, Struve (23-5) is 7-3 inside the Octagon with success against Pat Barry, Christian Morecraft, and most recently Dave Herman.

The other two heavyweight tilts scheduled for UFC 146 include Roy Nelson taking on Antonio Silva and Gabriel Gonzaga giving it a go against unbeaten Strikeforce prospect Shane Del Rosario.


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