Originally posted on 5thRound.com  |  Last updated 3/6/13
With the awesome fight announcements coming at a fast and furious pace on Wednesday, it was only a matter of time before some bad news struck. According to MMAFighting, Alistair Overeem (pictured) has suffered an undisclosed injury that will force the heavyweight out his UFC 160 bout with bitter rival Junior dos Santos. The report states Overeem hurt himself while training and his camp informed the promotion that their client will be sidelined between four-to-five weeks. They are hoping to keep the dos Santos scrap intact, but simply pushed back until July. The UFC has not confirmed Overeem’s injury. If the report holds true, this isn’t the first time something has come between dos Santos and Overeem. The mortal enemies were expected to collide at UFC 146, but Overeem was forced out of the shootout after registering more than twice the legal limit of testosterone in his system. “The Demolition Man” was issued a nine-month ban and was knocked out by Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva in his ret...
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