Dylan Perego

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The King of Stroll-Offs might be returning to battle in acquainted territory, as a number of UFC officers confirmed to MMAjunkie that Mark Hunt might be headlining the primary occasion of UFC Struggle Night time in Sydney, Australia towards Marcin Tybura on Nov. 19.

The UFC is predicted to make a proper announcement early this coming week.

The forty three-yr-previous Hunt (thirteen-eleven-1 MMA, eight-5-1 UFC) final fought on June eleven, incomes a fourth-spherical TKO win over Derrick Lewis, rebounding from a loss to Alistair Overeem at UFC 209 in March.

Tybura (sixteen-2 MMA, three-1 UFC) can also be coming off a current victory, defeating Andrei Arlovski at UFC Struggle Night time in Singapore on June 17 by unanimous determination.

Hunt is No. 6 within the UFC’s official heavyweight rankings heading into the struggle, whereas Tybura finds himself ranked No. 10.