A web page of historical past appears nicely and actually turned. TheUFC has determined to not provide new contracts to the two heavy items autos Junior again Santos and Alistair Overeem. The information, relayed by Mike Bohn for the website MMAJunkie.com, fell in the night.
The UFC has parted methods with former champ Junior Dos Santos and longtime contender Alistair Overeem. The finish of an period in the heavyweight division. Full story coming to https://t.co/5hPgXOZ6F2. pic.twitter.com/XRPnctNGkX
– Mike Bohn (@MikeBohnMMA) March 4, 2021
The current defeats suffered by the two legends of the division obtained the higher of them, added to the “downsizing” coverage launched by the group final yr. Dos Santos had simply chained 4 setbacks, all by KO / TKO, together with the final from the arms of the French Ciryl Gane. For his half, Alistair Overeem was popping out of a TKO loss to Alexander Volkov which appeared to take him out of the title race he had introduced he would pursue final yr for good.
The departure of those two mastodons clearly exhibits that theUFC intends to show the heavyweight division into a brand new period.