Pictured: Current light heavyweight, sometimes middleweight and one-time heavyweight Dan Henderson, who would accept a fight against Junior dos Santos at UFC 146 on May 26 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photo via Getty Images.
This thing might be getting a little out of hand.
Thanks to division number one contender Alistair Overeem failing a surprise drug test, his main event fight against Junior dos Santos for the heavyweight championship at UFC 146 on May 26 in Las Vegas, Nevada, is likely off.
And it's led to all out insanity amongst mixed martial arts (MMA) fans. Writers, too.
The obvious choice to replace Overeem is Frank Mir, seeing as he's on a three-fight winning streak and he's held the title once before. Mir vs. Dos Santos isn't a sexy fight, by any means, but it will work in a pinch.
Certain writers on this here website have lobbied for UFC President Dana White to put his differences with Mother Russia aside and sign Fedor Emelianenko for a once in a lifetime fight, though we now know that has no chance of actually happening.
That's not what fans want, though. No, fans are dying to see a certain "Super Samoan" slide right into the void. That's right, ladies and sirs, the one and only Mark Hunt has a rally going for him on Twitter right now appealing to the powers that be within the UFC to give him the vacant spot.
A few of the more defiant fans have even suggested Dan Henderson. Hey, he's not doing anything else at the moment and if Fedor is in consideration, why not "Hendo?" After all, "Dangerous" Dan did knock him out inside of one round in Strikeforce.
Henderson even said on Twitter he would accept the match-up if it was offered.
Again, Mir is the likely choice because he's been in the main event before and he's a former world champion. He's also a true heavyweight. Plus, his management team hasn't pissed off Dana White time and again. Oh, and his record is better than 8-7.
He's probably getting the fight, Maniacs.
But who do you really want to see now that Henderson has thrown his name in the ring? Is it him? Hunt? Fedor? Someone else? Sound off in the comments section below with your wildest suggestions.
They couldn't be any crazier than what we're already seeing.