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Alistair Overeem vs Francis Ngannou full fight video preview for UFC 218 co-main event

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Top Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight contender Alistair Overeem fights streaking division up-and-comer Francis Ngannou in the UFC 218 pay-per-view (PPV) co-main event later tonight (Sat., Dec. 2, 2017) inside Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, Michigan.

Ngannou (10-1) has made a mockery of the UFC heavyweight division since making his Octagon debut in late 2015, racking up five straight wins with five violent finishes. Overeem (43-15, 1 NC), meanwhile, punched his way back to the top of the weight class with consecutive wins over Mark Hunt and Fabricio Werdum.

Check out their fight video preview above.

MMAmania.com will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC 218 fight card TONIGHT (click here), starting with the Fight Pass "Prelims" matches online, which are scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. ET, then the remaining undercard balance on FOX Sports 1 at 8 p.m. ET, before the PPV main card start time at 10 p.m. ET.

To see who else is fighting at the UFC 218 PPV click here.