December 23, 2011

UFC 141: The Return Of Lesnar

UFC 141 is just one week away! Minnesota heavyweight and former UFC Champion Brock Lesnar makes his return to the cage after a 14-month layoff due to a rare illness. His opponent is former Strikeforce and DREAM Heavyweight champ Alistair Overeem. Overeem (35-11) was also crowned the 2010 K-1 World Grand Prix Champion, a prestigious standup combat sport tournament that may have come to an end in its current form.

Also fighting on the undercard will be another former Minnesota Gophers wrestling standout, Jacob Volkmann. A chiropractor practicing in White Bear Lake, Volkmann (13-2) is looking for his fifth-straight UFC victory against Efrain Escudero (18-3).

  • Brock Lesnar vs. Alistair Overeem
  • Donald Cerrone vs. Nate Diaz
  • Jon Fitch vs. Johny Hendricks
  • Alexander Gustafsson vs. Vladimir Matyushenko
  • Jim Hettes vs. Nam Phan
  • Junior Assuncao vs. Ross Pearson
  • Danny Castillo vs. Anthony Njokuani
  • Dong Hyun Kim vs. Sean Pierson
  • Efrain Escudero vs. Jacob Volkmann
  • Luis Ramos vs. Matt Riddle
  • Manny Gamburyan vs. Diego Nunes

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