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UFC 141 results: Alistair Overeem sends Brock Lesnar into retirement, claims title shot
December 31, 2011 (06:50) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
LAS VEGAS - Alistair Overeem is next in line for a UFC heavyweight title shot, and he ended a career to get it.
In his official UFC debut, the recent Strikeforce titleholder earned a first-round TKO victory over Brock Lesnar, an ex-champ who announced his MMA retirement following the loss.
The fight headlined the pay-per-view main card of UFC 141 and followed
prelims on Facebook and Spike TV. It took place at MGM Grand Garden
Arena in Las Vegas.
UFC 141 salaries: Win or lose, Brock Lesnar will be tonight's top earner
December 30, 2011 (22:50) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
One thing's certain: Brock Lesnar and fellow headliner Alistair Overeem will be the top earners at tonight's UFC 141 event.
Nevada State Athletic Commission executive director Keith Kizer today emailed the list of officially disclosed paydays to MMAjunkie.com.
Lesnar makes a flat $400,000 for the event. Overeem, meanwhile, earns a base pay of $264,285.71 and an additional $121,428.57 as a "win bonus" if victorious.
Video: UFC 141's Brock Lesnar grateful for health, determined to face Junior Dos Santos
December 28, 2011 (03:15) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
When Brock Lesnar walks into a room, his hulking frame and often-brooding demeanor make it easy to forget he's recently had two battles with life-threatening illness.
But as his pending UFC 141 clash with former Strikeforce champ Alistair
Overeem draws near, Lesnar says he realizes how fortunate he is to be
just one win away from another shot at the UFC heavyweight crown.
On Tuesday, at an open workout session at "The Ultimate Fighter" gym in Las Vegas, Lesnar talked about his climb back to the top and why he envisions himself victorious on Friday night.
MMA Headlines Dec. 21 " Brock Lesnar Pleads Guilty to Canadian Hunting Infraction
December 21, 2011 (21:00) [ Indexed from The Fight Network
Headlines making news around the mixed martial arts world
-Brock Lesnar pleads guilty to Canadian hunting infraction, fined $1725 (Credit: WinnipegFreePress.com)
-Philip De Fries vs. Stipe Miocic added to UFC on FUEL TV 1 (Credit: MMAJunkie.com)
-Chad Griggs latest Strikeforce heavyweight moving to the UFC (Credit: MMAWeekly.com)
-Josh Barnett, Kazushi Sakuraba take pro wrestling roles at 'DREAM: New Year! 2011' (Credit: MMAJunkie.com) More...
Alistair Overeem granted conditional license to fight Brock Lesnar
December 13, 2011 (02:10) [ Indexed from MMA HQ
Alistair Overeem received the green light to fight Brock Lesnar on December 30th but it didn’t come easily. The NSAC hearing, streamed by Middleasy’s Layziethesavage, reached the verdit that Overeem would be given a conditional license to fight in UFC 141 but included the following stipulations. Overeem must complete a drugs test within seven days [...]
Tough talk for returning Brock Lesnar in advance of UFC 141
November 12, 2011 (02:05) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
SANTA MONICA, Calif. - Video clips released this year by this or that sponsor have given MMA fans short glimpses into Brock Lesnar's May return from a second bout of diverticulitis.
Today, everyone got a good, long look at Lesnar. By all appearances, the same ornery, smirking heavyweight is back. All 278 pounds of him.
"I'm back," Lesnar crowed at a press conference promoting his title eliminator against Alistair Overeem at UFC 141.
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