Saturday, December 31, 2011

UFC 141 RESULTS: Alistair Overeem Debuts in UFC and Retires Brock Lesnar - 12/30/11


UFC 141: LESNAR VS OVEREEM was held Friday, December 30, 2011, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The main card aired live on PPV.

In the EPIC main event, former Strikeforce and DREAM heavyweight champion Alistair "The Reem" Overeem played the role of Grim Reaper in his UFC debut. Overeem collected the MMA soul of Brock Lesnar with a series of knees and kicks to the body. After getting stung by a nasty liver kick, Lesnar dropped to a knee in pain, a reminder of the multi-year battle he recently fought with diverticulitis. Overeem finished Lesnar with punches to the head. In his post-fight interview, Lesnar, already a millionaire from his days as a WWE superstar, announced his retirement from the UFC.

PAYDAY: UFC 141 SALARIES - Purse Amounts and Bonus Payouts for Brock Lesnar vs Alistair Overeem on 12/30/11


The Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) has released the following salary figures to MMAjunkie for UFC 141: LESNAR VS OVEREEM, held Friday, December 30, 2011, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV.

These are the fighter purses as reported to the NSAC by the UFC. See note at bottom of this article for more details on fighter paychecks.

Brock Lesnar was the top earner of the night with his $400,000 payout.

Friday, December 30, 2011

UFC 141 INSANE PREVIEW: Roundtable Predictions, Translated Odds, Analysis for Lesnar vs Overeem on Friday 12/30/11



The Ultimate Fighting Championship will present UFC 141: LESNAR VS OVEREEM on Friday, December 30, 2011, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The main card will air live on PPV starting at 10:00 pm EST. Two preliminary bouts will air live starting at 9:00 pm EST on Spike TV, the final live UFC fights to air on Spike before the world’s leading MMA promotion moves over exclusively to the properties of the Fox Network in 2012. The remaining UFC 141 preliminary bouts will stream live on the UFC's official Facebook page starting at 7:30 pm EST.

DREAM: NEW YEAR!! 2011 - 12/31/11 New Year's Eve Fight Card in Japan on HDNet


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