Brock Lesnar has always been a magnet for drawing attention to the UFC. Combine that with him coming off of a long layoff due to his second bout with diverticulitis and a pairing against former Striikeforce and Dream champion Alistair Overeem, and there is potential for pay-per-view fireworks the day before New Year’s Eve.
Lesnar vs. Overeem is one of the most highly anticipated heavyweight showdowns in UFC history.
As such, Lesnar and Overeem fielded questions from the media on Monday, giving some more background on Lesnar’s battles with illness and his comeback, as well as Overeem’s own struggles with family issues and constant accusations about whether or not he’s used steroids.
Listen in to the UFC 141 media conference call, featuring Brock Lesnar and Alistair Overeem, in its entirety…