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UFC and MMA veteran Alistair Overeem looks back at his high-profile UFC debut against Brock Lesnar at UFC 141 which closed out 2011. Overeem next faces Alexey Oleinik in the main event of UFC Fight Night Saint Petersburg on April 20.
Overeem’s demolition of Lesnar was his first foray into the Octagon. It also proved to be Lesnar’s last trip to the Octagon for several years. He has fought only one time since, while Overeem has fought 14 more times under the UFC banner since dispelling Lesnar from the cage.
Tune in Saturday, April 20, for full UFC Fight Night Saint Petersburg live results on MMAWeekly.com. Alistair Overeem squares off with Aleksei Oleinik in the UFC on ESPN+ 7 main event, while Roxanne Modafferi faces Antonina Shevchenko in the first UFC women’s bout in Russia.