Issues the Nevada State Athletic Commission had with Alitair Overeem’s latest drug test have been resolved, and Overeem’s fight with Brock Lesnar at UFC 141 is a go. UFC 141 takes place on Saturday, December 30th, 2011 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
UFC president Dana White confirmed the news today via Twitter. White wrote, “Overeem is ready to go!!!” He continued with, “Lesnar vs. Overeem is on!”
The countdown for the show begins Wednesday at 10:00 PM ET on Fuel TV. UFC 141 also features a fight between Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and Nate Diaz, as well as Jon Fitch and Johny Hendricks going at it.
The UFC 141 preliminary card will feature two other fights, airing on Spike TV, which will be the final live fights to air on Spike. There will also be another four bouts streaming on UFC’s Facebook page.