Now that Alistair Overeem has passed his UFC 141 pre-fight drug test, his heavyweight top contender scrap with Brock Lesnar is officially a go. To help hype the highly-anticipated shootout, FUEL TV will debut “Countdown to UFC 141″ tonight at 10PM ET/PT.
The documentary focuses on Lesnar and Overeem as they prepare for battle. Donald Cerrone and Nate Diaz will also provide behind-the-scenes footage as they get ready for their lightweight shootout.
Welterweights Jon Fitch and Johny Hendricks are also expected to appear in the preview show.
FUEL TV is scheduled to air replays of “Countdown to UFC 141″ on December 22nd at 11:30PM ET, December 23rd at 11:30PM ET and December 28th at 2AM ET.
“UFC 141: Lesnar vs. Overeem” takes place December 30th inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Here is the official roster for the New Year’s weekend extravaganza:
(Facebook 7:30PM ET/4:30PM PT)
Manny Gamburyan vs. Diego Nunes
Luis Ramos vs. Matt Riddle
Efrain Escudero vs. Jacob Volkmann
Sean Pierson vs. Dong Hyun Kim
(Spike TV 9PM ET/6PM PT)
Danny Castillo vs. Anthony Njokuani
Ross Pearson vs. Junior Assuncao
(Pay-Per-View 10PM ET/7PM PT)
Jim Hettes vs. Nam Phan
Vladimir Matyushenko vs. Alexander Gustafsson
Jon Fitch vs. Johny Hendricks
Donald Cerrone vs. Nate Diaz
Alistair Overeem vs. Brock Lesnar