Now that UFC 137 is officially in the record books, Octagon officials have now shifted their focus towards “UFC 141: Lesnar vs. Overeem.” After announcing the card’s co-main event between Nate Diaz and Donald Cerrone on Monday, the promotion added two featherweight scraps to the December 30th lineup.
Manny Gamburyan and Diego Nunes have re-booked their 145-pound affair. They were originally slated to meet at UFC 135 in September, but their contest was nixed after both men suffered injuries leading up to showtime.
In addition, Ross Pearson (Pictured) is dropping to the featherweight class to battle Junior Assuncao.
UFC 141 takes place inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. A heavyweight top contender bout between Brock Lesnar and Alistair Overeem headlines the pay-per-view broadcast.
Here is the card’s updated roster:
Manny Gamburyan vs. Diego Nunes
Ross Pearson vs. Junior Assuncao
TJ Grant vs. Jacob Volkmann
Sean Pierson vs. Dong Hyun Kim
Vladimir Matyushenko vs. Alexander Gustafsson
Jon Fitch vs. Johny Hendricks
Donald Cerrone vs. Nate Diaz
Alistair Overeem vs. Brock Lesnar