“Countdown to UFC 141” Debuts December 21st on FUEL TV

Written by Tom Ngo
December 12th, 2011

UFC Brock Lesnar

UFC 141: Lesnar vs. Overeem” takes place December 30th and features a blockbuster bout between Brock Lesnar (Pictured) and Alistair Overeem. To help hype the heavyweight top contender scrap, FUEL TV will broadcast “Countdown to UFC 141” December 21st 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.

Here is the official roster for the New Year’s weekend extravaganza:

Preliminary Bouts:

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

Main Bouts:

(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

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