UFC President Dana White was asked today by the media following the press conference for UFC 136 if he believed the upcoming fight between former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar and former Strikeforce heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem at UFC 141 in Last Vegas, Nevada would be Lesnar's last run for a title.
White was candid in his response saying, "I don't know. That's a good question. We'll see what happens. We'll see how that fight goes. Brock's another guy. It's not like Brock needs any money. If this guy wants to keep competing it's because he wants to. He's healthy, he's 100 percent healthy. He's training. He's in great spirits. I'm looking forward to that fight. It's gonna be a fun one."
The fight is currently targeted for December 30th, a Friday, and will be Lesnar's return to the UFC from a second bout with diverticulitis. Lesnar was most recently scheduled to face Junior dos Santos at UFC 131, but was forced to withdraw due to the aforementioned illness. This will be Alistair Overeem's UFC debut, one that fight fans have been eagerly anticipating since Zuffa purchased Strikeforce almost a year ago.
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