The UFC 141 hype-train leaves the station on Friday, November 11th at the Santa Monica Pier in Santa Monica, California with the official pre-fight press conference, directly proceeding the UFC on Fox weigh-ins. UFC President Dana White hosts the presser and will be accompanied by former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar and former Strikeforce, K-1, and DREAM champion Alistair Overeem. Light co-headliners Donald Cerrone and Nate Diaz may also be in attendance.
The press conference begins at 5:00 p.m. ET/2:00 p.m. PT, with doors opening to the public an hour beforehand. For those not able to attend, the proceedings will also be streamed live on UFC.com and covered on MMA Nation.
UFC 141 is scheduled for December 30, 2011 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. For further analysis, follow MMA Nation (@MMANation) on Twitter.
The UFC 141 fight card is as follows:
Heavyweight: Alistair Overeem vs. Brock Lesnar
Lightweight: Donald Cerrone vs. Nate Diaz
Light Heavyweight: Alexander Gustafsson vs. Vladimir Matyushenko
Welterweight: Johny Hendricks vs. Jon Fitch
Welterweight: Dong Hyun Kim vs. Sean Pierson
Featherweight: Manny Gamburyan vs. Diego Nunes
Lightweight: Junior Assuncao vs. Ross Pearson
Lightweight: T.J. Grant vs. Jacob Volkmann
Welterweight: Luis Ramos vs. Matt Riddle