Whats amazing is that people actually thought Brock had a chance at all. The only take down attempt Brock made was WEAK at best. But if you watch any Overeem fight you gotta know that the knees are coming its his bread and butter. And to the guy that said that Brock could take punishment to the head?? Every time Brock got hit hard in the face in any fight he would ball up into the fetal position against the cage and fall down wtf is that. I dont know what the excuse will be this time i know Brock wasnt healthy and had recent surgery but all that aside if he was 100% the outcome would have been the same just maybe lasted a bit longer.
This event marked Brock Lesnar's return to MMA action after being out for over a year due to diverticulitis . The lead up to the fight was rife with controversy regarding his opponent, Alistair Overeem . In November 2011, both competitors were required by the NSAC to comply with out-of-competition drug testing. Lesnar delivered his sample screen on November 21, while Overeem delivered his on November 23. The screen, however, did not meet the standards of the commission. Overeem submitted a second test through his personal physician – which was also deemed unacceptable – before flying out of the country. Overeem was ultimately given a conditional license for the fight by the committee during a meeting held on December 12, 2011.