UFC Quick Quote: If Brock Lesnar can't take Alistair Overeem down he's a goner

LAS VEGAS - JULY 03: Brock Lesnar reacts after his second round submission victory against Shane Carwin to win the UFC Heavyweight Championship Unification bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on July 3 2010 in Las Vegas Nevada. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

"Lesnar can only win in this sport when he is super strong because he doesn't have the skillset that these other guys have. If you do something to take that away, if Lesnar can't take Overeem down, he's a goner and he's a goner fast so I am concerned on that. I know that he's not a dumb guy and I know that if he didn't think he was gonna be ready he'd have told Dana, 'Hey, give me another six weeks,' but I'm still concerned. I'm wondering if we're gonna get the same Brock Lesnar because anything less... I'm not even sure that the prime Brock Lesnar wins this fight because Overeem's a dangerous fighter but I will say that a 70-percent Brock Lesnar has a very little chance in this fight. He better be 100-percent or he's gonna lose."

-- Brock Lesnar lost the UFC heavyweight championship at UFC 121 on Oct. 23, 2010, to Cain Velasquez. Then he battled through a second bout of diverticulitis that required surgery to remove and entire foot of his intestines, losing a ton of weight -- and strength -- in the process. So who does he draw for his first fight back? Strikeforce Heavyweight Champion Alistair Overeem, who will be making his debut inside the Octagon at UFC 141 when he tries to send Lesnar to his second loss in a row on Dec. 30 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Dave Meltzer tells MMANation.com that Brock doesn't stand much of a chance if he can't get "Demolition Man" to the floor, which is a distinct possibility considering how much muscle mass he's lost. All this while "The Reem" seems to just be getting bigger. Agree with Meltzer's take on the fight? Or will Lesnar make his triumphant return and Hulk smash his way back into title contention?

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