UFC 141 results wrap: Brock Lesnar retires from MMA after losing to Alistair Overeem

Brock Lesnar (right) winces in pain after eating a couple of knees to the breadbasket by Alistair Overeem in the main event of UFC 141 last Friday night in Las Vegas. Photo by Donald Miralle via Zuffa LLC/Getty Images.

Happy New Year!

For those mixed martial arts (MMA) fans who spent their Friday night pre-gaming for the inevitable drink-tank that consumes a majority of the male population of New Year's Eve, you missed a pretty historic pay-per-view (PPV) event that closed out Ultimate Fighting Championship's (UFC) 2011 fight campaign.

Brock Lesnar retired from active competition, Alistair Overeem made a successful UFC debut and Jon Fitch got KTFO by a guy with a bushy beard.

Nate Diaz also turned in a career performance against Donald Cerrone and shattered a CompuStrike record in the process. Oh, and if you never heard of Jim Hettes, you will.

Just ask Nam Phan.

UFC 141: "Lesnar vs. Overeem" went out with a bang, and hopefully you did too (literally and figuratively). Here's what happened at the Friday night fights from the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Dec. 30 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Check it all out (plus a few bonus links on Fedor Emelianenko) after the jump.

UFC 141: "Lesnar vs. Overeem"

Results and live fight coverage

Recap and discussion

Post-fight press conference video

Bonuses and awards

Event photos gallery

Event review

Event salaries and payouts

Brock Lesnar vs. Alistair Overeem fight video highlights

Nate Diaz vs. Donald Cerrone fight video highlights

Facebook "Prelims" results and recap

Fight recap: Danny Castillo takes split decision over Anthony Njokuani

Fight recap: Ross Pearson decision Junior Assuncao in last ever live UFC fight on Spike

Fight recap: Jim Hettes dominates Nam Phan en route to decision win

Fight recap: Alexander Gustafsson stops Vladimir Matyushenko in one round

Fight recap: Johny Hendricks knocks out Jon Fitch in 12 seconds

Fight recap: Nate Diaz boxes his way past Donald Cerrone

Fight recap: Brock Lesnar loses to Alistair Overeem via technical knockout

Fight review and analysis: Jim Hettes vs. Nam Phan

Fight review and analysis: Alexander Gustafsson vs. Vladimir Matyushenko

Fight review and analysis: Johny Hendricks vs. Jon Fitch

Fight review and analysis: Nate Diaz vs. Donald Cerrone

Fight review and analysis: Brock Lesnar vs. Alistair Overeem

UFC 141 post-fight fallout

Big winners and lowly losers

Event 'Report Card'

What's next for Alistair Overeem and Nate Diaz?

Did Brock Lesnar win at UFC 141? Not as easy to answer as it seems

Brock Lesnar retires from MMA following loss to Alistair Overeem

WWE's Chris Jericho accuses Brock Lesnar of taking a dive against Alistair Overeem

Brock Lesnar back to WWE? Dana White talks about it the possibility

Brock Lesnar may have suffered a broken rib during loss to Alistair Overeem

History in the Making: Brock Lesnar comes to the UFC and becomes the biggest star in MMA

With Brock Lesnar retiring, the UFC on FOX deal is more important than ever

Alistair Overeem proved he was the real deal by stopping Brock Lesnar

Alistair Overeem doesn't want to see Brock Lesnar retire from MMA

Donald Cerrone tells us he was told by Nate Diaz not to "do any of that gay wrestling sh*t"

Nate Diaz sets CompuStrike record for strikes in a three round fight against Donald Cerrone

Nate Diaz wants a title shot after beating Donald Cerrone

Johny Hendricks did to Jon Fitch what neither B.J. Penn nor Georges St. Pierre could do -- FINISH HIM!

Alistair Overeem vs. Junior dos Santos will be a treat for the fans

25,000 Xbox Live fans are not happy

Nate Diaz is rollin' in style

DREAM New Years 2011

Results and live fight coverage

Results recap: Fedor Emelianenko knocks out Satoshi Ishii to close New Year's show

Video of Fedor knocking Satoshi Ishii out

That, my friends, should be enough to keep you talking -- at least for the time being. What gets your vote for the biggest story coming out of UFC 141?

Sound off, Maniacs.

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