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UFC 141 fight card: Previews, predictions and a complete guide to 'Lesnar vs Overeem'

Brock Lesnar (left) will throw down against Alistair Overeem in the main event of UFC 141 on Friday night in Las Vegas. Photo courtesy of <a href="" target="new"></a>.
Brock Lesnar (left) will throw down against Alistair Overeem in the main event of UFC 141 on Friday night in Las Vegas. Photo courtesy of

"It doesn't get any bigger than this."

UFC 141: "Lesnar vs. Overeem" is not only big in terms of main event musculature, but also in terms of star power. Former heavyweight champion and marquee attraction Brock Lesnar puts asses in seats and Alistair Overeem, well, he just puts people on their asses.

Other match-ups for the Friday night fight card include the lightweight grudge match between Nate Diaz and Donald Cerrone, who, if the press conference and weigh in were any indication, need to be kept in separate venues until the fight starts.

In short, UFC 141 = fireworks.

With all the "Lesnar vs. Overeem" hype over the holidays, it's been a flurry of non-stop news, analysis, quotes, predictions and previews for the past few weeks and it's certainly understandable if you missed out on a few stories.

But don't worry, Maniacs, we've got you covered.

In cased you missed any or all of it - or just want to keep the discussion alive - below are links to all the major storylines heading into tonight's broadcast.

In we go:

UFC 141: "Lesnar vs. Overeem"

Fight card and line-up

Complete odds and betting guide

Results and live fight coverage

UFC 141 predictions and previews:

Nostradumbass bombs Brock Lesnar and predicts a main card upset

Spike TV "Prelims" preview and predictions

Facebook "Prelims" preview and predictions

Fight preview: Nam Phan vs. Jim Hettes

Fight preview: Vladimir Matyushenko vs. Alexander Gustafsson

Fight preview: Jon Fitch vs. Johny Hendricks

Fight preview: Nate Diaz vs. Donald Cerrone

Fight preview: Brock Lesnar vs. Alistair Overeem

UFC 141 press conferences:

Pre-fight press conference

Press conference video

Press conference staredown pics

Nate Diaz shoves Donald Cerrone

UFC 141 weigh-ins:

Weigh-in results

Weigh-in video

Weigh-in staredown pics

Weigh-in photos gallery

Arianny Celeste has a jaw-dropping moment

UFC 141 news updates:

How to watch the event

UFC 141 on Xbox Live

Event poster

Media call live blog

Open workouts photo gallery

Alistair Overeem T-shirt contest giveaway

Complete statistical breakdown of Brock Lesnar vs. Alistair Overeem

Alistair Overeem sued by former representatives

NSAC grants "Demolition Man" a conditional license

Frank Mir was UFC 141 "Plan B"

Team Lesnar boots Team Reem from X-Treme Couture

UFC 141 editorials:

History in the Making: Donald Cerrone earns respect for the WEC lightweights

History in the Making: Nate Diaz returns to lightweight and bulldozes Takanori Gomi

History in the Making: Alistair Overeem moves to heavyweight and a monster is born

History in the Making: Brock Lesnar exacts revenge on Frank Mir

Who is Brock Lesnar?

Brock Lesnar, Alistair Overeem, steroids and UFC 141

2011 is the "Year of the Beard"

The one fight Alistair Overeem wanted -- but couldn't get

Ultimate Submissions: Takedowns vs. Guillotines

How Alistair Overeem can find success in the UFC

UFC 141 videos:

Dana White video blog episode one

Dana White video blog episode two

Countdown to UFC 141

Extended video preview

UFC Undisputed 3 predicts winner of "Lesnar vs. Overeem"

UFC 141 "Friday" parody

Jon Fitch poo-poos on pro wrestling

Vladimir Matyushenko video blog

Alistair Overeem video blog

That, my friends, should be enough to keep you talking -- at least for the time being.

What has been the biggest story heading into this event? The mega-main event match-up between Lesnar and Overeem? The hostility between Cerrone and Diaz? Something else?

Sound off, Maniacs.

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