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Alistair Overeem promises UFC 141 knockout of Brock Lesnar

Strikeforce heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem attends The Black

Strikeforce heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem attends The Black Eyed Peas Super Bowl Party at Music Hall At Fair Park in Dallas, Texas. (Feb. 4, 2011) Credit: Getty

Now that Alistair Overeem received his fighter's license from the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Monday, it seems fairly safe to post this UFC 141 preview video with him and Brock Lesnar.

The complications with Overeem's licensing stems from his fleeing the country around the time he was required to submit a urine test to the NSAC ahead of the Dec. 30 fight in Las Vegas.

Overeem must take and pass a urine test upon returning the U.S. later this month, and submit to two post-fight tests within six months. (Okamoto has more here.) Although Overeem has never failed a test for performance-enhancing drugs, rumors have always surrounded the Dutch fighter and former Strikeforce heavyweight champion.

The heavyweight main event at UFC 141 is still on, and Overeem promises a knockout in the preview video embedded above.

"I would put my money is on a knockout in the first round," Overeem said. "But personally, I can guarantee a knockout in the second."

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