Lesnar dropped by Overeem in first round, then stuns UFC world by announcing his retirement

Brock Lesnar's long-awaited return to the Octagon didn't last long Friday night at UFC 141 in Las Vegas, and he won't be back in another Octagon anytime soon. Alistair Overeem dropped Lesnar with a body kick and continued landing strikes and the fight was stopped in the first round. Immediately after the fight Lesnar surprised the UFC world by announcing his retirement.
Author:
Updated:
Original:

Brock Lesnar's long-awaited return to the Octagon didn't last long Friday night at UFC 141 in Las Vegas. Alistair Overeem landed a body kick that sent Lesnar to the mat, where he was pummeled by Overeem and the fight was stopped. Lesnar then surprisingly announced his retirement from UFC after the fight.

Next Up

ballot voting vote

Appeals court changes rules for MN absentee ballots received after Election Day

Pending a further challenge, votes received after 8 p.m. on Election Day may not be counted.

Donald Trump

Confusion over where Trump campaign rally will be held Friday

It sounds like it'll be held at the airport in Rochester.

Screen Shot 2020-10-29 at 3.19.05 PM

This video of the Lowry Hill Tunnel walls being cleaned is oddly satisfying

The tunnel will be closed overnight Thursday for cleaning.

gray wolf

Gray wolf removed from the endangered species list

A decision on whether they can be hunted in Minnesota will come later.

covid saliva test

Minnesota opening its 7th saliva testing location in St. Paul

The tests are free and open to anyone regardless of if they have symptoms.

pete stauber - qunn nystrom CD8

Election 2020 preview: Minnesota's 8th Congressional District

It's a race between incumbent Rep. Pete Stauber and Democratic challenger Quinn Nystrom.

fire, flames

Lives saved as passerby, city workers rescue from 3 from Golden Valley fire

The Golden Valley Fire Department responded to the fire Wednesday morning.

Caribou Coffee Holiday 2020

Caribou Coffee rolls out holiday cups, menu early

The holiday season is underway at some Twin Cities stores, with a nationwide rollout planned for Nov. 5.

Malik Beasley

Charges: Timberwolves' Beasley pointed assault rifle at family on a home tour

The family was on the Parade of Homes tour when Beasley allegedly pointed the gun at them, telling them to get off his property.

Related

Brock Lesnar says he's retiring from the UFC

Lesnar finishes his tenure in the UFC with a 5-3 record.

Brock Lesnar says he's retiring from the UFC

Lesnar finishes his tenure in the UFC with a 5-3 record.

Brock Lesnar won't be fighting in a UFC ring for a while

Brock Lesnar has been handed a year-long UFC ban and a $250,000 fine.

Brock Lesnar won't be fighting in a UFC ring for a while

Brock Lesnar has been handed a year-long UFC ban and a $250,000 fine.

Report: Good indication Lesnar is considering UFC comeback

There's buzz about Brock Lesnar dropping his WWE championship so he can make a UFC comeback.

Video: Brock Lesnar returns to WWE

Former University of Minnesota wrestler and UFC fighter Brock Lesnar returns to Vince McMahon's WWE in a surprise appearance on "Monday Night Raw."