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Brock Lesnar-Alistair Overeem fight set

Updated: September 6, 2011, 10:21 PM ET
By Brett Okamoto | ESPN.com

Alistair Overeem is officially a UFC heavyweight and will meet Brock Lesnar on Dec. 30.

UFC co-owner Lorenzo Fertitta confirmed the news to ESPN.com Tuesday, after an initial report by the Los Angeles Times. The five-round, non-title fight will headline an unannounced UFC event at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

"It's a long-term deal exclusive to the UFC," Fertitta said. "Alistair is known to bounce around in K-1, Dream and Strikeforce, but he's now exclusively signed to the UFC.

"At ...

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