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Alistair Overeem enlists Neil Melanson ahead of UFC 141

  The former Strikeforce heavyweight champion and current UFC heavyweight has agreed with Xtreme Couture gym's grappling coach, Neil Melanson, to help him prepare for Brock Lesnar (5-2 MMA, 4-2 UFC) at UFC 141. "I can push him really hard on the ground," Melanson said. Overeem vs. Lesnar headlines UFC 141 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The Dec. 30's main card airs live on pay-per-view. Melanson, a catch-wrestling specialist who's helped Couture prepare for several fights, plans to work with Overeem on getting out of sticky situations as well as acting as a sparring partner when they begin work next week. You can read more about Neil Melanson here http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neil_Melanson





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