View Full Version : Sasahara Explains Alistair Overeemís DREAM 15 Absence

07-08-2010, 09:25 AM

DREAM Executive Producer Keiichi Sasahara met with the press Thursday to attempt to clarify the on-again-off-again situation regarding Alistair Overeem***8216;s participation at DREAM.15. Well clarify is probably the wrong word.

***8220;Towards the end of the negotiations, because of reasons that I am not able to tell you, although the two fighters agreed to fight, it happened that these fighters could not fight. It***8217;s not because of money, but if the reasons are something that I cannot tell you then you might be able to guess what they would be. Because of that, we are not able to have these two fighters fight.***8221;

Ricco Rodriguez was at no point mentioned by Sasahara as Overeem***8217;s opponent. Instead former UFC Heavyweight Champion Andrei Arlovski was planned.

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