View Full Version : Overeem Wants To Become K-1 And MMA Champ At The Same Time

07-20-2010, 06:01 AM
During a conversation with Ariel Helwani on Monday’s episode of “The MMA Hour,”Alistair Overeem did his best to clear up the confusion surrounding his decision not to participate in a bout against Ricco Rodriguez at Dream.15.

To hear Overeem tell it, it wasn’t simply a case of him not wanting to take the risk, as Rodriguez suggested. Instead, miscommunication about whether the scrap would be a title fight was mostly to blame, he said. That, combined with fatigue from a busy year for the Strikeforce heavyweight champ and some flagging motivation at the thought of facing an unranked opponent with no hardware at stake, prompted him to pull out of the fight well in advance..read more (http://steverattlesnake.cliquezone.com/2010/07/overeem-explains-dream-15-absence-wants-to-become-k-1-and-mma-champ-at-the-same-time/)

07-20-2010, 07:36 AM
He ain't getting by Schilt, the man is just a freak. Ideally though I'd like to see Le Banner turn back the clock and stop him, brackets allowing.