Video | Overeem Thinks UFC Heavyweight Champion Junior Dos Santos Is Scared To Face Him | UFC News

July 9, 2012 9:56 am 43 Comments

By Jamie McAllister
Alistair Overeem in an interview with MMA Fighting.

Overeem comments on the current UFC Heavyweight Champion Junior Dos Santos and has a feeling that Dos Santos doesn’t want to face him.

“For me, I’m a fighter, I’m here to kick ass, I don’t care who I’m fighting. I’m already a three-time world champion, I’ll fight anybody, anywhere, so I’m going to leave that to the gentlemen of the UFC to decide. I know [Junior dos Santos] didn’t want to fight me in the first place. I know he was happy [about the NSAC decision], I just know that. I hit very hard, I’ve knocked out a lot of people, I’ve submitted a lot of people. I am, in any way you look at it, a legitimate threat to his title. I’m gonna get it. He knows that. Cain (Velasquez) is also doing very well right now, but Cain doesn’t hit as hard as I do. Cain is smaller than I am and has less experience. I’m the biggest legitimate threat out there, that’s why he’s afraid.”

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