UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem will have his hands full with former UFC champ Junior dos Santos at UFC on FOX on Dec 19.
That’s a fight he’s been calling asking for for a while now. He finally got it and will now take on the fellow dangerous striker in what is sure to be a war.
Ahead of that, Overeem spoke with Chael Sonnen on his podcast and says that knows the current champ, Fabricio Werdum is afraid of him and wants nothing to do with a fight between the two of them.
Overeem owns a win over Werdum from 2011, but in the current state of the division, things are a lot different than back then.
Here’s what Overeem had to say:
“I definitely get satisfaction of that [win]. I also know that Werdum doesn’t like me. He doesn’t want to fight me. I’m the kind of guy … I can beat you. I can beat any heavyweight. Of course, that strikes fear in them. I pay attention to what people say, what heavyweight fighters say in the UFC. Werdum doesn’t want anything to do with me, either.”
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