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Alistair Overeem

Dutch,  Athlete
Total Quotes : 33
Doing Here Been

The UFC are doing a tremendous job of promoting the sport worldwide. The views about the sport haven't always been so positive here in the Holland, but it's nice to see change and to see the UFC come to Holland, and everyone been really enthusiastic about it.

- Alistair Overeem

Country Big Very

I have stated many times that one of my goals was to become K-1 champion. K-1 is, in our country Holland, very popular, and it's a big opportunity to become the first person that holds two world titles in two different sports.

- Alistair Overeem

Training Very Had

My brother has the potential to become one of the top guys within Strikeforce. He had a very busy personal life; therefore, he wasn't training as hard as he should, but if he's going to pick up his training, he will be a danger for every fighter.

- Alistair Overeem

Up Give Hurdle

Don't give up at the first hurdle you encounter.

- Alistair Overeem

Like Big Fights

Brock Lesnar was a big guy: he's at 280 when he fights. When fighting him, you can have a bit of that extra muscle because you don't want to be thrown around like you're nothing.

- Alistair Overeem

Move Going Committed

America is the future. I am committed to the States. I'm guessing this is going to be a permanent move.

- Alistair Overeem

Fighting Concerns Any

I don't have any concerns fighting a teammate. It's a sport. To me, it doesn't really mean anything.

- Alistair Overeem

Will Happen About

I heard there was a debate about fighting teammates, and if a fight should happen because the fans or promoter wants it, I will fight a teammate, but family is ridiculous.

- Alistair Overeem

Back Big Tickets

I do believe that Brock Lesnar will be coming back. I don't want to call it from retirement, but he is a huge draw, big guy, sells tickets. So that's a fight I would be interested in.

- Alistair Overeem

New Big Surrounding

I moved to the States, and that was a big thing for me. I moved to Miami, and I joined the Blackzilians. For me at the time, it seemed like the best logical solution, but sometimes surrounding yourself with new people is not good.

- Alistair Overeem

Around Anything Enjoying

Even after you win the championship, the work doesn't stop; it probably only becomes more. I'm just basically focused on what I need to do. There's a lot that goes into this - diet, preparation, assembling the right people around you, sparring partners, coaches, etc. - so I'm not enjoying anything.

- Alistair Overeem

Doctor Take Thoroughly

I have a nutritionist and a doctor. Everything is checked. Thoroughly. Everything I take is checked out first.

- Alistair Overeem

Chance Division Level

Every fight, honest to say, in this division, at this level, is a toss-up. It's a 50-50 chance.

- Alistair Overeem

Doing Always Been

As a fighter, you need to constantly improve. So that's what we've been doing: constantly improving striking, grappling, wrestling - there's always different aspects to improve.

- Alistair Overeem

Fighter Always Been

I've always been a fighter and always competitive.

- Alistair Overeem

Happy Want Prove

I'm happy where I'm at now, but I want to show the world that I'm the No. 1 fighter. I want to prove it the world. I'm focused and ready.

- Alistair Overeem

Your Technique Use

This is a full-contact sport. It's the objective to disable your opponent, even if sparring or a real fight. You've got to use your technique.

- Alistair Overeem

Find Frank Else

If I lose to Frank Mir, I have to find something else to do.

- Alistair Overeem

Nothing Preparing Else

When my entire focus is on training and just preparing... I just do 100-percent that and nothing else.

- Alistair Overeem

Competition Other Ill

Even if we were friends, I consider this a sport, a competition, so there are no ill feelings towards any other fighter or whatever.

- Alistair Overeem