Alistair Overeem UFC 146 press conference

Many people, Alistair Overeem included, seem to think it is almost a foregone conclusion that he will defeat Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva at UFC 156 on Saturday night.

Overeem has been out of action for the past year due to drug test related sanctions in Nevada. But while he was away, he says he used his time wisely to keep improving, refining his game and working on some of the things that he hasn’t had time to when in the midst of training for fight after fight.

That’s not what he sees as his biggest advantage over Bigfoot, however.

His biggest advantage? He’s just the better fighter… at least he believes so.

“I’m a better fighter,” Overeem said at Thursday’s UFC 156 Media Day in Las Vegas. “I’m just better.”

Check out what else Alistair Overeem had to say in the MMAWeekly.com video below…

Be sure to Like MMAWeekly.com on Facebook and Follow @MMAWeeklycom on Twitter.

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

UFC on FOX 17: Junior dos Santos vs. Alistair Overeem official for Dec. 19 in Orlando

  • 4 days ago
  • 7 views

FINALLY! Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos will at long last have a chance to silence the chatter from 265-pound rival Alistair Overeem when they thro read news >>

Junior dos Santos vs. Alistair Overeem set for UFC on FOX 17 in December

  • 4 days ago
  • 6 views

Two heavyweights will collide in December when former UFC heavyweight champion and former Strikeforce heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem face off at UFC on FOX 17 in December. The UFC made the new read news >>

Junior Dos Santos vs. Alistair Overeem co-headlines UFC on FOX 17

  • 4 days ago
  • 21 views

Alistair Overeem and Junior Dos Santos are finally going to do the damn thing, UFC officials today announced.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

Tweets of the Day: Alistair Overeem and Junior Dos Santos are still beefing

  • 4 days ago
  • 245 views

Alistair Overeem and Junior Dos Santos hasn't stopped beefing on social media. While both Alistair Overeem and Junior dos Santos have been campaigning for the fight, there doesn't seem to be any bout read news >>

Alistair Overeem and Junior dos Santos exchange words on Twitter, demand fight

  • 11 days ago
  • 443 views

Alistair Overeem took matters in his own hands and challenged Junior dos Santos via Twitter. The Brazilian gladly accepted. Sometimes a man has to take matters into his own hands. Alistair Overeem di read news >>

Junior dos Santos relents to Alistair Overeem: 'Make it happen'

  • 12 days ago
  • 177 views

Junior dos Santos never much fancied a dance with Alistair Overeem, but it appears he's done fighting against it. An incredulous dos Santos responded to accusations of being "afraid" Monday morning b read news >>

Alistair Overeem to ex-champ Junior Dos Santos: 'Time to get rolling!'

  • 12 days ago
  • 221 views

It’s a fight that seems to make perfect sense given the state of the heavyweight division and a lack of other available options. Alistair Overeem knows it, too.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Rico Verhoeven responds to Alistair Overeem's GLORY snub: 'Guys like Daniel Ghita might whoop his ass'

  • 22 days ago
  • 82 views

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight and former K-1 champion, Alistair Overeem, made some waves on Thursday (Aug. 6, 2015) after making some disparaging remarks about the current state of read news >>

Alistair Overeem says, he wanted to fight Fedor on two occasions, but each time the Pride legend declined.

  • 22 days ago
  • 53 views

Alistair Overeem explains how he wanted to fight Fedor in 2011 and why he doesn't want to fight him now. Alistair Overeem has shared the ring with many MMA superstars such as Mirko Cro Cop or Brock L read news >>

Alistair Overeem snubs GLORY heavyweight division: 'There's no challenge for me in kickboxing at all'

  • 23 days ago
  • 43 views

There was a time in the not-too-distant past when Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight contender Alistair Overeem simultaneously held championship titles in DREAM, Strikeforce, and K-1 ki read news >>