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While it appears former Strikeforce heavyweight champion Alistair
Overeem could be in line for a UFC title shot, it doesn't seem the
"Demolition Man" is necessarily willing to wait for such a fight.
So if Overeem is intent in returning as soon as his suspension ends in
late December, he's got a willing opponent: Antonio Silva.
"Bigfoot," who is coming off a recent win over Travis Browne, said he's
more than happy to take on the massive Overeem, even if he was "created
in a lab."
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Antonio Silva and Junior dos Santos recently weighed in on a common foe, Alistair Overeem, and of course the conversation strayed to the Dutch fighter's troubles with testosterone. read news >>
It looks like the UFC 156 fight card slated for Super Bowl weekend could feature Alistair Overeem's return to fighting, possibly against Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva. read news >>
This week has not been kind to former Strikeforce heavyweight champ Alistair Overeem. Not only did he lose his UFC Fight Night 50 co-main event bout against Ben Rothwell, but it seems like everyone is jumping at the chance to kick the man while he's down. The latest to join in the discussion is Overeem's UFC 156 opponent, Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva. The Brazilian spoke to Combate (translated by The Underground and MMA Mania) about Overeem and had some less than flattering words. I was flying to Bra read news >>
Antonio Silva said that he doesn't wish ill on Alistair Overeem but says that the Dutchman is reaping what he sowed. The man who ended Alistair Overeem's 12-fight win-streak, Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva doesn't forget the beef with his former opponent. Interviewed by Combate.com, the 34-year-old Heavyweight Brazilian remembered his KO win against the Dutchman at UFC 156 in February, 2013, and has mixed feelings about the Reem's continued misfortune: "I was traveling to Brazil and I could sit and wat read news >>
Nearly seven weeks after his upset of Alistair Overeem, Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva still has him on his mind. But what he's thinking about most is how his next fight is going to be different in its buildup than the Overeem fight was. read news >>
Antonio Silva's impressive derailment of the Alistair Overeem train may very well have already earned him a return shot at the champ, Cain Velasquez. Check out what Silva had to say after the fight. read news >>
It's often said that anything can happen in a fight and Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva certainly proved that on Saturday night. read news >>
Overeem's trash-talking style only served as fuel for "Big Foot", who felt disrespected before their fight. read news >>
Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva has heard all the talk about Alistair Overeem earning a title shot with a win at UFC 159 like it's already happened. He has other plans in mind. read news >>