Overeem's coach: We’re very happy

source: crooklynscorner.com

Alistair Overeem's trainer Martijn de Jong fills in the details on Overeem’s UFC contract on TapouT radio.

“We’re very excited, especially because we had a major setback when (Overeem) was pulled out of the tournament. We’re very happy that Golden Glory management and ZUFFA came to an agreement, and squashed everything. We’re happy to sign with the UFC because we want to fight only the best in the world, and we believe they are all in the UFC. We’re very happy.”

“I’m not sure if I can give any detailed information about the contract at this time, but it has been signed for a multiple fight deal with the UFC, so we will be seeing him fighting a couple times within a year.”

“I hope we will be able to get him on (the UFC Japan) card, because Alistair and the whole Team Golden Glory views Japan as a second home town, a second home country.  We have been there so many times, and we love the people and the people love Alistair. The people love Golden Glory and that’s why we hope we can be on this card, as well.”

“Right now (overeem) is in America, enjoying a little holiday over there, and after that, he will go to Japan and do a little promotion that was already scheduled. After that, he will come back to Holland and we will start training camp.”

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ironkong site profile image  

9/7/11 8:29 PM by ironkong

i will forever root against u allistair..for ducking a tournament that u demanded to be in.

SamboMMA site profile image  

9/6/11 8:35 PM by SamboMMA


Crooklyn site profile image  

9/6/11 8:30 PM by Crooklyn


orcus site profile image  

9/6/11 7:03 PM by orcus

 I certainly hope it's a different statement than he made in his fight with Werdum.

Crooklyn site profile image  

9/6/11 7:00 PM by Crooklyn

Our producer started that youtube and then abandoned it. Ours is the TapouT Radio one, but we don't really use it much. We prefer the content to get the hits on our site. 

MonsterBalls site profile image  

9/6/11 6:46 PM by MonsterBalls

Cageside Live became TapouT Radio.

Mulletron5000 site profile image  

9/6/11 6:40 PM by Mulletron5000

i'm just thinking about in a viral sense....create a simple vid with the audio only and post it on youtube. it looks like tapout radio live already has a channel.  http://www.youtube.com/user/CageSideLive?blend=7&ob=5#p/f

Crooklyn site profile image  

9/6/11 6:34 PM by Crooklyn

 ? I don't get what you mean. They are hosted on TapouT Radio where they belong.

Mulletron5000 site profile image  

9/6/11 6:32 PM by Mulletron5000

 crooklyn, have you considered putting these interviews up on youtube? it looks like the cageside live page hasnt been updated in 3 years.

Mulletron5000 site profile image  

9/6/11 6:32 PM by Mulletron5000

 great job btw!