"It's going to be really, really good for the fans. Because he's a striker (and) I'm a striker, it's going to be a stand-up battle. ... He's pretty good at using his kicks, his knees, his punches. But I believe so much in my boxing."
-- UFC Heavyweight Champion Junior dos Santos tells USA Today that fight fans are going to have it good when he climbs inside the Octagon to defend his title for the first time against freshly crowned number one contender Alistair Overeem sometime this year. That's because both men are strikers, "Cigano" with his powerful boxing and "Demolition Man" with his polished kicks and knees. "The Reem," of course, is a K-1 kickboxing champion, as we all know very well by now and plans to utilize his well-rounded standing skill set to frustrate his Brazilian foe. Dos Santos, meanwhile, believes so unflinchingly in his boxing that he'll stand and trade with Overeem while looking for one more knockout blow. It would only be his sixth in nine fights inside the Octagon. That's all. "Lesnar vs. Overeem" may have been BIG but "Dos Santos vs. Overeem" is going to be AWESOME. Right, Maniacs?