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Alistair Overeem: There is nobody else out there with speed and technical ability to beat Fedor but me




"I surround myself with people who have the same attitude, intelligent people which you can learn from and develop yourself. In the gym my sparring partners don't really like me. There's nobody else out there with the speed, technical ability and the sharpness [to beat Fedor]. I know how to turn myself into a very dangerous weapon."

Defending Strikeforce Heavyweight Champion Alistair Overeem comes off a quick technical knockout over Brett Rogers at "Heavy Artillery" last Saturday night (May 15) and now sets his sights on the elusive but still top ranked heavyweight Fedor Emelianenko. "The Reem" returned to the states after a two year performance to impressive results -- but was it enough to convince the fans that he's the right guy to topple "The Last Emperor?"

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