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Golden Glory Trainer: Alistair Overeem took his 'Bigfoot' beating 'like a b*tch!'

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As if getting knocked out by Antonio Silva at UFC 156 wasn't enough, Alistair Overeem now has to endure the backlash off the loss, including some from his former Golden Glory team members who say he went out like a bitch in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Nothing like pouring salt on fresh wounds.

At this past weekend's (Feb. 2, 2013) UFC 156 event in Las Vegas, Nevada, Antonio Silva shocked the mixed martial arts (MMA) world yet again by knocking out the heavily favored and former No. 1 Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Heavyweight contender Alistair Overeem (watch the destruction here).

"Bigfoot" put a halt to "The Reem's" quest for gold by connecting with one vicious right hook after another in the third and final round, forcing Herb Dean to try his hardest to prevent a very aggravated Silva from inflicting further damage on the battered Overeem.

With the loss, "Demolition Man" lost his chance to fight for the title against current champion Cain Velasquez and saw his 11-fight win streak, which dates back all the way to 2007, come to an end.

The MMA community was, for the most part, shocked at the knockout; meanwhile some, like Mirko Filipovic, saw it coming a mile away now that "Overeem is off the drugs."

Now, one of the Dutch striker's former trainers at the famed Golden Glory camp in Holland, Ramon Dekkers, has given his take on the brutal knockout loss his former pupil suffered at UFC 156 via his Twitter account.

And he wasn't too kind with his words:

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So why the harsh criticism?

It could be related to the fact that in 2011, "The Reem" had a falling out with his former team that eventually led to the former K-1 kickboxing champion to sue Golden Glory citing breach of trust. The two parties eventually reached a settlement last year.

When asked by a fan why he was so bitter, Dekkers replied by saying he wasn't bitter at all, he was simply speaking the truth.

Before turning his full attention to coaching and training others, the 160-pound Dekkers was a very accomplished kick boxer himself, earning numerous titles in seven different weight classes, including besting Duane Ludwig in 2005 at the K-1 World Max 2005 Championship Final.