"How tough is Roy Nelson? Roy Nelson is not human. The shots that guy took tonight. The kicks to the body were unbelievable. Alistair looked better than he's ever looked, I just wish he had more killer instinct. He had Roy hurt at one point. He doesn't like to take risks, but he looked good tonight."
"I like (the Overeem vs Dos Santos fight). Does Overeem like it?"
After three years of bickering, canceled fights, failed drug tests, and a whole bunch of other hiccups you would expect Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White to be completely against a potential Alistair Overeem vs Junior Dos Santos fight. If you recall, the two men were initially set to meet for the heavyweight title way back at UFC 146, before "The Reem's" positive drug test scratched the fight altogether. Then reports surfaced that the former Strikeforce champ had no interest in facing off against "JDS," and the Brazilian noted that UFC simply may be too difficult for the former K-1 champ. Fast forward to present day, and following his second win in a row over Roy Nelson at UFC 185 last night (Sat., March 14, 2015), Overeem could finally be staring down his long-time rival in Dos Santos before year's end. White noted in his post-fight interview with Ariel Helwani that he is intrigued by the match-up, but is Overeem? Only time will tell.
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