Alistair Overeem Discusses Potential Boxing Career
By MATT MOLGAARD
MMANEWS.COM Staff Writer
Alistair Overeem (35-11-0-1) hasnâ€™t lost a mixed martial arts bout in four years, is a multi-sport champion, and stands as (arguably) Strikeforceâ€™s most marketable fighter. Itâ€™s hard to imagine a man in such a position contemplating any form of career change; if it isnâ€™t broken, donâ€™t fix it.
Alistair Overeem however, doesnâ€™t seem to view things in that particular light.
Speaking with Boxingnews.pl, Alistair shared some very interesting thoughts: apparently â€œThe Demolition Manâ€ is eyeing yet another contact sport, boxing.
Check out a brief quote from Alistair below, before you head over and watch the full video interview at YouTube.com.
"The UFC or maybe boxing... I think (boxing) matches my personality. I_m always looking for a challenge. That came about fighting for K-1 and becoming K-1 Champion - something nobody ever did before. It would be cool to go to boxing and beat the main guy there. I know if you gave me good preparation and good sparring partners, which I can arrange, and with my background already in kickboxing, the K-1 background, I_m sure I can break some bones."
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