Alistair Overeem: The difference between five years ago and now is about 40lbs of whoop-assPosted on June 17, 2011, 10:36 PM by Joey Santosus
The Strikeforce: Overeem vs. Werdum official weigh-ins were held Friday afternoon from the AT&T Plaza, just outside of the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. After 18 competitors took their turn stepping onto the scale, including names such as Josh Barnett, Brett Rogers, KJ Noons, and Daniel Cormeir, it was then time for the most anticipated fighters of all to make their way to the stage.
First it was Fabricio Werdum (14-4-1) who was introduced, as he took his place front and center proudly sporting a BJJ Gi in representation of his craft. After comfortably making the required weight at 246-pounds, the Brazilian the stepped aside as the Strikeforce Heavyweight Champion Alistair Overeem (34-11) took his turn tipping the scales, coming in at 256-pounds.
Following an intense staredown, each fighter took a moment to speak with Mauro Ranallo regarding tomorrow night's headlining bout:
Werdum: I am confident because I trained a lot, I've trained eight months for this fight. I train with the best camp in the world, at Kings MMA. Yea, I'm confident tomorrow (it will be) a big show for everybody.
Overeem: The difference between (the fight) five-years ago and now, is about 40-pounds of whoop ass!
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