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Old 01-20-2014, 06:19 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Manager Confirms Overeem No Longer With Blackzilians


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Glenn Robinson, manager of UFC heavyweight fighter Alistair Overeem, explained Monday that ‘The Reem’ is training away from his new-found home at the Blackzilian camp in Florida leading up to his UFC 169 fight against former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir.

By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA
Former K-1 World Grand Prix champion Alistair Overeem has left the Blackzilian training camp that he has called home for the past two years.
Glenn Robinson, Overeem’s manager and president of Florida-based Authentic Sports Management, reported on ‘The MMA Hour’ that the former Strikeforce and Dream heavyweight champion is currently training in Thailand.
Robinson clarified that Overeem has not severed relations with the Blackzilian camp. The ‘Reem’ has an open invitation to train with the Florida camp.
Overeem’s time with the Blackzilians has seen him lose both his fights in the UFC, first against Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva and later to Travis Browne. Overeem is set to face Frank Mir at UFC 169 on Super Bowl weekend in Newark, New Jersey.
We will have to wait and see if the ‘Reem’s’ change in training can help him bounce back into the win column next month.
- See more at: http://www.bjpenn.com/manager-confir....u8C2aJxf.dpuf
Lets see if this makes any difference in his next fight. Perhaps his new training partners will teach him how to cycle a little better. Time will tell.

Also, do you guys know if someone is training as far as Thailand if the commissions and or the UFC do the random drug testing?
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Old 01-20-2014, 06:28 PM   #2 (permalink)
 
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Reem is training for Mir in Thailand, weird he must have zero regard for Mir's ability to take him down or pull guard because not sure what he could find for training partners.
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Old 01-20-2014, 06:29 PM   #3 (permalink)
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he needs to train with someone who tells him to stfu and listen, dude has a serious case of not listening to anyone and believing his own hype. Steroids or not, he should have won his past 2 fights but he fights like a dumbass. Really needs someone to grab him by the collar and tell him he's not the big dog he thinks he is. A mentor or head trainer that utilizes his strengths. He has the tools to be an elite striker but he doesn't even have the fundamentals of mma down, standing flatfooted without his head moving, what is this 1999?
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That person is his brother Valentijn.

Mir can't take em to the ground unless he rocks em.

This fight was made for The Reem.

Mir: Slow, suspect chin, poor stamina, mediocre striking, but improving.

Dangerous submission game.

Sad thing is I can totally see Mir knocking out The Reem at this point. We all know if The Reem loses he's prolly out. Mir, because of his history could stay on even if he drops this.

I think The Reem will go for the clinch and finish it there to prevent any flash KOs, also so he doesn't tire himself out. Just pick his shots and knee Mir. Eventually Mir will wilt.
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Well Mur is 1-2 against the big guys... and was getting smashed in his first fight. He seems to really struggle with the guys who can just toss him around

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I have a feeling he'll just stand there and not move again.
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Probably his smartest move in recent years, leaving that camp.

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Probably his smartest move in recent years, leaving that camp.

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It shouldn't even be called a camp. It seemed like a bunch of friends who were all pro's and got together to workout on the weekends.

All the blackzilians seemed to do was make good fighters lose fights they should have won.
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Reem is training for Mir in Thailand, weird he must have zero regard for Mir's ability to take him down or pull guard because not sure what he could find for training partners.
On paper, that's what a K-1 champion should be concentrating against a grappler of Mir's caliber but the fact is that he's been knocked out several times which has been his downfall.

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I expect this fight to look similar to the Mir vs Carwin fight, with the exception of knees instead of short uppercuts.


That being said, Reem has been garbage recently.
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