Alistair Overeem: Everybody has a right to ask whatever they want and I have a right to respond or to ignore. The thing is I’m very busy with my career, it’s not just training, a lot of other stuff comes on top of it, which is assembling the team, PR, all these interviews, so I’m very occupied with that. I simply don’t have the time to get into all these allegations. Usually, they’re done over the internet, people I don’t even know, never even met. The thing is if people would come up to me and start a discussion about it, fine I’ll explain my side of the story and I would deal with it. But usually it’s over the internet, it’s all these comments, and I don’t have time to get into all that.
Brock Lesnar: I’ve been dealing with the same accusations my whole life. It comes with the territory. I’ve been used to dealing with it for many years now.
Brock Lesnar: I can’t wait to get back into the Octagon.
Brock Lesnar: I’m trying to live a normal life other than a UFC fighter.
Brock Lesnar: This is a dog eat dog division. It’s definitely getting more competitive so I have to get more competitive.
Alistair Overeem: I don’t talk about my training camps. I am not training with very good wrestlers.
Alistair Overeem: The UFC is 100 times bigger than Strikeforce. The bigger the fight is, the bigger the media attention is and the better I achieve in the ring. One of us is taking a step up and one of us is taking a step down.
Brock Lesnar: I try to be as prepared as I can. I feel good and you have to be able to roll with the punches.
Brock Lesnar: Look, I’ve had a great camp. This is the best I have felt in years and la-dee-da. I could go through all the clichés about how in shape I am but the fact is, I know myself and my own body and I know that I am back. I am 100 percent. I am as fast, as strong and as explosive as I’ve ever been and you’re going to see the same guy who beat Frank Mir to a pulp at UFC 100. If I go in and execute my game-plan, then I am winning this fight. That’s the bottom line here. Overeem says he is knocking me out in two rounds. Well, I am glad he has the ability to see the future. That’s his dream. I have my own dreams of winning this fight and going on to get my belt back. And on Friday December 30 his dream will be over.
Alistair Overeem: I’m prepared for five rounds… we’re aggressive and not the top of guys who back up. We’re the type of fighters who finish fights.
Brock Lesnar: We’re both going into this to finish the fight. I don’t see it going five rounds.
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