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If you haven't been following the on going saga about Alistair Overeem, the mammoth heavyweight has been pulled out of the UFC 146 main event slot for failing a drug test. Frank Mir has since taken his slot and a chance for another shot at that UFC heavyweight title he once held.
The UFC has released a video with UFC Champion, Junior dos Santos speaking about the change of opponents. Here's what he had to say:
If you can't watch the video, check out the quotes after the jump.
"Overeem was replaced by Frank Mir and I think it's a good thing for me because if I had to have someone to replace Overeem, it's Frank Mir. But I have to change a lot in my training now because Frank Mir is south paw and he likes jiu-jitsu, he's a black belt. So I have to change a little bit in my camp. But that's it. I'm a fighter and I will be looking for the knockout. It doesn't matter who my opponent is."
Betting odds on this match up have gone up, which has Dos Santos as a massive favorite ranging from -499 to -550.
Transcribed by MMA Mania.