UFC Heavyweight Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva sent out a tweet mocking vanquished opponent Alistair Overeem shortly after knocking him out in the third round at UFC 156.
Who is the king of Miami?? Quem e o rei de Miami?? Obg. A todos pela torcida..."Amo todos vcs"...Brasillllll twitter.com/BigfootSilva/s…— Antonio Pezao Silva (@BigfootSilva) February 3, 2013
Google translate says that means:
Who is the king of Miami? Thanks. To all the fans ... "I love y'all" ... Brasillllll
The tweet also included a photoshopped graphic showing Bigfoot walking an alligator with Overeem's head. Both men have lived and trained in Miami in recent months, hence the reference to "king of Miami."
Following the bout, Bigfoot said repeatedly that Overeem did not respect him and that he had to pay the price for that lack of respect.
MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani spoke to Bigfoot following the fight: