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JDS looking for another shot at UFC title after win over Overeem

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Junior dos Santos is looking confident ahead of his fight against Alistair Overeem next Saturday. In fact, he's already looking at a title shot should he beat "The Reem".

Junior dos Santos
Junior dos Santos
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Out of the Octagon ever since a unanimous decision win over Stipe Miocic back in December of 2014, Junior dos Santos doesn't feel rusty at all ahead of his long awaited bout against Alistair Overeem next Saturday. In fact, as JDS told Combate, he feels like he will be just too much for Overeem too handle.

"People can expect the same Cigano from always, aggressive, looking for the fight and also a bit more confident, I believe. No matter where the fight goes, I will be more prepared to take advantage of the opportunities. It'll depend on what he will offer me. If he offers me the chance to knock him out, I will. If he offers me the chance to submit him, I will. If I win by the decision, I will take that, too.  I will win no matter where the fight goes. Winning is all that matters."

As for his title aspirations, Dos Santos says they are very much still there and wants to fight for the belt soon, it doesn't matter who is the champion in his eyes.

"My main goal today is the belt, but it doesn't matter who has it. I don't to fight an specific athlete, I want to fight for the belt.  I don't want to fight Werdum. Actually, I don't care about him at all. The only reason why I promoted that fight before was because I wanted to fight for the belt. But it didn't work since Cain got the rematch."

Junior dos Santos is expected to take on Alistair Overeem on the co-main event of UFC on Fox 17, in Orlando, Florida, on December 19. The card will be headlined by the lightweight title fight between Rafael dos Anjos and Donald Cerrone.