You’ve got to love Overeem.
Many fighters will have a playful spar with civilians when asked, but they always pull their shots. But whenever someone asks Overeem for a little spar, he gladly obliges – and lets them have it full force. Man, woman or child, Overeem will give you a taste of what the professional fight game feels like.
First up, his recent meeting with a female Dutch reporter who wanted to kick him in the leg and punch him on the jaw. Overeem acceded, provided he could return fire. When he does, she hits the floor with a gratifying flood.
And next, this classic from two years ago when Overeem held a seminar in his native Holland. A young girl wanted him to put a kick on her pad and at first he was tentative. But when she told him to go harder, he gave her what she wanted…