Although they were teammates, Arlovski and Overeem both expressed the fight between them wouldn’t be a big issue and they did not really train together. Overeem also said after the fact he expects to go back to Team Jackson-Winklejohn and that, at least on his end, there are no bad vibes:
“This wasn’t a good moment, the whole thing was not good for the team, but I’ve done the best I could to keep the energy positive,” he said. “It doesn’t have to disrupt anybody. I think the respect is there. It’s not going to be gone. I mean, we’re obviously going to see each other in the gym. For me there’s no bad vibes.”
After the fight, the two big men shook hands, and Overeem said they share respect for each other.
“There was a handshake, there was a lot of respect,” he said. “We looked each other in the eyes.”