MMAWeekly Radio returns for Thursday’s show featuring an exclusive interview with Keith Kizer about Alistair Overeem’s positive drug test in Nevada as well as plenty of debate about Overeem’s future.

Also on today’s show, we feature our first installment of ‘Rising Star radio’ with three up and comers looking to make waves in MMA. Jason Butcher, a student of Jorge Gurgel, joins the show as well as flyweight Danny Martinez and former Team Quest fighter Tyson Nam.

The debate on today’s show all swirls around the Alistair Overeem situation with the following topics:

- Alistair Overeem tested positive for elevated levels of testosterone. Initial reaction?
- There is still a ‘B’ sample that can be tested, but should the UFC remove him from the fight regardless?
- If Overeem’s test are proven true, should the UFC consider releasing him from the promotion?
- Assuming Overeem is out, who replaces him?
- Should the UFC invest in their own out of competition testing and include penalties in contracts for their athletes?

This is MMAWeekly Radio for Thursday, April 5

Click to keep surfing MMAWeekly while listening to this episode

Click to listen on non-Flash devices or right-click to download MP3

Subscribe via iTunes

view original article >>

Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

UFC Fight Night 82 Cerrone vs. Means Event Page and Fight Card Rumors

  • 27 days ago
  • 10 views

Event page for UFC Fight Night 82: Cerrone vs. Means featuring the main event between Donald 'Cowboy' Cerrone vs. Tim Means. The event takes place on Feb. 21 in Pittsburgh, Pennslyvania. read news >>

The MMA Road Show with John Morgan No. 42: Matt Mitrione, David Mitchell

  • 26 days ago
  • 2 views

Episode No. 42 of “The MMA Road Show with John Morgan” podcast, featuring Matt Mitrione, David Mitchell and John Wilkes Booth, is now available for streaming and download.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Knockout Radio Podcast: Tim Boetsch, Marcus Davis, Din Thomas, and Charles Rosa

  • 25 days ago
  • 1 views

Check out the Knockout Radio podcast featuring Tim Boetsch, Marcus Davis, Din Thomas, Charles Rosa, and Greg Hendrick, as well as the hottest topics in MMA news! read news >>

UFC Fight Night 81 Results: Dominick Cruz Regains Title with Split Decision Over TJ Dillashaw

  • 23 days ago
  • 18 views

The debate about who is the best bantamweight fighter in the world was answered on Sunday when former champion Dominick Cruz regained the bantamweight title. read news >>

Luiz Firmino vs. Caros Fodor moves to headlining status at Saturday's WSOF 27

  • 20 days ago
  • 1 views

A lightweight matchup featuring a Brazilian veteran and a World Series of Fighting newcomer has been named the headliner of Saturday’s WSOF 27 event.Filed under: News read news >>

The MMA Road Show with John Morgan No. 43: McGregor, Couture, Smith, Uhrich, Honycutt

  • 19 days ago
  • 9 views

Episode No. 43 of “The MMA Road Show with John Morgan” podcast, featuring Conor McGregor, Ryan Couture, Scott Smith, Andy Uhrich and Chris Honycutt, is now available for streaming and download.Filed read news >>

Northcutt Gets New Foe for Newark Bout

  • 19 days ago
  • 0 views

There's been a change of plans for the New Jersey debut of rising star Sage Northcutt on Jan. 30 in Newark's Prudential Center, as an injury has forced Andrew Holbrook from the FOX-televised bout. read news >>

Knockout Radio Podcast: Ryan Bader, Josh Burkman, Chris Lytle, and Paul Felder

  • 18 days ago
  • 5 views

Join Knockout Radio for their podcast featuring Ryan Bader, Josh Burkman, Chris Lytle, and Paul Felder, and the week's top MMA news! read news >>

UFC's Sage Northcutt stays positive despite negativity, sarcasm on social media (Yahoo Sports)

  • 14 days ago
  • 5 views

From Yahoo Sports: The rising star responds to the criticism by acting like a salesman shamelessly pitching whatever product he happens to be hawking. read news >>

UFC's Sage Northcutt stays positive despite negativity, sarcasm on social media (Yahoo Sports)

  • 14 days ago
  • 5 views

From Yahoo Sports: The rising star responds to the criticism by acting like a salesman shamelessly pitching whatever product he happens to be hawking. read news >>