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  • 2 years ago
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As expected, Alistair Overeem will not compete at UFC 146, but in his first statement since failing a drug screen on March 27, the Dutch heavyweight promised to return to the Octagon “soon.” read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Alistair Overeem claims a doctor-prescribed medication for a rib injury caused him to fail a recent drug test due to an elevated testosterone-to-epitestosterone (T/E) ratio. Overeem today released a statement to MMAjunkie.com and other outlets ahead of his Tuesday's hearing with the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Overeem, who failed the test after having a 14-to-1 T/E ratio (well over the 6-to-1 limit), recently was replaced in next month's UFC 146 main event with heavyweight champi read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Heavyweight Alistair Overeem has failed a drug test, throwing his UFC 146 title fight with champion Junior Dos Santos in jeopardy and enraging UFC president Dana White. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Reached for comment following news that UFC 146 headliner Alistair Overeem had registered elevated levels of testosterone on a pre-fight drug test - and that his title-fight slot might be up for grabs - Frank Mir had two words. "Oh, cool," he told MMAjunkie.com. Obviously, it was news to him, but the ex-champ quickly thew his hat into the ring. read news >>

  • a year ago
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The heavyweight contender needs to win impressively at UFC Fight Night 26 in Boston to get reignite his career. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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The former champ will face Junior dos Santos at UFC 146, and it will mark the fourth time Mir has fought for a title. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Unless you were under a rock, you know UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem failed his latest drug test. There's been a lot of fallout, so check out our Overeem round-up. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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A few days after Alistair Overeem failed a drug test and likely cost himself a title shot, UFC officials have announced no replacement for his UFC 146 bout with heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos. However, there have been some interesting developments. Veteran middleweight and light heavyweight Dan Henderson has expressed his interest in the bout, and UFC president Dana White seemingly has ruled out the possibility of Frank Mir stepping in. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Specifics have been revealed on Alistair Overeem’s failed pre-fight drug test. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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In light of Alistair Overeem's positive drug test result reported on Wednesday, former UFC champion Frank Mir is ready and willing to step in for him against Junior dos Santos. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Alistair Overeem is unlikely to fight champion Junior Dos Santos for the UFC heavyweight title this summer at UFC 146. Nevada State Athletic Commission Executive Director Keith Kizer today told MMAjunkie.com the No. 1 heavyweight contender failed a pre-fight drug test conducted this past Tuesday following a press conference for UFC 146. Overeem's "A" sample was flagged for an elevated T/E ratio that exeeded 10-to-1, well over the 6-to-1 limit. Kizer said the heavyweight has the righ read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Following his crushing TKO loss to Ben Rothwell, is Alistair Overeem officially the biggest bust in UFC history? The BE staff debates in real-time in another live roundtable. Alistair Overeem is now 2-3 in the UFC following his 1st round TKO loss to Ben Rothwell at UFC Fight Night in Connecticut last Friday. His future is in serious doubt now that it's abundantly clear that he's not the contender he was hyped up to be. Considering the high salary (relative to MMA, of course) that he commands, it read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Evidently, Alistair Overeem puts little stock in the current hierarchy of the UFC's heavyweight division. In a peculiar interview with Sportskeeda, Overeem, the UFC's seventh-ranked heavyweight, sounded off on the outlandish idea of entertaining a rematch with 37-year-old former heavyweight champ Brock Lesnar. "Yes, I expressed that after my bout with Frank Mir. I do believe that Brock Lesnar will be coming back, I don't want to call it from retirement, but he is a huge draw, big guy, sells tick read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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No wonder Anthony Johnson wants to fight him. It's easy to understand why a fighter like Luke Rockhold can't get past his knockout loss to Vitor Belfort, but I still can't figure out why Alistair Overeem is so hung up on a Brock Lesnar rematch, considering he laid waste to the WWE headliner back at UFC 141. And Lesnar retired from mixed martial arts (MMA) nearly three years ago. That victory marked "Demolition Man's" first as a UFC fighter, but he would stumble in his next two fights after getti read news >>

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