UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem, slated to challenge heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos at UFC 146 on May, tested positive for elevated levels of testosterone at a surprise drug screen following last week’s UFC 146 kickoff press conference in Las Vegas.
The bust has put the MMA world into a tizzy over what comes next, and there has been multitudes of speculation about how things will play out.
Overeem is now slated to go before the Nevada State Athletic Commission on April 24 to plead his case, so the fallout isn’t likely the come to an end until after that hearing.
But there are a lot of details to the situation, and MMAWeekly.com has lead the way in covering the case. If you missed a hot and heavy week of Alistair Overeem coverage, we’ve got a full round-up below:
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