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If the UFC schedules an event over New Year’s Eve Weekend, as they’ve done in the past, fans should expect to see heavyweight Alistair Overeem on the card so long as he and his superiors on the same page.
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Alistair Overeem plans to fight again in 2012
Heavyweight Alistair Overeem ’s already cloudy future got a bit darker yesterday when UFC President Dana White decided to publicly address the Dutchman’s status after a Tuesday hearing with the NSAC rendering the top contender unable to receive a license until late December. While White stopped short of outright releasing Overeem he certainly didn’t offer any votes of confidence either
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Dana White says Alistair Overeem lied to his face
The MMA world finally received some closure in the month-long saga surrounding Alistair Overeem showing an extraordinarily high level of testosterone in his system after being randomly screened by the Nevada State Athletic Commission.
We now know Alistair Overeem will not be fighting for the UFC heavyweight title in May against champion Junior dos Santos . However, his status with the organization in general is still unknown according to promotional head Dana White . White first revealed Frank Mir will fight dos Santos at UFC 146 on Friday night, elaborating on the matter further during the post-event press conference last night after UFC 145 concluded
Anyone expecting UFC President Dana White to remain calm and collected in the wake of news surrounding heavyweight contender Alistair Overeem ’s failed drug test has likely been living under a rock for the past few years. White, as passionate as any MMA fan, has never been one to bite his lip when he has an opinion to share and didn’t start with Overeem’s probably removal from a massively promoted main event in May. “How f*cking stupid do you have to be
Like most fighters who have achieved a similar level of greatness, 14-1 UFC champion Junior dos Santos isn’t out to prove he’s second best. After a storied run through the division the heavy-handed Brazilian has established himself as the sport’s top heavyweight with one possible exception – Alistair Overeem .
One of the many sub-stories to last night’s UFC 141 headliner between Alistair Overeem and Brock Lesnar involves the victorious Dutchman’s training practices leading up to the bout. As many may remember, Overeem originally landed at Xtreme Couture after parting ways with Golden Glory’s gym