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Alistair Overeem has a reasonable explanation

As relayed by Inside MMA’s Ron Kruck:

“I spoke with Glenn Robinson, manager of Overeem and he says he is very respectful and is hopeful that he will be granted his license and the entire team is very confident that he will be facing Junior dos Santos come May 26th” said Kruck. “Now Robinson wanted to make it very clear that despite other reports, Overeem did not test high for testosterone, but rather his testosterone to epitestosterone was off and he has a reasonable explanation to why that is, which he will present to the commission next Tuesday.”

If that explanation is a ‘legit’ prescription for testosterone replacement therapy like everyone figures it’s going to be, NSAC head Keith Kizer hasn’t heard about it:

“They’ve asked for no additional testing ,” Kizer told “I have talked with Overeem’s attorney and that issue has not been raised.”

“He has not indicated what [Overeem’s] defense will be, but he has not said to me, as I’m sure he would have if he was using it, that [Overeem] is on TRT,” Kizer continued. “That is not to say that they could not still make that case and ask for a therapeutic use exemption for TRT, but if they do, I’d be as shocked as the next person. We’ll all see what they do when April 24th comes around.”

Meanwhile, Alistair was down in Miami recently and finally addressed the whole drug-test fiasco / hearing kinda sorta a little:

“April 24th is gonna be the biggest fight of my life. And May 26th is gonna be an even bigger fight of my life. So … two important fights coming up. I’m feeling very confident, I’m feeling very good. So let’s knock ‘em dead.”

So guys … what do you think? Will Overeem manage to kick the NSAC directly in the poopgut and salvage his title shot against Junior Dos Santos? At this point do you even want him to? If he gets licensed a native american will shed a single tear to mark the day fair play died.

  • G Funk

    That bitch’s spanish was almost incomprehensible. An MMA version of MTVTres? Yeah, that’s gonna work…

  • drunkenjunk

    Reem’s really a terminator sent from the future,perfectly plausible.

  • Reverend Clint

    overeem got elevated levels of T because of all the pussy he gets, his body couldnt handle it so the doctor upped his dose.

  • Stever

    Overeem seems like the dude that has no plan of anything and will just go in there and wing it. All the power to him.. because fighting these charges hard usually works (Sonnen for example)..

  • Giallo

    Well I for one fully accept said explanation and will make a fantastic defense…

  • glassjawsh

    *i dont give a fuck about nuffin buh teh facepunching.  and if anyone says that they weren’t amped for the Overeem /JDS fight they are a lying stank breff liar.

    whatever has to take place to get me from point A (waiting here with my dick in my butt) to point B (two shirtless and sweaty 260 pounders meeting in the middle and banging) is inconsequential to me as long as it just fucking happens

    also (and most importantly) this:

  • G Funk

    Damn that’s HAWT.