“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 CagePotato.com. “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.