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UFC 146: Alistair Overeem's Manager Says He Has 'Reasonable Explanation' For Failed Drug Test

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"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 [Kenny] Rice. "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."

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This is gonna be thie lamest TRT excuse yet I like the reem but cmon he's clearly eitther abusing TRT or needs it due to past use I mean I guess it's speculation but there's no medical reason overeem has to need it

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"Overeem did not test high for testosterone, but rather his testosterone to epitestosterone was off"


To me, that's like saying you didn't test positive for Crack, but did for Cocaine.

I can't wait for next weeks hearing. Hopefully we get a better stream this time, last time it kept cutting out because whoever streamed it, cell phone kept dying.

Post #3   4/17/12 10:47:20AM   

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Brilliant! And I have a reasonable explanation for failing a reefer test, I was eating brownies, not smoking it!

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I wasn't drunk, my blood to alchohol levels were off.

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Posted by the-king

This is gonna be thie lamest TRT excuse yet I like the reem but cmon he's clearly eitther abusing TRT or needs it due to past use I mean I guess it's speculation but there's no medical reason overeem has to need it




How would you know why Overeem needs it are you his Dr.??

I hope they lisence him and he wins the belt so I can read all the hate post for a little bit longer

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Posted by the-king

This is gonna be thie lamest TRT excuse yet I like the reem but cmon he's clearly eitther abusing TRT or needs it due to past use I mean I guess it's speculation but there's no medical reason overeem has to need it



Well regardless of why he needs it, based on his T/E ratio, he is clearly abusing it. So if it wasn't that his testosterone was abnormally high, then he must have 1/3 the normal level of E. I'm no doctor, so I don't know if that is even possible.

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His reasonable explanation is...wait for it.....HE'S PART HORSE

Post #10   4/17/12 4:06:37PM   

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Posted by BuffaloDave

"Overeem did not test high for testosterone, but rather his testosterone to epitestosterone was off"


To me, that's like saying you didn't test positive for Crack, but did for Cocaine.

I can't wait for next weeks hearing. Hopefully we get a better stream this time, last time it kept cutting out because whoever streamed it, cell phone kept dying.



A better analogy would be a positive pregnancy test, while claiming to be a virgin. We'll just have to wait and see if there is a claim for in vitro fertilization.

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Overeem's testosterone is just really active.

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Plain and simple Alistair should have made SURE NOTHING of question came out of a drug test


He is effed imo as far as the UFC goes

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Perhaps he got a contact buzz from Mr. Cyborg Santos.

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its a glandular problem, same reason for big country's weight.

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