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Alistair Overeem’s Team Says Fighter Has Explanation For Failed Drug Test

After weeks of nothing, Alistair Overeem’s team has come forward with reason to believe “The Reem” will be cleared when he steps in front of the Nevada State Athletic Commission next week. Glenn Robinson, Overeem’s manager, informed Inside MMA’s Ron Kruck on the matter.

“I did speak to Glenn Robinson his manager, and he said that Overeem is respectful for the Commission’s process, and he is very hopeful that he will be granted his license,” Kruck said. “The entire team is confident that he will be facing Junior dos Santos come May 26. Now, Robinson also wanted to make it very clear that despite other reports, Overeem did not test high for testosterone. Rather, his testosterone-to-epitesosterone ratio was off, and he has a reasonable explanation for why that is, which he will present to the Commission.”

It’s also been confirmed that Overeem has applied for a fight license in Nevada. He will attempt to receive his license on April 24, making the bout with dos Santos for the UFC heavyweight title official.