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UFC's Alistair Overeem fails drug test

Updated: April 5, 2012, 8:13 PM ET
By Franklin McNeil | ESPN.com

Top-ranked UFC heavyweight contender Alistair Overeem, who is scheduled to face champion Junior dos Santos on May 26, failed a prefight drug test, Nevada Athletic Commission executive director Keith Kizer said Wednesday.

"The following athletes were tested on March 27: Alistair Overeem, Junior dos Santos, Frank Mir, Cain Velasquez, Roy Nelson and Antonio Silva," Kizer said in a statement. "All test results were negative, except Mr. Overeem tested positive for an increased T/E ratio (14 to ...

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