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Overeem Balks at Steroid Allegations; Points Finger at Lesnar


(Horsemeat is a helluva drug.)

In an interview with MMANews.com‘s Chris Howie, Alistair Overeem flatly denies that his growth spurt over the past three years is attributed to the use of performance enhancers such as anabolic steroids, testosterone or growth hormone.

The Dutch-born K-1 standout, who made the jump to the heavyweight class in 2008 fighting just over the minimum weight and now tips the weigh-in scale at approximately 255 pounds the day before his bouts, says that his increase in muscle mass is a result of his diet and weight training regimens.

“People will always speculate” says Overeem, “I will be tested just like anybody else and like I’ve said before I weighed 235lbs in no time when I did not have to cut weight. Gaining 10lbs a year by lifting weights isn’t a big problem. Before I would cut between 22lbs-26lbs to get to the 205lbs weight limit. It was crazy. Now that I can eat and do not have to cut anymore(with his move to heavyweight division) it was easy to put on the extra muscle weight. I feel great.”

Set to defend his Strikeforce title for the first time since defeating Paul Buentello to win the strap in 2007, Overeem chalks the drug accusations up to jealousy. He says that there will be no problems with his pre-fight drug tests ahead of his May 15 Heavy Artillery main event bout with Brett Rogers and asks why no one has put as much attention on UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar who used to work for Vince McMahon’s steroid scandaled World Wrestling Entertainment organization.

“I don’t see or hear any of these types of accusations towards Brock Lesnar, yet he is even bigger than I am. They can test me all they want. I’ll be in the states soon and I will prove everyone wrong.”

Ubereem also responded to the recent allegations by M-1 Global president Vadim Finkelchtein that Alistair has obviously realized the benefits of steroids horsemeat to his strength and fighting career.

“Vadim has apologized to me for his remarks and stated that M-1 would agree with the athletic commission rules and testing and they do not want me to do all the extra tests. Sounds promising (for a Fedor fight).”

At the rate Fedor is fighting at these days this fight is unlikely to happen before 2013, but since "The Demolition Man" will likely grow exponentially by then, unless "The Last Emperor" moves up to super heavyweight, it likely won’t.

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justscrappin- May 4, 2010 at 11:47 am
I agree with it rubs the lotion. It's just science...how many successful mma fighters outside the hw div look like bodybuilders? If your flying around with all that muscle..that needs oxygen...your fucked in the cage. Bj Penn...slightly pudgy...George, big legs...not huge chest or anything. Anderson, lanky as hell. Then you got Machida...fit but slightly soft. Ten finally you have the freaks like Lesnar, Duffee...even Kongo looks like a freak of nature.
CAPS LOCK TOMMY- May 4, 2010 at 10:22 am
SO WAS LESNAR
It Rubs The Lotion- May 4, 2010 at 9:30 am
Anyone with half a clue about weight training knows that it's near impossible to put on serious muscle while doing strenuous aerobic exercise. If you think otherwise, then you're a dipshit..... Overeem is/was using performance enhancing drugs.
PERPATRAITOR- May 4, 2010 at 12:11 am
Sign me up for "horse meat"!
Sneaky Pete- May 3, 2010 at 10:28 pm
Small testicles, bouts of rage, and inexplicable balking are all sign of steroid abuse.
Mr_Misanthropy- May 3, 2010 at 6:59 pm
Way bigger than when he transcribed The Book of the Law.

And I know, adding ten pounds of muscle is easy, I do it every time my cock gets hard.
David_Banner- May 3, 2010 at 6:26 pm
It just goes to show you that theres nothing wrong with murdering Horses and Dogs for their meat! I mean, look at Crowley here, he looks like a tanning bed loving mongoloid but he's huge, and thats what matters.
knee_strike- May 3, 2010 at 5:56 pm
I'd like to sincerely thank the CP staff member who wrote this article for describing Overoids (cheers, Komodo) as Dutch-born instead of Dutch. If Brock Lesnar had been born in China, it sure as hell wouldn't make him Chinese, now would it?
Komodo- May 3, 2010 at 5:40 pm
+1 Horror.


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?

::Meanwhile::

Screw Overoids.
Emopinata- May 3, 2010 at 5:16 pm
@Kid Clam Curtains
no, i meant steroids, he could be on hgh though
if he was smart enough he would be
steroids swell the head and feet,
here this will help
think of hgh as weed,
steroids as a heroine

hgh has not been proven in the lab to increase the amount lifting. it has a greater effect on muscle definition than muscle strength, And it doesn't seem to help much with cardiovascular fitness.

steroids on the other hand,
give the muscle a bulky or bloated look to it, and a texture of skin that may seem.. awkward

but i wouldnt put it past him on doing both and cycling between
example of cycling for him would be;
just faught, cycle steroids in,
fight coming up, get on hgh
confusean- May 3, 2010 at 5:06 pm
Way too many fat asses on this site who can't figure out why they can't get 6-pack abs sitting on the couch cutting back from 3 bags of nachos a night to 2.

30 pounds of muscle in 3 years is an attainable number for anyone with a little get up & go, for an elite athlete it should be little problem.

10 pounds a year is only a 1 lb gain every 5 weeks. Eat lots & lift heavy, not impossible, even for you lazy fat asses.

fatbellyfrank- May 3, 2010 at 4:50 pm
Depending on the testing regime, do they only test prior to bouts or is there a random testing policy. If you know when you have to piss in the bottle you shouldn't get caught out. Unless there's a random testing policy we can scream til we're blue in the face about rapid bulk increase's , change to facial structure, increased acne etc etc, but if you know when you're getting tested only the morons return a negative result.
Overeem will show up clean as a whistle in any tests he's subjected to prior to the Rogers fight, or him and his team are some of the stupidest people on the planet.
Harry Nips- May 3, 2010 at 4:39 pm
Maybe 'eating horsemeat' is Overeem's way of saying he's been going down on Chandella Powell? I know I didn't get any bigger from horsemeat, just an insatiable urge to run around with a midget on my back.
Art Gibs- May 3, 2010 at 4:21 pm
See how puffy his face is? Do a google search. Puffiness in the face is a common side effect of steroid use.
CapitalQ- May 3, 2010 at 3:46 pm
neuter them like geldings....priceless
gigacock- May 3, 2010 at 3:35 pm
i lmao'd
CapitalQ- May 3, 2010 at 3:10 pm
dude i will so help you
MediumRare- May 3, 2010 at 2:39 pm
Overeem's been on the juice. Lesnar sure as heck was on the 'roids at some point.

The burning question is: Who gives a fuck?

I say let 'em go for it. Neuter them like geldings and juice 'em up to their eyeballs like race horses for all I care. I kinda like the idea of 300lb gorillas tearing chunks off one another.
Mr_Misanthropy- May 3, 2010 at 2:20 pm
I don't see why it matters what Everlene's been doing for the last three years, because it hasn't helped him win any big fights. It's not like the "demo-licious man" has been going on a world-wide tear, kicking asses and taking names. Who gives a shit if its steroids or Charles Atlas diet and iron-pumping; the guy hasn't even been fighting the best kickboxers. Maybe he's been fattening up his larval form and now he's going to burst forth from his cocoon of non-competition to go all Barbara Streisand and shit, but the guy is far from top of the line.
Mr_Misanthropy- May 3, 2010 at 2:06 pm
I'm working as hard as i can to bring about The Apocalypse. I'm sorry, I can't do it any faster... it is a bit complicated, but it comforts me that so many fine people are wittingly or unwittingly constantly trying their hardest to assist me.
rearnakedchickenchoke- May 3, 2010 at 1:59 pm
Did he take steroids? Maybe he did, maybe he didn't. But the timeline shows him from age 23-29 roughly, a period in which hard training can very easily put on some serious muscle since one's muscular peak is around 25. That's why everyone's saying Struve is gonna be a beast in a few years when he fills out. And by everyone, I mean Roy Nelson. He counts for a few votes anyway.
Ratel- May 3, 2010 at 1:51 pm
I think steroids include those side effects as well. That and the ball shrivelling. The horrible, horrible ball shrivelling.
Japanadian- May 3, 2010 at 1:49 pm
+1 Horror
I don't know if Overeem is juicing or not, but i put on 42 lbs of muscle in under 2 years with no roids or supplements at all, so i see no reason he couldn't have done the same.
Overeem by knees to the body
Ratel- May 3, 2010 at 1:47 pm
^ Dude, that is H- to the -ardcore. I likes. Wait, that's 2% better than Roman gladiator shit. It's be great if we could get away with it, but I think we're all stuck waiting for a Mad Max Kind of environment first.
Kid Clam Curtains- May 3, 2010 at 1:47 pm
@Emopinata

I assume you mean HGH, not steroids.
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