23 Apr 2012 07:32:32 AM
Alistair Overeem Releases Statement on UFC 146 Withdrawal; Blames Anti-Inflammatory Medication for Elevated Testosterone Levels
(Photo courtesy of Heavy.com)
Alistair Overeem has finally broken his silence on his failed drug screening earlier this month. Here’s what the UFC heavyweight contender had to say in a release distributed this morning by Authentic Sports Management:
“To my friends and fans,
I am deeply saddened to announce that on Friday, April 20, I respectfully withdrew from the May 26 event so that I can request a continuance until my situation with the Nevada State Athletic Commission is resolved.
I cannot express how sorry I am to the Commission, Junior Dos Santos, the fans, the owners and employees of the UFC, my friends and family and anyone else who this has affected.
I absolutely do not believe in, nor do I use performance-enhancing drugs. I am a clean fighter and I will do whatever it takes to prove this to everyone.Read More ADD COMMENTS (39) DIGG THIS