UFC 146: NSAC Sets Alistair Overeem Hearing For April 24

Dec 30, 2011; Las Vegas, NV, USA; UFC fighter Alistair Overeem leaves the octagon after defeating Brock Lesnar (not pictured) during a heavyweight bout at UFC 141 at the MGM Grand Garden event center. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-US PRESSWIRE

Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) Executive Director Keith Kizer has told the MMA Show that UFC Heavyweight #1 contender Alistair Overeem will get a hearing on April 24th and that no decision on whether or not to license the Dutch fighter for UFC 146 will be made until then. Overeem failed a surprise drug test following a press conference in Las Vegas to promote his scheduled championship bout against Junior dos Santos at UFC 146 set for May 26 in Vegas.

UFC President Dana White told Wrestling Observer that no decision regarding a replacement bout will be made prior to Overeem's hearing. White assured fans that there will be a title fight on the UFC 146 card.


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Fans have been clamoring for Mark Hunt or Fedor Emelianenko to face dos Santos and even Dan Henderson has offered to step up in weight for the title shot.

HT MMA Mania.

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