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UFC 146 Drug Tests Come Back Clean

Written on June 01, 2012 by Avlya Jaie

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Frank Mir was given a TRT exemption for his title match against Junior dos Santos.

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has released the drug testing results for the recently concluded UFC 146 event. The records show that all 24 fighters came in negative for the usage of performance enhancing drugs and/or recreational/drugs of abuse, NSAC executive director Keith Kizer confirmed.

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Dos Santos and Mir, Set to Earn $200,000 in UFC 146

Written on May 25, 2012 by Avlya Jaie

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Nevada State Athletic Commission Executive Director Keith Kizer confirms UFC 146 payouts.

Both UFC 146 headliners heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos and Frank Mir are set to receive $200,000, regardless of who wins at tomorrow’s maincard bout. Keith Kizer, Nevada State Athletic Commission’s Executive Director confirms this information.

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Lavar Johnson Replaces Mark Hunt At UFC 146

Written on May 18, 2012 by Avlya Jaie

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Mark Hunt suffers from a knee injury, gets replaced by Lavar ‘Big’ Johnson in a heavyweight bout against Stefan Struve.

Mark Hunt is forced to step out from the upcoming UFC 146 event, after suffering from a knee injury. Set to replace him in his scheduled heavyweight bout against Stefan Struve is former Strikeforce fighter, Lavar ‘Big’ Johnson. Johnson has just nine days to prepare for his upcoming fight.

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Dos Santos and Mir to be Featured in UFC Primetime on FX

Written on May 03, 2012 by Avlya Jaie

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A three-part special feature on UFC 146 Headliners Junior Dos Santos and Frank Mir to air in FX

In anticipation of next month’s ‘UFC 146: Dos Santos vs. Mir’ event, UFC Primetime is set to feature a three-part special on UFC champ Junior Dos Santos and former title holder Frank Mir.

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Official Fight Card for ‘UFC 146: Junior Dos Santos vs. Frank Mir’

Written on May 02, 2012 by Markham Mencken

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With Alistair Overeem officially out of the main event, UFC Heavyweight champ Junior dos Santos will defend his title against Frank Mir.

The UFC 146 fight card has undergone some major changes over the past few weeks, one was the removal of Alistair Overeem from the main event due to his failure to pass the pre-fight drug test.

With Overeem officially out, UFC Heavyweight champ Junior dos Santos is now slated to defend his title against former Heavyweight champion Frank Mir.

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Cain Velasquez to Face Antonio Silva in UFC 146

Written on April 22, 2012 by Avlya Jaie

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Cain Velasquez was originally set to face Frank Mir, who will now fight Dos Santos after Overeem was pulled out of the upcoming UFC 146 event.

Cain Velasquez now has a new opponent in UFC 146 and it is Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva, UFC president Dana White has announced this decision via his Twitter account.

Velasquez was originally scheduled to fight Frank Mir in the same event, however Mir was pulled out to face Junior Dos Santos in UFC 146’s heavyweight bout. Mir replaced Alistair Overeem, who was taken out of the event due to problems with the NSAC.

Roy Nelson was slated to fight Silva. He is expected to remain on the card, however his new opponent is still unannounced, as of this moment.

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Frank Mir Replaces Alistair Overeem in UFC 146

Written on April 21, 2012 by Avlya Jaie

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Frank Mir is tapped as Overeem's replacement in UFC 146, originally expected to face Cain Velasquez.

Alistair Overeem’s looming trouble with the Nevada State Athletic Commission for failing a pre-fight drug testing has cost him a fight. Apparently, UFC can no longer wait for him to get his fighter’s license and pulled him out of UFC 146. UFC Dana White has made this announcement, late Friday night.

Overeem is replaced by Frank Mir, who will now face Junior Dos Santos in the main event of UFC 146. Mir was originally slated to fight Cain Velasquez in the same event. White did not reveal if Velasquez’ will receive a new opponent, so his status is still uncertain.

Overeem already applied for a Nevada fighter’s license and is set to appear in front of the NSAC, this Tuesday.

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Overeem Applies for a Fighter’s License In Nevada

Written on April 10, 2012 by Lulu

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After failing a pre-fight drug screening by the NSAC, UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem has applied for a fighter's license in Nevada

In preparation for his upcoming bout against Junior dos Santos in UFC 146, UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem has applied for fighter’s license in Nevada.

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Tickets for UFC 146 Available Next Week

Written on March 24, 2012 by Clive Wilson

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UFC 146 tickets on sale next week, fans are invited to Tuesday press conference in Las Vegas

Good news to all UFC fans!  The tickets for the long awaited event: “UFC 146: Dos Santos vs. Overeem”, will start selling Friday, next week. The fans are also invited to drop by in the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, next Tuesday for the event’s press conference.

The tickets will go on sale on March 30 at 3pm and the prices will range from $75 to $800. A presale period exclusively for UFC Fight Club members will start next Wednesday, March 28, at 3 p.m ET, while UFC.com e-newsletter subscribers can buy tickets on Thursday, March 29 at 1 p.m. ET.

UFC 146 takes place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 26 and will be headlined by UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos and former Strikeforce champ Alistair Overeem.

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Non-jury Trial for Overeem’s Alleged Assault Case Set for March 27

Written on March 15, 2012 by Avlya Jaie

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Alistair Overeem to face non-jury trial on March 27 for his misdemeanor battery charge

After being cited by the Las Vegas Police for “pushing or shoving a woman in the face”, last January 2 in a Las Vegas nightclub, former Strikeforce heavyweight champ, Alistair Overeem is set to face a Non-jury trial for his alleged battery case on March 27. Non-jury trials are the state’s standard for misdemeanor charges.

If convicted for his charge, Overeem will face up to six months in prison and will have to pay a maximum $1,000 fine. Las defense attorney David Chesnoff will defend Overeem in court.

Overeem was signed by UFC, September last year after being released by Strikeforce and has won against Brock Lesnar in UFC 141. He is set to fight Junior Dos Santos for the heavyweight title at the upcoming UFC 146 event, that will be held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on May 26.

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