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Alistair Overeem fails drug test – Faces long suspension from GLORY Kickboxing



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Combat sports veteran Alistair Overeem recently failed a drug test. Photo Credit: Amber Searls – USA TODAY Sports

Former Strikeforce champion and UFC heavyweight title challenger has been issued a 12-month suspension from GLORY Kickboxing following a failed drug test. What substance he tested positive for is yet to be disclosed.

GLORY officials issued the following statement about the situation:

“Alistair Overeem has been removed from the GLORY rankings and his fight again Badr Hari is ruled a “No Contest” due to a violation of GLORY’s anti-doping rules. His suspension is for 12 months, starting at his last fight – COLLISION 4. And he must return a percentage of his wages.”

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Alistair Overeem had a long UFC career

In his last fight, back in October at GLORY Collision 4, Alistair Overeem defeated Badr Hari via unanimous decision. That win has now been overturned into a no contest following the failed drug test.

The fight was the 42-year-old veteran’s first since leaving the UFC in 2021. after a decade in the promotion.

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