HOLLYWOOD, CA - SEPTEMBER 20: UFC Fighter Junior dos Santos listens to a question from a member of the media during the UFC on Fox: Velasquez v Dos Santos - Press Conference at W Hollywood on September 20, 2011 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)
"I am professional and I'm champion without ever having used anything for better performance when you guys see me fighting that's really me. About what happened to Overeem I don't know anything more than you guys know and for me It's between him and the Nevada Athletic Commission. I know a lot about me that's it! I'm doing my whole training camp to fight against Overeem!"
-- Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Heavyweight Champion Junior dos Santos takes to Twitter to proudly proclaim his status as a drug free mixed martial arts (MMA) competitor and assure fans that he achieved his goals without the aid of any performance enhancers. The same can't be the said for Alistair Overeem, who was scheduled to meet "Cigano" for the 265-pound title at UFC 146 on May 26, 2012, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. "The Reem" was popped for elevated levels of testosterone at a surprise drug test recently and his future with the world's largest fight promotion is now in doubt. It's never a good idea to make your boss as pissed off as Overeem has made UFC President Dana White. But, while the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) sorts out what to do about "Demolition Man," dos Santos plans on continuing his training camp as though he's still fighting the deadly Dutch striker. That's probably a good idea, considering the fact that White has already stated the Brazilian will be defending his belt on the Memorial Day weekend card no matter what happens with Overeem. At least we know he'll be ready, no matter who the opponent is that's chosen for him.