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UFC’s Overeem Denied A Fighting License

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LAS VEGAS – UFC Championship contender Alistair Overeem was denied a fighting license by the state Athletic Commission on Tuesday, after failing a drug test.  Overeem had been scheduled to take on UFC champion Junior dosSantosat the MGM Grand next month, but Vegas resident Frank Mir will fight Dos Santos instead.  Overeem won’t be able to reapply for aNevada license until December.

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