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Kevin Iole: Alistair Overeem fully deserves his license

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by Jay Jay, Jan 11, 2013.

  1. Jay Jay

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    http://sports.yahoo.com/news/mma--alistair-overeem-s-situation-provides-platform-for-commissions-to-set-strict-ped-precedent-211435867.html
     
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    I agree, and i'm not an Overeem sympathizer.

    I also think Kizer gets a little too much hate.
     
  3. Jay Jay

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    So to folks here who said Overeem could have used banned substances during the suspension period only to abstain from them right before a fight, think again.

    Because Keith Kizer took all the appropriate measures and ensured that Overeem actually "earned" his license from the commission
     
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    I love Reem and feel it is just. I wish they could test all fighters with matches coming up this way about two-three months before and after the fights.
     
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    Is that a Machida as ur avatar?
     
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    He fully deserves it because hes found a way to work the system. Gotta work hard for your right to fight, nawmean?
     
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    Is he being singled out more than other guys that got busted?
     
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    Whoa whoa, lets not get crazy here
     
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    Sadly, knowing what we know about PEDs, undetectable steroids, and HGH, I will still have a hard time believing he's clean.

    But, he's passed all the tests, and he rightfully deserves his license back at this time.
     
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    Yeah, where could that possibly go wrong.
     
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    Nope
     
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    Have you read the whole excerpt? Do you understand why Iole is praising Kizer here?
     
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    Aesop Rock brah
     
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    I see him around from time to time, and he really seems like a pleasant guy. He's just got a lot of shit to deal with.

    I look at him like that corporate manager that comes into the office to deal with bullshit; you're going to hate him no matter what, because he's a rich bastard with a lot of power who uses it. But does that make every move he makes a bad one? I don't think so.

    He also brings Nevada a lot of money and we're really hurting for it now.
     
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    I'm not saying he did use during his suspension, but it is possible to pass every single one of those tests while actively using.
     
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    one of his better articles. well done Iole.
     
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    He never came off as an unpleasant guy but I feel that he doesn't do his job as well as he could. Hes too happy to keep things they way they are even tho it can be improved.
     
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    Great method by Kizer.
     
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    That applies to all fighters, does it not?

    For all we know, BJ freakin Penn could be doing 10 iu of GH a day.

    It's time to stop holding Overeem in different standards.
     
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    I'm glad Overeem got his license but Iole is the biggest UFC shill there is. Of course he is gonna support him getting licensed.
     

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