Dan Henderson vs Lyoto Machida 478x270Testosterone replacement therapy is a controversial topic in sports.

Lyoto Machida faces Dan Henderson in the UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche co-main event on Saturday and Henderson is on TRT, but Machida isn’t concerned.

“Everybody has their own reasons for using it.  I don’t know, I’m not a doctor.  I’m a fighter,” said Machida during the UFC 157 open workouts on Wednesday.  “If the UFC says it’s okay, I think it’s good.”

Henderson has used the therapy since 2007.  Some fighters are hesitant to accept a fight with someone who uses TRT, but Machida isn’t one of them.

“No, it’s okay for me.  No problem,” he said.

UFC president Dana White recently stated that the organization will test fighters using TRT throughout their training camp in an effort to ensure it’s not being abused.  He also said, “If your testosterone level isn’t high enough, maybe you’re too old to fight.”

Henderson is 42 years old, but Machida feels Henderson can still complete with the top guys in the division.

“(Henderson) is old, but he’s still good.  He’s still strong.  He’s beaten a lot of guys.  He can still compete at a high level.”

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

Dan Henderson Intends to Resume TRT Use | MMAWeekly.com

  • 27 days ago

Former two-division Pride FC champion Dan Henderson used TRT when it was allowed. He'll return to using it when he retires after UFC 204. read news >>

Michael Bisping: The Pressure is On! | MMAWeekly.com

  • 24 days ago

Heading into his UFC 204 showdown with Dan Henderson, Michael Bisping admits there is massive pressure on his shoulders. read news >>

Gegard Mousasi Worried About Vitor Belfort... and That's a Good Thing | MMAWeekly.com

  • 20 days ago

Gegard Mousasi is worried about Vitor Belfort heading into Saturday's UFC 204 co-main event in Manchester, England... and that's a good thing. read news >>

Michael Bisping Feeling 'Massive Pressure' for Dan Henderson Rematch | MMAWeekly.com

  • 22 days ago

Middleweight champion Michael Bisping feels "massive pressure" heading into his first title defense against Dan Henderson in the UFC 204 main event on Saturday. read news >>

Dan Henderson Recounts the Highlight of His MMA Career | MMAWeekly.com

  • 23 days ago

Heading into what he plans to be his final fight, Dan Henderson recounted what he considers to the be the highlight of his MMA career. read news >>

Video: Hardy, Gooden break down UFC 204's Vitor Belfort vs. Gegard Mousasi co-main event

  • 23 days ago

On Saturday, two veteran middleweights and former champions square off in the UFC 204 co-main event.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

Michael Bisping vs. Dan Henderson: A Head-to-Toe Breakdown

  • 23 days ago

Michael Bisping will attempt to defend his middleweight title for the first time when he takes on old foe Dan Henderson this October 8 at UFC 204. The bout is a rematch of their 2009 clash, which too read news >>

Champ Michael Bisping: UFC 204 fight with Dan Henderson is not a rematch

  • 22 days ago

UFC middleweight champ Michael Bisping claims he didn’t watch his 2009 knockout loss to Dan Henderson until his promoter booked a rematch at Saturday’s UFC 204. As you might imagine, the footage made read news >>

Michael Bisping Puts His Legacy on the Line to Exact Revenge on Dan Henderson

  • 22 days ago

It has recently come to our attention that we’ve been shortchanging Michael Bisping for years. There’s no other way to say it: We underestimated him. We dismissed him. We didn’t like him very much, i read news >>

Michael Bisping predicts he’ll knock out Dan Henderson in the third round at UFC 204

  • 22 days ago

A lot of fighters shy away from giving predictions on their fights. But since when has UFC middleweight champ Michael Bisping been shy? He calls his shot for a rematch with Dan Henderson at Saturday’ read news >>