Trading Shots: Downes and Fowlkes on Vitor Belfort's win and TRT usage


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MMA Junkie's resident fighter-turned-writer, Danny Downes, is back again to discuss Vitor Belfort's big win over Dan Henderson at UFC Fight Night 32 with Ben Fowlkes view original article >>

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