Chris Weidman sat down with the Media during the build up to 175 and talked about the recent rash of drug test failures in the UFC, and he had some harsh words for Vitor Belfort most particularly.

If Chris Weidman has done anything with regularity as UFC champion, it's come out against performance enhancing drugs (PEDs). Once again, ahead of his fight with Lyoto Machida, TRT, steroids, and drug test failures are at the forefront of the MMA news world. And as such, Weidman was more than willing to talk about the recent failures and how he feels about the current testing climate in the UFC. Here's what he had to say, when asked if the athletic commissions and the UFC were currently doing enough to prevent PEDs:

I feel like it, hopefully is just going to be the begginning of what's been going on. I feel terrible, you know, Chael came out with his first statement, he got completely on my side, I think. I could understand where he was coming from. Vitor, Wanderlei, I wasn't on their side. I think they're obviously doing something. And Vitor got tested, he was way over on the TRT or whatever it is. But, Chael I felt bad for.

Then those second tests came and it's just, like, I still love Chael to death, but it just kind of opens up your eyes with what some guys could be doing. And it pissed me off. So, I want guys to be tested as much as possible; blood tests, whatever can be done.

Considering that Belfort is still among the top contenders for the 185 lb strap, much of Weidman's anger over PED use, appears to be pretty focused on "The Phenom." He held little back when asked how he felt about the possibility of fighting Belfort sometime in the future:

You know, it's hard for me to even think about Vitor at this point, but if I'm fighting Vitor, he's gonna be tested. He's been caught twice now, he looks... Last time I seen him I saw on the back, right by his shorts, there was, like, a little tail hanging out. He's becoming like a horse, he's got so much testosterone. I guess that wasn't funny. I think he needs to be tested as much as possible if he's been known to fail tests.

Weidman also talked about the upcoming TUF Finale bout for his teammate Eddie Gordon, as well as Chael Sonnen's weighty punishment from the UFC and Fox, and about whether he's ever felt outside pressure to take steroids or any other performance enhancer. Check it out and stay tuned to Bloody Elbow for more UFC 175 coverage, including pre-fight breakdowns, play-by-play, and post fight analysis.

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

Related News

Video: Tim Kennedy's excitement for Vitor Belfort vs. Chris Weidman dropping like 'The Phenom's' testosterone levels

  • 29 days ago
  • 139 views

Tim Kennedy says his excitement for the title fight between Chris Weidman and Vitor Belfort at UFC 187 on May 24, 2015 has dropped like "The Phenom's" testosterone levels thanks to numerous setbacks read news >>

UFC 187: Vitor Belfort's testosterone levels revealed, called 'great discovery' by Chris Weidman

  • 5 days ago
  • 1027 views

Let's hope no one was beaten for obtaining this information. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight No. 1 contender, Vitor Belfort, was forced to abandon his testosterone replacement thera read news >>

Chris Weidman on Vitor Belfort's testosterone: 'There's something happening'

  • 3 days ago
  • 15 views

Leading up to UFC 187, Chris Weidman had been fairly quiet about the controversy surrounding Vitor Belfort, testosterone-replacement therapy and a failed drug test that caused their fight to fall thr read news >>

UFC 187 results recap: Chris Weidman vs Vitor Belfort fight review and analysis

  • 3 days ago
  • 7 views

Last night (Sat., May 23, 2015), Chris Weidman and Vitor Belfort came to blows at UFC 187 inside the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. After a rough start, Weidman returned with a vengeance. Find read news >>

Pic: Chris Weidman awarded jiu-jitsu black belt ahead of UFC 187 title fight against Vitor Belfort

  • 21 days ago
  • 63 views

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight kingpin Chris Weidman is now a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt. Which would make a submission loss to Vitor Belfort hilarious. Weidman goes toe-to-toe read news >>

Chris Weidman receives black belt in jiu-jitsu ahead of UFC 187 bout with Vitor Belfort

  • 21 days ago
  • 233 views

Chris Weidman has reached the highest level in jiu-jitsu just 17 days before his third UFC title defense. The UFC middleweight kingpin, who faces Vitor Belfort in the co-main event of UFC 187 on May read news >>

Renzo Gracie: Chris Weidman's Jiu-Jitsu is 'beautiful'

  • 19 days ago
  • 56 views

Chris Weidman doesn't seem too afraid of meeting Vitor Belfort at UFC 187, especially when his jiu-jitsu teacher, Renzo Gracie, says his ground skills are "beautiful". Just 20 days shy of his title d read news >>

UFC 187: Jacare changes his mind picks Chris Weidman to beat Vitor Belfort

  • 17 days ago
  • 51 views

Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza changed his opinion about the outcome of the title fight between Chris Weidman and Vitor Belfort. However, he still believes he should be favored for the next title shot over L read news >>

UFC 187: Johnson vs. Cormier media conference call

  • 14 days ago
  • 41 views

On the UFC 187: Johnson vs. Cormier media conference call, Anthony Johnson, Daniel Cormier, Vitor Belfort, and UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman will discuss their upcoming fights May 23 in Las read news >>