- 2 years ago
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In advance of his UFC 148 rubber match with Tito Ortiz, Forrest Griffin
obtained a therapeutic use exemption for testosterone replacement
therapy, according to Pro MMA Radio host Larry Pepe.
Multiple attempts to confirm details on Griffin's exemption with Nevada
State Athletic Commission Executive Director Keith Kizer were
Ortiz today told MMAjunkie.com he would consult with
his representatives before issuing a statement to the media.
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- 6 months ago
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UFC Hall of Famer Forrest Griffin disagrees with the Nevada State Athletic Commission's ban of testosterone replacement therapy, believing there are a lot of misconceptions about the treatment. In an interview with WHOA TV, the original Ultimate Fighter explained why he doesn't think TRT is what most people think it's cracked up to be (transcription via Mixedmartialarts.com). "Here's what I don't understand," said Griffin. "What's wrong with wanting to be better at your job? If I had a dream… yo read news >>
- 2 years ago
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Every fighter on the UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen II fight card was drug tested and all 22 fighters returned negative results.
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- 2 years ago
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The Nevada State Athletic Commission approved Frank Mir for testosterone-replacement therapy in advance of his title fight with heavyweight champ Junior Dos Santos at UFC 146.
Mir is the fourth athletic to get a therapeutic-use exemption, NSAC Executive Director Keith Kizer today told MMAjunkie.com.
Middleweight title contender Chael Sonnen, who is currently taking steps needed to gain approval, is expected to be No. 5 in advance of his title fight with champ Anderson Silva at UFC 148. read news >>
Watch Forrest Griffin talk about the recent changes in the UFC rankings. The UFC has released a new video series that breaks down the recent changes in their official rankings, and on this edition, they had UFC Hall-of-Famer Forrest Griffin discuss the various shifts in the ladder. Watch the clip above. Related: UFC fighter rankings: Rick Story re-enters top 15 while Holloway, Gagnon make rankings debuts The UFC Rankings Report is a new weekly UFC.com series that gives you, the fans, a more in-d read news >>
- 3 months ago
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UFC legend Forrest Griffin expressed his opinion on Testosterone Replacement Therapy, as well as Chael Sonnen’s recent retirement because of his inability to use the substance. Forrest Griffin has a alarmingly blunt perspective on TRT usage in MMA - not only does he think it was "great," he also admit that he believed the physical risks involved with testosterone did not outweigh the its benefits for his fighting ability. Griffin, who received a TRT exemption from the Nevada State Athletic Commi read news >>
- 6 months ago
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Not that he has much skin in the game since retiring from fighting last May, but UFC Hall of Famer Forrest Griffin doesn't appreciate the stigma of being a testosterone replacement therapy user. Speaking with WHOA TV, Griffin isn't clear on why TRT isn't treated like any other medication. "Here's what I don't understand, What's wrong with wanting to be better at your job? You only get one life. That's it. I didn't mean to have this sh***y body with sh***y genetics. I wanted a better one. I'll be read news >>
- 7 months ago
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Dan Henderson was the first MMA fighter to receive a therapeutic-use exemption for testosterone-replacement therapy in Nevada, and he may be the last in Brazil.Filed under: News, UFC Tagged: Dan Henderson, UFC Fight Night 38 read news >>
- 8 months ago
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Frank Mir has been granted a therapeutic-use exemption for testosterone-replacement therapy for his fight with Alistair Overeem this Saturday at UFC 169.Filed under: News, Only on Junkie, UFC Tagged: Frank Mir, UFC 169 read news >>
Original The Ultimate Fighter winner Forrest Griffin was inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame on Saturday at the UFC Fan Expo in Las Vegas. Griffin met with the media following his induction to talk about his career and weigh in on Anderson Silva and Chris Weidman. read news >>
Forrest Griffin announced his retirement from mixed martial arts, effective immediately. He made the announcement at Saturday night's UFC 160 post-fight press conference in Las Vegas. read news >>