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Blackzilians head coach Henri Hooft discusses the subtle changes in Vitor Belfort’s physique after the TRT ban. read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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Despite dropping his last four bouts in the Octagon, former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir has a renewed confidence. A former patient of the since-banned testosterone replacement therapy [TRT], Mir now believes the treatment only served as a stop gap helping to push through his larger issues. "TRT was patchwork - it was putting a Band-Aid on the problem," Mir told MMA Junkie. "I went to a medical doctor, but I wasn't searching out TRT. I just purely went to the doctor and said, ‘Hey, I don't read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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Frank Mir, who will headline a UFC event this weekend in Brazil, says that TRT wasn't the solution to issues he was facing at the time, but he has learned how to deal with them correctly now that TRT is banned. Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir has been struggling of late, losing his last four contests inside the octagon. He will compete in the main event of UFC Fight Night 61 against Antonio Silva in Brazil this weekend, and a loss could mean the end of the line for him the 14-year vete read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Frank Mir was a TRT userprior to its ban from competition. He hasn’t fought since the ban, and spent much of the past 12 months figuring out how to move his career forward in its absence.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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Is there a chance Anderson Silva is innocent? According to Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight Antonio Silva, "The Spider" was operating under the care of his physician, Dr. Marcio Tannure, who may have gone above and beyond the call of duty in an effort to preserve the UFC 183 pay-per-view (PPV) main event. "Bigfoot" talks to Globo (via Bloody Elbow): "Anderson has fought since he was 17, during his long career he has never had a problem with doping. Unfortunately, this happened wh read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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As he prepares to challenge UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman, Vitor Belfort says he's "stronger, lighter and faster" since he quit using TRT. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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While everyone seems to think Vitor Belfort will be unable to compete at the same level that he did while using testosterone replacement therapy (TRT), the Brazilian believes he’s actually better off without it. Speaking to SporTV (translation via MMA Fighting), Belfort said that he’s actually a better fighter without the TRT: It was better for me (the end of TRT) because I left a boring treatment that was bothering me, and now I'm stronger, lighter and faster. So, for me, it was wonderful. Does read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Vitor Belfort was injecting himself with Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT), but the truth is, he didn't even like it. Sure, it made him look good, but "The Phenom" is actually much better off since abandoning the controversial treatment. Though it should be noted he stopped TRT at the insistence of Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC), who outlawed it back in February. Belfort talks to SporTv (via Bloody Elbow): "It was better for me (the end of TRT) because I left a boring treatment tha read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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With news that UFC middleweight Vitor Belfort had passed the first of assumably several random drug tests, the No. 1 contender sounds happy to be moving forward without testosterone replacement therapy (TRT). "It was better for me (the end of TRT) because I left a boring treatment that was bothering me, and now I'm stronger, lighter and faster," Belfort told SporTv (via Bloody Elbow). "So, for me, it was wonderful. Doesn't matter what my blood says, nor the result of the blood test. What matters read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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"The Phenom" has no doubt of his improvement after stopping "a boring and bothering treatment". Vitor Belfort is sure that he's now a better fighter than he was when using TRT. Previously a strong defender of the therapy usage, "The Phenom" told SporTv that the ban imposed by NSAC and the UFC brought benefits for him and helped his improvement. Before the prohibition, Belfort was caught with a higher level of testosterone than what was allowed on a test last February. "It was better for me (the read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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And that means nothing but good things for Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion, Chris Weidman. When Vitor Belfort steps back inside the Octagon in early 2015 to face Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight titleholder, Chris Weidman, it will be more than a year-long gap in between fights for "The Phenom." Perhaps more importantly, it will be the first time in a long time that the Brazilian bruiser will compete without being on testosterone replacement therapy (TR read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Michael Bisping spoke about Vitor Belfort's TRT use and his chances against the champion in Chris Weidman. Michael Bisping was on a conference call to promote his UFC Fight Night 55 bout against Luke Rockhold, and one of the topics that came up was his former opponent in Vitor Belfort. He isn't too high about The Phenom's chances against Chris Weidman now that TRT has been banned and it has been off his system for a while. Transcription via Sherdog: "Vitor is the No. 1 contender. What were my fe read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Before a hand injury delayed Chris Weidman’s title defense against Vitor Belfort, the two middleweights were supposed to square off at UFC 181 on Dec. 6. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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He's only lost 5 times in the last 7 years and four of those losses were to fighters using PEDs, but he's not bitter. At all. Michael Bisping has never earned a title shot in his eight year UFC career despite racking up 15 wins amid only six losses but he's not bitter. Four of those six losses came to fighters who were either using testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) with the now banned therapeutic use exemption (TUE) or who notoriously dodged a drug test or in Chael Sonnen's case combined TR read news >>

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