Found February 17, 2013 on
Vitor Belfort made a statement regarding his TRT use via his twitter page today.
“This will be last time that I will talk about TRT I never hide from #ufc that I was on the treatment but I admit that I didnt admit to the press. I confess that this was my mistake I am MEN enough to admit my mistakes So from now on , guys please don’t fight me if u going to use this as a execuse that’s it. I never lie and never hide from ufc.”
TRT is about to be a big issue in MMA and it is starting to look like Vitor could become the face of this issue. Bottom line is right now its legal but for the good of the sport it needs to be more closely regulated. Athletes will always look for an edge but there is no reason for a 37 year old man to have the testosterone levels of a 22 year old. That is not the way the human body works. Vitor tested positive for the anabolic steroid 4-Hydroxytestosterone after his 2006 Pride fight with Dan Henderson. Under the Nevada State Athletic Regulation rules if a p...
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The controversial topic of Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) crept its way back to the forefront of MMA discussion over the past week when the UFC released a statement revealing that Brazilian legend Vitor Belfort was using TRT prior to his UFC on FX 7 bout with Michael Bisping. The discussion continued to boil over when UFC President Dana White announced this weekend that...
Vitor Belfort (Pictured) is done talking about his use of testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) – despite the fact he has never technically spoken about being on the controversial treatment.
For the first and last time, Belfort addressed his use of TRT, one day after UFC President Dana White professed the promotion will start to crack down hard on their athletes on the medically...