Vitor Belfort has been the most talked about athlete surronding the TRT controversey. At 35 years old he has looked phenomonal in his latest outings, although he has been on TRT for three years. Should it be necessary for him to stop TRT for a world title fight, he would, but Belfort doesn't think it's necessary:
Belfort wants to fight the winner or Chris Weidman vs. Anderson Silva, who meet at UFC 168, and he would accept to stop using TRT if that’s one of the conditions on him earning the shot at the gold.
"I’ve already said that, if they agree with it, I would (stop doing TRT)," he said. "No problem at all. If they want me to get there in a disadvantage, that’s ok.
"But they already told me that’s not the problem," he continued. "UFC told me ‘you can’t get in there in disadvantage.’ The thing is, I’m in normal testosterone levels with TRT. That’s the treatment. People don’t seem to understand that I’m the only guy that does blood tests. Many fighters don’t do this, many use illegal stuff and are not tested like I am. I’m tested all the time. Week after week, month after month. I have to keep the levels normal to make it fair."
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