While Vitor Belfort is the poster child for Testosterone Replacement Therapy, he is far from the only prominent fighter who has received a Therapeutic Use Exemption for TRT. Other figures on the list include Todd Duffee, Forrest Griffin, Dan Henderson, Quinton Jackson, Nate Marquardt, Frank Mir, Shane Roller, and Chael Sonnen.
The other most high profile fighter on the list, Chael Sonnen, told "FOX Sports Live" he will continue to follow the rules.
“The rules are the rules – that’s it,” said Sonnen. “Yesterday, it was legal, so quit complaining. Today, it’s illegal. That’s it. Quit complaining. End of conversation. Testosterone’s out.”
When asked about the new fight between Machida and Weidman by “FOX Sports Live,” Sonnen didn’t take any jabs at Belfort and instead trumpeted the UFC’s new “superfight” at UFC 173 between Weidman, the current middleweight champ, and Machida, a former light heavyweight champ.
“This is an incredible fight,” Sonnen said. “First off, Chris Weidman is the undefeated, undisputed middleweight champion of the world, taking out the all-time pound-for-pound king Anderson Silva famously. Lyoto Machida has never looked better since he’s come down to 185 pounds. He’s undefeated with a knockout of Mark Munoz, a unanimous decision over Gegard Mousasi and he’s a former light heavyweight world champion. When you talk about superfights, you’re talking about a champion from one weight class taking on a champion from another weight class. You want a superfight? On May 24, you’re getting one.”
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