Brazil AC to follow NSAC in TRT ban, Hendo to be last TUE in Brazil


Yesterday the Nevada State Athletic Commission voted unanimously to end Therapeutic Use Exemptions (TUE) for Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT). 

Today the regulating body in Brazil, Comissao Atletica Brasileira de MMA (CABMMA), has followed suit..

CABMMA medical director Dr. Marcio Tannure had first intended to hold a hearing to consider the change, now has determined that no more TUE will be issued. The announcement came via SporTV (Portuguese language).

"We discussed this subject for a long time here at CABMMA," said Tannure as translated by Guilherme Cruz, "As we use Nevada’s athletic commission as a model, we decided to make the same decision here in Brazil and no longer grant TRT exemptions for any fighter."

However, Dan Henderson will be allowed to to use TRT for his fight vs. Mauricio 'Shogun' Rua at Henderson vs. Shogun II in Natal Brazil on March 23. That will be the final TUE issued by CABMMA.

Chael Sonnen will not be issued a TUE for his fight with Wanderlei Silva, headlining the UFC Fight Night card on May 31 in Brazil.

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gammo2184 site profile image  

3/1/14 11:29 AM by gammo2184

So does this mean we will see Wand handle Chael like he was handled in all his fights before he got all TRT'd up???

jasperb site profile image  

3/1/14 9:54 AM by jasperb

It may make it easier to cycle, but it is still not good for people on actually trt. When some one comes off of a cycle with proper pct there levels go back to normal. If your body can no longer produce then when they come of there levels will tank, so in that case it's actually worse for people on trt because they will never have stable blood levels.

lolll site profile image  

3/1/14 7:58 AM by lolll

hope ur trolling since hendo prolly was on the roids too

circa305 site profile image  

2/28/14 8:06 PM by circa305


quality site profile image  

2/28/14 1:22 PM by quality

That Brazil's way of saying, "Fuck You," to Chael.

orcus site profile image  

2/28/14 11:29 AM by orcus

Oh the irony.The "shady" Brazilian AC whose sole purpose is to grease the wheels for that awful cheater Vitor is making their last exemption for UG hero Dan Henderson.

StocktonStickerSlap site profile image  

2/28/14 11:27 AM by StocktonStickerSlap

So now they get tested even less in camp because they're allegedly "not on it" anymore! Wahoo! I don't see why guys think this will affect vitor if anything it'll make it easier to use IMO.

Godmode site profile image  

2/28/14 11:25 AM by Godmode

So, I guess this means Vitor is retiring...

hendofanforlife site profile image  

2/28/14 11:25 AM by hendofanforlife

My god this Bazilian AC