Brandon Vera: If TRT ok for one, should be okay for all

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Brandon Vera fights Ben Rothwell at UFC 164 on Saturday, and was asked to comment on ‘Big’ Ben’s use of Testosterone Replacement Therapy.

Vera is not a fan of Therapeutic Use Exemption, as he believes many fighters’ testosterone levels falls below the normal 300 nanograms per deciliter during a grueling camp.

“I think the whole thing with TRT, I understand it, but if it’s good for one, it should be good for all,” said Vera. “I don’t know how that scaling goes or what the testosterone level is and stuff. I know my testosterone level during one camp was at 250, but I think you eat up all your testosterone during camp if you’re training two or three times a day.”

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