Mir, Rothwell receive TRT exemptions for UFC 164

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Frank Mir and Ben Rothwell have joined the growing list of athletes applying for and receive exemptions for testosterone replacementy therapy. Both heavyweights applied for and were allowed the TRT exemptions for UFC 164 in Milwaukee, WI.

UFC heavyweight Ben Rothwell applied for and received a therapeutic use exemption to use TRT in advance of UFC 164, a representative with the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services told MMAjunkie.com.

Heavyweight Frank Mir also received an exemption for the event, which takes places Aug. 31 at Bradley Center in Milwaukee. The ex-UFC champ previously got permission to use TRT for a fight against then-champ Junior dos Santos at UFC 146. It’s unknown whether he received any additional exemptions in earlier fights.

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