398 Search Results for trt

Jun 23, 2014 11:23 am

Forrest Griffin On TRT: It Was Worth Shortening Your Life

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Forrest Griffin spoke to BostonHerald.com to talk about the side effects from using Testosterone Replacement Therapy, and how in his mind it was all worth it. “I did it, I think it’s great. When it started, I had two problems with steroids. One, they’re illegal and I’m doing illegal drugs....

Jun 18, 2014 12:33 pm

Matt Serra Admits To TRT Use, ‘It’s fun’, Says The Former Champ

“After I got done fighting, I was always on the mat six days a week. So I got on the TRT. I had some back issues, I’m always on the mat and I figured I’d get my levels checked because I had some guys going who were around my age or a little bit older....

Jun 2, 2014 11:25 am

Dana White Talks TRT in MMA and Vitor Belfort

Dana White spoke to media members during a recent media scrum about TRT in MMA, as well as Vitor Belfort’s ability to get licensed to fight Chael Sonnen on July 5th. When asked what would happen if Belfort’s request for a license was denied White said “There is no plan B” After TRT was banned...

May 23, 2014 12:31 pm

Hendo Feels A Little Tired Without TRT

“I feel fine without the TRT, maybe a little more tired. It’s hard to say this when you are in the middle of a camp because, with or without the TRT, you are going to tire yourself. I can’t say if makes a difference or not. I also wasn’t taking so much of it, I...

May 17, 2014 12:21 pm

Hendo: ‘The NSAC is either uneducated or just don’t care’ about PED’s & TRT

UFC Fighter Dan Henderson shares his thoughts about the testosterone replacement therapy ban in Nevada on AXS TV’s Inside MMA. “Tackle the problems of people abusing – they’re going to abuse drugs no matter what. And the guys they already tested more than anyone else, they kind of dropped the hammer on them instead of...

May 16, 2014 12:12 pm

British Columbia Latest Jurisdiction to Ban TRT

The Nevada State Athletic Commission changed the game when they banned Therapeutic Use Exemptions for Testosterone Replacement Therapy. The UFC followed suit, Brazil thereafter and now British Columbia. In a report coming out of MixedMartialArts.com, Erik Magraken broke it down: Section 21 of the BC Minister’s Athletic Commissioner regulations adopted the WADA Prohibited List of...

May 13, 2014 8:12 pm

Chael Sonnen, Dan Henderson Licensed By NSAC In Post-TRT Era

Good news fight fans. Dan Henderson and Chael Sonnen have been given licenses to fight by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. While usually not a headliner, the two former teammates have been poster-boys for the controversial use exemptions for Testostorone Replacement Therapy (TRT). And up until the recent ban, have been using the treatment in...

May 5, 2014 6:05 pm

Vitor: ‘I Feel Like An Animal Off TRT’

“Whoever has the belt will be my next opponent. That’s a fact. I feel like an animal. The Holy Spirit gives me everything I need. I’m training like an animal. Nobody trains harder than me. My hormone stays at 200 today, and the normal range is from 300 to 800. (TRT) raised my levels to...

Apr 26, 2014 10:35 am

TRT Free Belfort Wants To Replace Machida In Weidman Title Fight

Vitor ‘The Phenom’ Belfort was originally scheduled to face off with Chris Weidman in May. That was before the TRT ban happened. He was later forced to give up his slot, to Lyoto Machida, because the timing wasn’t right for him to cycle off his testosterone treatment. However, now he’s clean. And he wants he...

Apr 26, 2014 9:50 am

Sonnen “Positive”, Not “Panicked” Over TRT Ban

“I do feel a little bit different but I feel very encouraged with the new path we’re taking. I’m feeling more positive than panicked. At first, I felt panic. My panic is going away, and I’m seeing some optimism, but I’m not through it yet.” “To be candid with you, if I find something and...

Apr 20, 2014 9:49 pm

Nate Marquardt Thinks TRT Ban ‘The Right Move’

“It was a very subjective rule on all these things depending on which commission you’re in and all that sort of stuff. I definitely think it is the right move to take it off. The way it was before was not fair. You know, it was kind of like ‘oh some guys can do it,...

Apr 18, 2014 6:12 pm

Vitor Belfort No Longer Guaranteed Title Shot Following TRT Ban Fiasco

“I haven’t talked to Vitor since everything happened. I don’t know if his fight for the title will happen this year. I haven’t heard anything from him. He has to solve a lot of things before. He has to solve his problems, not us. If he is still the number 1 contender? I don’t know,...

Apr 15, 2014 10:06 am

Hendo Confident Without TRT

While MMA legend Dan Henderson is coming off of a spectacular knockout win over Shogun Rua, he’s also preparing to come off of TRT. Since the Nevada State Athletic Commission banned the used of TRT in combat sports, a few fighters have had to make a quick decision about whether to continue and find an...

Apr 14, 2014 12:43 pm

Sonnen Says He’s A Test-Tube Dummy Off TRT

“I’ve had a pretty good amount of success so far. But I’ve got to reserve the right to change this answer next week if we talk again. I’m still having a little bit of residue left over, and I’m still feeling really good, but there is a difference. I’m trying a different regimen with doctors...

Apr 1, 2014 11:10 am

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Forrest Griffin: ‘TRT helps you do your job better’

“Here’s what I don’t understand, What’s wrong with wanting to be better at your job? You only get one life. That’s it. I didn’t mean to have this shitty body with shitty genetics. I wanted a better one. I’ll be honest. I wanted to be much bigger, stronger and faster. If I could do that…...

Mar 22, 2014 11:09 am

Joe Rogan: ‘TRT Ban Not Fair For Fighters Like Bigfoot Silva’

“I think that there’s most certainly people abusing [TRT]. It sucks because people who aren’t abusing it and actually need it, like Bigfoot (Antonio Silva). You want to talk about a guy who absolutely probably needs it, how about a guy who had a tumor in his pituitary gland and has a real health issue....

Mar 20, 2014 1:52 pm

Joe Rogan Praises ‘TRT Vitor’ – “Sad” To See Him Go

“He (Dan Henderson) fought TRT Vitor. TRT Vitor … when we go down over eras, of the greatest most impressive fighters, there’s going to be a part of me that is sad, that TRT Vitor has to come down to an end. It’s a part of me that’s very sad. I mean, I see the...

Mar 20, 2014 10:29 am

Henderson: ‘TRT has nothing to do with my fighting skills’

“I don’t think TRT has anything to do with my skills as a fighter. I think I get sick a little bit less and have a little more energy. I don’t lay on the couch as much when I’m on TRT, but it’s not the reason I’ve done as well as I’ve done in the...

Mar 18, 2014 8:24 am

Hendo To Reevaluate Career With TRT Ban Now In Place

In all of Mixed Martial Arts, Dan Henderson, is the last fighter who will likely ever receive a Therapeutic Use Exepmtion for Testosterone Replacement Therapy. At least in Brazil. The former Strikeforce and PRIDE FC champion, has been using the controversial therapy for years and as a result has been able to prolong his career...

Mar 13, 2014 6:48 am

Hector Lombard on TRT: “Cheating is cheating”

Hector Lombard hasn’t been shy in the least bit about his opinions on TRT or his criticism of Vitor Belfort after his title shot against Chris Weidman went out of the window. With the use of TRT officially banned by the Nevada State Athletic Commission in February, Vitor’s opportunity slipped right through his hands. Lombard...

Mar 12, 2014 8:58 am

Bigfoot Not Happy With Brazil’s Ban On TRT

“The way I see, he (Brazil’s Athletic Commission Leader, Marcio Tannure) wants to play the good guy role. He’s just being political because he was never against TRT. But I don’t judge him. Everybody likes Dr. Tannure, he is a great person. He made a mistake with me and I was upset because he hasn’t...

Mar 12, 2014 8:58 am

Anti-Aging Doctor Linked To Vitor Belfort: TRT ban pushes fighters into using ‘black market steroids’

Dr. John Pierce (pictured), an anti-aging doctor who has been linked to middleweight title contender Vitor Belfort, has apparently had multiple fighters inform him that they would rather go to the black market for performance-enhancing drugs, than get a therapeutic-use exemption (TUE) for testosterone. And now that the TUE program has been shut down? Dr. Pierce tells MMAJunkie – in a rather candid...

Mar 10, 2014 4:24 pm

Cung Le Wants In Against Wanderlei If TRT Ban Removes Sonnen

“If Chael gets hurt, or decides that he’s not ready for the Wanderlei fight, I’ll throw in my hat. I would love another shot. I have a lot of respect for him. I grew up watching all of his fights in PRIDE. And to fight him, I feel like I didn’t fight a good fight...

Mar 10, 2014 2:13 pm

GSP: ‘TRT Is A Joke, Should Have Been Banned Long Ago’

“It should have been done a long time ago. There’s not another sports that accepts it. It’s a joke. For our sport, I don’t want to accuse individuals. Never once have I accused a person. I don’t want to accuse the organization. The problem is the system. One of the reasons why I stopped (fighting)...

Mar 8, 2014 9:16 am

Dana White Doesn’t Care If TRT Users Retire

By Evan Stoumbelis Even after it’s ban TRT is still making headlines. Chael Sonnen said in an interview recently that he may have to give up MMA as a result of the ban on TRT because he needs it to function in his everyday life. This was in line with what Dr. Neil Goodman said...

Mar 6, 2014 12:22 pm

California Latest To Announce ‘Total Ban of TRT’

Nevada, Brazil and now the wonderful state of California have all decided to take a firm stance and ban the use of Testosterone Replacement Therapy in combat sports. We learned of this latest development in a release from the commission: “The California State Athletic Commission fully supports the Nevada State Athletic Commission’s decision to eliminate...