Matt Hughes And Frank Trigg Talk About Cheaters From Their Era

Matt Hughes

Matt Hughes

Former UFC welterweights and Hall of Fame inducted fighters spoke about their era of MMA and the issue of drug use.

Here’s what they had to say to MMAJunkie:

Former UFC welterweight Frank Trigg on steroid use during his era:

“I come from a background where we wrestled guys who were on drugs. It was just part of the game. The same thing happened when I fought – when I fought a guy on drugs, it didn’t make a difference. I was better than they were. But it’s just not something I did when I was competing.”

Former UFC welterweight champion Matt Hughes on drug testing:

“I do think there are people in my era who people say are great that were cheats. We did have rules back then, we did have drug testing, but I don’t think the drugs were as prevalent as they are now.”

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