TRT Ban Forces ‘Bigfoot’ Into Pituitary Gland Surgery

June 30, 2014 2:41 pm by bjpenn.com staff Leave your thoughts
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“I will have to do the surgery again after my next fight, and then I will be cleared to train again in four or six weeks. I will have to do the surgery again since I can’t take testosterone (replacement therapy). Some use it for ego, but (the TRT ban) is a problem for those who really need it. That was the first time I used it. I always fought without TRT and I will continue.”

In a recent interview with The MMA Hour, Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva discussed his need for surgery following the ban on TRT.


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