“It puts me in a spot, because medically, I do need testosterone. I have to look at this carefully, but they made no bones about it: It’s out. We all have to deal with that, whether we like it or not. The best way to describe is that it is a completely terrible, horrible feeling. This is a medicine and it’s medicine I need to live normally on a day-to-day basis. People say it is a performance enhancer, and there are a lot of things guys can take to enhance performance. But testosterone is more than a performance enhancer for me. It is a life enhancer. My life is better. My attitude is better. I have more energy. I need less sleep. It makes me feel better in many different regards. It makes me a better husband and a better neighbor and a better pet owner. I understand the abuse, but this is a medicine that helps people with a problem.”
In a recent interview with YahooSports, Chael P. Sonnen talked about his need to drop his Testosterone Replacement Therapy.
With the Nevada Commissions ban on TRT and the UFC’s support, many fighters are now in a spot where they must choose their health or career.
Docs are saying these guys will be miserable and may never compete again, but the fighters themselves seem confident.
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