“The doctors came out and said they want to ban it? Well, that’s the answer. It’s legal in the sport. The commissions let you do it. You get an exemption, and you have to be monitored and all the stuff that’s going on, but if they’re going to do away with it? There you go. It’s a problem solved.”
The association of Ringside Physicians wants to do away with the use of Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) in MMA.
In an interview with the Associated Press, the UFC president stated that he supports a ban on the controversial therapy (above).
Dana White also went on to discuss the Vitor Belfort situation and his frustration with Belfort’s admitted use of the therapy.
“He drives me crazy, and me and Vitor were not on good terms a few months ago. Just because this whole TRT thing, I think, is unfair, and I said we’re going to test the living (daylights) out of him (during training). And we have, and he has complied, and he has been within the limits he’s supposed to have…”