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Old 05-20-2013, 01:16 PM   #1

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TRT is destroying Vitor's Legacy

I'm a HUGE Vitor fan. And that's why I'm so sad about how he is handling this TRT situation. I'm not sure if he realizes it, but him using it, and especially not talking about it, just makes him look bad.

It sucks, because at the end of the day he will always have an asterisk at the end of his wins (since being on TRT). Honestly, it doesnt matter to me if each win was purely from his own training and skill, because it can never be proven... so he will always have that asterisk.

I dont care if it meant he would begin to lose, but I'd rather he fight without using TRT so that his legacy would be pure and not tarnished.

This whole things just makes me sad for his fighting career. I just wish they'd get rid of TRT all together. I mean, Jon Jones has natural abilities that make him great, and one day it will wear out because of age. When your natural abilities wear out, then you should have to leave it that way.

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as long as he keeps giving us highlight reel KO's, I'll let it pass.

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really do wonder how this whole thing will play out

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Vitor has probably always been on something.

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Old 05-20-2013, 01:22 PM   #5

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If certain fighters did not bitch and moan about this would any of us even be discussing it? Do we even know how long he has been on TRT? Did it matter when Silva and Jones wrecked him? Does it only matter when he wins?

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Old 05-20-2013, 01:23 PM   #6

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Hasn't he pissed hot twice? I'm not sure his "legacy" is in jeopardy here.

Shit, he was 234+ lbs when he was 19-20....his legacy started with juice and will end with TRT.

All said, he has always been one of my favorite fighters.

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Old 05-20-2013, 01:24 PM   #7
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People have all but forgotten his punches to the back of the head with Rich and Sexy.

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Old 05-20-2013, 01:24 PM   #8

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Originally Posted by JoeHoganKush View Post
Vitor has probably always been on something.
But he's never looked as "fake" physically as he looks now.

What's funny, is if his physique looked the same as when he fought Anderson the first time he would probably get MUCH less attention. But his muscles just look like he's on something.

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Old 05-20-2013, 01:25 PM   #9
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Yeah, I can't help but frown upon his TRT use and the monstrous Belfort it has produced. It's just not right in my opinion.

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Old 05-20-2013, 01:25 PM   #10
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The Athletic commissions allow it... he's doing nothing against the rules at the moment. If the MMA World and athletic commissions want to get serious then they should either ban the usage of TRT all together, or come up with a way of monitoring its usage.

As it stands, no matter where he fights, he's doing nothing wrong.

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