Chael: I've used PEDs & I believe in a clean sport. I'm a hypocrite but I'm not wrong

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  1. markg171

    markg171 Gold Belt

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    https://medium.com/the-cauldron/a-cautionary-chael-b45b0a65c73f

    Fascinating read here guys. Chael really opens up about PEDs in MMA from his own experience. There's far more in the link thank I posted.
     
  2. prikoke

    prikoke Brown Belt

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    Chael being the champion of truth and honor, as always.
     
  3. catchwrestle1

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    He isn't a bad writer.

    Meh article though...
     
  4. bad seed

    bad seed Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    figures a Lannister fanboy white knights a PED abuser.
     
  5. lilwayne209**

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    chael is the best. if he ran for presidency i would vote for him
     
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    He's one of the few guys that actually talk about that. And you have to be a fool if you think that the sport wasn't built on steroids,at least the first 10 years.
     
  7. estranged

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    whatever chael
     
  8. markg171

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    Actually I'm a Baratheon man.
     
  9. xansem17

    xansem17 Banned Banned

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    Whos this has been, and why does it matter what he says.
     
  10. grimballer

    grimballer Gold Belt

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    Blah, blah, blah

    Go back to irrelevancy chael. Nobody cares what you gotta say
     
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    Yolandabecool** Brown Belt

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    Lol. He says a lot without saying much at all. A true politician.
     
  12. Brueskie

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    Fixed it for you.
     
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    I'm backing Podrick payne for the iron throne after Jon and danaerys bang each other to death
     
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    One (of the many) big shame about these substances being banned is exactly what Chael touches upon: In a vaccum, these things could have great effects on people that have nothing to do with being bigger, faster, stronger (And then that do that too, which certainly isn't bad)

    i was listening to a particularly good episode of Joe Rogan's podcast where he talked about how one thing great about most really high end scientific stuff (whether that be biological stuff or technological stuff) is that it eventually trickles down to the public.

    The example they gave was innovations made to race cars and extremely high end cars (like Lamborghini's) eventually trickle down to the public

    but... a lot of the amazing stuff athletes do to make their bodies almost superhuman does not trickle down to john q public because it's hidden away and kept secret thanks to the fact that it's considered cheating.

    If there was no such thing as cheating and athletes could not only do whatever they wanted but do so openly and legally then scientist could study them and release the data and then the safe stuff could eventually be used more and more by the general public
     
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    Prolly gunna get trolled but.......

    .....IMO fighters train too much, and the abuse they put there body's thru is there own fault. This is why so many fighters get hurt during training. I hate floyd mayweather, but atleast he's smart enough to train the right way - if your hurting yourself training, your training the wrong way.
     
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    Well there we are. Not quite an apology.
     
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    are you two idiots just saying this cause you're butt hurt about him cheating or don't like his personality? Or do you feel this way about all retired fighters?

    Cause technically Fedor and Wand are just as "irrelevant" as Sonnen, if all it takes to be "irrelevant" is not being an active fighter.
     
  18. RockUmSockUm

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    He has a point. You can want a clean sport but you have to juice to compete with all the other juicers. I call that thinking idealistically but living realistically. In that world, we'd all eat organic home cooked meals every day, but the reality is fast food, high density feed lots, and lots of pesticides.
     
  19. Phronimos

    Phronimos The truth don't have to be validated by ignorance.

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    Every sport is full of PEDs. This should be common knowledge.

    I have worked out harder than anyone I have known, and at my peak, some people assumed I was on steroids, but I couldn't get my body anywhere near the look of these steroid athletes.

    I haven't taken anything, and I have good genes.
     
  20. RockUmSockUm

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    To be fair, Fedor and Wand did much greater things in MMA and won championships and earned the respect of millions of fans. Sonnen didn't really do that.
     

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