Hey, remember that recent report suggesting UFC officials let a testosterone-fueled Vitor Belfort fight Jon Jones in the UFC 152 main event in Toronto — unbeknownst to the light heavyweight champion — because it’s their party and they’ll lie if they want to?
It wasn’t just false, it was categorically false.
That’s according to the promotion’s well-mannered mouthpiece, Dave Sholler, who told the nosy MMA media at last weekend’s UFC 192 post-fight press conference that Dana White and Co. would never do anything shady and any missteps were a result of the current testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) landscape.
From MMA Fighting:
“I think one of the things to keep in mind with this particular topic is, any suggestion or inference that there was a cover up in regards to that was categorically false. That period of time with TRT is one that was tricky for everyone: For the UFC, for athletic commissions, and for athletes alike. I think when everyone came to a conclusion it didn’t have a place in the sport and was outlawed in 2014, we were quick to make sure that we too followed suit, as Nevada has said.”
Sholler also touted the promotion’s new drug-testing alliance with USADA.
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