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MMA Quick Hits 3/6/13: Belfort not granted TRT usage, Silva vs. Weidman is official

A report from Brazil’s Tatame.com stated that the CABMMA medical director claimed that Vitor Belfort’s TRT approval was based off of medical tests done by the Nevada State Athletic Commission, that it was their approval that allowed Belfort to use the controversial treatment for the event in Brazil. However, NSAC executive director Keith Kizer told BleacherReport.com that Belfort has not been approved for testosterone use in Nevada, and given his past steroid test failure, likely would not be approved in Nevada in the future. “People in the media saying Vitor Belfort has a TUE from me, of course he doesn’t. I don’t see Vitor Belfort getting a TRT exemption from us. I really don’t and I feel kind of bad for him in some ways because if he has


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