Lorenzo Fertitta defends decision to yank Vitor Belfort from UFC 173 headliner following Nevada's TRT ban
"At the end of the day, we have a fight to promote on May 24. Chris is going to defend his title, and you know how this business works: You've got to get commercials in two to three months early. We've got to get key art done. We've got a fight to promote and Vitor, because [NSAC] came down with this ruling, Vitor is going to have to comply with that, which he is going to. But we don't know how long that process will take for him to get a license, whether it is two weeks or two months. We can't be in limbo as a company. We need to promote a fight, so the most logical thing was for Vitor to get going with his process to file an application in Nevada, and once that gets done, we could revisit this thing. But we have a fight to promote on the 24th and we can't sit around in limbo and wonder whether he's going to be eligible to fight.""The Phenom" needs 90 days to cycle off his testosterone replacement therapy (TRT), according to his doctor, following a landmark ruling from the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) last Thursday (Feb. 27, 2014) outlawing the controversial treatment.
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