Jose Aldo Says He’s Fine With UFC Fighters Using TRT

UFC Featherweight Champion and number two ranked Pound-For-Pound star Jose Aldo recently spoke out about the controversial topic of testosterone replacement therapy, better known as “TRT.”

In a recent interview with Brazilian publication TATAME, Aldo said, “I would fight someone who is doing TRT, who isn’t or who is using other drugs. It doesn’t matter to me anyway. The same punch I’ll throw in one of these guys, I’ll throw in another of them. If it’s allowed or not, I don’t care because I’ll still train and fight as I’m doing right now.”

Aldo continued, “I see no problem (with the drug). A lot of people use something and hide, then they criticize people who use. I think these are a bunch of (expletives) trying to find an excuse, fearing to lose fights against those doing a good job.”

The UFC champ concluded, “At one point, you have an age that makes it necessary and I see no problem with TRT.”

Jose Aldo defends his UFC Featherweight Championship against Chad Mendes at UFC 179 on October 25, 2014 at the Maracanazinho Gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Talk about this on our official FACEBOOK page, or on our official TWITTER page. You can also talk about it in our popular FORUMS.

Latest MMA News

Artem Lobov

Artem Lobov Credits McGregor For Nurmagomedov’s Popularity in Russia

Artem Lobov believes Khabib Nurmagomedov has Conor McGregor to thank for his popularity in Russia. Much has been made over McGregor's next move once his...
Andre Berto

Andre Berto Says McGregor Beating Mayweather Would be a ‘Big Blow’ to Boxing

Former boxing champion Andre Berto believes a victory for Conor McGregor over Floyd Mayweather could have a negative impact on the sport of boxing. Berto...
Volkan Oezdemir

Volkan Oezdemir: Daniel Cormier Could be an Option to Fight Next

Volkan Oezdemir believes Daniel Cormier could be his next opponent. Oezdemir has been on a tear since joining the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) roster. He's...
Chidi Njokuani

Chidi Njokuani Says He’d Encourage His Kids to Not be Prize Fighters

If Chidi Njokuani has kids in the future, don't expect them to prize fighters. On Friday night (Aug. 25), Njokuani will take on Andrey Koreshkov...
Gilbert Melendez

Gilbert Melendez Explains How Free Agency Improved His UFC Contract

Gilbert Melendez used free agency to his advantage. At one point, Melendez was considered one of the best lightweights in mixed martial arts. Back in...