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MMA betting heads up: Frank Mir AND Ben Rothwell will be on TRT for UFC 164

MMA betting heads up: Frank Mir AND Ben Rothwell will be on TRT for UFC 164

Yesterday I actually had a half-hour phone conversation with Keith Kizer, the head of the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Except it wasn't about TRT and how the public believes it's a legalized way to 'cheat' in MMA. Nah, not at all. It was strictly about marijuana in MMA and it was for a feature-length article in High Times magazine. There's a plethora of information Kizer revealed to me yesterday, and all of it will make your day brighter. If you want to know what it is, be sure to pick up the issue of High Times magazine that has my article on marijuana in MMA -- whenever I'm finished with the article, that is. Hopefully this weekend if I can STOP PLAYING CANDY CRUSH. My god this game.

If any of you believe TRT is a performance enhancing drug and athletes are using it under the guise of a medical exemption when in reality it's benefiting their fight game, then perhaps before you put that $100 on UFC 164 you should know that Ben Rothwell and Frank Mir will be on the juicy stuff during their fight.

The Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services confirmed the news with Steve Marrocco of MMAJunkie this week that Frank Mir and Ben Rothwell have received TRT exemptions for their UFC 164 fight. Currently Ben Rothwell is +105 against Brandon Vera and Frank Mir is also a +155 underdog against the Warmaster, Josh Barnett. Also, props to Ben Rothwell for finally leaving the Portuguese-to-English translation game and actually taking an MMA fight.

Update: It appears the The Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services can't disclose that the exemption Frank Mir and Ben Rothwell received was TRT due to medically confidentiality -- but I'm sure most of you can deduce the obvious.

Last modified onFriday, 23 August 2013 09:43
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+4 # MattK187 2013-08-23 09:35
"props to Ben Rothwell for finally leaving the Portuguese-to-E nglish translation game and actually taking an MMA fight."

HAHA i always thought that guy reminded me of Big Ben Rothwell.
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+5 # Keith 2013-08-23 10:17
I enjoyed the conversation as well.
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+1 # iamphoenix 2013-08-23 11:21
I think I need TRT as well. Been playing a lot of UFC 3.
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+3 # Kalash 2013-08-23 13:01
It's getting ridiculous at this point. Just allow any god damn substance and lets see who fights and juices best.
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-2 # SST 2013-08-23 13:11
Both those guys need it.
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-1 # Connor 2013-08-23 13:20
If one guy roids, they should let his opponent roid out too. Just want it fair.
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-1 # jt33 2013-08-23 14:34
i gave up..i support ped use in all sports. i just want someone to give me the hook up on some hgh and trt...wheres a shady doctor when you need one...
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-3 # MMAsshole 2013-08-23 14:57
I don't care whose on roids, as long as they beat Brandon Vera's face in like Thiago did
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+7 # ruhowned. 2013-08-23 18:28
Frank Mir could be on PCP at fight night, he is still getting a motherfucking beatdown.
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-4 # bayzel22 2013-08-23 20:33
Lol hell yeah! This is Mir's easiest fight in long fucking time. Kinda feel its a must win for him at this point in his career and that he will win.
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-2 # cutu2bad 2013-08-25 14:31
Hopefully Vera will End up Needing surgery for the 5th time in a Row ..
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