Following his epic first round knockout victory over Dan Henderson at UFC Fight Night 32, many mixed martial arts fans felt that Vitor Belfort’s win was not well deserved because of his use of testosterone replacement therapy. However, the Brazilian MMA legend has recently revealed that his testosterone levels were actually low when he fought Dan Henderson.
“My (testosterone) levels were low in my last fight,” Belfort said to MMAFighting.com.
Belfort even declared that he had proof of his low testosterone levels in tests that he underwent prior to the fight:
“I have all the exams to prove that I have a disease. It’s simple.”
The thirty-six year old has been on a tear for the past six and a half years, winning ten of his last twelve fights, only dropping two bouts to then UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva, and current light heavyweight champ Jon Jones. Belfort has obtained three knockouts in a row over Michael Bisping, Luke Rockhold, and Dan Henderson, since his loss to Jones.
After defeating Henderson, UFC President Dana White has said that “The Phenom” is currently the No. 1 contender for the middleweight championship, and he will likely face the winner of Silva vs. Weidman II.