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UFC Quick Quote: Doctor says Chael Sonnen's hypogonadism is caused by past steroid use

Dr. Johnny Benjamin is pulling no punches on Chael Sonnen, claiming the UFC middleweight number one contender must have used steroids in the past if he truly has hypogonadism.

What would the government make of Nate Marquardt's TRT excuse?

Yesterday, we at Cageside Seats had stories on testosterone replacement therapy and concussions, so a story that combines the two subjects today is quite fitting. The link between the two topics is that there has been some research published which suggests that traumatic brain injuries can lead to hypogonadism. Nate Marquardt has latched on to this research and has used it as an explanation for his testosterone deficiency.

UFC's Chael Sonnen admits that he will continue to fight on TRT

UFC's Chael Sonnen admits that he will continue to fight on TRT. The only problem is that Chael Sonnen has never actually proved he legitimately has hypogonadism by going through the rigorous medical testing that the likes of the Nevada State Athletic Commission and the California State Athletic Commission require a fighter to go through to be granted a therapeutic use exemption for testosterone.

Did Nate Marquardt catch testosterone deficiency from Chael Sonnen?

Did Nate Marquardt catch testosterone deficiency from Chael Sonnen? If Marquardt had somehow caught wind of Sonnen's TRT, then that may have prompted his decision to get on testosterone too in August 2010, the same month as Sonnen should have won the UFC Middleweight Championship.

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