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WSOF Quick Quote: Jon Fitch would consider TRT if he’s still fighting by age 40

Jon Fitch on TRT? If he’s still fighting to feed his family by the time he's 40 years old, maybe he'll consider it.

Mark Nolan

"I feel like I've got a lot of good years left in me. I've never abused any drugs. I don't even know how to use EPO. I'm feeling good. I made it this far naturally. If I make it to 40 and everyone's still using TRT then, maybe I'll do it so I can stick around another five years and feed my family."

-- Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight contender Jon Fitch is a strong believer in doing things the natural way. That's why he's firmly against testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) or any performance enhancing drugs (PEDs). Fitch recently labeled the controversial -- albeit legal --treatment a "joke" devised to aid past steroid users that abused their body with pills and needles. And you'll never catch the wrestling standout on TRT, unless he's still fighting at the age of 40 as he recently joked on Thursday's (June 6, 2013) World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 3 conference call. Fitch says he's done well without any additional performance boosters so far in his career, but would consider the treatment if it was the only way to allow him to compete at the highest level five years from now when he needs to pay the bills and feed his family. And who knows, by then maybe the letters TRT won't be so taboo.

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