Was Randy Couture all Natural as was Promoted?

by Trent Warner
(Central Illinois)

I came across a mma news story today where UFC Featherweight Jose Aldo stated the he didn't think Randy Couture was 'Natural'.

While, it is a possibility, I in no way think his fighting ability would have been shaped by these types of enhancements.

Here is a bit from the article..

UFC Featherweight champion Jose Aldo doesn't believe that Randy Couture was always the 'Natural'

One thing that most mixed martial arts (MMA) fans have come to accept is that there will always be performance enhancing drug (PED) usage in the sport. While the fighters are tested to whatever standard is set by the Association of Boxing Commissions (ABC), it doesn't take a genius to realize that despite some positive tests, there are many who slip through the cracks.

The latest appears to be testosterone replacement therapy (TRT), which is used to help males normalize if their levels of testosterone are below a 1:1 Testosteron to Epitestosterone ratio. It's a completely legal treatment in the United States as long as you can find both an endocrinologist and clinic that will give you treatments.

There's just a few problems... Read More


It is no mystery that all forms of sports have to deal with the allure of drugs that will enhance ones abiltiy. And mixed martial arts is no different.

But no one can rise to the top and stay there, if all they rely on are a special elixir to get them there. Skill, talent and hard training is what creates a champion and keeps them one.

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