Former UFC light- and featherweight title challenger and Ultimate Fighter season 1 veteran Kenny Florian comes out tonight with a powerful condemnation of the use of performance enhancing drugs (PEDs) on UFC Tonight in the video above.
Florian's statement follows:
"As a clean fighter this really pisses me off. This sport is about honor, technique and discipline. When did it become about who has the better PEDs or who can pass the tests better. PEDs allow you to train longer, harder and recover faster. They absolutely give you an advantage. This isn't baseball where you're hitting balls. This is fighting and you're hitting another person in the face. As a fighter how do you feel good knowing that you won using them. The fans should be mad too. How many fights are we going to miss out on due to failed pre and post fight testing? Don't do it dummies. Random testing needs to be the remedy. This is going to be one of the only ways we'll crack down on cheaters in the long term."
Florian didn't name names but Alistair Overeem's recent failure of a pre-fight drug test in Nevada is the obvious point of reference here.
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