Chandler says he’s ‘a little bit jealous’ with USADA testing in the UFC

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    Unlike many fighters, Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler welcomes the stringent USADA testing procedures with open arms.

    This Saturday’s Bellator 221 lightweight championship fight between Michael Chandler and Patricio “Pitbull” Friere has turned a little personal. Last month, Friere accused the champion of being on performance-enhancing drugs given his connection with former UFC titleholder T.J. Dillashaw, who was recently suspended after testing positive for EPO.

    “His legacy is doping. That’s his legacy,” Freire told MMA Fighting in April. “He’s done this all by doping. He knows it. He knows he just needs to be random tested and you’ll see. That’s it. That’s why he didn’t join the UFC, because he’s avoiding USADA.”

    Chandler went on to address these claims during an episode of The MMA Hour.


    View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XNmox4b6yoM



    Bellator champ Michael Chandler says he’s ‘a little bit jealous’ with USADA testing in the UFC
     
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    Jealous my ass. USADA is nightmare.
     
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    I always just assumed Chandler was on the juice like most fighters ...gotta side with Freire here.
     
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    a Brazilian complaining about peds is like Lisa Ann frowning upon a good ol BJ...
    innocent til proven guilty pal.
     
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    Saying you wish you had USADA testing is easy when you don't have to worry about it actually happening.
     
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    that's right. at the moment he doesn't have to worry about willy-checking imposters, but as a UFC fighter, that is a genuine concern.
     
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