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2013 So Far Awards: Grant, Belfort among MMA's best

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TJ Grant has not lost a fight since the fall of 2011, when he dropped down to 155 pounds.

TJ Grant has not lost a fight since the fall of 2011, when he dropped down to 155 pounds.

Someday we will look back at this time as a peculiar era when athletic commissions astoundingly allowed aging fighters to inject a fountain of youth into their bodies. Someday. Until then, we're left with a sport in which a fighter had better not puff a joint with his friends weeks prior to his fight, because marijuana is lumped in with performance enhancing drugs. But TRT? UFC president Dana White has weighed in on the wrongness of this. The California commission has put a hold on TRT exemptions. So the tide is turning. But way too slowly.