CSAC ruling adds another twist to controversy over TRT use

The California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) met in Los Angeles this Monday to discuss, among a plethora of other topics, the state’s policies regarding fighters who seek therapeutic usage exemptions for testosterone replacement therapy.

Jeff Monson signs with Strikeforce? (updated)

Monson is 8-2 in his last 10 fights.

According to a new report on Around the Octagon, submission specialist Jeff Monson (31-9) has signed with Strikeforce. Citing sources close to the fighter, the report states Monson will debut with the promotion in 2010 and will likely drop to 205 lbs.

Monson likes to remain active, and usually fights a minimum of three times a year. He fought five times in 2009, going 4-1. He actually holds a decision win over newly crowned Ultimate Fighter Roy Nelson, in a fight that took place in March of this year.

Monson is also a 6x UFC veteran, going 4-2 in the Octagon. His last fight in the promotion was at UFC 65 in Nov. 2006, when he lost a unanimous decision to Tim Sylvia.

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Pro MMA Radio interview – Dan Henderson

UFC middleweight and light heavyweight contender Dan Henderson stopped by Pro MMA Radio on Monday night to speak with host, Larry Pepe.

Here are some highlights from their discussion:

Henderson fought a very tough three round decision victory against Rousimar Palhares at UFC 88 in September.

He caught Palhares with some big shots and the guy would just not go away; the toughness of the Brazilian’s chin was a surprise to Henderson.

Henderson was able to clarify, his height is really 5’11” and not 6’1″ which most stats show.

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