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Matt Serra Discusses Use Of PEDs In MMA

Former UFC welterweight champion Matt Serra has been plenty busy in the past few weeks.

Serra and his wife welcomed a new daughter, and the UFC fighter has plans to open another Serra BJJ gym.

Now, after other fighters have discussed the use of performance enhancing drugs, Serra has joined in the conversation.

“It’s wrong man, it’s really wrong. Let me tell you something. I got to the title without doing anything. I didn’t use anything,” Serra said. “Me and B.J. Penn are in that small percentage that don’t do (expletive). There’s a lot of guys that are considered legends, and they’re doing the GH and doing this and that, and it’s obvious, it’s freaking obvious.”

Along with giving fighters an unfair advantage, Serra also knows there are physical dangers in using the drugs.

“It’s one thing if you’re fighting for an hour, but you got 15 minutes in there. There’s certain teams out there that look like they got a freaking chemist assigned to them,” Serra said. “It’s not that I want to judge anybody, but hey man, I’m fighting these people. Next thing you know you’re in there fighting a guy with unlimited energy that looks like a He-Man figure. I don’t give a (expletive) if it’s happening in baseball, but when a guy can kick your head off, someone can get hurt.

“There’s a chance for serious bodily harm.”

“The Terror” is planning on fighting again, as he last competed in September of 2010 in that bout he lost by decision to Chris Lytle.

Serra has fought just three times since 2009, going 1-2 in those matches.