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Steroids in MMA: A two-sided story

Updated: April 28, 2010, 2:15 PM ET
By Matt Pitt | Sherdog.com

As great a baseball player as Barry Bonds was, it seems safe to assume my children and yours will know him as the greatest anabolic steroids salesman his sport has ever known.

Will the same be said of Royce Gracie in MMA? Will we remember the scrappy 170-pound David who toppled the 6-foot-5, 220-pound Gerard Gordeau in UFC 1 to definitively prove that technique trumps muscle, or will we remember the steroid cheat who reacted to a loss to Matt Hughes by illicitly bulking up for his next fight?

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