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    Brazil’s Vitor Belfort dropped out of his upcoming UFC middleweight title shot Thursday, a few hours after the Nevada Athletic Commission banned testosterone replacement therapy. Belfort was scheduled to fight 185-pound champion Chris Weidman at UFC 173 on May 24. Associated Press file photo

Posted: Friday, February 28, 2014 7:07 pm | Updated: 12:08 am, Sat Mar 1, 2014.

Vitor Belfort dropped out of his upcoming UFC middleweight title shot on Thursday a few hours after the Nevada Athletic Commission banned testosterone replacement therapy.

Belfort was scheduled to fight 185-pound champion Chris Weidman at UFC 173 on May 24. His title shot was given to Lyoto Machida by UFC President Dana White.

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