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ANDERSON SILVA RUMORS

Report: Anderson Silva to admit to banned PED use

According to a report from Brazilian outlet, UOL, former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva will admit to using the banned performance-enhancing drugs that he tested positive for leading up to, and immediately following his Jan. 31 unanimous decision win over Nick Diaz in Las Vegas. Silva had been an outspoken and severe critic of fighters who use banned substances throughout...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Fedor Emelianenko: Anderson Silva testing positive 'a slap in the face to the sport'

In the annals of mixed martial arts when discussing the greatest fighters of all time the conversation usually starts and stops at two names -- Anderson Silva and Fedor Emelianenko. Silva and Emelianenko were both incredibly dominant at their craft and they ruled the roost of their respective weight classes for dozens of fights over the course of several years. Unfortunately, Silva...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva suspended due to second failed drug test

January was a month of failed drug tests for former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva. Silva failed a second drug test administered by the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Jan. 31, the night of his UFC 183 unanimous victory over Nick Diaz, NSAC executive director Bob Bennett confirmed to ESPN.com Tuesday. The 39-year-old had already failed an out-of-competition drug...
Via NESN.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva reportedly failed second drug test

Anderson Silva may be in even more trouble than initially believed. Last week it was reported that Silva tested positive for two banned substances — both steroids — in a drug test on Jan. 9. That drug test was considered an out-of-competition screening ahead of his UFC 183 fight against Nick Diaz. Results from the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva Removed as TUF Brazil Coach Following Failed Drug Test

Guilty until proven innocent! On Monday, the UFC announced they have removed Anderson Silva (pictured) as coach on the latest edition of “The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil” after the Nevada Athletic Commission requested his dismissal from the reality show following Silva’s failed drug test. Antonio Rodrigo “Big Nog” Nogueira will now coach opposite Mauricio “Shogun” Rua...
Via 5thRound.com
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: UFC withholding Silva's purse from UFC 183

The UFC is withholding Anderson Silva’s purse related to his UFC 183 fight in January pending the outcome of his his case with the Nevada State Athletic Commission, according to a report. Brazilian news outlet Veja says UFC boss Dana White has blocked $6 million due to Silva. Silva was paid $600,000 for the fight,...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva broke hearts of fans with positive steroid test

Anderson Silva fails drug test with performance enhancing drugs, crushing the hearts of MMA fans around the world. The post Anderson Silva Tests Positive For Steroids, Breaks Hearts of MMA Fans appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
25 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC releases statement on Anderson Silva's failed drug test

The Ultimate Fighting Championship just released the following statement in regards to Anderson Silva testing positive for Drostanolone metaboblities, an anabolic steroid, ahead of his UFC 183 bout with Nick Diaz: On February 3, 2015, the UFC organization was notified by the Nevada State Athletic Commission that Anderson Silva tested positive for Drostanolone metabolites on his...
Via Fight Booth
26 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 183: Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz video highlights

“The Spider” returned last night in Las Vegas, and the outcome was, well, it was interesting. His opponent, Nick Diaz, became only the third man (joining Demain Maia and Thales Leties, who also was victorious last night in Vegas) to take Silva to the distance. All respect went straight out the window early on as Diaz would taunt his opponent, often. Diaz would take the center...
Via Fight Booth
28 days ago  |  Discuss
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