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ANDERSON SILVA RUMORS

Anderson Silva may compete for spot in 2016 Olympics

Less than a week after admitting to the use of nothing more than an anti-inflammatory and denying any use of performance-enhancing drugs, the saga of former UFC middleweight champ Anderson Silva took another unexpected turn when he announced his interest in competing for Brazil’s Olympic taekwondo team in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Currently under a temporary...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Silva confirms he will try to compete in 2016 Rio Olympics

SAO PAULO (AP) Mixed martial arts fighter Anderson Silva says he will fight for a spot in the Brazilian taekwondo team at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. The announcement was made Wednesday after a meeting with Brazilian taekwondo officials. Considered one of the best pound-for-pound fighters in the history of mixed martial arts, Silva said he is ''trying to give back to the...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva's first reaction to failed drug test: 'I'm telling you, I didn't do it'

In early February just days after his win at UFC 183 over Nick Diaz, Anderson Silva received news that he failed a pre-fight drug test administered by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. At the time, Silva was filming the newest season of "The Ultimate Fighter Brazil" in Las Vegas when he received a call notifying him of the failed drug test. Silva was eventually pulled from the...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch The Moment Anderson Silva Found Out He’d Failed Drug Test

The UFC have served up a big trailer for the forthcoming episode of their TUF: Brazil 4 show as it shows the moment Anderson Silva first found out during filming for the show that he’d failed a UFC 183 drug test. Silva reacts by saying, “No, I did not take anything,” and then later is seen telling the group of fighters he was coaching on TUF, “Okay gang, here’s the deal...
Via Fight Of The Night
9 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC: The Crackdown on PEDs Begins

Anderson FREAKING Silva For a long time the UFC was in denial about it’s PED (performing enhancing drugs) problem.  For a long time the UFC’s answer to the problem was to accept that the State Athletic commissions were the end all be all for PED testing.  For a long time the UFC handled the PED problem the same way Major League Baseball did 15 years ago; the UFC was willfully...
Via isportsweb.com
16 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
February 18, 2015  |  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
February 11, 2015  |  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
February 08, 2015  |  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
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss
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