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Anderson Silva: I will be back next year, and will fight for five more years

Anderson Silva still has to face the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) in April to answer for his multiple failed drug tests leading up to, and immediately after his UFC 183 win in Jan. over Nick Diaz, but he told fans in his native Brazil this week that he plans to fight on for some time. "I will be back next year," the near 40 year-old said, according to a report from the indispensable...
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Anderson Silva Will Not Retire Following Failed Drug Tests

No competitor wants to go out a loser. Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva (pictured) doesn’t want to go out a cheater. Despite the fact Silva turns 40 years old next month ,and he’s facing at least a nine month suspension for testing positive for two different performance-enhancing drugs in January’s unanimous decision victory over Nick Diaz, Silva’s camp informed...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Sources say Anderson Silva won't retire, hopes to fight again before 2016

UFC Tonight's Ariel Helwani revealed during tonight's broadcast that sources close to former UFC middleweight king Anderson Silva say that "The Spider" will not retire after testing positive multiple times, for multiple banned drugs, including steroids, before and after his UFC 183 win over Nick Diaz earlier this year.  Word from Silva and sources from his camp since word of the...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva’s First Video Interview Discussing Failed Drug Test

Nobody in the MMA world can score a video interview with former UFC middleweight king Anderson Silva (pictured) to discuss testing positive for two different performance-enhancing drugs, but TMZ has … because like the NSA, they’re everywhere. TMZ Sports caught up with Silva and asked him about his flunked exams, which has essentially tarnished his illustrious career. Silva is...
23 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 Tuesday. The 39-year-old had already failed an out-of-competition drug...
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
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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.
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February 04, 2015  |  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...
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February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

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