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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...
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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...
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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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19 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...
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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
22 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.
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Anderson Silva Fails UFC 183 Drug Test; Nick Diaz Reportedly Does, Too

Anderson Silva’s return to the octagon initially was deemed as a success. Now, the Brazilian middleweight joins Jon Jones as the second UFC champ to be caught in a drug scandal. The UFC announced in a statement that Silva — who won a unanimous decision over Nick Diaz in UFC 183 on Saturday night — tested positive for the anabolic steroid Drostanolone...
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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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27 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...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 183 Weigh-In: Anderson Silva, Nick Diaz Locked In For Showdown (Video)

Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz both have their eyes on the prize. The two middleweight stars were focused and reserved at Friday night’s UFC 183 weigh-in ahead of their main event at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday night. Silva weighed in at 186 pounds, while Diaz came in at 185 pounds. Fans can purchase the high-profile bout on pay-per-view at Click...
January 30, 2015  |  Discuss

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