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WANDERLEI SILVA RUMORS

Nevada Attorney General responds to Wanderlei Silva's motion to dismiss

The ongoing legal battle between Wanderlei Silva and the Nevada Athletic Commission hasn't slowed down since the former PRIDE champion recently submitted a motion to dismiss his disciplinary hearing on the grounds that since he wasn't licensed to fight at the time he was supposed to take a random drug test, the regulatory body has no legal recourse to punish him for not taking...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Lawyer: NAC has no jurisdiction to punish Wanderlei Silva for evading drug test

There is no doubt Wanderlei Silva skipped out on taking a drug test. But Silva's lawyer is questioning whether the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) had the authority to give his client a drug test at all. On Thursday, Silva's attorney Ross Goodman filed a motion to dismiss the case against Silva with the argument being that Silva was not licensed at the time by the NAC and...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Dana White: Wanderlei Silva ‘Very Wrong’ Thinking He’s Not in Trouble

After hearing middleweight Wanderlei Silva say he’s “relieved” the worst is behind him after running from May’s random drug test administered by the Nevada State Athletic Commission, UFC president Dana White (pictured) responded like the rest of us … huh? Silva believes that just because his attorney relayed why he dodged the NSAC’s drug test collector at this week...
Via 5thRound.com
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Wanderlei Silva admits taking banned substance

In a bizarre story a few weeks ago, UFC fighter Wanderlei Silva comically avoided taking a drug test by simply leaving the gym he was working out at and running away from the test collector. Well, on Tuesday he admitted to avoiding that May 24 drug test because he was taking banned substances at the time. The 37-year-old Silva went before the Nevada State Athletic Commission at an...
Via Rumors and Rants
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Silva admits to taking diuretics

During Tuesday’s Nevada State Athletic Commission hearing, UFC star Wanderlei Silva (pictured) faced the firing squad to discuss why he “ran” out the side door of his gym when a NSAC official sprung a random drug test on him on May 24 for his scheduled fight with Chael Sonnen at UFC 175. Silva, with his wife and lawyer Ross Goodman on each side of him, didn’t say a single...
Via 5thRound.com
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Wanderlei Silva Finally Addresses Missed Drug Test (Video)

For the first time since Wednesday’s report that UFC star Wanderlei Silva (pictured) ran from the Nevada State Athletic Commission when they tried to administer a random drug test, the Brazilian is speaking out in his own defense. Silva claims he’s baffled the UFC pulled him from his July 5 scrap against Chael Sonnen. The 37-year-old said the reason he didn’t oblige to the...
Via 5thRound.com
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Wanderlei Silva releases an epic video documenting Chael’s disrespect towards Brazil

This Wanderlei Silva/Chael Sonnen saga has thankfully been filled with plenty of visual aids over the last few years. So many, that Wand has taken it upon himself to compile all of Chael’s xenophobia and throw a filter upon it to make a nice little video package. I imagine Wand, rolling his knuckles between renders of his rough edit, as he’s hunched over a keyboard, the monitor...
Via Fight Hub TV
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Chael Sonnen addresses Wanderlei Silva confrontation

Fans have waited four long days for Chael Sonnen (pictured), MMA’s most articulate smack talker, to address Saturday’s confrontation with Wanderlei Silva at the Olympia Expo in Las Vegas. Sonnen said he would discuss the situation during this week’s edition of “UFC Tonight,” and true to his word, Sonnen kicked off tonight’s show by calling Silva out on his “publicity...
Via 5thRound.com
October 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Wanderlei Silva: The last savage

Wand Silva back in his Vale Tudo days The landscape of MMA is much different today than it was 15 years ago. The sport now is about game planning, protecting your brand, and fighters feuding via Twitter.  In the past, guys competed solely for the love of fighting or to possibly score some free Tapout shirts.  Fighters from the Vale Tudo era are almost all but extinct now. ...
Via hov-mma
April 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Their Violent Past: Wanderlei Silva vs. Kazushi Sakuraba III

photo via thefightnation When Darude's "Sandstorm" hits the loud speakers in the Saitama Super Arena tonight, it'll be the first time Wanderlei Silva will be making the walk to trade hands and knees in Japan since 2006. The signature handroll, the lethal stare down, the infamous muay thai clinch that's victimized many a man... let's face it - everytime...
Via hov-mma
March 02, 2013  |  Discuss
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