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UFC: Wanderlei Silva Being Sued By Company

We’ve all had issues with our employer at one time or another and spoke up about it but I doubt any of us have been sued like Wanderlei Silva. This week, the UFC’s parent company Zuffa LLC formally filed suit against former Pride and UFC veteran Wanderlie Silva over his claims of fights being fixed. According to documents filed in Nevada district court the UFC contends that...
Via BadCulture
July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Files Lawsuit Against Wanderlei Silva For Intentional Misconduct

The UFC have filed a lawsuit against Wanderlei Silva for ‘Intentional Misconduct’ after continually being targeted with outspoken criticism and accusations by the veteran fighter. The UFC are seeking undisclosed punative damages for defamation, $10,000 for damages related to disparagement in addition to the cost of attorney fees. ‘The Axe-Murderer’ has been at odds with the...
Via Fight Of The Night
July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC vs. Wanderlei Silva Drama Drags Into Court

For the UFC, Wanderlei Silva (pictured) is like the ex-girlfriend that just won’t go away, so now they need assistance from the legal system. The latest drama between the two has been taken new heights – the Clark County District Court in Las Vegas. Last week, the now-retired Silva claimed he had “proof” that the UFC “fixes fights.” Late Tuesday night, the UFC quietly...
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC files lawsuit against Wanderlei Silva after fixed fight allegations

Zuffa LLC, the parent company of the UFC, has filed a lawsuit against Wanderlei Silva in a Las Vegas court for “intentional misconduct” stemming from the fighter's posts on Facebook recently where he claimed the promotion fixed fights. Silva ranted on his social media page starting on July 23 after cutman Jacob “Stitch” Duran was relieved of working events for the UFC while...
Via Fox Sports
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Wanderlei Silva Fires Back at NAC for Lifetime Ban

The Nevada Athletic Commission may have won the battle against Wanderlei Silva (pictured) Tuesday by fining the now-retired UFC star $70,000 and banning him for life for ducking May’s random drug test, but Silva claims the war is only just beginning. Silva took to Twitter shortly after the committee levied their hefty punishment. “Those who are trying to take me down, come get...
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

MMA fighter gets lifetime ban from Nevada, big fine

It’s a good thing Wanderlei Silva (pictured) has retired from mixed martial arts, because the Nevada Athletic Commission has just banned him for life from competing in the state. The NAC also docked Silva $70,000, 10 percent of what he was guaranteed to make in his bout against Chael Sonnen at UFC 175, for running from May’s random drug test. Silva was a no-show during Tuesday’s...
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Wanderlei Silva puts UFC on blast in retirement video

Via another extremely dramatic and over produced video posted on his official YouTube page, one of the most revered mixed martial artists of all-time announced his retirement from the sport today. Unfortunately, this organization took away my desire to fight. I can’t do this anymore. I can’t be treated this way. And with a heavy heart I come here today to declare: I am stepping...
Via Fight Booth
September 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...
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

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