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Rise of Robbie Lawler a decade in the making

With a shot at Johny Hendricks and the welterweight title on the line, Robbie Lawler outpointed, out-slugged, and out-wrestled his opponent through five rounds of fan-friendly action to earn a unanimous-decision victory over Matt Brown in the main event of Saturday’s UFC Fight Night in San Jose. At the post-fight press conference, UFC President Dana White didn’t hesitate to make...
Via Sports-Glory
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Wanderlei Silva Makes A New Friend At The Vegas Zoo

We saw the Nevada State Athletic commission hand out some not so stiff penalties to Vitor Belfort and Chael Sonnen, two other fighters who also failed drug tests ahead of UFC 175.  There is a big difference between failing a drug test and refusing to take one and you have to think that the commission is going to make an example out of Silva.  The only person who seems to feel otherwise...
Via Tito Couture
4 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: ‘I Have Nothing to Hide’ (Video)

Wanderlei Silva (pictured) didn’t utter a single word when he stood before the Nevada State Athletic Commission during Tuesday’s hearing, instead leaving those duties to his attorney to explain why he ran when a NSAC representative attempted to collect a random drug test on May 24, but the UFC middleweight did speak after the meeting with his camera crew. According to Silva,...
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 Says He Will Fight On July 5 At UFC 175

It was announced on Wednesday that Wanderlei Silva would not be fighting Chael Sonnen at UFC 175 on July 5. We reported that after last week’s UFC 175 introductory press conference, the Nevada State Athletic Commission asked Sonnen and Silva to submit to a random drug test. Sonnen complied and Silva refused. Sonnen was on UFC Tonight on Wednesday and claimed that Silva left his...
Via Between The Ropes
May 31, 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: 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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