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Ronda Rousey: ‘I’m rooting for Manny Pacquiao’

  Ronda Rousey says she has extra motivation for her UFC 184 fight against Cat Zingano this weekend. She told TMZ that she needs to win so she can afford tickets to Mayweather vs. Pacquaio on May 2. “I really want to go so bad,” Rousey told TMZ. “I gotta go beat Cat Zingano so I can make a couple million dollars and afford that ticket.” If Rousey does get a ticket to...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva: "I always played clean, I was never a cheater"

In the wake of two separate drug tests that returned positive results for performance enhancing drugs, former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva made only his second public statement on the matter while once again proclaiming his innocence. Silva has been quiet for the most part since the first results were revealed in early February that showed the fighter failed a Jan. 9...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva says in statement that he is not a cheater

SAO PAULO (AP) -- Brazilian fighter Anderson Silva is speaking out for the first time after his failed doping tests, saying in a statement that he is not a cheater and "never used any substances" to improve his performances. In the statement published on his Instagram account on Friday, Silva said he has always "played clean" and is still waiting for the "results and analysis from...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva says in statement that he is not a cheater

SAO PAULO (AP) -- Brazilian fighter Anderson Silva is speaking out for the first time after his failed doping tests, saying in a statement that he is not a cheater and "never used any substances" to improve his performances. In the statement published on his Instagram account on Friday, Silva said he has always "played clean" and is still waiting for the "results and analysis from...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva says in statement that he 'never used any substances'

SAO PAULO -- Brazilian fighter Anderson Silva is speaking out for the first time after his failed doping tests, saying in a statement that he is not a cheater and "never used any substances" to improve his performances. In the statement published on his Instagram account on Friday, Silva said he has always "played clean" and is still waiting for the "results and analysis from the...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva Issues Lengthy Statement Claiming Innocence

To hell with what the Nevada Athletic Commission says, former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva (pictured) is sticking to his I-have-never-taken-any-performance-enhancing-drugs guns – despite the fact the NAC reported Tuesday Silva failed two out of three drug tests they administered. Outside of issuing a brief statement professing his innocence when news broke February...
Via 5thRound.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva Issues New PED Statement; Still Maintains Innocence

Day after it was revealed that former middleweight champion Anderson Silva tested positive for steroids not only during an out-of-competition drug test prior to UFC 183, but also a post-fight test, the fighter has released a new statement in which he still maintains his innocence and claims he has never used any performance enhancing drugs. In the message, released on Instagram,...
Via Fight Of The Night
7 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Weekly Recap: Episode 3

This week: Brock talks about the Flyweight title fight between Demetrious Johnson and Kyoji Horiguchi taking the place of Hector Lombard vs. Rory MacDonald at UFC 186, Anderson Silva getting popped for Anxiety and Insomnia medicine on the day of UFC 183, Rory MacDonald getting his title shot against Robbie Lawler, and the new drug [&hellip No visits yet The post UFC Weekly...
Via No Coast Bias
8 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 ESPN.com Tuesday. The 39-year-old had already failed an out-of-competition drug...
Via NESN.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Silva, Diaz & Lombard Temporarily Suspended; Evans-Smith Out For 9 Months

As expected, at a Nevada State Athletic Commission hearing yesterday Anderson Silva, Nick Diaz and Hector Lombard were all handed temporary suspensions prior to an official hearing to deal with their individual cases at a later date. Silva was suspended after testing positive for several banned substances in both an out-of-competition drugs test several weeks prior to UFC 183, and...
Via Fight Of The Night
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva Also Failed Post-Fight Drugs Test At UFC 183

Not only did Anderson Silva fail an out-of-competition drugs test in the weeks prior to UFC 183, the Nevada State Athletic Commission have now revealed that he also failed his post-fight test too. We previously reported on his failed test on January 9th in which he tested positive for the performance enhacing substances drostanalone and androstane. Despite that he would later pass...
Via Fight Of The Night
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva fails second drug test administered at UFC 183

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva has failed a second test administered on January 31, the night of his fight against Nick Diaz in the main event of UFC 183 in Las Vegas. The positive test was confirmed by Nevada State Athletic Commission executive director Bob Bennett prior to a meeting held by the governing body on Tuesday. According to several media reports, Silva...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva Also Failed UFC 183 Post-Fight Drug Test

For someone who claims he’s never taken any banned substances, UFC middleweight Anderson Silva (pictured) sure fails a lot of drug tests. During Tuesday’s Nevada Athletic Commission meeting, it was announced Silva flunked his UFC 183 post-fight drug test, which was administered by the NAC the night of his January 31 unanimous decision victory over Nick Diaz, for Oxazepam and...
Via 5thRound.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillipe Nover Returns to UFC, Fights Yui Chul Nam in Manila

Long before UFC president Dana White dubbed Uriah Hall as “The Next Anderson Silva,” Phillipe Nover (pictured) temporarily took the moniker as a contestant on “The Ultimate Fighter 8.” He quickly became known as “Fainting Phillipe” after passing out while doing nothing on the reality show. Soon after that, he was just another over-hyped UFC bust that got fired after...
Via 5thRound.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Dana White ‘Screwed Up For Days’ After Anderson Silva’s Failed Drug Test

Imagine relentlessly pumping a guy for years as the best mixed martial artist to ever play the game, even to the point where you got into heated debates with media members who dared to think Fedor Emelianenko was MMA’s GOAT, only to have said fighter you were praising test positive for two different performance-enhancing drugs which essentially tarnishes his illustrious career...
Via 5thRound.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC counters controversy with intriguing fight announcements

Despite a promising schedule that’s already seen Conor McGregor punch his ticket to a featherweight title shot, Anthony Johnson’s career-altering win over Alexander Gustafsson, and the return of a living legend, 2015 hasn’t been too kind to the UFC. Instead of marking the new year with the type of big-name bouts that only the UFC can offer, a string of failed drug tests have...
Via Sports-Glory
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Some thoughts on PED’s in MMA, Anderson Silva, GSP and the UFC

To say that it has been a crazy year so far would be a huge understatement. The Twitter universe has been all a flutter with fans expressing their opinions. They have run the gamut from do not test anybody and just let them fight to test them all. There have of course been all sorts of conspiracy theories. Some claiming that Dana White and the UFC are out to get Anderson Silva for...
Via Fight Booth
15 days ago  |  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
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

The Return of the Mack: Anderson Silva

Saturdays January 31st UFC 183 bout between Anderson “the spider” Silva and Nick “the Stockton Brawler” Diaz went the distance but showed less fireworks than expected. Even still the match brought back some excitement to the world of ultimate fighting. At the end of 5 rounds Silva got the decision over Diaz in a bout with no titles on the line. Silva won 2 rounds 50-45 and...
Via The Front Office News
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva Pulled From TUF Brazil 4; Big Nog To Replace Him

The Nevada State Athletic Commission have requested that the UFC remove Anderson Silva from his coaching role on The Ultimate Fighter Brazil season 4 which is currently filming in Las Vegas due to his recent positive steroid test. As a result the UFC have made the decision to replace Silva with his long-time friend and training partner Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, with his twin brother...
Via Fight Of The Night
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva removed as coach on The Ultimate Fighter Brazil

The UFC has pulled former middleweight champion Anderson Silva from coaching the new season of The Ultimate Fighter Brazil following a request made by the Nevada State Athletic Commission after the Brazilian returned a positive result for two different performance enhancing drugs in a January 9 out of competition test administered prior to UFC 183. Silva tested positive for two different...
Via Fox Sports
18 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...
Via 5thRound.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva clean of all drugs from January 19 out of competition test

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva still has to answer for a positive result following a pre-fight drug test administered on January 9, but when the 39-year old was tested again 10 days later he showed no traces of any performance enhancing drugs or human growth hormone (HGH). The results obtained by FOX Sports today show that Silva was tested for a full panel of performance...
Via Fox Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Georges St. Pierre & His Coach Blast Anderson Silva Over Testing Positive For Steroids

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre has done more talking once he stepped away from MMA than he did when he was ruling the sports as champion. While both GSP and former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva are no longer champions, they are both considered the two greatest MMA fighters of all time.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
18 days ago  |  Discuss
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