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Anderson Silva's first reaction to failed drug test: 'I'm telling you, I didn't do it'

In early February just days after his win at UFC 183 over Nick Diaz, Anderson Silva received news that he failed a pre-fight drug test administered by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. At the time, Silva was filming the newest season of "The Ultimate Fighter Brazil" in Las Vegas when he received a call notifying him of the failed drug test. Silva was eventually pulled from the...
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Watch The Moment Anderson Silva Found Out He’d Failed Drug Test

The UFC have served up a big trailer for the forthcoming episode of their TUF: Brazil 4 show as it shows the moment Anderson Silva first found out during filming for the show that he’d failed a UFC 183 drug test. Silva reacts by saying, “No, I did not take anything,” and then later is seen telling the group of fighters he was coaching on TUF, “Okay gang, here’s the deal...
Via Fight Of The Night
5 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC: The Crackdown on PEDs Begins

Anderson FREAKING Silva For a long time the UFC was in denial about it’s PED (performing enhancing drugs) problem.  For a long time the UFC’s answer to the problem was to accept that the State Athletic commissions were the end all be all for PED testing.  For a long time the UFC handled the PED problem the same way Major League Baseball did 15 years ago; the UFC was willfully...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva: I will be back next year, and will fight for five more years

Anderson Silva still has to face the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) in April to answer for his multiple failed drug tests leading up to, and immediately after his UFC 183 win in Jan. over Nick Diaz, but he told fans in his native Brazil this week that he plans to fight on for some time. "I will be back next year," the near 40 year-old said, according to a report from the indispensable...
Via Fox Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva Will Not Retire Following Failed Drug Tests

No competitor wants to go out a loser. Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva (pictured) doesn’t want to go out a cheater. Despite the fact Silva turns 40 years old next month ,and he’s facing at least a nine month suspension for testing positive for two different performance-enhancing drugs in January’s unanimous decision victory over Nick Diaz, Silva’s camp informed...
March 18, 2015  |  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 Tuesday. The 39-year-old had already failed an out-of-competition drug...
February 18, 2015  |  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
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

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
February 08, 2015  |  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.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

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