The UFC was in a bind with UFC 200 after Jon Jones failed an out-of-competition drug test last month and needed a replacement fighter to face Daniel Cormier.
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Anderson Silva sparked rumors that he may be the replacement for Jon Jones against Daniel Cormier at UFC 200 this weekend with a post he made on Instagram Thursday afternoon.
Anderson Silva is really stretching the limits when it comes to his defense for his positive drug tests before and after his fight at UFC 183 in January.
Anderson Silva may be in even more trouble than initially believed.
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.
Anderson Silva tested positive for two banned substances during a Jan. 9 drug test and now he is denying taking performance-enhancing drugs.
Both Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz failed drug tests related to their fight at UFC 183 last weekend which headlined the pay-per-view card, a bout that Silva won by unanimous decision.
Anderson Silva is more than a year removed from a devastating leg injury that he suffered during a loss to Chris Weidman. As he prepares to return to the octagon to fight Nick Diaz on Jan.