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Articles tagged: Anderson Silva

Anderson Silva blames failed drug test on sexual performance supplement

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. Silva tested positive for Drostanolone and Androstane — both anabolic steroids — a few weeks before his fight with Nick Diaz. He also tested positive for Drostanolone…Read More

Anderson Silva reportedly failed second drug test related to UFC 183

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

Report: UFC withholding Anderson 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

Anderson Silva denies taking PEDs

Anderson Silva tested positive for two banned substances during a Jan. 9 drug test and now he is denying taking performance-enhancing drugs. Silva beat Nick Diaz via unanimous decision at UFC 183 last weekend in his first fight since breaking his leg in a loss to Chris Weidman in late 2013. News of his positive…Read More

Anderson Silva tests positive for steroids; Nick Diaz for marijuana

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. Silva tested positive for steroids in a drug test administered on Jan. 9 as part of an out-of-competition test, Yahoo’s Kevin Iole reported. He…Read More

Anderson Silva feared pain pill addiction after leg injury

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. 31, Silva has opened up about the challenges he faced while recovering. Earlier this week, Silva revealed that he…Read More

Anderson Silva, Jon Jones get together for sparring session

A superfight between Anderson Silva and Jon Jones never happened, but for a brief time on Monday night, the two masters got together for a sparring session. UFC boss Dana White tweeted the photo evidence on Tuesday, along with this caption: “The Superfight between @jonnybones and @spiderandersonsilva went down last nite @ufc headquarters #noppv #noticketssold…Read More

Chris Weidman: Fighting Anderson Silva again would be an easy payday

There was once a time when mixed martial arts fans wondered if Anderson Silva would ever lose another fight. Then Chris Weidman came along and beat Silva two times in a six-month span. And Weidman says he will take down “The Spider” again, if he must. Silva, who is 39 years old and recovering from…Read More

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