Wanderlei Silva Apologizes for April Fools’ Day Hoax: “It Was Just a Joke” (video)


Wanderlei Silva at UFC 87Wanderlei Silva took many of us – media, fans, and fighters alike – for an April Fools’ Day ride on Monday, before admitting Tuesday morning that his statements and interviews about agreeing to fight Gegard Mousasi at UFC on Fuel TV 9 on Saturday were all a hoax.

Late in the day on Tuesday, Silva took his admission a step further, issuing a video apology.

Check out Wanderlei Silva’s video apology below…

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