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  • 26 days ago
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This Ross Goodman character seems to know his stuff. Is the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) trying to, once again, go out of its jurisdiction in an attempt to punish another high-profile mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter? According to Dr. Ross Goodman, Wanderlei Silva's lawyer, it sure is. During today's (Aug. 21, 2014) hearing in Las Vegas, Nevada, Goodman argued that the commission had no right to punish Silva for not submitting to a drug test a few months back prior to his scheduled bo read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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"The Axe Murderer," as we learned back in June, is good at playing keep-away with the commission. Looks like he's given them the slip once again. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight (and part time light heavyweight) Wanderlei Silva was not present at today's (Aug. 21, 2014) Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) hearing in Las Vegas, instead filing a motion to dismiss any disciplinary action against him. The commissioners (inexplicably) agreed to delay the discussion, according to read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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And White also believes "Axe Murderer" is still in BIG trouble. Wanderlei Silva is confident he has "solved" his drug test-evading problems with Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) after his hearing on June 17, 2014. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White, on the other hand, isn't so optimistic, sharing his thoughts on the hearing (listen to it) via "The Download." In fact, he believes "Axe Murderer" is still in a world of trouble. In White's view, it would have been bette read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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"The Axe Murderer" used his Twitter yesterday to declare that after the hearing with NSAC, that he is now clear to fight, although he will probably get a suspension later. Wanderlei Silva expressed his confidence on a quick returning to competition after his hearing with Nevada State Athletic Commission yesterday. He was accused of escaping from a collector of NSAC who was supposed to take his blood and urine to pass through drug test. A version that wasn't denied by Silva's lawyer. His explanat read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Nicknames are truly hit or miss. From "The Axe Murderer" to "The Cheesecake Assassin," they encompass a hodgepodge of unique personas. Some offer a brutal view into the mind of a fighter. Others make you question the evolution of the human brain. This list is comprised of those particular enigmas. Here are 10 fighters who need to change their Octagon handle before history etches them in stone. Begin Slideshow read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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But first, "The Axe Murderer" must show up for his June 17 funeral. What does the future hold for Wanderlei Silva? The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight was summoned by Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) to explain why he skipped town when drug testers showed up at his gym and demanded a urine sample. The same one that popped Chael Sonnen and sent Vitor Belfort back behind the curtain. Silva claims he was confused by the language barrier and wanted his attorney present. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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But "The Axe Murderer" has yet to reply. The plot thickens... Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) has questions ... and is hoping Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight Wanderlei Silva has answers. Specifically, ones that shed light on his decision to hightail it out of Las Vegas when the pee collector showed up at his door. I guess Wandy's emotional video explanation isn't cutting the mustard. Silva refused to submit to a random drug test, claiming the exam rep failed to sho read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Look who came out of hiding ... Embattled Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight Wanderlei Silva has emerged from his bar crawl in Brazil to propose a possible showdown -- and rematch -- against Vitor Belfort at the upcoming UFC 175 pay-per-view (PPV) event on July 5, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Which sounds a little troll-ish, all things considered. Wand?Vitor ? — Wanderlei Silva (@wandfc) June 11, 2014 "The Axe Murderer" was bounced from the "Weidman vs. Machida" event earlier read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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  • 4 months ago
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From Yahoo Sports: 'The Axe Murderer' is one of MMA's most beloved fighters, but his actions on 'TUF' have turned many fans against him. read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Wanderlei Silva's fellow Brazilian countryman, Vitor Belfort, is "embarrassed" by the brawl between "The Axe Murderer" and Chael Sonnen that aired on Sunday's episode of The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3. Monday, Belfort wrote a Facebook post in Portuguese that said Sonnen and Silva acted inappropriately for two athletes who are supposed to be role models. MMA Fighting has since provided the English translation: "The brawl between Wanderlei Silva and Chael Sonnen at TUF Brazil embarrassed me. First read news >>

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