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Retired MMA legend Wanderlei Silva is asking the court to review his lifetime ban by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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UFC legend Anderson Silva believes that men who fail drug tests for performance enhancing drugs should receive "no more fights." Anderson Silva, like so many fighters in the UFC middleweight division, has faced some big names who have, at some point, failed drug tests in their careers, men like Chael Sonnen and Vitor Belfort. The UFC legend recently was asked about his feelings on performance enhancing drugs and he didn't hold back. Aside from repeatedly stressing that drug cheats were not only read news >>

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Was the NSAC’s lifetime ban of Wanderlei Silva too harsh or just right? Find out what Tim Kennedy, Demetrious Johnson, Cody Gibson and Kevin Lee think inside. Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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UFC president Dana White reacts to Wanderlei Silva being banned for life by the Nevada Athletic Commission, saying he didn't see a lifetime ban coming. read news >>

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This week’s Twitter Mailbag answers reader questions on all things UFC 178, but also finds time to address the other big news of the week in the wild world of MMA.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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Why is Wanderlei Silva being treated like Ray Rice or Adrian Peterson? That's what Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) color commentator Joe Rogan wanted to know on his official podcast, slamming Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) for its "unreasonable" punishment for "The Axe Murderer" at this week's disciplinary hearing. Transcribed by MMA Fighting: "I just think the penalty is way over the top. It's one thing if you want to tell the guy he's suspended for a year. Pretend as if you caugh read news >>

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Count UFC commentator Joe Rogan among those upset over Wanderlei Silva's lifetime ban handed down by the Nevada Athletic Commission on Tuesday. In addition to the ban, Silva was fined $70,000 (35 percent of his purse) for evading a random drug test in Las Vegas prior to a scheduled bout with Chael Sonnen at UFC 175. "I just think the penalty is way over the top," Rogan explained Wednesday. "It's one thing if you want to tell the guy he's suspended for a year. Pretend as if you caught him for usi read news >>

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Former PRIDE champ and UFC veteran Wanderlei Silva is less than thrilled after being handed a lifetime ban by the Nevada State Athletic Commission Tuesday, and he isn't shy about saying so. The Axe Murderer was issued a precedent-setting lifetime ban by the commission, per Luke Thomas of MMA Fighting, after refusing a random drug test issued back in May. In an interview with Brazilian media outlet Combate, Silva went on a tirade blasting the decision, noting some inconsistencies in recent ruling read news >>

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On Tuesday, the Nevada Athletic Commission issued Wanderlei Silva a lifetime ban and fined him $70,000 for dodging a drug test prior to his UFC 175 bout against Chael Sonnen. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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You know that guy, Wanderlei Silva, who is always happy and smiling with his fans, talking about how great life is? I regret to inform you that he has been killed and eaten by "The Axe Murderer." The man who struck fear into the entire PRIDE FC roster has recently declared war on Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC), blowing a gasket on Twitter after learning that combat sports' most influential sanctioning body slapped him with a $70,000 fine and straight-up banned him from competing in mixe read news >>

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The Nevada Athletic Commission issued Wanderlei Silva a $70,000 fine and a lifetime ban, but the Brazilian veteran doesn’t sound impressed. Following the NAC hearing, the former PRIDE champion reacted to the news on Twitter. "Those who are trying to take me down, come get it," Silva wrote. "War is just beginning, sons of b-----s." "They will see that we’re the ones who run this s—t, bunch of playboys." MMAFighting.com contacted Silva for a comment on his lifetime ban and fine, but the Brazilian read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight Wanderlei Silva was fined $70,000 and handed a lifetime ban by the Nevada Athletic Commission on Tuesday. read news >>

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Wanderlei Silva will never fight in Nevada again after the NSAC laid down the gauntlet on the MMA legend in Tuesday's hearing. To the surprise of no one, the recently retired Wanderlei Silva has received a stiff penalty for skipping out on a random drug test prior to his scheduled UFC 175 bout with Chael Sonnen. In today's Nevada State Athletic Commission hearing, officials issued Silva, who didn't even bother joining the meeting on-site or via telephone, a lifetime ban (meaning he's forbidden f read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Wanderlei Silva was given an indefinite or lifetime ban by the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) on Tuesday. He was also given a fine of $70,000, which represented a 35 percent fine of the purse he was originally scheduled to receive at UFC 175 had he competed. The commission voted unanimously to render judgement. Silva was not in attendance at the hearing and was represented by his attorney, Ross Goodman. Silva, 38, was subject to a random drug screening in Nevada ahead of his scheduled bout wit read news >>

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