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  • 11 days ago
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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion Anderson Silva, who was already in hot water for a failed steroids test, has some more explaining to do after a positive result for the benzodiazepines oxazepam and temazepam came back in his second UFC 183 drug test. Even though they weren't banned by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). But it was the Brazilian's failure to disclose that medication -- typically administered to treat anxiety -- that classified them as banned subs read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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LAS VEGAS – As an amended NSAC complaint revealed Tuesday, Anderson Silva tested positive for a pair of benzodiazepines, oxazepam and temazepam, following January’s UFC 183 event. WADA doesn’t ban them, so why was Silva cited for them?Filed under: Featured, News, UFC (...) read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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LAS VEGAS – The Nevada State Athletic Commission today voted unanimously to suspend and fine Ashlee Evans-Smith – rather than issue a temporary suspension – for failing a drug test following December’s UFC 181 event. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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Poke and choke FTW! Urijah Faber earned his second straight victory in Dec. 2014, submitting Francisco Rivera in round two of their bantamweight bout at UFC 181. But, it wasn't without controversy. Moments before sinking in a fight-ending bulldog choke, "The California Kid" accidentally poked Rivera's right eye (see it), causing him to visibly wince in pain and discomfort. A few seconds later, the fight was over. During today's (Feb. 17, 2015) hearing with Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) suspended Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) stars Anderson Silva, Nick Diaz, and Hector Lombard at the conclusion of its monthly meeting, which took place earlier today (Tues., Feb. 17, 2015) inside Grant Sawyer State Office Building in Las Vegas. See the live blog and updates here. Those suspensions will remain in effect until the commission can schedule a disciplinary hearing, where all three fighters will have the chance to present their cases and fa read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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In an expected move, the Nevada State Athletic Commission today issued temporary suspensions to Anderson Silva, Nick Diaz and Hector Lombard in the wake of their recent failed drug tests.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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Not a good look. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion Anderson Silva failed an out-of-competition drug test prior to stepping into the cage to face Nick Diaz at UFC 183 on Jan. 31, 2015 in Las, Vegas, Nevada. As a result, Anderson's first win (see it) in over two years was overturned to a "no contest." And during today's (Tues., Feb. 17, 2015) NSAC hearing (updates), the commission confirmed that Silva did indeed fail further testing administered the night of the fig read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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Time to face the music. Well, sort of. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will stream today's (Tues., Feb. 17, 2015) Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) live meeting, which is expected to hold Anderson Silva, Nick Diaz, and Hector Lombard accountable for recent drug test failures (more on that here and here). Not a UFC Fight Pass subscriber? Not a problem. MMAmania.com will be tuning in and bringing you LIVE updates as the action unfolds right here, beginning at 4 p.m. ET. Silva, Diaz, and read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will be well represented -- though not in a good way -- at the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) meeting on Feb. 17, 2015, which kicks off at 1 p.m. ET from inside Grant Sawyer State Office Building in Las Vegas. That's where temporary suspensions are expected to be enforced for mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters Anderson Silva, Nick Diaz, Hector Lombard, and Ashlee Evans-Smith, who all failed recent drug tests and will likely be scheduled for disciplina read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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What a difference a few weeks makes. Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva passed his second out-of-competition drug test, administered by Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) on Jan. 19, 2015, roughly two weeks before his 185-pound showdown against Nick Diaz in the UFC 183 main event. His blood test returned negative for performance-enhancing drugs, including human growth hormone (read the full report in PDF format here). Silva failed his first test, conducted back on Jan. 9, for t read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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And you thought a suspension would be rough. How the mighty have fallen. The fallout from former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva's positive pre-fight UFC 183 test for steroids has reportedly gotten a lot worse for "The Spider," as Brazilian outlet Veja.abril.com is reporting that UFC is withholding nearly $6 million in pay from the former champion. Silva made a reported $800,000 ($600,000 to show, $200,000 to win) in salary for his unanimous decision vict read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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Anderson Silva secured his first victory in over 26 months at UFC 183, defeating Nick Diaz via unanimous decision. According to a recent report from Brazilian newspaper Folha de S. Paulo, however, that win will soon vanish, and his triumph over Diaz will be ruled a no-contest. Nevada State Athletic Commission executive director Bob Bennett delivered the news to the Brazilian outlet, and Bloody Elbow's Roy Billington provided the translation: "Yes, it will be ruled a NC (no-contest). I don't know read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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"To think for one second that we would consider that -- maybe it's mother nature for some negative people to think that way -- it's ludicrous. I have 24 years in the FBI. To think someone could get me to close my eyes to a positive test, to risk someone getting hurt, that conspiracy theory is ... we would never do that." Those are the words Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) executive director Bob Bennett told the LA Times, as he finds the suggestion that the NSAC would cover-up Anderson Si read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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A post-fight drug test revealed Nick Diaz had double the amount of allowable marijuana metabolites in his system following UFC 183, according to the Nevada State Athletic Commission.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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