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A contractual issue with Vinny Magalhaes means that former UFC light heavyweights Thiago Silva and Matt Hamill will fight each other again this month in World Series of Fighting. World Series of Fighting planned a four-man light heavyweight tournament to crown its inaugural champion in the weight class. The initial match-ups were Thiago Silva versus Ronny Markes and Matt Hamill against Vinny Magalhaes. There's been a snag in the set-up, as Magalhaes has temporarily been pulled from the tournamen read news >>

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Anderson Silva has come to grips with the failed drug tests, and now he is on a mission to determine exactly how the two steroids, Drostanolone and Androsterone, got into his system in the first place. The former UFC middleweight champ has helplessly sat on the sidelines, listening to critics rip apart his legacy. It's amazing how years of blood, sweat and tears can be reduced to zilch at the mere mention of performance-enhancing drugs. Silva, who is often viewed as one of the true class acts in read news >>

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Anderson Silva tells TMZ Sports he was surprised by positive drug test, but is ready to offer Nick Diaz a rematch. read news >>

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Roy Jones Jr. sympathizes with former middleweight champion Anderson Silva if he required steroids to help along his recovery. read news >>

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Although a report out of Brazil indicates Anderson Silva will admit to therapeutic PEDs use, he told TMZ Sports he was surprised by his failed drug test results. read news >>

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Anderson Silva didn't offer much in the way of a new position on his drug test failure, but says that his camp is looking in to some old supplements he was taking. It looks like the picture of Anderson Silva's potential PED use isn't going to get clearer anytime soon. Silva failed two drug tests surrounding his UFC 183 bout with Nick Diaz, testing positive for the steroids drostanolon and androstane as well as several substances common in anti-anxiety and pain medications. Silva was quick to den read news >>

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It's the rematch you were dying to not see. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight contender Thiago Silva, who defeated Matt Hamill by way of ugly unanimous decision in late 2013, will run it back against "The Hammer" in the World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 19 co-main event, set for March 28, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. That's because Vinny Magalhaes, who was supposed to fight Hamill at WSOF 20 this April in Connecticut, is stuck in contractual limbo, according to MMA Fightin read news >>

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Why did Anderson Silva fail his UFC 183 drug test? Don't ask "The Spider," because the former middleweight champion has no explanation. In fact, when his manager informed him that Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) returned a positive result for steroids (more on that here), Silva was taken by complete surprise. From his conversation with TMZ. "I don't know what happened. I'm surprised. When my manager called me and said ‘Anderson, we have a problem because you go to the test for the commis read news >>

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Anderson Silva failed a couple drug tests for his UFC 183 middleweight clash with Nick Diaz, and he guarantees he has no idea why. In a video interview with TMZ, the former UFC middleweight champion claimed he doesn’t know what actually happened for him to test positive for drostanolone, androstane, oxazepam and temazepam. "I don’t know what happened. I’m surprised," "The Spider" said. "When my manager called me and said ‘Anderson, we have a problem because you go to the test for the commission read news >>

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Anderson Silva tested positive for four banned substances in two different drug tests for his UFC 183 bout against Nick Diaz, but his boxing coach Luiz Carlos Dorea is convinced that Silva is innocent. "The Spider", who tested positive for drostanolone and androstane on Jan. 9, and oxazepam, temazepam and drostanolone in a post-fight drug test on Jan. 31, received a temporary suspension from the Nevada Athletic Commission. Dorea, who has been part of Silva’s camp for years, says that the former read news >>

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World Series of Fighting 20 has a new main event. Thiago Silva will take on Matt Hamill in a rematch that will act as the WSOF 20 headliner April 10 at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut, WSOF president Ray Sefo told MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani on Tuesday. The bout will be a semifinal in the WSOF light heavyweight title tournament. Vinny Magalhaes was initially supposed to face Hamill, but according to WSOF there are issues with his contract. Magalhaes is currently the Titan FC light heav read news >>

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Former UFC middleweight champion Rich Franklin recently commented on the media firestorm surrounding the recent failed drug tests of pound-for-pound great and one-time Octagon adversary Anderson Silva. The Spider was given a temporary suspension by the Nevada Athletic Commission in a February hearing and will face further discipline at a commission meeting later this month. Franklin, who lost his title in lopsided fashion to Silva at UFC 64, told Submission Radio that the positive tests overshad read news >>

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Two years ago today, two heavy hitters stepped on to hallowed ground at Saitama Super Arena. No one knew it at the time, but it was likely the last time either would ever step foot in the octagon.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Roy Jones Jr. discusses his upcoming fight, the latest with Anderson Silva and Chris Lytle, and more. read news >>

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