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  • 3 years ago
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KILLEEN, Texas - For aspiring UFC middleweights, calling out Wanderlei Silva has almost become standard operating procedure. Brian Stann is the latest to request a booking with Silva, and UFC president Dana White admitted the promotion is trying to arrange it. There's just one problem: "The Axe Murderer" isn't exactly keen on playing the bad guy. MMAjunkie.com lead staff reporter John Morgan outlines the details, as well as a number of other topics White recently discussed, including t read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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LAS VEGAS - UFC president Dana White won't discuss Wanderlei Silva's future without prefacing his comments with a glowing compliment. A PRIDE legend who once was White's arch nemesis has become one of the UFC's best ambassadors since joining the once-rival promotion. But following Silva's UFC 147 loss to Rich Franklin, White told MMAjunkie.com "The Axe Murderer's" fighting career is just about over. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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LAS VEGAS - Despite conflicting reports, UFC president Dana White insists Wanderlei Silva will indeed meet Brian Stann at UFC 130. The UFC boss told MMAjunkie.com that while Silva has shown some resistance to the matchup, the two middleweight sluggers will indeed meet in May. "It's on," White said flatly of the matchup. "It's on." read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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UFC president Dana White says Wanderlei Silva would have been better off testing positive to a banned substance than running from the random drug test. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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After hearing Wanderlei say that he's relieved his situation with the NSAC is "solved", the UFC president says it's a much bigger deal than Silva thinks. Earlier this week, UFC Light Heavyweight Wanderlei Silva appeared before the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Back in May, Silva fled from an out-of-competition drug test resulting in his removal from a scheduled fight with Chael Sonnen at UFC 175. At the hearing on Tuesday, Silva's representative put forth the perfectly reasonable explanation read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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If UFC president Dana White is correct, we may never see Wanderlei Silva in the Octagon again following his Nevada State Athletic Commission hearing over failing to submit to random drug testing. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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UFC President Dana White informed members of the media at a pre-fight media scrum that he believed that the NSAC will “bury” Wanderlei Silva at the Jun 17 hearing. Dana White is doubtful that fans will get to see Wanderlie Silva fight again anytime soon. NSAC Executive Director Bob Bennett revealed that Nevada officials had sent a letter to Silva requesting him to "appear and provide information of importance to the commission." White, who is aware of this letter, stated that if Wanderlei decide read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Although UFC president Dana White assured fans Wanderlei Silva wouldn't be cut following a report he fled the scene of a random drug test, it's hard to imagine seeing the Brazilian compete anytime soon. "There's no loose ends with Wanderlei," White told media Thursday. "I think the Wanderlei story is not going to end well. You know how this commission is right now. Always, not just these guys, but always. When you get caught taking performance enhancing drugs you're gone for a year, or whatever read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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VANCOUVER – A MMA dream matchup between Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz that has long been fantasy could soon turn into reality, according to UFC President Dana White. Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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BERLIN – Wanderlei Silva is “in a very bad position” with the UFC and is “done” when it comes to his fighting opportunity at UFC 175.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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According to UFC President Dana White, the Zuffa career of Wanderlei "The Axe Murderer" Silva is officially done following his failure to be licensed for his scheduled UFC 175 bout with Chael Sonnen. The news is little surprise and has been somewhat expected since the story first broke. The announcement was made by White at a media scrum ahead of UFC Fight Night 41 and was reported by several media members on Twitter: Also, Dana confirmed that Wandy is "done" in the UFC. Stories aplenty headed t read news >>

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