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Former UFC fighter Wanderlei Silva came to the aid of his fellow Brazilian Anderson Silva, and explained why the positive drug test will never tarnish the former champion’s legacy. On Tuesday, Feb. 3, it was announced that former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva tested positive for Drostanolone and Androstane, both banned substances under the World Anti-Doping Agency code. A few weeks later, after vehemently denying any wrongdoing, Silva failed his post-fight test for oxazepam, medicatio read news >>

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"How can we explain the unexplainable?" When it comes to former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva's failed drug screenings, Wanderlei Silva thankfully doesn't really try. In a short video released to fans, the former PRIDE great preferred to remind supporters of Silva's many accolades than address his testing positive for anabolic steroid metabolites prior to and following his decision victory over Nick Diaz at UFC 183 in Las Vegas, Nevada. "We have to understand that this fighter's legac read news >>

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In what may be unsurprising news to many, Anderson Silva can count at least one big-time supporter in the wake of his drug-test failures. Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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Former UFC middleweight contender Wanderlei Silva is the latest Brazilian athlete to voice his support for Anderson Silva following "The Spider's" failed UFC 183 drug tests. Wandy hopes to see the former champ regain his title when the "storm passes" read news >>

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Many have been quick to bury Anderson Silva after he twice tested positive for steroids, but Wanderlei Silva says we should not doubt Anderson's talent. read news >>

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Former Pride middleweight champion and UFC fighter Wanderlei Silva may elect to make his professional wrestling debut back where it all started. The 38-year-old Silva is linked to a match with former UFC veteran Phil Baroni on a February 20 card with Japanese mixed martial arts and pro wrestling promotion Inoki Genome Federation. MMA Fighting's Dave Meltzer first reported the news on "The Axe Murderer." Last Thursday, Silva hinted of the potential for a World Wrestling Entertainment match with t read news >>

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Did you really think you wouldn't see Chael and Wanderlei in some sort of combat sport anymore? read news >>

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With all the talk of Wanderlei Silva and World Wrestling Entertainment, there has been talk in recent days that Silva may debut as a pro wrestler shortly, but in Japan.Silva, 38, who was probably Japan's second most popular foreign fighter of the Pride era, behind only Mirko Cro Cop, has been linked to a match with Phil Baroni on a Feb. 20 card with the Inoki Genome Federation. Baroni, also 38, is a long-time pro wrestling fan who had been interested in doing it himself for years. Of late, he ha read news >>

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Is Wanderlei Silva vs Chael Sonnen going to happen at WrestleMania 31? Fans longing to witness former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) stars Wanderlei Silva and Chael Sonnen finally duke it out may have the opportunity after all, but not in any sort of sanctioned mixed martial arts (MMA) fight. Then again, when has that stopped them before? Once the rumors began to swirl that Sonnen and Silva had been invited by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) brass to WrestleMania 31 to discuss "stuff," read news >>

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Chael Sonnen says that he and Wanderlei Silva were invited by the WWE to a meeting, as well as given plane and event tickets for WrestleManiaFiled under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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With all Brock Lesnar's done for MMA, I suppose it's only fair to send a few back the other way. UFC middleweight to light heavyweight tweeners Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva won't be fighting each other any time soon, but where there's a will, there's a way ... sort of. Wednesday, Sonnen told 'On the Record' host Michael Landsberg that both he and Silva had been invited to be flown out to meet with WWE brass at the company's Wrestlemania 31 event Mar. 29 in Santa Clara, CA. "That's fact," sai read news >>

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World Wrestling Entertainment has invited former Ultimate Fighting Championship competitors Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva to “talk” during its upcoming “WrestleMania” weekend. read news >>

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Are "The American Gangster" and Wandy WWE bound? is Vince McMahon trying to take a page out of Dana White's book? He may very well be, as former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight contender, Chael Sonnen, revealed during his interview on TSN's "Off The Record" (video here), that he was invited by the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) brass to its upcoming "WrestleMania 31" show on March 29, 2015 to "talk" about some stuff. But that's not all. "The American Gangster" added that W read news >>

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While former UFC middleweight and light heavyweight title contender Chael Sonnen is still banned from the Octagon, he might just be poised to start appearing in the squared circle. Speaking on Off the Record with Michael Landsberg on TSN, "The American Gangster" spilled the beans that he would be meeting with representatives of the WWE at WrestleMania 31. "I got a call. WWE said, 'Look, we've got WrestleMania. We've got a Hall of Fame show coming up,'" he explained. "If you want to come out...co read news >>

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