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Wanderlei Silva was slated to go before the Nevada Athletic Commission for a disciplinary hearing for evading a random drug test, but his attorney claims the NAC has no jurisdiction over his client. read news >>

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Thursday's postponement of Wanderlei Silva's disciplinary hearing in front of the Nevada Athletic Commission added another layer of intrigue to one of the most controversial subjects in mixed martial arts. The strange stuff began back in June, when it was reported on UFC Tonight that Silva avoided a random drug test issued by the NAC by escaping through a back door in his gym. He was scheduled to face Chael Sonnen in a long-awaited grudge match at UFC 175, but the fight went up in smoke when Sil read news >>

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Wanderlei Silva was not intentionally skipping a Nevada State Athletic Commission hearing — his presence was not required, according to his lawyer.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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The Nevada Athletic Commission on Thursday issued temporary suspensions to UFC fighters Robert Drysdale and Kevin Casey in light of the fighters' failed post-fight drug tests in July, both of which took place in Las Vegas, NV. Drysdale, for the second time in his short UFC career, tested positive for elevated levels of testosterone following his two-minute submission of Keith Berish on July 6th at The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale. An accomplished jiu-jitsu artist, Drysdale was previously denied a read news >>

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Wanderlei Silva on Wednesday filed a motion to dismiss the Nevada Athletic Commission's disciplinary complaint against him for evading a random drug test in May. read news >>

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"The Axe Murderer," as we learned back in June, is good at playing keep-away with the commission. Looks like he's given them the slip once again. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight (and part time light heavyweight) Wanderlei Silva was not present at today's (Aug. 21, 2014) Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) hearing in Las Vegas, instead filing a motion to dismiss any disciplinary action against him. The commissioners (inexplicably) agreed to delay the discussion, according to read news >>

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UFC veteran Wanderlei Silva won’t be meeting as planned today with the Nevada State Athletic Commission.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Wanderlei Silva’s future is on the line at today’s Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) meeting in Las Vegas, but the UFC fighter won’t attend the meeting. Silva spoke to MMAFighting.com and said he’s confident he will be licensed again in the state after running from a random drug test prior to a scheduled light heavyweight bout with Chael Sonnen earlier this year, and explained why he won’t be in Nevada for such an important meeting. "I had already scheduled this tour in Canada," Silva said. "They read news >>

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The last chapter of Jason Day's athletic career unexpectedly slammed shut on August 4, 2011. An ex-UFC middleweight who once battered Alan Belcher in his Octagon debut, the previous year had not been kind to Day. Just two months prior, he lost his third fight in as many tries, succumbing to a two-minute mugging at the hands of Francis Carmont at some small show in Ontario, Canada. His head wasn't in that one, he'd admit years later, but at least on this bright Vancouver afternoon, he was back ho read news >>

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The Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) handed down medical suspensions to six fighters in the aftermath of WSOF 12, including a 45-day sentence to lightweight headliner Lewis Gonzalez. Gonzalez, who suffered a brutal first-round knockout loss to Luis Palomino in Saturday night's main event, will be held out until September 24th due to lacerations the 26-year-old sustained on his scalp and right eyelid during the contest. In addition to Gonzalez, five other competitors received medical suspensions read news >>

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Chael Sonnen ignored Nevada Athletic Commission’s fine threats and went on with his grappling match with Andre Galvao at Metamoris 4, and the night didn’t end well for the UFC veteran. Galvao, a two-time ADCC winner and two-time jiu-jitsu world champion, showed why he’s the world’s best grappler and tapped the wrestler with a rear-naked choke 14 minutes into the no-gi match on Saturday night in Los Angeles. "It was exactly as I expected it to be," Galvao told MMAFighting.com. "I knew he would be read news >>

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