Silva Vs Bisping VideoAnderson Silva vs Michael Bisping - FIGHT HIGHLIGHTS
Initially, Dana White announced that Silva would remain on the show as a coach. In the days after the fight, it was revealed that Silva tested positive for Drostanolone and Androstane , two anabolic steroids , in pre-fight drug screening on January 9, Any penalties, suspensions or changes to the outcome of the fight have to be presented as a motion and then voted on by the commission to enact the order.
Silva also tested positive for the anti-anxiety medication Oxazepam and Temazepam , which is used to treat sleep deprivation. On August 13, after several reschedules, the disciplinary hearing was held to decide on the subject.
Silva's defense argued that a tainted sexual enhancement drug that a friend had given to Silva after a trip to Thailand was the root of the two failed tests for drostanolone and also appealed to mistakes in the NSAC testing procedures, pointing to a pair of drug tests, one on January 19 and one after the fight, which Silva passed.
He admitted to using both benzodiazepines the night prior to the fight as therapy to control stress and help him sleep.
Silva's team was unable to explain the presence of androsterone in the January 9 test. The commission rejected the defense and suspended him for one year retroactive to the date of the fight, as the current guidelines were not in effect at the time of the failed tests.
His victory was overturned to a no contest. However, the fight was not without controversy as at the end of round three Silva dropped Bisping with a flying knee while Bisping was signaling to referee Herb Dean that he lost his mouthpiece.
Silva believed he had won the bout and continued to celebrate as referee Herb Dean said the fight was not over, and it continued for another two rounds to the decision.
As a result, Hall did not compete at the event. However, Gastelum was pulled from the match-up after testing positive for marijuana.
Well-versed in Muay Thai , boxing and taekwondo , Silva is primarily a stand-up fighter. Owner of numerous UFC offensive striking records, Silva is widely regarded as one of the best strikers in the history of MMA and many consider him the best.
In the UFC, he had a penchant for dodging opponent's strike attempts after taunting them and having his guard down.
His toughest fights in the UFC came against those with extensive wrestling backgrounds. Silva has three sons and two daughters with his wife, Dayane.
Before he began his career as a professional fighter, Silva worked at McDonald's , and also as a file clerk. He considers Spider-Man , Bruce Lee , Muhammad Ali and his mother as biggest of his personal heroes, and has a stated love of comic books and comic book heroes.
Penn to be the greatest pound-for-pound fighter in the history of the sport. Silva has also expressed interest in competing in the sport of taekwondo and boxing.
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