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Anderson Silva AND Nick Diaz Fail Drug Tests

It’s been a tough 2015 for the UFC, with a number of high-profile fighters failing drug tests. However, things have gone from bad to worse this morning as it was revealed that both Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz have also been up to no good.


The revelation was first publicised on Twitter and on SevereMMA, a popular MMA website, who reported the following:

“Anderson Silva failed his UFC 183 pre-fight “out of competition” drug test for Drostanolone metabolites and Androstane. Nick Diaz has also failed a UFC 183 drug test. Nick’s failed test was for marijuana and was found in his post-fight test.”

Well-respected journalist Kevin Iole posted the following to his Twitter feed:

Ariel Helwani, the uncrowned prince of MMA journalism, noted that Anderson was not tested prior to his two previous fights, the colossal duels with Chris Weidman.

Both camps have remained quiet thus far but we’ll have more on the story as it develops.

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