Shocking news was confirmed by the UFC today, as arguably the Greatest of all Time, Anderson Silva, tested positive for Drostanolone metabolites, an anabolic steroid. MMAFighting.com also reported he tested positive for Androsterone.
A statement issued by the promotion read:
“On February 3, 2015, the UFC organization was notified by the Nevada State Athletic Commission that Anderson Silva tested positive for Drostanolone metabolites on his Jan. 9 out of competition drug test. UFC’s understanding is that further testing will be conducted by the Commission to confirm these preliminary results.”
The NSAC received the test results on Feb. 3, and contacted the UFC. The pre-fight test was conducted on Jan. 9. A test was also conducted on the Brazilian on Jan. 18, but those results have yet to come in.
Silva’s opponent, Nick Diaz, also popped for a high level of marijuana metabolites.
Initally reported by Yahoo’s Kevin Iole, Diaz had over the allowed 150 nanograms of the metabolites in his body.
Stay tuned right here at MMA Sucka for more live streams as well as videos highlighting the top fighters, commentators, coaches, promoters and other names in MMA and combat sports. We also bring you great offers on the latest MMA products and merchandise. You can also subscribe to our youtube channel for regular updates and all the latest fight news. You can also check out our sister site, at TheFightBuzz.com for the latest from the world of MMA and other combat sports.