Thiago Silva suspended 1 year
The Nevada State Athletic Commission handed a one-year suspension to UFC light heavyweight Thiago Silva Thursday for altering his urine test prior to a unanimous decision win Jan. 1 over Brandon Vera.
Silva will be eligible to reapply for a license Jan. 2, 2012. In addition to the suspension, the result of the UFC 125 fight will be changed to a "no contest" and he will forfeit 25 percent of his purse and $20,000 of a $55,000 win bonus.
The Brazilian fighter appeared ...
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