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Thiago Silva suspended 6 months

Updated: November 21, 2012, 10:32 PM ET
By Brett Okamoto | ESPN.com

Thiago Silva has been suspended six months after testing positive for marijuana metabolites following his fight against Stanislav Nedkov earlier this month.

Silva (15-3) defeated Nedkov via submission in the third round of their co-main event at the UFC on Fuel event in Macau. The decision, however, will be changed to a no-contest due to Silva's suspension.

UFC officials confirmed the light heavyweight's failed drug test and suspension to ESPN.com on Wednesday. Silva also will ...

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