Article

Zuffa Statement on Thiago Silva

Zuffa, LLC, owner of the Ultimate Fighting Championship®, released a statement today regarding UFC® light heavyweight Thiago Silva:

“Thiago Silva tested positive for marijuana metabolites following his bout at UFC on FUEL TV in Macau. The UFC organization has a strict, consistent policy against the use of any illegal and/or performance-enhancing drugs, stimulants or masking agents. Silva has admitted to taking the banned substance and has agreed to participate in an approved drug-rehabilitation program and serve a six-month suspension retroactive to the November 10 event. He must pass a drug test upon completion of the suspension before receiving clearance to fight again.”

Media

Recent
On today's episode of the UFC Minute, host Lisa Foiles takes a look at the biggest prospect in the UFC's featherweight division - Dooho Choi. The Korean Superboy takes on veteran Cub Swanson at UFC 206 in Toronto on Pay Per View Saturday night.
9/12/2016
Watch Derrick Lewis talk in the Octagon after his win over Shamil Abdurakhimov in the main event of Fight Night Albany.
9/12/2016
Watch Francis Ngannou talk about his latest victory, a first-round submission over Anthony Hamilton in the co-main event of Fight Night Albany.
9/12/2016
On Episode 4 of UFC 206 Embedded, welterweight Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone shows off his sports skills, Tim Kennedy reveals a newfound love of MMA, and we see some behind-the-scenes action from open workouts.
9/12/2016