The athletic Commission of Nevada disqualified legendary Brazilian fighter Wanderlei Silva for three years for violating anti-doping rules, according to Sherdog.
The period of Ineligibility begins on 24 may 2014. The Brazilian was punished for evading a doping test.
Silva himself admitted that before the fight with Cheyl Sonnen took banned diuretics.
Earlier, Wanderlei Silva was banned for life. But then the disqualification was abolished.
February 15, Silva published a fake poster promotion Rizin FF, announced his fight against Fedor Emelianenko. Representatives of the Russian fighter said that the next opponent «the Last Emperor» is not yet defined.
Wanderlei Silva – the champion of PRIDE (he won more than all the wins in these tournaments (22), and made a record-breaking winning streak to 20 fights). The Brazilian has been repeatedly recognized as fighter of the year versions of various publications and organizations.