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Thiago Silva’s UFC 125 Urine Sample From Non-Human Origin?

According to the Nevada State Athletic Commission, it sure is. spoke with the NSAC today concerning the inconsistency in Silva’s pre-UFC 125 urine sample and apparently his sample was “inconsistent with human urine.”

Silva defeated fellow light heavyweight Brandon Vera in dominant fashion at UFC 125: Resolution this past January in a bout that looked to have boosted his status in the division until he was pulled from a subsequently planned May bout against Quinton “Rampage” Jackson for the questionable urine sample.

The NSAC processed two samples from Silva and both samples registered as non-human. A hearing in regards to a temporary suspension has been set for April 7 and Silva also has the option of filing an appeal, provided he do so within the appropriate window of time.

Should the allegations stick, Silva faces a possible suspension or revocation of his fighting license in addition to a fine and the possibility of his win over Vera being overturned and ruled a No Contest.

Vera was cut from the UFC following his loss to Silva but was brought back into the promotional fold as a result of Silva’s questionable test results.