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Report: Anderson Silva Failed Another Drug Test For UFC 183 Fight

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According to a report by, former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva failed a second drug test as part of the recent UFC 183 card.

Silva defeated Nick Diaz in late January after making his return from a serious leg injury in late 2012. “The Spider” was found to have drostanolone metabolites and androstane in his system during an early drug test in January.

The previous report stated that Silva did pass his January 19 test for human growth hormones, but the exact date of his most recent failed test was not made known.

Silva, Diaz and others are all scheduled to go before the Nevada Athletic Commission next week in regard to possible temporary suspensions for failed drug tests.