ANDERSON SILVA has reportedly failed a second drug test and suspended temporarily.
The positive result on the test done on the night of Silva’s comeback fight on January 31 against Nick Diaz was confirmed by the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time), according to ESPN.
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The same anabolic steroid that showed up on an earlier test was again seen on the second test, along with anti-anxiety drugs.
Silva earlier denied ever using performance-enhancing drugs.
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The 39-year-old Silva was already facing a nine-month suspension after the first failed test.