LAS VEGAS, Nevada, February 3, 2015 — In a shocking revelation from longtime MMA and Boxing journalist Kevin Iole this evening it looks like a strange twist of fate has occurred in the ever-changing world of MMA. It turns out that both Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz have failed drug tests for their UFC 183 bout, meaning that the entire UFC 183 main event failed its drug test.
<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” lang=”en”><p>Anderson Silva AND Nick Diaz fail drug tests … Silva's failure was on a PRE-FIGHT test. Diaz post-fight test for marijuana. Story coming</p>— Kevin Iole (@KevinI) <a href=”https://twitter.com/KevinI/status/562787498091610113″>February 4, 2015</a></blockquote>
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The UFC elaborated a bit on this with a statement issued this evening clarifying that Anderson Silva failed an out-of-competition drug test on January 9th, testing positive for Drostanolone. Diaz failed a post-fight test for marijuana, which came as a shock to absolutely no one, considering his checkered history. It’s not clear what happens from here and if the fight is ruled a draw or simply left as-is. What is clear is that everyone is on drugs.