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Tuesday, Nov 04, 2014

Report: Wanderlei Silva Accuses UFC of “Slavery”

Wanderlei Silva

By FCF Staff

Wanderlei Silva relayed this past weekend that he’s willing to fight Chael Sonnen, for a promotion other than the UFC, and it looks like the latter may have taken notice of his comments.

Silva harshly criticized the UFC recently and announced that the promotion’s treatment of fighters, was the reason why he was retiring from MMA. Not long after, Silva received a lifetime suspension from the Nevada Commission, for failing to take a random drug test earlier this year.

Well, following his comments this weekend at an XFC International card in Brazil, the following tweet appeared on Silva’s twitter feed:

Silva was scheduled to fight Sonnen at UFC 175 this past July, before both men encountered licensing and disciplinary issues with the Nevada Commission.

Sonnen failed two random drug tests and was suspended for two years. The former middleweight contender has also retired.

posted by FCF Staff @ 11:21 am
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