All those complaining

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  1. Silvaf

    Silvaf Blue Belt

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    about Anderson Silva and his legacy.

    Just know that 1/2 the fighters he faced in the UFC tested for something:
    Nick Diaz
    Stephan Bonnar
    Chael Sonnen
    Vitor Belfort
    Forrest Griffin
    James Irvin
    Nate Marquardt
    Chris Leben


    The guys that didn't:
    Chris Weidman
    Yushin Okami (although I find it interesting that he is now going down to 170 hmm)
    Demian Maia
    Dan Henderson (who was on TRT)
    Rich Franklin
    Patrick Cote
    Travis Lutter (but he did come in heavy for their fight)
    Thales Leites
     
  2. BisexualMMA

    BisexualMMA Don't Put My Name in the Name of Steroids!

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    That may be, but are you saying Anderson is more innocent if more of his opponents test positive and less innocent if less of his opponents test positive? What they do is beyond his control. It's up to him whether he cheats or not.
     
  3. Frank23

    Frank23 Enter Sandman Belt Platinum Member

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    Roads55 Brown Belt

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    this is a moot point to the fact silva cheated and made up a BS excuse. anderson is a cheater, get over it. he still has a legacy, we don't even need to question that, but he did this to himself. the "I got it from a friend" excuse in this day and age is just plain sad.
     
  5. the ax murderer

    the ax murderer Looking At The Stars.

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    Let him bang, bro.
     
  6. Shaddows

    Shaddows Steel Belt

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    It doesn't matter.
    People who want to hate, will hate.
    People who want to forgive, will forgive.

    You won't convince the haters. The fans need no convincing or arguments.
     
  7. HHJ

    HHJ Fedor Supremacist

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    You can be the biggest Anderson nuthugger ever,and got to at least admit this whole ordeal is quite embarassing. All those trial delays and this was his excuse?
     
  8. Reach4theSky

    Reach4theSky Playin' a riddim

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    What ped was Diaz popped for?
     
  9. KillerElite

    KillerElite Carlos Condit knees people in the face

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    Decision Complaining drug.
     
  10. Reach4theSky

    Reach4theSky Playin' a riddim

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    A lot of guys are on that. For good reason.

    #judges.
     
  11. robmorpeth

    robmorpeth Brown Belt

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    What about people who don't want to be disappointed? Will they not be disappointed?
     
  12. georgejjr

    georgejjr Black Belt

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    How people will judge PED use in the long term is still not clear.

    Ben Johnson, Barry Bonds, Lance Armstrong, Anderson Silva are all in the same category - fifty years from now they might all be rehabilitated, or they might all be considered cheaters. Too early to say. For the moment, they're all considered cheaters.
     
  13. EliteLurker

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    This is why I just don't care about PED's. These are the guys who actually got caught being on something. So there's tons more who didn't (because assuming all users get caught is just dumb), and doesn't factor those who use something that cannot be tested for or get augmenting surgeries.

    In the end it's better to just judge on what happens when they actually fight, there's too much "cheating" and advantage seeking in the sport.
     

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