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Wanderlei Silva sues Nevada State Athletic Commission for lifetime ban

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  1. Fighter123 Brown Belt

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    Wanderlei Silva is suing the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC), stating that they exceeded their authority when they fined him $70,000 and gave him a lifetime ban for running from a drug test.

    ESPN made the following statement on the lawsuit: The lawsuit alleges the NSAC exceeded its jurisdiction on an unlicensed person, violated the licensing requirement, acted capriciously against Silva by imposing a "career-ending" ban and arbitrarily fined Silva based on an "imaginary purse."

    Your thoughts?
     
  2. chunglii No Me Duele

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    War Wand.
     
  3. GrindingANARCHY Banned Banned

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    Damn you TS! You beat me to it.

    War WAND

    http://www.bloodyelbow.com/2015/1/2...ues-nevada-state-athletic-commission-mma-news


     
  4. j98 Brown Belt

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    No, he has a case.
     
  5. UL no more yellows Double Yellow Card

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    Good

    Ufc and.nsac are both corrupt
     
  6. 5H3RD0G Silver Belt

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    He does have a case, there are more troubled fighters than him and all they paid was a lesser fine and no punishment.
     
  7. arrelione Red Belt

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    I don't really care for Wand at this point but I hope he wins here.

    The commissions are so fucking bad it's laughable.
     
  8. GrindingANARCHY Banned Banned

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    Wand vs Tito II in Bellator
    Winner gets Kimbo
    Make it happen Scott
     
  9. trblesome1 Silver Belt

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    Seems he actually has a legit case, good luck to him Athletic Commissions need a lot of work, and not just in this area
     
  10. suffersystem Brown Belt

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  11. Necrocrawler Purple Belt

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    This. After the ban gets suspended...



    Also, if he returns to ufc, Wand vs Hendo III, the final chapter (of their careers.)
     
  12. Handawg Brown Belt

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    Is that a pun?

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  13. SKWERT White Belt

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    He wants a new face probably
     
  14. Razor Silver Belt

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    and pride wasn't!


    lmfao..
     
  15. motoxx987 Purple Belt

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    They will just reinstate him and say sorry....we messed up....go to rehab for one day and all is forgiven.
     
  16. Wrathsoul Purple Belt

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    I have a feeling he wouldn't have gotten pinched as hard if he'd just come clean. I kinda feel like he's still trying to deflect blame here, but oh well. Good luck to him I guess, NSAC aren't exactly great guys either.
     
  17. moreorless87 Straba

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    When exactly did Wanderlei run Pride?
     
  18. supernoob White Belt

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    Get lost... Wand has a case.
     
  19. Zenkie Yellow Belt

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    The UFC won't release him from his contract even though they will never offer him a fight.
     
  20. Razor Silver Belt

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    That's not what I'm saying. I'm saying pride was one of the most corrupt organizations in MMA, not even a legit comparison to the ufc.
     

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