UFC Releases Wanderlei Silva From His Contract

Sources are reporting that Wanderlei Silva has been released from his UFC contract. After being suspended by the Nevada Athletic Commission for life after fleeing a drug test, he claims he was taking a banned diuretic to heal a wrist injura, reports claimed Silva wanted to leave the UFC and fight overseas, though the lifetime suspension has since been overturned and he will get a new hearing next month.

It was thought that the UFC would never let him out of his contract, and Silva made some comments about the UFC fixing fights, they decided it was best to cut ties.

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