Thiago Silva gets a One-Year Suspension, $33,750 Fine, and Brandon Vera fight ruled a no contest

UFC light heavyweight, Thiago Silva was officially given a number of fines and suspensions by the Nevada State Athletic Commission earlier today after submitting a urine sample “inconsistent with human urine.”

The commission revoked the Brazilian’s licence for one year starting January 1st 2011, fined him 25 percent of his $55,000 purse, fined $20,000 of his $55,000 win bonus and he will have to submit a clean drug test before reapplying for his licence on or after January 2nd 2012.

The other ruling was his UFC 125 bout with Brandon Vera has been ruled a no contest after he was deemed to have had a unfair advantage over the man dubbed “The Truth”.

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