Wanderlei Silva Gets Lifetime Ban & Fined $70,000

If Wanderlei Silva chooses to return to fighting, it wont be happening in Las Vegas. Nevada State Athletic Commission officials today issued an indefinite suspension to the Brazilian brawler while also fining him $70,000, which represents a 35 percent fine of an expected $200,000 purse Silva would have earned at a planned bout a this past July’s UFC 175 event.

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