Dana White believes the Nevada State Athletic Commission will ‘bury’ Wanderlei Silva at the June 17 hearing

Josh Hedges Zuffa LLC

UFC President Dana White informed members of the media at a pre-fight media scrum that he believed that the NSAC will “bury” Wanderlei Silva at the Jun 17 hearing.

Dana White is doubtful that fans will get to see Wanderlie Silva fight again anytime soon.

NSAC Executive Director Bob Bennett revealed that Nevada officials had sent a letter to Silva requesting him to "appear and provide information of importance to the commission." White, who is aware of this letter, stated that if Wanderlei decided to appear in front of the commission, he would be buried.

The reason for White's insistence on the matter is that he believes Silva's refusal to undergo a random drug test is a worse scenario than Chael Sonnen actually testing positive for banned substances.

"There's no loose ends with Wanderlei," White told media Thursday. "I think the Wanderlei story is not going to end well. You know how this commission is right now. Always, not just these guys, but always. When you get caught taking performance enhancing drugs you're gone for a year, or whatever the suspension is, but it's never good. I think, and I honestly know nothing about what's going to happen, but I would have to say they're probably going to make a serious example out of Wanderlei.

"When the commission shows up to drug test you it is what it is," said White. "If you're doing something wrong you're going to get caught. Running from it just makes you guilty."

The UFC President is not sold on Siva's language barrier excuse and believes that the commission will likely make an example out of him to ensure such incidents do not happen again.

"There's no way in hell [the NSAC] are letting him off," said White. "No way in hell. They are going to bury Wanderlei Silva. In my humble opinion. They're going to bury him."

Transcription taken from MMAFighting.com.

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