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Anderson Silva asks to postpone hearing with the NSAC

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva wants more time until his meeting with the NSAC. The hearing that will decide if Anderson is guilty of the accusations of steroids usage could happen on April 9th now.

Anderson Silva
Anderson Silva
Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

It seems we will have to wait a little longer to know what will happen to The Spider.

As it was reported by Combate, Anderson Silva and his team asked to postpone their hearing with the Nevada State Athletic Comission in Las Vegas, where they would defend themselves against the accusations of doping by the former UFC middleweight champion.

As of last Friday, Silva still had 20 more days to form his official defense against the accusations, but asked for a time extension nonetheless.

Silva tested positive for steroids in two of his three exams for UFC 183 against Nick Diaz in January.  At that point, the performance enhancing substances Drostanolone and Adrostane were found in his system.

Afterward, in February, Silva also tested positive for anti-anxiety medication Oxazepam and Temazepan, used to treat sleep deprivation.

If the Nevada State Athletic Commission finds Anderson guilty of this accusations, he will face a suspension, be fined and his unanimous decision win against Nick Diaz will be deemed a No Contest.

Ever since the scandal came to surface, Silva has kept to himself for most of the time and has only recently come back to Brazil last week to be with his family and friends.

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