Silva refused to participate in the tournament UFC 212

Силва отказался от участия на турнире UFC 212

Anderson Silva

The former UFC champion has decided to withdraw from the tournament UFC 212, which will be held in Rio de Janeiro.

Former UFC champion Anderson Silva said that will not participate in the tournament UFC 212. It is reported by MMAJunkie.

It was originally planned that the Brazilian will compete in this tournament with Calvin Gastelum, but he was disqualified for a failed doping test, after which the fighter refused to look for a new opponent.

“I really wanted to fight in Brazil, my country, but this will not happen. I want to apologize for that,” said Anderson Silva.

Note that the UFC 212 to be held June 3 in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil).

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