Problems keep haunting the career of UFC Light Heavyweight Thiago Silva. Silva has a formidable opponent in front of him as he takes on Matt Hamill at UFC Fight Night 29: Maia Vs Shields. However, the always tough Silva did not make weight, and according to multiple sources he has been fined 25% of his fight purse and won’t be eligible for any fight night bonus.
A loss tomorrow night in the octagon could have serious side effects for Silva. On his record, he only has one win dating all the way back to August of 2009. Silva has had two fights that were originally wins turned into ‘No Contests’ because of post fight drug test infractions. Most recently, in November of last year he was able to submit Stanislav Nedkov in the third round, but he lost the W when his drug test came back positive for marijuana. Even if he puts up a win tomorrow, Silva could find himself with walking papers if its a poor showing.
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