Anderson Silva receives one-year suspension by USADA for contaminated supplement, eligible to return in November

Anderson Silva could soon be back in the Octagon.

The former UFC middleweight champion received a one-year suspension from USADA, the UFC’s anti-doping partner, for his failed drug test in the lead up to his planned UFC Shanghai main event fight against Kelvin Gastelum late last year. The news was first reported by ESPN, and was later announced by USADA.

USADA deemed Silva’s positive drug test, collected on Oct. 26, 2017, to have come from a contaminated supplement. Silva tested positive...


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