"I'm not a cheater and I never had a juiced body. Just watch my fights in Japan, when I fought at 176 pounds because there was no 185 pound division, and the guys I fought cut from 220 to 207. So for those ‘experts', go search real facts. I apologize to my followers and fans that give me strength and criticize me with the intention to help me instead of bringing me down, because I don't want you to think that I'm being rude with you. I'm just tired of listening to lies and false accusations. I don't live in a glass case, I'm not a saint and I never said I was the best. I always did what I love with truth, without overshadowing and lying to anyone. Unfortunately, I can't please everybody because I'm not and I don't wanna be unanimous."
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion Anderson Silva is fed up with the performance-enhancing drug (PED) "experts" who continue to throw him under the bus for a failed steroids test at UFC 183, one that landed him in hot water with the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC). While "The Spider" awaits his disciplinary hearing, he took a few moments to clear his name on Instagram (translated by MMA Fighting), insisting that among all his follies, doping for a mixed martial arts (MMA) fight is not one of them. That could be a tough argument to win, considering the witches' brew of banned substances that surfaced in the wake of his UFC 183 win over Nick Diaz, but the Brazilian is innocent until proven guilty. Right?