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3/30/11 1:10 PM
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KC007
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What was the illegal substance he injected? I can respect the fact he's owning up to it. I just wonder if he still would've had he not been so caught. Phone Post
3/30/11 1:11 PM
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andrewwarner - Far too much respect for a cheater. Let's not forget he used roid strength to drum another fighters butt while delivering a beating. <img src="/images/phone/post_tag.png" alt="Phone Post" border="0" style="vertical-align:middle;"/>

I think that I can speak for most of us when I say that I repsect that he came clean and owned up to his mistake. I do not respect that he broke the rules. He is ready for his punishment, and I hope, like most of us do, that it fit the crime.
3/30/11 1:11 PM
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Massive respect.
3/30/11 1:18 PM
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Much RESPECT for telling the truth.

So many people just deny, deny, deny. Thanks for not disrespecting us by making up bullshit.
3/30/11 1:18 PM
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Now THAT'S how a man handles a situation like this.
3/30/11 1:20 PM
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I have no way of knowing about thiago's situation, but the day an athlete gets busted and admits he took something illegal for the purpose of enhancing his performance is the day my ex will admit she's wrong about something...

even mark macguire said his steroid use was to treat injury and not enhance his performance...

these "admissions" are more predictable than the test results...
3/30/11 1:24 PM
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kanodogg - Honesty is NOT the best policy. Remember Hermes/Sherk? Hermes admitted it like a man and served full suspension, Sherk denies denies denies and gets suspension cut in half. History has shown that if you object to the results/claim it was some mistake in testing you get sentence cut in half. Props to Silva for maning up, but the commission is gonna throw the book at him. <img src="/images/phone/post_tag.png" alt="Phone Post" border="0" style="vertical-align:middle;"/>


If I recall I believe the Sherk's reason for testing positive was because his sponsored energy drink had traces of the drug he tested positive for in it (can't remember the name but you can google the article). When he presented that evidence, they tested the drinks, and they did in fact have that same drug in it and it was banned and his sentence reduced as a result. He proved that it was the drink and still got penalized for it after they saw he told the truth...so you're right, in some cases the truth is NOT does not produce the best outcome.
3/30/11 1:26 PM
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I doubt he really wrote that. endorsing it is cool though.. same thing.
3/30/11 1:27 PM
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The only type of injections I have seen for back injuries are cortisone shots. Are those banned by the NSAC?
3/30/11 1:27 PM
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props...
3/30/11 1:27 PM
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I seriously don't understand this at all. I must be a hater but I don't see giving respect to someone who cheated, simply because when they were caught redhanded they confessed. He saying a few weeks ago that his urine was clean and that everything would be sorted out. yet another lie.

You don't get respect for admitting you cheated, you get respect for not cheating.
3/30/11 1:27 PM
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He just gained me as a fan, because he admitted to his wrong doing-i now forgive him. Unlike these other fighters who get busted and they just deny it over and over again.
3/30/11 1:28 PM
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Arlovski wants to know, "How tests your pee pee?"
3/30/11 1:30 PM
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3/30/11 1:30 PM
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Excellent statement.

After you face the punishment, you'll be back & you can come back with a much greater level of respect than others that have broken the rules.
3/30/11 1:32 PM
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 http://www.tatame.com.br/2011/02/10/Thiago-Silva-nega-possivel-doping-no-UFC

Thiago Silva -
"Looks like (the NSAC) did two tests, one was positive and the other negative. My blood is clean, I'm calm, took nothing."
3/30/11 1:36 PM
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After reading the "confession" and the first few pages of mad respect posts, i was a little confused. Glad that by time i got to page 3 some people started making more sense.

This guy looked jacked to the gills in the cage and then after the fight, issues come up about his drug test. They interview him and he denies anything is wrong with his tests and he is clean. Then the news is released that he submitted non human urine. Suddenly, honest abe comes out and makes a confession of his guilt and everyone becomes a fan? First of all, HE is on video denying he cheated, but now there is an internet post, most likely written by a PUBLICIST asmitting he cheated, but only to recover from a back injury so he could feed his family. Suddenly, the man who lies, can be taken at his word and we are all supposed to cheer him. If he hadnt gotten busted, would he have come forward? Hell no. I am the opposite of most of you. I was a Thiago Silva fan, but scrambling Vera's face while using PEDs just lost me.
3/30/11 1:37 PM
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im a fan of thiago but him getting credit for owning up is ridiculous. he didnt own up until after nsac said his urine was inconsistant with human urine, how else was he gonna go about it keep denying. and im not buying the injury bug is the reason because he looked more chizzeled in that fight than i have seen him in the past, i noticed that at the weighing
3/30/11 1:37 PM
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 Accepting responsibility for one's own actions, rarer these days, but admirable no less.
3/30/11 1:39 PM
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Still a cheater. Doesn't deserve any respect. I respect the guys that don't cheat and lie.
3/30/11 1:41 PM
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By all means, shower the guy with compliments and "mad respect". He knowingly cheated and got caught. How about never cheating in the first place? BTW, Randleman wants his busted tactics back!
3/30/11 1:41 PM
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3/30/11 1:44 PM
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dogfb - Still a cheater. Doesn't deserve any respect. I respect the guys that don't cheat and lie.

easy tiger, no one comes to your cubicle and counts the paperclips you've taken home, or the #2 pencils that have mysteriously disappeared from your desk...
3/30/11 1:44 PM
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Stoing -  Wow, props for coming clean & accepting your punishment like a man instead of trying to make excuses like others have done in the past.



But...but...its because i went swimming in salt water, and then bought tainted over the counter supplements, and then breathed in the air in Stockton, which everyone knows is tainted with second hand marijuana smoke.

And then i ate lots of Steak and Chiken.
3/30/11 1:46 PM
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Edokaz248 - lol people giving repect to Thiago are not the bightest people here

 lol, let someone tell you that you will be unable to fight/provide for your family, then see what lengths you are willing to take to be sure you make the fight, wake up...

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