“UFC 126: Silva vs. Belfort” Fighters Pass Drug Tests

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
February 14th, 2011

UFC Weigh-ins 126 Anderson Silva Vitor Belfort

All “UFC 126: Silva vs. Belfort” fighters who were required to submit drug tests to the Nevada State Athletic Commission have produced clean screenings.

Middleweight champion Anderson Silva set two UFC records by posting his 13th straight victory inside the Octagon, as well as his eighth consecutive title defense in the night’s main event.

According to MMAJunkie, Silva and challenger Vitor Belfort were among 13 athletes tested for both recreational substances (marijuana, cocaine, etc.) and performance-enhancing drugs.

In addition to the card’s headliners, Rich Franklin, Forrest Griffin, Jake Ellenberger, Jon Jones, Miguel Torres, Donald Cerrone, Chad Mendes, Paul Taylor, DaMarques Johnson, Mike Pierce and Kyle Kingsbury also passed their urine tests.

UFC 126 took place inside the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas on February 6th.

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