None other than Strikeforce heavyweight Antonio Silva (who, for the record, has no relation to Wanderlei) decided to voice his opinion on the matter.Jun 29, 2011
Wanderlei Silva is back. The former Pride FC legend has agreed to terms on a multi-year, multi-fight deal with Bellator MMA, emerging from a near two-year retirement after receiving release from his UFC contract in January. MMA Fighting confirmed the news Wednesday following an initial report from ESPN.Mar 2, 2016
September 19, 2014 On June 10, 2014, Chael Sonnen was reported to have failed a drug test and was not allowed to fight on the UFC 175 card, due to his failed drug test, Sonnen announced that he was retiring from the sport the next day. On September 19, 2014, Silva announced that he was retiring from mixed martial arts.