Anderson Silva is sick of all the stick he has been receiving from his (former) fans and decided to resort to his Instagram account to explain his situation. After testing positive for doping, many of his Brazilian fans turned their backs on him. The situation got so out of hand that he was even criticized by the fans for supposedly mocking Vitor Belford with a Jiu Jitsu post on Instagram.
It seems that Silva was actually cheering Belford on instead of roasting him as he wanted his compatriot to, in fact, win the fight. That was apparently the straw that broke the camel’s back and Silva decided to hit back at all of the heat he has been receiving.
“Honestly, I don’t even watch UFC fights unless when I’m getting ready to fight or when one of my partners will fight. There’s too many people who are wrong and talking crap. I guarantee most of those who come here to criticize me have never been successful in life and if they are, they’re unhappy. I always said the belt is a Brazilian patrimony no matter who has it, I’m happy as long as it’s here. I didn’t watch the fight, but of course I was rooting for Vitor, because he represented Brazil. Now, about my doping. I was never a cheater, I never had a big body and if you doubt me, all you need to do is watch my fights in Japan, when I fought at 176 because there was no 185 division and I would take on guys as heavy as 207 pounds. So for all of you experts, go look for the facts. I apologize to all my real fans and I don’t mean to be rude, I’m just sick of all the lies and false accusations.”
Anderson went on about his monologue on Instagram while waiting to hear from the Nevada State Athletic Commission on their verdict after he tested positive for PEDs.