The UFC on FOX crew reacts to Anderson Silva’s suspension

Kenny Florian, Tyron Woodley, and James Krause join Todd Grisham to discuss Anderson Silva's suspension for failing a drug test.

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- Unfortunate news off the top. Former champion Anderson Silva has been provisionally suspended due to a USADA violation and will not face Kelvin Gastelum in a previously booked matchup in Shanghai two weeks from now. Kenny, this is the second failed test by Silva. What's your reaction?

KENNY FLORIAN: Well, this is devastating. It's devastating to the UFC. It's devastating to Anderson Silva and his career. This is obviously the second time this has happened. Obviously, they still need to do a final test to confirm that with the B sample, but this does not bode well for him. At 42 years old, for him to test positive at this point, I think his career would, essentially, be over and his legacy would be tainted.

TYRON WOODLEY: I think the repercussions of this is going to be enough punishment. I really don't have to say anything. If you actually go out there and you test positive, and the second sample comes back positive, he's going to be suspended for two to four years. Like you said, at his age, that's retirement. He's not going to be able to come back and be competitive. He's already on the cutting edge of these young and up-and-coming fighters-- trying to take it to him. So it's sad news for us today, and it's unfortunate.

JAMES KRAUSE: It's really a shame. I mean, obviously it's retirement for him, I think. But more importantly, I think it puts a huge tarnish on his legacy. It's tough. And I think that a lot of people are going to question his accomplishments over the years-- even being considered the greatest of all time. I think it's just definitely a sad day in MMA, especially for Anderson Silva.

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