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Champion Fined for Skipping Media Day

UFC fines Anderson Silva $50,000 for media-event no-show
By John Morgan, USA Today

"The Ultimate Fighting Championship has fined middleweight titleholder Anderson Silva $50,000 for refusing to take part in a planned pre-UFC 162 media event.

"Silva (33-4 MMA, 16-0 UFC) was scheduled to talk with a few of Los Angeles' largest media outlets on Tuesday but ultimately skipped the session and instead flew home to his native Brazil."

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