“When you stand up in favor of a working class, all that you want is for the workers to be treated better,” Silva said in a video statement released this afternoon. “You want their rights to be given to them, and not only their duties. Every regulatory entity has laws which the entity itself must follow.
“Today, history was made for all MMA athletes,” he continued. “We succeeded at reversing a very unjust sentence given by this commission. I hope this never happens to another athlete; to have to fight in court for their right to work. It’s not right for the commission to do that. they can’t be above the law. We need to make clear the regulatory laws.”