2338 Search Results for anderson silva

May 24, 2016 10:31 am

Chael Sonnen wants 3rd fight with Anderson Silva?

While Chael Sonnen has continually shut down rumors of a return to MMA in July once his suspension is up, that hasn’t stopped the former title challenger from weighing in on the current state of the UFC’s middleweight division. Sonnen spoke on a recent episode of The MMA Hour, where he said the current UFC...

May 24, 2016 9:56 am

VIDEO | UFC 199 Free Fight: Michael Bisping vs. Anderson Silva

By now the MMA world knows that Michael Bisping has stepped in on short notice to fight Luke Rockhold in the main event of UFC 199 on June 4th after Chris Weidman was forced out of the bout with a neck injury. Ahead of that fight, take a look back at Bisping’s recent win over...

May 19, 2016 11:56 pm

PHOTO | Anderson Silva gives update post-surgery

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva was slated to fight Uriah Hall this past weekend at UFC 198 in his hometown of Curitiba, Brazil, however an inflamed gallbladder forced Silva off the card, and ultimately onto the operating table. ‘The Spider’ was forced to undergo surgery to have his gallbladder removed, and will be unable...

May 14, 2016 9:29 am

How being dominated by Anderson Silva changed Demian Maia’s career

Back in 2010, Demian Maia competed against Anderson Silva for the UFC middleweight championship in just his 14th professional MMA fight. The fight went the full 5 rounds, and drew quite a bit of criticism for Silva, who taunted Maia throughout the entire fight while appearing to never look to ‘pull the trigger’ and knock...

May 13, 2016 8:02 am

Anderson Silva sets sights on return at UFC 200

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva was slated to fight Uriah Hall this Saturday at UFC 198. Unfortunately for Silva, the week of the fight, he was experiencing gallbladder pain which was later diagnosed as an inflammation of his gallbladder. Silva was taken to the hospital, and had his gallbladder removed on Wednesday. Fortunately for...

May 11, 2016 4:45 pm

UFC releases statement on Anderson Silva

Tuesday night tragic news surfaced that Anderson Silva had been rushed to the hospital after falling ill. Unfortunately for the former middleweight champion, he was forced to withdraw from his UFC 198 bout with Uriah Hall this weekend due to gallbladder issues. On Wednesday, Silva underwent surgery to have his gallbladder removed, and was comfortably...

May 11, 2016 8:37 am

Anderson Silva undergoes successful surgery

Unfortunate news broke Tuesday night that former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva had been forced out of his UFC 198 bout with Uriah Hall this Saturday due to a problem with his gallbladder. This situation quickly went from bad to worse as it was revealed that Silva would need his gallbladder removed as soon as...

May 10, 2016 10:41 pm

Anderson Silva to have gallbladder removed Wednesday

Unfortunate news broke Tuesday evening that former UFC middleweight champion Anderson ‘The Spider’ Silva had been forced out of his UFC 198 Pay-Per View fight with Uriah Hall due to an issue with his gallbladder. An update emerged late Tuesday night that Silva would need to undergo a Cholecystectomy, also known as a gallbladder removal....

May 10, 2016 6:34 pm

BREAKING: Anderson Silva out of UFC 198

Former middleweight king Anderson Silva has faced another setback putting him on the sidelines. Yahoo! reported late Tuesday that Silva was forced to pull out of his scheduled bout with Uriah Hall scheduled for May 14 at UFC 198 “due to abdominal pain that may require gall bladder surgery.” Yahoo! reports that UFC President Dana...

May 10, 2016 12:22 pm

Anderson Silva looking to fulfill his 15-fight contract with the UFC

Anderson Silva recently turned 41-years-old, but it seems age is just a number to “The Spider.” While some have criticized Silva’s last performance in the Octagon against Michael Bisping, the win for “The Count” has him campaigning for a middleweight title shot. Now, it seems the belt isn’t as much of a goal for Silva...

May 9, 2016 1:24 am

VIDEO | UFC 198 Countdown: Anderson Silva vs Uriah Hall

As UFC 198 approaches, take a look into one of the exciting bouts on the stacked card as former middleweight king Anderson Silva takes on Uriah Hall. From the UFC video description: Go inside the training camps of living legends and rising stars as they prepare for career-defining bouts at UFC 198. Former middleweight champion...

May 7, 2016 12:20 pm

VIDEO | Anderson Silva mocking Uriah Hall

With less than two weeks to go until UFC 198, where Anderson Silva will fight Uriah Hall, Silva has taken it upon himself to mock his opponent. Hall released a video of himself hitting the speed bag and flexing, which prompted Silva to respond with a video of his own. Check it out above.

May 1, 2016 8:29 am

Video | Anderson Silva’s son has a bright future in MMA

Does Anderson Silva’s son plan on following in his father’s footsteps? Check out the above video where “Little Silva” shows off some impressive strikes and creative movement. As for his father, the former UFC middleweight champion is busy preparing for his UFC 198 fight with Uriah Hall which takes place in “The Spider’s” hometown of...

Apr 21, 2016 12:42 pm

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Luke Rockhold – 7 Weeks out looking like the new Anderson Silva

There is a new middleweight champion of the UFC. Luke Rockhold recently got back in the gym for his first day of boxing training after suffering a minor injury, but definitely has not lost his championship skillset. Check out Rockhold in this exclusive video as he begins his preparation for the immediate rematch against former...

Apr 14, 2016 1:05 pm

VIDEO | Highlight of respect to Anderson Silva turning 41-years-old today

Anderson “The Spider” Silva celebrated his birthday turning 41-years old today. The former UFC middleweight champion is one of the greatest displays of talent the world of MMA has ever seen as you can see from Silva’s highlights, which are second to none. “The Spider” holds the records for the most consecutive title defenses at...

Apr 5, 2016 12:21 pm

Anderson Silva has this message to all the keyboard critics out there

Anderson Silva is currently riding on the roughest road in his career. Coming up on his 41st birthday, “The Spider” has not racked up a win since 2012 with his initial 2015 win over Nick Diaz later being ruled a no contest due to failing a drug test. Despite the rough patch in his career...

Apr 2, 2016 9:34 am

Anderson Silva talks potential rematch with Vitor Belfort

It was over 5 years ago that Anderson Silva delivered one of the most spectacular knockouts in UFC history as he dropped Vitor Belfort with a front kick in the main event of UFC 126 to retain his UFC middleweight championship. Now, fast forward five years and the pair are both fighting different men at...

Mar 31, 2016 1:16 pm

Anderson Silva on Jon Jones’ arrest: ‘I was really upset’

Former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva and former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones have a great deal of respect for one another. The two friends are both living legends and have said they look at one another in a brotherly type of way. So when Silva, the figurative big brother found out about Jones’ recent...