596 Search Results for wanderlei

Apr 12, 2016 7:17 am

Kimbo Slice “wouldn’t mind” knocking out Wanderlei Silva

Last Monday on The MMA Hour, former Pride champion and newly signed Bellator fighter, Wanderlei “The Axe Murderer” Silva, shared his interest in potentially¬†fighting veteran Kimbo Slice. Kevin Ferguson (aka Kimbo) was recently in Germany for the FIBO Expo, where he sat down with GNP1.de to discuss a possible future fight with MMA legend Wanderlei...

Mar 30, 2016 10:12 am

Sakakibara gives update on Fedor Emelianenko vs. Wanderlei Silva fight

When it was announced that Wanderlei Silva had signed with Rizin FF, there were immediately talks of Silva potentially fighting MMA icon Fedor Emelianenko. While Emelianenko has stated that his next fight will be soon, and likely in Russia, fans can’t help but wonder if Emelianenko and Silva will fight this year. Rizin FF President...

Mar 2, 2016 10:07 am

BREAKING: Wanderlei Silva ends retirement and signs with Bellator MMA

Bellator MMA has just announced the signing of former UFC and PRIDE veteran Wanderlei Silva. The legendary fighter who announced his retirement after a lifetime ban from MMA after evading a random drug test has come out of retirement since being released by the UFC and a re-hearing with the Nevada Athletic Commission. Silva’s received...

Feb 19, 2016 6:40 pm

Wanderlei Silva has “good news” about his return to the ring

MMA veteran Wanderlei Silva has been out of action since his March 2013 KO win over Brian Stann in Saitama Japan. Silva was handed a lifetime suspension from the NSAC after evading a drug test. Silva then accused the UFC of fixing fights which subsequently resulted in them freezing his contract. ‘The Axe Murderer’ eventually...

Feb 17, 2016 11:50 am

Wanderlei “The Axe Murderer” Silva gets 3 years from NSAC

The infamous running of Wanderlei Silva from drug testing officials handed Silva a three year suspension down from a lifetime ban in the re-hearing with NSAC officials today. The original decision would of saw the end of “The Axe Murderer” career, however, his push for a fight with Fedor “The Last Emperor” Emelianenko won’t materialize...

Feb 9, 2016 9:23 pm

RIZIN’s Sakakibara says Fedor Emelianenko versus Wanderlei Silva is up to you!

Does the match intrigue you at all? Would seeing Fedor Emelianenko take on Wanderlei Silva in Japan be reminiscent of PRIDE that could make you gitty with excitement? If so, you need to make it known and get others to make some noise about the match so that RIZIN’s CEO Nobuyuki Sakakibara will do everything...

Jan 29, 2016 8:21 am

Scott Coker planning “serious discussion” with Wanderlei Silva

While Wanderlei Silva was just recently released from his UFC contract, Bellator MMA President Scott Coker plans on having a “serious discussion” with ‘The Axe Murderer’ about fighting in Bellator sooner rather than later. Wanderlei received a lifetime ban from the NSAC, which was reversed and will see Silva get another hearing. Following that Silva...

Jan 28, 2016 11:14 am

Paul Daley would love to fight Wanderlei Silva and thinks he would win by KO

The hard-hitting Paul “Semtex” Daley is set to take the center of the cage in Bellator 148 on Friday against Andy Uhrich. The two will meet for the main event, but Daley already has a fight in mind that could be much a bigger draw. Daley spoke with MMA Fighting recently and talked about a...

Jan 28, 2016 6:39 am

Clip of the Day: Dan Henderson vs. Wanderlei Silva at Pride 33

Dan Henderson vs Wanderlei Silva at Pride 33 in Las Vegas, NV on February 24, 2007. #DWCOTD A video posted by Dana White (@danawhiteufc) on Jan 27, 2016 at 9:48pm PST The good old days of Pride Fighting Championship are never far from fight fan’s minds. As many of the legends from the Pride FC...

Jan 21, 2016 11:30 am

Rizin hoping to book Wanderlei or Lesnar to fight Fedor

Following the triumphant return of Fedor Emelianenko on New Year’s Eve it was announced that ‘The Last Emperor’ would be looking to fight again under the Rizin banner sometime around April. Immediately there were speculations as to who Emelianenko would fight, however since the announcement we’ve heard no further details regarding the fight. Rizin VP...

Jan 14, 2016 12:59 pm

Wanderlei Silva apologizes for accusing UFC of fixing fights

Wanderlei Silva has continued to make waves in the MMA world despite receiving a lifetime ban from the NSAC back in 2014. While Silva is currently in the process of having a re-hearing, he likely is trying to earn himself some brownie points by retracting his statement that the UFC fixes fights. Silva took to...

Jan 12, 2016 11:49 am

Wanderlei Silva’s NAC hearing pushed to the sidelines yet again

MMA legend Wanderlei Silva looks like he will continue to be stuck in the doldrums as his Nevada Athletic Commission hearing that was supposed to take place along with Nick Diaz on Tuesday was postponed once again. Silva who evaded a random drug test in Nevada ahead of his UFC 175 bout scheduled against Chael...

Jan 11, 2016 1:26 pm

NSAC Agenda: The fate of Nick Diaz and Wanderlei Silva hangs on the balance

Wanderlei Silva is first on the hot-seat tomorrow as the Nevada Athletic commission look to re-view Silva’s 2014 incident where he ran from a drug test. The “non-training run” may cost him $70,000 and a lifetime ban. Silva’s defense team has stated that their client wasn’t licensed during the time the test was administered which...

Jan 7, 2016 9:31 am

PHOTO | Wanderlei Silva shares rare Chute Boxe Academy photo

The Chute Boxe Academy days are long gone, but that doesn’t mean the memories are! In this throwback photo from Wanderlei Silva for Throwback Thursday, you can see MMA legends Lyoto Machida, Shogun Rua, one of the Nogueira brothers, Anderson Silva, and Wanderlei Silva all gathered in a photo that is filled with nostalgia. Check...

Dec 23, 2015 8:38 am

Wanderlei Silva vows to smack Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor is certainly one of the most polarizing fighters on the UFC roster. The brash Irishman has made quite a few enemies on the UFC roster due to his trash talking. Along the way he has certainly stepped on some toes with statements he’s made. Following his UFC 194 win over Jose Aldo it...

Nov 17, 2015 12:04 pm

WATCH! Wanderlei Silva campaigning for all fighters to vote for Bernie Sanders

It looks like Bernie Sanders is a hit amongst some iconic players in the fight game. Ronda Rousey has gone on record to say that she is rooting for Bernie Sanders in his run for the Democratic nomination for President. Now, Wanderlei Silva is campaigning for all fighters to get behind Sanders and #FeelTheBern. Silva...

Nov 2, 2015 7:42 am

On This Day: Wanderlei Silva makes MMA debut, knocks out opponent

Nov1.1996 19 years ago today, "The Axe Murderer" @WandFC made his MMA Debut, & knocked out Dilson Filho pic.twitter.com/IOqSNQMImk — MMA History Today (@MMAHistoryToday) November 1, 2015 Talk about a big day in MMA history! 19 years ago yesterday Wanderlei Silva made his MMA debut and knocked out his opponent, Dilson Filho. See the video above!