604 Search Results for wanderlei

Jun 8, 2016 8:54 am

Wanderlei Silva pays tribute to Kimbo Slice, sheds light on brain trauma

Tragic news surfaced earlier this week that YouTube star and MMA fighter Kimbo Slice had passed away from heart failure in Florida. Unbeknownst to the MMA community, Slice had been hospitalized since June 3rd, at which point he learned that he had a mass on his liver, and would need a heart transplant. Since his...

May 28, 2016 7:24 pm

Wanderlei Silva challenges Chael Sonnen to a fight

Former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen was a recent guest on The MMA Hour where he told Ariel Helwani that he personally saved ‘TUF Brazil 3’ by showing opposing coach Wanderlei Silva his bank account. “The Axe Murderer” denied Sonnen’s recent claims in a video posted to Facebook, where he credited his coach Rafael Cordeiro...

May 13, 2016 9:32 am

Wanderlei Silva reveals frightening details regarding being hit by car

News emerged earlier this week that former MMA legend and former PRIDE FC champion Wanderlei Silva had been hit by a car while riding his bike. A statement was released through Silva’s official Facebook page, which requested that fans pray for the legend, as would need to undergo shoulder surgery. Now, in a new post,...


May 11, 2016 10:56 pm

Wanderlei Silva hit by car, will undergo surgery

Tragic news surfaced Wednesday afternoon that former PRIDE FC champion Wanderlei Silva had been hit by a car on his way home from the gym and would need to undergo surgery. While details weren’t given as to the nature of the injury to Silva’s shoulder, it was asked that fans pray for Silva as he...

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...