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Feb 1, 2015 8:39 am

Pros React To Anderson Silva’s Return To The UFC

Last night in the main-event of UFC 183, Anderson Silva returned to the Octagon to take on Nick Diaz. The bout was scored unanimously in favor of Silva, however it was much closer than the scorecards reflected. Below is a compilation of Tweets from fighters watching the bout. COM'ON @nickdiaz209 #bayarea — Josh Thomson (@THEREALPUNK)...

Feb 1, 2015 8:07 am

Silva Unsure Of Fighting Future, Plans To Talk With His Family

Last night in the main-event of UFC 183, Anderson ‘The Spider’ Silva, returned to the Octagon after a year layoff to fight a very game Nick Diaz. The bout saw Silva pick up a unanimous decision win that was much closer than the scorecards reflected. After the bout, at the post-fight press conference, Silva answered...

Feb 1, 2015 8:06 am

REPLAY! Anderson Silva Trolls As Dana White At Post-Fight Press Conference

Questions for Black Dana? — caposa (@GrabakaHitman) February 1, 2015 Last night at the post-fight press conference, Anderson Silva arrived before UFC President Dana White, and decided to kick off the press conference early as ‘Black Dana’. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Feb 1, 2015 7:00 am

REPLAY! Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz (Highlights)

Last night in the main event of UFC 183, Anderson Silva returned to the Octagon to defeat a very game Nick Diaz via unanimous decision. What’s next for The Spider? Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Feb 1, 2015 6:59 am

REPLAY! Tyron Woodley vs. Kelvin Gastelum (Highlights)

In the co-main event of UFC 183, Tyron Woodley picked up a very narrow decision win over Kelvin Gastelum, who will now be forced to move up a weight class after missing weight by 9 pounds. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Feb 1, 2015 6:55 am

Diaz: ‘I’m Tired Of Being A Loser’

Last night in the main-event of UFC 183, Nick Diaz lost a razor thin decision to former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva. While the bout was closer than the judges scorecards indicated, it marked the 3rd straight loss for Diaz, with all of the losses coming in title fights. He spoke at the post-fight press...

Feb 1, 2015 12:50 am

Ben Henderson Moves Up to 170, Will Face Thatch at Fight Night 60

Ben Henderson is channeling his inner Donald Cerrone by stepping up to save “UFC Fight Night 60”! “Wonderboy” Stephen Thompson was forced out of the bout after suffering an injury and Thatch was in jeopardy of getting bumped off the card. After UFC 183 wrapped up, it was confirmed that Ben Henderson would be moving...

Feb 1, 2015 12:43 am

Donald Cerrone Offered to Fight Tyron Woodley

Donald Cerrone may be one of the toughest men to walk this planet. After finding out that Kelvin Gastelum had unhealthily missed weight by ten pounds for his upcoming bout at UFC 183, Donald Cerrone texted UFC President Dana White and offered to step in! White mentioned this during the UFC Post Fight show on...

Feb 1, 2015 12:24 am

Diaz: Silva Couldn’t Finish Me. I Would Be the One to End It

Nick Diaz returned to the octagon tonight and lost to Anderson “The Spider” Silva after five hard fought rounds. The fight went to decision and although Diaz did not agree with the judges’ scoring criteria, Diaz remained respectful toward Anderson Silva after the fight. Diaz did not take any significant damage that could have ended...

Feb 1, 2015 12:18 am

Dana White: I Asked GSP If He Wanted to Fight in Montreal

Georges St. Pierre stepped down as UFC Welterweight Champion in December of 2013 and announced he would temporarily retire. His return date is still up in the air, but Dana White mentioned he tried to get the former champion to fight in their upcoming Montreal card in April. During the ‘UFC 183’ Post Fight Press...

Feb 1, 2015 12:12 am

Woodley Will Give Weight Loss Penalty Back to Gastelum

Kelvin Gastelum was nearly ten pounds overweight going in to his bout with Tyron Woodley at “UFC 183” in Las Vegas. Gastelum was penalized with a 30% deduction in his fight purse. Woodley would be rewarded with that 30% by the commission for the inconvenience. Tyron Woodley stated right after his victory on Saturday night...

Feb 1, 2015 12:07 am

Miesha Tate Suffered Broken Orbital in Win Against McMann

Miesha Tate may have walked out of the octagon tonight with her hands raised in victory, but it didn’t come without a price. Sara McMann cracked her in the opening minute of the first round and dropped her with a straight punch that broke Tate’s orbital bone! Tate dove into the topic during the UFC...

Feb 1, 2015 12:02 am

Dana White: We May Not See Nick Diaz For Another 3 Years

Nick Diaz made his return to the octagon tonight and fought for the first time since March 2013 at UFC 158 when he fought Georges St. Pierre. Diaz faced another legend in Anderson Silva at UFC 183 tonight and apparently made a lot of money in the process. Diaz put on a great performance against...

Jan 31, 2015 11:52 pm

White: Vitor Called & Asked For Interim Title Fight, Turned Down Machida

Chris Weidman has been forced out of defending his UFC Middleweight Championship against Vitor Belfort at UFC 184. While Ronda Rousey and Cat Zingano have been moved up to the main event, Belfort initially wanted to remain on the card and fight for the interim title. Dana White told the entertaining story during the UFC...

Jan 31, 2015 11:45 pm

Silva On Jones: He’s My Friend, But He Needs to Change

Anderson Silva made a triumphant return to the octagon tonight when he defeated Nick Diaz at UFC 183. After the bout, he ran out of the octagon and embraced UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones. When asked why he did that, Silva answered in a serious and concerned tone. However, the concern was only half...

Jan 31, 2015 11:06 pm

‘UFC 183’ Bonus Report: Leites Pockets Extra $100K

UFC 183 is now in the books and we have the bonus report! Fight of the Night: Thales Leites (Performance of the Night Winner) vs. Tim Boetsch Thales Leites looked fantastic in his performance tonight in the octagon. Boetsch almost secured the win in the first round as he caught Leites off guard multiple times,...

Jan 31, 2015 10:55 pm

Silva and Diaz Both Unsure About UFC Future After UFC 183

After their five round war at “UFC 183”, both Nick Diaz and Anderson Silva claimed they are unsure about their future in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. After having his arm raised as victor, Anderson Silva fell to his knees and crumbled on the mat in tears simply thankful to be given another chance to step...

Jan 31, 2015 9:39 pm

UFC 183 Results: Silva Brought to Tears with Win Over Diaz

After a year away from the octagon, Anderson Silva looked like “The Spider” of old. After his hand was raised when the judges’ decision was read, Silva broke down crying thankful for another chance to step in the octagon after his traumatic leg injury. Diaz helped him up and thanked him for such an exciting...

Jan 31, 2015 8:53 pm

UFC 183 Results: Woodley Outlasts Gastelum and Earns Decision Win

Tyron Woodley picked up a huge victory over Kelvin Gastelum in the co-main event of UFC 183. Even though the crowd voiced their disproval of inactivity, Woodley stated he was happy with his performance in the octagon. Woodley and Gastelum had a feeling out process that never seemed to end. Both fighters landed their fair...

Jan 31, 2015 8:17 pm

UFC 183 Results: Iaquinta Earns Rough TKO Win Over Lauzon

Al Iaquinta picked up the technical knockout victory against fan favorite Joe Lauzon in an action packed fight. Lauzon was in control of the bout in the opening half of the first round as he picked his shots and found the holes in Iaquinta’s guard. Iaquinta rallied back in the second, seemingly after he found...

Jan 31, 2015 7:51 pm

UFC 183 Results: Leities Makes Boetsch Pass Out in Round 2

Thales Leites went to his bread-and-butter when he submitted Tim Boetsch with the arm triangle in the second round. Leites showed some weaknesses when they were standing, but as soon as the action went to the mat he was in full control. Boetsch looked fantastic in the opening round of the fight as he outstruck...

Jan 31, 2015 7:27 pm

UFC 183 Results: Alves Comes Back in Round 2 and TKOs Mein

Jordan Mein did a fantastic job in the opening round at controlling the fight and dictating where the action went. Alves looked to be in trouble multiple times throughout the round as he got rocked with punches and elbows, but Mein could not stop the fight in the first. Mein opened the second round with...

Jan 31, 2015 6:51 pm

UFC 183 Results: Tate Defeats McMann in Exciting Bout

Miesha Tate and Sara McMann put on one of the most exhilarating fights of the night with their bantamweight bout in the final fight of the preliminaries. It was performances like McMann’s and Tate’s that earn bonuses. Sara McMann almost ended the fight in the opening minute of the first round when she wobbled Tate...

Jan 31, 2015 6:18 pm

UFC 183 Results: Brunson TKOs Herman in 36 Seconds!

Derek Brunson brought the crowd to life with his quick knockout victory over Ed Herman! The crowd in Las Vegas was bloodthirsty after three consecutive decisions and Brunson gave them what they wanted. After a short feeling out process, Brunson caught Herman off guard with two consecutive left hands. Herman backed up and fell on...