322 Search Results for thiago silva

Jun 12, 2012 4:49 am

Bibiano Fernandes Out Of UFC 149 Bout With Delorme Due To Injury | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister On June 4, Bibiano Fernandes signed for his first fight with the UFC however now he is out of his UFC 149 bout with Roland Delorme. The former Dream Champion will now wait till later in the year to make his UFC Debut. Fernandes suffered the injury in training and the news...

Jun 7, 2012 4:59 am

Shogun Rua vs. Brandon Vera Set For UFC On Fox 4 Main Event | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister The UFC having matched Hector Lombard with Tim Boetsch at UFC 149 and Stann out injured this has left the UFC on FOX 4 show without a main event. Enter Shogun Rua who’s UFC 149 opponent Thiago Silva withdrew from the bout due to injury and will now face Brandon Vera. Here’s...

Jun 7, 2012 4:20 am

With Bisping & Stann Out Injured UFC Match Up Lombard & Boetsch At UFC 149 | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Michael Bisping is out of his UFC 149 match-up with Tim Boetsch due to injury, however it is unspecified which type of injury Bisping has sustained. Yesterday also saw Brian Stann injured and out of the fight with Lombard. Middleweights Lombard and Boetsch were left without opponents and now have been matched-up...

Jun 5, 2012 4:18 am

Alexander Gustafsson Out Until October With Broken Hand | UFC News

Jamie McAllister When Thiago Silva pulled out of the UFC 149 bout with Shogun there was a number of names thrown around one was Alexander Gustafsson, however there is a very good reason why the Swedish star is not taking the bout. Here is the story according to Mauricio “Shogun” Rua’s official Facebook page. The...

May 14, 2012 8:06 am

UFC 149: Aldo vs. Koch Sold Out | UFC NEWS

The UFC’s first trip to Calgary, Alberta, Canada is officially a sell-out. Headlined by a featherweight title fight between Jose Aldo and Erik Koch, the event dubbed “UFC 149: Aldo vs. Koch” will mark the UFC’s first trip to Canadian territory of Calgary and in typical Canadian fashion it took no time to sell every...

Apr 30, 2012 4:48 pm

Report | Michael Bisping vs.Tim Boetsch Removed From UFC 148

By Jamie McAllister Michael Bisping vs. Tim Boetsch rumoured to be moved to UFC 149. The bout being moved is due to the Sonnen & Silva bout being moved from UFC 147 – UFC 148. The UFC 148 card already has two title fights and bouts between Rich Franklin vs. Cung Le also the rubber...

Apr 26, 2012 9:10 am

UFC on FUEL TV 2 Drug Tests Come Back Clean

By Adam Cronklin: A fantastic card is made better as every drug test from the UFC on Fuel TV 2 event from Sweden, came back clean. All 24 fighters were tested under an election conducted by the Swedish MMA Federation. This was a good move for Sweden especially in a time where so many athletes...

Apr 25, 2012 10:20 am

Where Does Rashad Evans Go From Here?

By Ryan Busuttil: In May 2010, Rashad Evans defeated Quinton “Rampage” Jackson by unanimous decision to become the number one contender to the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship. What happened in the next 23 months was a whirlwind of emotions, changes and frustrations for Evans. After the Rampage fight, he didn’t fight again until August 2011...

Apr 19, 2012 3:14 pm

Breaking down Jon Jones Vs. Rashad Evans

By Lewis Mckeever: The hour is nearly upon us. It has been billed as one of the most personal affairs to ever grace the octagon. A confrontational feud that has been brewing and escalating for over 12 months is almost set for conclusion. Saturday evening’s superstars; Jon Jones and Rashad Evans have almost exhausted the...

Apr 19, 2012 12:39 pm

Fuel TV Peak Ratings Higher Than Original Numbers Showed | Broke FUEL TV REcord

By Lynn Mitchell: The 7 year deal UFC with FOX has caused an increase from approximately 30 million homes to 36 million in the past few months.  The UFC programming played a big role in which has set ratings records for the sports-oriented station. UFC on FUEL TV 2 Gustafsson vs Silva averaged 197,000 viewers....

Apr 19, 2012 8:16 am

Jon Jones | "Rashad has the weakest chin."

By Jamie McAllister: “When I watch my first fights I used to flail. Everything’s flail-y, and I realize the power of flexing your abdominal when you try to strike and things like that. I definitely feel as though I’m hitting harder, and I’m excited. I wobbled Rampage (Jackson) a little bit when I hit him,...

Apr 18, 2012 6:51 pm

UFC on Fuel TV 2 Medical Suspensions

By Ryan Busuttil: There were only 2 fighters medically suspended from this past weekend’s UFC on Fuel TV 2 event. Paulo Thiago and Alessio Sakara, both of whom were knocked out in their respective fights, have been suspended for 28 days according to the president of the Swedish MMA federation, George Sallfeldt. UFC on Fuel TV...

Apr 18, 2012 6:45 pm

Is Rampage Jackson vs. Alexander Gustafsson The Fight To Make? | UFC May Think So

Before Alexander Gustafsson’s light-heavyweight fight against Thiago Silva last Saturday at UFC on Fox 2, the UFC had pre-determined the winner of that bout would make a very interesting opponent for Quinton “Rampage” Jackson. As originally reported on fightersonlymag.com, Jackson is coming off of dual knee surgery and if the fight takes place it looks...

Apr 17, 2012 12:40 pm

Alexander Gustafsson Feels Ready To Fight Jon Jones

By Evan Stoumbelis: After defeating Thiago Silva this past weekend, Light Heavyweight Alex Gustafsson feels he’s ready to face one of the top 5 light heavyweight fighters in the division, and feels “more than ready” to fight for the title should the opportunity present itself.   Gustafsson said that he had no added pressure during...

Apr 16, 2012 3:08 pm

Let’s Talk: Dana White on UFC Credibility and PEDs

By Edward Fernandez: In a recent interview following UFC on Fuel TV 2, UFC President Dana White made it clear that he was upset about the recent PED scandals that have been plaguing the organization. He also took the opportunity to assure the media all the necessary precautions are being taken to ensure the credibility...

Apr 15, 2012 1:31 pm

Onwards and upwards for Alexander Gustafsson

By Lewis Mckeever: Last night, Sweden’s star MMA pupil Alexander Gustafsson tallied up another impressive victory over a very game Thiago Silva, extending his career resume to 14-1, with the lone loss coming against wrestling juggernaut; Phil Davis. Amassing a five fight winning streak in MMA’s premiere promotion has cemented Gustafsson’s spot in the top...

Apr 15, 2012 9:37 am

Who’s Next for UFC on Fuel TV 2 Fighters?

By Ryan Busuttil: The UFC’s first event in 6 weeks, UFC on Fuel TV 2, is in the books. The main card featured 4 finishes, but even the 2 fights that went the distance delivered the action. I’m now going to play fantasy matchmaker and give my thoughts on who some of the main card...

Apr 15, 2012 9:27 am

Following His Win At Home, UFC on Fuel TV 2 Headliner Gustafsson Wants Top 5 Opponent

By Romeo Cabras Jr.: Winning the UFC on FUEL TV 2 headliner against the always dangerous Thiago Silva, Sweden’s very own Alexander “The Mauler” Gustafsson used his length and footwork to keep Silva on the outside for most of the fight, scoring a knockdown with a right uppercut early in round one. Gustafsson continued picking...