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Jun 26, 2013 12:52 pm

BJ Penn tops Anderson Silva’s list of all time greatest fighters

During Tuesday’s media teleconference call to promote UFC 162, longtime middleweight champion Anderson “The Spider” Silva (33-4 MMA, 16-0 UFC) was asked to name the four greatest fighters in MMA history, pound for pound: “In my opinion, B.J. Penn is No. 1,” replied Silva. “And then Randy Couture, Chuck Liddell and then Royce Gracie.” 1....

Jun 26, 2013 7:11 am

Anderson Silva: ‘I’ve always wanted to fight Roy Jones’

“Of course I want to fight him. Maybe after this fight with Weidman, regardless of the outcome, I would love to fight him. He’s already said that he would fight me also, so that’s something that I would really like to happen. I feel that his boxing style is one that I’d like to test...

Jun 25, 2013 9:38 am

Matt Serra Out as Chris Weidman Corner Man

Former UFC welterweight champion, Matt Serra will not be able to fulfill his duties as cornerman for #1 contender, Chris Weidman (9-0), as he battles Anderson Silva (33-4) next month at UFC 162. As reported by MMAFighting, Serra will stay in his native Long Island, New York for the fight due to health problems and...

Jun 25, 2013 9:32 am

Leben Open To Catchweight Bout With Koscheck

“Yes, absolutely I would take a catchweight fight with Koscheck. It would stop everybody that has been saying to me every day since the show came out, “When are you going to get a rematch with Koscheck? I hate him! I wish you would beat his ass!” That alone would make it worth it. …...

Jun 24, 2013 11:09 am

Boetsch Not Buying Weidman Hype, Picking Silva To Win

“I think Dana’s quote was all the fighters he’s talked to were picking Weidman. He didn’t call me to get my opinion because I’m with Anderson Silva on this one. I’m happy for Chris that he got what he asked for, but I think he’s going to find out he should have taken a little...

Jun 24, 2013 10:14 am

Submission Ace Roger Gracie On Weidman: ‘He can tap anyone, even me’

“I think [Weidman] is very, very dangerous. His grappling is at a very high level. He can submit any world-class grappler. I think he’s really that good. He can tap anyone, even me. It’s just a matter of if he can put Anderson in those situations. I would still put my money on Anderson but...

Jun 19, 2013 10:14 am

Joe Rogan Details Why Anderson Silva is the Best Ever

As only he can, UFC announcer Joe Rogan provides his commentary on why Anderson Silva is the greatest mixed martial artist of all time. Silva faces Chris Weidman at UFC 162 to prove his #1 ranking.

Jun 19, 2013 9:55 am

VIDEO | Anderson Silva Pre-Fight Interview: ‘Weidman needs to work on his striking’

“Weidman got good jiu-jitsu and great wrestling, but he needs work with his stand-up. “Every fighter commits mistakes. I just have to look for the right opportunity to capitalize on his mistakes. Everyone has their strong points. Everyone has their weak points.” Every fighter has weak points and every fighter makes mistakes. At UFC 162,...

Jun 18, 2013 6:14 am

Ed Soares: Prepared & focused Silva is unbeatable

Long-time UFC middleweight champion, Anderson “The Spider” Silva (33-4 MMA, 16-0 UFC), has gone a perfect 16-0 thus far in his UFC career and has looked almost unbeatable while fighting inside the octagon. The 38 year-old, Silva, is currently preparing to face one of his biggest challenges to date in #1 contender Chris Weidman (9-0...

Jun 17, 2013 12:05 pm

Dana White: ‘All the Fighters Are Picking Weidman Over Silva’

“All the pros, when you talk to all the fighters – every fighter out there that I’ve talked too that we’ve interviewed thinks Weidman is going to beat him [Silva]. Georges St. Pierre thinks he’s going to win so much that he didn’t even want to plan to fight Anderson.” Is the reign of Anderson...

Jun 7, 2013 8:18 am

Roy Jones Jr. Responds To Anderson Silva’s Fight Challenge

  UFC middleweight champion and possibly the greatest fighter of all time, Anderson Silva, recently stated to the NY Post that he would love to challenge boxing champion, Roy Jones Jr. to two fights, one inside the cage, and one in a boxing match. It had appeared that Silva meant the challenge as a show...

Jun 1, 2013 12:56 pm

With Shane Del Rosario Injured, Gabriel Gonzaga Steps In Against Dave Herman

With the way bouts have been crumbling due to injuries, it’s sad that you can expect daily updates on fighter replacements. This time, another injury has effected a heavyweight bout at UFC 162. Late Friday night, UFC’s Twitter account announced that Shane Del Rosario suffered an injury and would be forced out of his bout...

May 30, 2013 10:56 am

Anderson Silva Wants to Fight Roy Jones Jr.

  UFC Middleweight champion, Anderson Silva is widely regarded by MMA fans to be one of the best combat sports athletes of all time. Now, with talks of ‘super fights’ gaining traction with each day, Silva states that he would rather fight Roy Jones Jr. instead of stepping in to fight either UFC light-heavyweight champion,...

May 7, 2013 3:45 pm

Chris Weidman responds to Anderson Silva’s no-show

By Evan Stoumbelis (@MMAEvan) Chris Weidman responded to Anderson Silva’s no-show at the UFC 162 media event today in an interview. Silva was charge $50,000 for skipping his media obligations. All quotes courtesy of MMAFighting.com. “I haven’t been in this sport as long as him,” Weidman said, “but you watch these superstar basketball players like...

May 6, 2013 9:24 am

Munoz Recounts Depression Following Weidman Defeat

“I kind of went into depression and was kind of like one of Austin Powers’ characters in his movie. I ate because I was sad and I was sad because I ate. Having an adversity stricken year was really, really hard for me. It was just hard for me to not be able to fight...

May 3, 2013 9:24 am

Cung Le Wants “Super-Mega Fights”

Former Strikeforce middleweight champion Cung Le (9-2 MMA, 2-1 UFC) isn’t ready to hang up the gloves just yet. The 40-year-old Sanshou specialist, Le, put himself into title talks after scoring a November knockout victory over former UFC middleweight champion Rich Franklin. At one point, there was even speculation that UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva...

Apr 16, 2013 9:49 am

Betting Odds: Edgar-Swanson Open Up As Favorites Over Siver-Oliveira

UFC 162 is set to go down from Las Vegas, Nevada on 4th of July weekend. On the fight card are to pivotal featherweight bouts between four top-of-the-food-chain fighters. Former UFC lightweight champion is set to square off with Charles Oliveira and top contenders Cub Swanson and Dennis Siver are also paired up to fight....

Feb 8, 2018 6:05 am

VIDEO | Watch Tyron Woodley prank call Nate Diaz

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley is hoping his next fight will be with long-time lightweight contender Nate Diaz. And while there have been some positive signs that this fight could actually happen, it certainly doesn’t seem like it’s close to being made official. During a recent appearance on TMZ, the welterweight champ attempted to speed...

Feb 3, 2018 4:10 pm

Cody Garbrandt and T.J. Dillashaw trade shots after rematch talks fall through the cracks

Cody Garbrandt and T.J. Dillashaw trade shots after rematch talks fall through the cracks! Earlier today ESPN’s Brett Okamoto announced that current UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway had suffered an injury and would no longer be able to compete in the main event of UFC 222 against Frankie Edgar. Almost immediately following Okamoto’s report, rumors...

Feb 3, 2018 1:34 pm

Daniel Cormier Going Back to Light Heavyweight Win or Lose Against Stipe Miocic

We’ll be daydreaming about Daniel Cormier’s fight against Stipe Miocic until it gets here in July, but until then we have five months of speculation and debates. Media and fans a like are wondering what will happen if the UFC light heavyweight champion will do if he actually manages to beat Miocic for the heavyweight...

Jan 31, 2018 5:56 am

Daniel Cormier and Alexander Gustafsson trade trash talk on Twitter

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier’s next fight will not occur in the light heavyweight division, but at heavyweight, where his career began. His opponent in this return to the heavyweight division will be UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic. The pair will battle in the main event of UFC 226 this July. While news that...

Jan 27, 2018 7:26 pm

MMA Community reacts to Jacare Souza’s impressive victory over Derek Brunson

MMA Community reacts to Jacare Souza’s impressive victory over Derek Brunson! Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza got back in the win column tonight in Charlotte. The Brazilian submission specialist earned a first-round knockout victory over Derek Brunson in the main event of UFC on FOX 27. Souza was able to land a big head kick that had...

Jan 27, 2018 8:46 am

Alexander Gustafsson is Pissed About Daniel Cormier’s Superfight

It’s true. Oh, it’s true. Daniel Cormier and Stipe Miocic are going to fight and the world will probably never be the same. Despite how earth-shatteringly insane the match-up is, some people somehow still aren’t in support of it. In all things, especially in MMA, you can’t please everyone even with the most legendary of...

Jan 24, 2018 10:45 am

BREAKING | Coach Says The Plan is for Conor McGregor to Return This Year

Lightweight is on fire. Justin Gaethje is in the UFC. Eddie Alvarez is on a resurgence and carrying an unofficial ‘Most Violent’ title. Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson are once again booked to fight each other, which could potentially be for the undisputed lightweight title. Everything threatens to pass multi-millionaire ‘Champ Champ’ Conor McGregor by,...