2160 Search Results for anderson silva

Apr 27, 2017 10:26 am

UFC reportedly considering shocking potential catchweight fight for Anderson Silva

Recently, former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva found himself without an opponent for his UFC 212 scrap after streaking contender Kelvin Gastelum was forced out of the fight with a USADA violation stemming from a failed fight night drug test for marijuana. As a result, the UFC has been seeking a replacement opponent for Anderson...

Apr 12, 2017 1:45 pm

Anderson Silva weighs-in on controversial Chris Weidman stoppage

This past weekend at UFC 210, former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman stepped into the Octagon to fight Gegard Mousasi in a highly anticipated middleweight showdown. Going into the fight, Weidman stepped into the Octagon on a 2-fight skid that saw him most recently drop a 3rd round TKO to Yoel Romero after dropping a...

Apr 11, 2017 7:14 pm

Anderson Silva turns down offer to fight Yoel Romero

Anderson Silva turns down offer to fight Yoel Romero During today’s UFC 212 press conference in Brazil, former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva told reporters that he had two potential opponents in mind for the June 3 pay-per-view event. “The Spider” indicated that he was interested in a rematch with former Strikeforce champion Nick Diaz,...

Apr 11, 2017 3:51 pm

Anderson Silva shuts down Belfort and Rockhold, has two opponents in mind for UFC 212

Anderson Silva shuts down Belfort and Rockhold, has two opponents in mind for UFC 212 Former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva was slated to square off with surging division contender Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 212 on June 3 in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. Unfortunately for fight fans, news broke last week that Gastelum had been...

Apr 11, 2017 12:06 pm

Former champion offers to step in and fight Anderson Silva at UFC 212

Former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold has been absent from the Octagon since his June 2016 loss to Michael Bisping which saw the champion lose his title belt in the very first round. The loss to Bisping not only saw him lose the middleweight title, but also snapped a 5-fight win streak that spanned back...

Apr 7, 2017 6:49 am

Anderson Silva has a replacement opponent in mind for UFC 212

Anderson Silva has a replacement opponent in mind for UFC 212 Former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva was slated to square off with surging division contender Kelvin Gastelum at June’s UFC 212 pay-per-view event in Brazil. However, news broke yesterday evening that Gastelum had been pulled from the event, this after he was flagged for...

Apr 6, 2017 7:30 pm

Yoel Romero offers to step in and fight Anderson Silva at UFC 212

Yoel Romero offers to step in and fight Anderson Silva at UFC 212 Top UFC middleweight contender Yoel Romero is willing to step in and fight former division kingpin Anderson Silva at June’s UFC 212 pay-per-view event in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. MMAFighting’s Ariel Helwani recently tweeted that “The Soldier of God” would step in...

Apr 6, 2017 4:18 pm

Breaking! Kelvin Gastelum flagged by USADA, pulled from Anderson Silva bout at UFC 212

Kelvin Gastelum flagged by USADA, pulled from Anderson Silva bout at UFC 212 Surging UFC middleweight contender Kelvin Gastelum will no longer be fighting MMA legend Anderson “The Spider” Silva at June’s UFC 212 pay-per-view event in Brazil. News just broke that Gastelum has been flagged for potentially testing positive for marijuana metabolites stemming from...

Mar 16, 2017 11:52 am

Anderson Silva’s former coach to train Kelvin Gastelum for UFC 212

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva is currently booked to fight top ranked middleweight Kelvin Gastelum in a highly anticipated middleweight showdown on June 3rd at UFC 212. While the scrap will certainly be a very interesting one, one aspect that fight fans haven’t been anticipating is the fact that Kings MMA coach Rafael Cordeiro,...

Mar 15, 2017 5:55 am

Anderson Silva vs. Kelvin Gastelum official for UFC 212

Last weekend, in the main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Brazil, former welterweight contender Kelvin Gastelum continued to make good on his return to the middleweight division as he thumped MMA legend Vitor Belfort with first-round punches. Shortly after this win, which is arguably the biggest of his career, the rising star made...

Mar 13, 2017 9:00 am

Anderson Silva calls out Michael Bisping and Nick Diaz

Anderson Silva’s narrow UFC 208 defeat of Derek Brunson marked his first win since an October 2012 defeat of Stephan Bonnar. This win served to keep his status as a top-flight middleweight alive. It also set him up for more big fights in the ever competitive UFC middleweight division. Silva seems to have two opponents...

Mar 12, 2017 3:06 pm

VIDEO | Kelvin Gastelum explains why he called out Anderson Silva

Kelvin Gastelum scored one of the biggest victories of his career last night in Brazil by scoring a knockout win over mixed martial arts legend Vitor Belfort. Following his victory over “The Phenom”, Gastelum proceeded to call out former UFC middleweight champion Anderson “The Spider” Silva in his post-fight octagon interview. Kelvin explained his decision...

Mar 7, 2017 10:06 am

GSP on long-discussed Anderson Silva super fight: “It is possible”

For many years, Georges St-Pierre and Anderson Silva stood out as the two best fighters in MMA. Given that they were separated by just 15 pounds, there was always a widespread desire to see them fight. Unfortunately, this super fight never materialized. On a recent episode of the UFC Unfiltered Podcast, St-Pierre recounted the UFC’s previous attempts...

Feb 28, 2017 8:40 am

Roy Jones Jr. to meet with UFC regarding Anderson Silva fight

While talks of a potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Maywather superfight have continued to dominate combat sports headlines, talk regarding another superfight has begun to pick up momentum. After reports began to surface that a McGregor-Mayweather fight was reportedly close to being finalized, famed boxer Roy Jones Jr. took to social media to call out...

Feb 23, 2017 11:20 am

Anderson Silva responds to Roy Jones Jr.

This week, famed boxer Roy Jones Jr. took to social media to call out former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva for a boxing match. Jones Jr. proposed that he and ‘The Spider’ throw down in the boxing ring on the same card that Conor McGregor & Floyd Mayweather would potentially throw down on if they...

Feb 23, 2017 11:01 am

Roy Jones Jr. wants Anderson Silva on Mayweather vs. McGregor card

Mayweather vs. McGregor may not be the only fight where a UFC fighter steps into the boxing ring. While Conor McGregor may be taking a hiatus from the Octagon ahead of the upcoming birth of his firstborn child, the UFC lightweight champion has continued to make headlines as talks of a potential superfight with Floyd...

Feb 17, 2017 7:36 am

Michael Bisping: Anderson Silva is “tarnishing his legacy”

Last weekend, in the co-main event of UFC 208, former middleweight champion and bona fide MMA legend Anderson Silva took on dangerous middleweight contender Derek Brunson. Despite the propensity for violent finishes shared by both men, this fight ended up being a slow one, as Brunson was hesitant to wade in on the venomous counter-striker...

Feb 16, 2017 7:01 am

Derek Brunson now reportedly not appealing Anderson Silva loss

At UFC 208, Derek Brunson stepped into the Octagon with former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva for a highly anticipated scrap. After three rounds, Silva was awarded the unanimous decision win, however on paper, the stats saw Brunson winning the fight. After a period of frustration from Brunson, and an announcement that Holly Holm would...

Feb 14, 2017 8:27 am

Derek Brunson statement on Anderson Silva loss

This past weekend at UFC 208, MMA icon Anderson Silva snapped a 2-fight skid as he picked up a unanimous decision win over Derek Brunson in a highly anticipated scrap between two of the most exciting fighters in the middleweight division. Silva was awarded the unanimous decision win, however on paper, many believe Brunson won...

Feb 13, 2017 11:33 am

VIDEO | Anderson Silva reflects on win over Derek Brunson

Former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva picked up his first official win since 2012 at UFC 208 over the weekend. However, Silva’s win did not come without controversy as many believed the judges unanimous decision could have gone in favor of his opponent Derek Brunson. Following the fight on Saturday night, Silva spoke with UFC’s...

Feb 12, 2017 2:35 pm

Derek Brunson believes he “outclassed” Anderson Silva at UFC 208

Perennial middleweight contender Derek Brunson took on former division kingpin Anderson Silva in the co-main event of UFC 208 last night in Brooklyn, New York. After three-rounds of action the Silva vs. Brunson fight went to the judges scorecards for a decision. To the surprise of many fans and analysts, Anderson Silva was awarded the...

Feb 12, 2017 6:37 am

Pros react to Anderson Silva’s decision win over Derek Brunson

Last night, the UFC touched down in beautiful Brooklyn, New York with UFC 208, an admittedly slow, but undeniably historical night of mixed martial arts. In the main event of the evening, we saw Dutch kickboxing specialist Germaine De Randamie become the UFC’s first ever women’s featherweight champion with a controversial decision defeat of former...

Feb 11, 2017 9:15 pm

UFC 208 Results: Anderson Silva defeats Derek Brunson (Highlights)

A key middleweight bout between former division title holder Anderson Silva and Derek Brunson served as the co-main event of tonight’s UFC 208 pay-per-view card in Brooklyn, New York. Round one begins and Silva takes the center of the octagon. Brunson comes forward and lands a leg kick. He circles out and then lands another...