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Jan 26, 2017 1:07 pm

Anderson Silva dives into why he wants a fight against Conor McGregor

Former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva wants a piece of the current UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor. Although technically two weight classes apart as of their last fights, McGregor has fought Nate Diaz twice at welterweight. Silva, currently ranked #7 in the middleweight division by the UFC, spoke with media in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil...

Jan 21, 2017 12:16 am

Anderson Silva breaks down upcoming fight with Derek Brunson

On February 11th at UFC 208, former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva will step into the Octagon for a highly anticipated showdown with middleweight prospect Derek Brunson. For Anderson Silva, he will be looking to return to the win column and secure his first win since his 2012 win over Stephan Bonnar. While Silva defeated...

Jan 18, 2017 1:07 pm

Anderson Silva offers Ronda Rousey support following UFC 207 loss

Since suffering the second straight defeat of her professional career, several members of the MMA community have continued to offer Ronda Rousey support. There were many questions regarding how Ronda Rousey‘s striking would look leading up to the fight after having taken a year off following her UFC 193 loss to Holly Holm in November...


Jan 17, 2017 9:52 am

Derek Brunson explains why Anderson Silva won’t play and showboat against him

UFC middleweight Derek Brunson will return to the Octagon at UFC 208 in Brooklyn, New York on February 11. Coming off a TKO loss against Robert Whittaker at UFC Fight Night 101 in November of last year, Brunson will be looking to get back to his winning ways against one of the greatest mixed martial...

Jan 16, 2017 5:59 am

Anderson Silva wants a catchweight superfight with Conor McGregor

These days, it seems that pretty much everybody wants to fight UFC lightweight champ and bona fide MMA megastar Conor McGregor. You can add middleweight legend Anderson Silva to that list. Silva explained this desire in a recent interview with Brazilian media outlet GloboTV. His words: “Now that I’m old, I’m beginning to challenge everyone....

Jan 13, 2017 3:42 pm

Breaking! Anderson Silva returns at UFC 208

Next months UFC 208 event in Brooklyn just received a huge addition as UFC President Dana White announced that former middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva would be returning to the octagon to take on Derek Brunson. Anderson Silva will compete for the first time since suffering a decision loss to current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel...

Jan 13, 2017 1:48 pm

Anderson Silva on Conor McGregor: ‘His flaws are clear’

Former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva knows the fight game well. With holding the record for the most consecutive title defenses in the UFC, Silva is a legend of the sport. Many often argue and debate over of who is considered the greatest MMA fighter of all time and the “Spider” is one of those...

Jan 13, 2017 8:53 am

Anderson Silva eyeing Michael Bisping rematch, with or without the belt

Nearly a year ago, former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva stepped into the Octagon in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: London’ to square off with fellow MMA veteran Michael Bisping. The fight went the distance, and was certainly a controversial one, with Bisping ultimately being awarded the unanimous decision win in front of...

Dec 18, 2016 10:25 am

Michael Bisping destroys Anderson Silva on social media

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping kicked off his remarkable 2016 campaign by earning a unanimous decision victory over former division kingpin Anderson Silva in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night 84’ on February 27 in Manchester, England. Bisping would follow up his five-round decision victory over “The Spider” by earning a short-notice first-round knockout...

Nov 25, 2016 8:43 am

Demian Maia talks Anderson Silva rematch, Stephen Thompson vs. Tyron Woodley ii

While top ranked welterweight Demian Maia currently boasts one of the most impressive win streaks in the UFC’s welterweight division, winning six straight fights over the course of the past two years, and most recently picking up a first round submission win over former interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit. While many believed that Maia was...

Oct 30, 2016 10:03 am

Anderson Silva Has Been Tested by USADA More Times Than Any Other Fighter in 2016

Anderson Silva, who is widely considered the greatest fighter in the history of mixed martial arts, is the keeper of many impressive records. He’s headlined more pay-per-views than any fighter in UFC history, at 15. He’s tied with Vitor Belfort for the most finishes achieved in UFC history, at 15. He’s earned more knockdowns than any...

Oct 22, 2016 10:58 am

Dana White accepts Anderson Silva’s apology, remains tight-lipped on GSP’s return

With everything Dana White has had on his plate lately, you’d think he’d be super stressed out. From mass firings at UFC regional offices to disputes with two of the promotion’s most beloved former champions, UFC president Dana White spoke to TMZ.com and touched upon some of the recent issues within the promotion. Check out...

Oct 18, 2016 8:48 am

Anderson Silva apologizes for comments about UFC

While interim UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo is still unhappy with the UFC brass given that they didn’t force UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor to take a fight with him after his UFC 202 majority decision win over Nate Diaz, former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva has taken a step back. After it was announced...

Oct 17, 2016 5:42 pm

Gegard Mousasi: Anderson Silva Won’t Risk Fighting Me

Earlier this month, in the co-main event of UFC 204, Gegard Mousasi got a fight with an opponent he’d been calling out for years: Vitor Belfort. He did not let this long-awaited opportunity to fight Belfort go to waste. After a strong first round, the Dutchman finished things off in the second, grounding the fight,...

Oct 12, 2016 7:13 am

VIDEO | Anderson Silva posts video of him sparring, practicing reverse-elbow

Anderson Silva appears to be training hard, releasing a video of him in a hard sparring session on Tuesday amidst rumors of a potential match-up with Georges Saint Pierre. In the video you can see Silva and his sparring partner throwing some heat! It appears as though The Spider gets tagged early on in the...

Oct 10, 2016 10:41 am

Anderson Silva’s son once again teases fight against Georges St-Pierre for UFC 206

The rumored superfight between former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva and former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre has been rumored for UFC 206 in Toronto. The event that is set to take place on December 10 at the Air Canada Centre. Anderson Silva’s son, Kalyl posted a teaser on Instagram that the fight between the...

Oct 10, 2016 7:35 am

Dana White Smothers Anderson Silva vs. GSP Rumors

For many years, there was no bigger fight in MMA than a super fight between former middleweight champion Anderson Silva and former welterweight king Georges St-Pierre. The fight was MMA’s holy grail; it’s Mayweather vs. Pacquiao – but it never happened. Today, when Silva is neck deep in a four-fight losing streak, and GSP is closing...

Oct 8, 2016 6:34 pm

Anderson Silva’s son claims his dad is fighting Georges St-Pierre this December

According to Anderson Silva’s son, his father will be fighting former UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre (25-2 MMA) this December. Check out his Instagram post below: • Christmas month will be exciting • A photo posted by One Of A Kind (@kalylsilva) on Oct 8, 2016 at 5:49pm PDT The fight would mark the first...

Oct 7, 2016 5:45 pm

Georges St-Pierre vs. Anderson Silva rumored for UFC 206

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre spoke with Canadian Sports Outlet “RDS” two days ago and stated that he would be making a “big announcement” next week. Rumors are now swirling that GSP’s big announcement could be a super-fight with former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson “The Spider” Silva, which would headline the UFC 206 pay-per-view event...

Oct 7, 2016 9:32 am

Gegard Mousasi eyes fight with Anderson Silva after UFC 204

Saturday night in Manchester, England, MMA veteran Gegard Mousasi will be stepping into the Octagon against Vitor Belfort for his 48th professional MMA fight. Mousasi, who will be entering the fight on a 2-fight win streak that most recently saw him pick up a spectacular KO win over Thiago Santos on the UFC Fight Pass...

Oct 6, 2016 12:35 pm

Anderson Silva “very upset, sad, and disappointed” with UFC

When it was revealed that just 48 hours before UFC 200, interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones would be unable to fight Daniel Cormier for the undisputed light heavyweight championship due to a failed out-of-competition drug test the month prior, former middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva stepped up to take Jones’ place. On just two days...

Oct 2, 2016 4:29 pm

VIDEO: Anderson Silva posts sparring session

Anderson Silva is back to the gym and appears to be training for another fight following his short-notice decision loss to light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier. ‘The Spider’ posted a video of some light sparring on his YouTube page on Saturday. Although the former middleweight kingpin doesn’t have another fight scheduled yet, the video reveals...

Sep 3, 2016 3:53 pm

VIDEO | Anderson Silva sparring with his son

Former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson ‘The Spider’ Silva has returned to the gym for training following his UFC 200 loss to light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier. Silva, who has been on a bit of a slide since losing his UFC middleweight championship to Chris Weidman in 2013, will be looking to return to the win...

Aug 30, 2016 9:56 pm

VIDEO | Anderson Silva back training following UFC 200 loss

Last month, on the main card of UFC 200, Anderson Silva stepped into the Octagon to fight UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier. Silva, who stepped in to fight Cormier on just 2 days notice after Jon Jones was pulled from the fight for a potential USADA anti-doping violation, was handed a unanimous decision loss....

Aug 8, 2016 11:18 am

VIDEO | On This Day: Anderson Silva in the Matrix vs. Forrest Griffin

Former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva has put on some of the most entertaining performances we have seen in the UFC. On August 8, 2009, Silva went up to the light heavyweight division to take on former UFC champion Forrest Griffin and put on another highlight performance. Silva dodged Griffin’s shots with ease and caught...

Jul 28, 2016 2:32 am

Luke Rockhold looking for a fight with Anderson Silva

Right now, former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold is undergoing treatment for an injured knee. Once fully healed up and healthy enough to get back in the gym, Rockhold says that there is one particular fight that he is looking to get with Michael Bisping already booked and set to defend his title against Dan...