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Jul 8, 2016 10:19 am

Anderson Silva weighs in well under light heavyweight limit at UFC 200 weigh-in

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva is set to fight UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier on two days notice at UFC 200. Silva, who is a massive underdog against Cormier reached out to the UFC shortly after Cormier’s original opponent Jon Jones was pulled from the fight after being flagged by the U.S. Anti-Doping...

Jul 8, 2016 9:44 am

Anderson Silva was sparring the day before stepping in to fight at UFC 200

With former middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva stepping in on just 2 days notice to fight Daniel Cormier at UFC 200, many have questioned how prepared Anderson Silva really is for the fight. While he won’t have to cut weight to make 205, Silva spoke at a press conference Thursday night, where he revealed that while...

Jul 8, 2016 9:24 am

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier reacts to fighting Anderson Silva

Late last night @DC_MMA reacted to learning he's fighting @SpiderAnderson #UFC200 @PROcast @MetroPCS #CloserThanEverhttps://t.co/fy0qHrZn7Q — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) July 8, 2016 By now the MMA world knows that former middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva will be stepping in on short notice to fight light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier in a highly anticipated matchup on the...

Jul 8, 2016 9:05 am

Anderson Silva vs. Daniel Cormier statistical breakdown

Thursday night UFC President Dana White announced that Anderson Silva would be stepping in on just two days notice to fight Daniel Cormier at UFC 200. Silva, who is stepping in for Jones Jones following a potential USADA anti-doping violation, opened up at a major underdog. Ahead of the fight, take a look at the...


Jul 8, 2016 8:32 am

Anderson Silva vs. Daniel Cormier opening betting odds

Thursday evening, UFC President Dana White announced that Anderson Silva would be stepping in on short notice to fight Daniel Cormier at UFC 200. Silva is stepping in for Jon Jones, who was pulled from the card for a potential USADA anti-doping violation. The fight, which will take place on the main card, will not...

Jul 7, 2016 8:52 pm

VIDEO | Dana White announces Anderson Silva’s return

Cormier vs Silva!!! #UFC200 pic.twitter.com/c2QYsgEb68 — Dana White (@danawhite) July 8, 2016 Thursday evening, it was announced that former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva would be stepping in on just 2 days notice to fight Daniel Cormier. Silva is stepping in for Jon Jones, who was pulled form the event for a potential USADA anti-doping...

Jul 7, 2016 8:40 pm

Daniel Cormier vs. Anderson Silva reportedly official for UFC 200

News broke Thursday evening that Daniel Cormier will face Anderson Silva at UFC 200 in a 3 round light heavyweight fight. The announcement comes after much speculation as to who the UFC will have step in to face Cormier on 2 day notice after Jon Jones was pulled from the event for a potential USADA...

Jul 7, 2016 2:40 pm

Report: Anderson Silva to step in and fight Daniel Cormier at UFC 200?

With the UFC working hard to find UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier a fight for UFC 200 after Jon Jones was pulled from the fight for a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation, Brazilian media outlet Combate is reporting that former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva will be fighting Cormier on Saturday in a non-title bout...

Jul 6, 2016 1:03 pm

On This Day: Anderson Silva knocked out for the first time in his professional career

Anderson Silva was the king of the UFC middleweight division for over six years, convincingly taking the belt from Rich Franklin at UFC 64. Silva would go on to defend his middleweight title 10 times, setting the record for the most consecutive title defenses in UFC history. Silva’s supremacy came to a stunning end when...

Jul 1, 2016 9:59 pm

Anderson Silva continues campaign for Michael Bisping rematch

Nearly 6 months ago, Michael Bisping and Anderson Silva squared off in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: London’. The fight was a rather controversial one, with Bisping losing his mouthguard midway through the fight. When Bisping went to retrieve his mouthguard from referee Herb Dean, Silva took advantage of the situation and landed...

Jun 28, 2016 12:18 pm

VIDEO | On This Day: Anderson Silva makes UFC debut at the age of 31

#OnThisDay in 2006: @spiderandersonsilva made his UFC debut and it was savage! Watch again on @ufcfightpass A video posted by UFC Europe (@ufceurope) on Jun 28, 2016 at 7:04am PDT Anderson “The Spider” Silva made his UFC debut on this day 10 years ago. Silva stepped into the Octagon with Chris Leben and made a...

Jun 27, 2016 2:39 pm

Vitor Belfort eyeing a ‘super fight’ rematch with Anderson Silva

Vitor Belfort and Anderson Silva met in the Octagon at UFC 126 back in 2011 for the UFC middleweight title where Silva picked up a highlight reel knockout in the very first round. Now, over five years later, Belfort is looking to avenge the loss to Silva in a fight that he says is a...

Jun 27, 2016 11:23 am

Anderson Silva states his case for a rematch with Michael Bisping

Anderson Silva and Michael Bisping fought a controversial fight back at UFC Fight Night 84, just a few months prior to Bisping becoming the UFC middleweight champion at UFC 199. Silva thought he had finished Bisping at the end of the third round and ran off jumping on the cage celebrating, but was dumbfounded when...

Jun 24, 2016 7:31 pm

Problems between Anderson Silva and Dana White?

UFC President Dana White runs into issues with his fighters from time to time and usually resolves things fairly quickly so that everyone can continue doing their jobs. Most recently, former middleweight champion Anderson Silva posted an interesting photo and caption to his Instagram account. The “Spider” posted a photo of White with a quote...

Jun 15, 2016 11:20 pm

Update on Anderson Silva fighting at UFC 200

Former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva was supposed to fight Uriah Hall at UFC 198 in Curitiba, Brazil last month, however ‘The Spider’ was forced to undergo surgery to remove his gallbladder the week of the fight. Silva set his sights on a return to the Octagon at UFC 200, hoping to avenge his loss...

Jun 15, 2016 10:15 am

PHOTO | Anderson Silva brings in legitimate celebrity trainer

Former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva has been out of action since his UFC London loss to Michael Bisping earlier this year. ‘The Spider’ was slated to fight Uriah Hall in a highly anticipated matchup at UFC 198, however he was forced out of the bout after it was revealed that he would need his...

Jun 12, 2016 7:55 am

Chael Sonnen: “Uriah Hall is going to fight Anderson Silva at UFC 200”

According to former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen, a highly anticipated middleweight fight between Uriah Hall (12-6 MMA) and Anderson Silva (33-7 MMA) will take place at July’s blockbuster UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. No official announcement has been made by the UFC, but this is what Sonnen had to say during his “You’re...

Jun 10, 2016 11:55 pm

VIDEO | Anderson Silva returns to training

[ooyala code=”AxcmIzNDE6I17C8ikBgtjO2EN31w_YmV” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ auto=”true” width=”1280″ height=”1280″ autoplay=”true”] Exactly 4 weeks ago, former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva underwent surgery to have his gallbladder removed after he was pulled from his UFC 198 scrap against Uriah Hall in Curitiba, Brazil. Silva set his sights on a triumphant return to the Octagon at UFC 200 on July...

Jun 2, 2016 8:33 am

Anderson Silva cleared for training

Several weeks ago, Anderson Silva was slated to fight Uriah Hall on the main card of UFC 198 in Curitiba, Brazil. Unfortunately for ‘The Spider’, he was forced off the card after it was determined that he would need his gallbladder removed. Despite that, Silva set his sights on a return at UFC 200 on...

Jun 1, 2016 9:53 pm

VIDEO | Luke Rockhold: Anderson Silva isn’t on my level

This Saturday, in the main event of UFC 199, Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping will fight for the middleweight title in a highly anticipated rematch from 2014. While Bisping will be riding a 3-fight win streak into the bout, with his most recent win being a b, Luke Rockhold believes that even Anderson Silva isn’t...

May 24, 2016 10:31 am

Chael Sonnen wants 3rd fight with Anderson Silva?

While Chael Sonnen has continually shut down rumors of a return to MMA in July once his suspension is up, that hasn’t stopped the former title challenger from weighing in on the current state of the UFC’s middleweight division. Sonnen spoke on a recent episode of The MMA Hour, where he said the current UFC...

May 24, 2016 9:56 am

VIDEO | UFC 199 Free Fight: Michael Bisping vs. Anderson Silva

By now the MMA world knows that Michael Bisping has stepped in on short notice to fight Luke Rockhold in the main event of UFC 199 on June 4th after Chris Weidman was forced out of the bout with a neck injury. Ahead of that fight, take a look back at Bisping’s recent win over...

May 19, 2016 11:56 pm

PHOTO | Anderson Silva gives update post-surgery

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva was slated to fight Uriah Hall this past weekend at UFC 198 in his hometown of Curitiba, Brazil, however an inflamed gallbladder forced Silva off the card, and ultimately onto the operating table. ‘The Spider’ was forced to undergo surgery to have his gallbladder removed, and will be unable...

May 14, 2016 9:29 am

How being dominated by Anderson Silva changed Demian Maia’s career

Back in 2010, Demian Maia competed against Anderson Silva for the UFC middleweight championship in just his 14th professional MMA fight. The fight went the full 5 rounds, and drew quite a bit of criticism for Silva, who taunted Maia throughout the entire fight while appearing to never look to ‘pull the trigger’ and knock...

May 13, 2016 8:02 am

Anderson Silva sets sights on return at UFC 200

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva was slated to fight Uriah Hall this Saturday at UFC 198. Unfortunately for Silva, the week of the fight, he was experiencing gallbladder pain which was later diagnosed as an inflammation of his gallbladder. Silva was taken to the hospital, and had his gallbladder removed on Wednesday. Fortunately for...

May 11, 2016 4:45 pm

UFC releases statement on Anderson Silva

Tuesday night tragic news surfaced that Anderson Silva had been rushed to the hospital after falling ill. Unfortunately for the former middleweight champion, he was forced to withdraw from his UFC 198 bout with Uriah Hall this weekend due to gallbladder issues. On Wednesday, Silva underwent surgery to have his gallbladder removed, and was comfortably...