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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...

Feb 10, 2017 2:09 pm

Anderson Silva once again calls for title fight, Conor McGregor superfight

Tomorrow night in Brooklyn, New York, former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva will step into the Octagon against top ranked middleweight Derek Brunson for a highly anticipated pivotal middleweight scrap. While Silva is currently on a 2-fight skid, both results came under strange circumstances. In his most recent loss, Silva dropped a unanimous decision to...

Feb 8, 2017 1:07 pm

Anderson Silva: Conor McGregor ‘has the best stand-up technique in the UFC’

Anderson Silva is considered by many to be one of the greatest fighters of all time in mixed martial arts. Although still dangerous at 41-years-old, “The Spider” will be looking to get his first official win since 2012 as the former kingpin of the middleweight division has run into various obstacles in his last five...

Feb 7, 2017 9:16 am

Anderson Silva once again calls for Conor McGregor superfight

While former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson ‘The Spider’ Silva is currently slated to fight top ranked middleweight Derek Brunson this Saturday in New York at UFC 208, the middleweight kingpin couldn’t help but bring up the possibility of a Conor McGregor superfight during a recent interview. “I have a lot of respect for Conor McGregor...

Feb 6, 2017 1:00 pm

Conor McGregor says he would fight Anderson Silva, Georges St-Pierre and Tyron Woodley

Who wants to see Conor McGregor take on Anderson Silva in the Octagon? The former UFC middleweight kingpin has recently been talking about his desire to fight the Irish superstar simply because he wants to test his own skills as a martial artist. “I’d like to test myself against Conor because he’s an interesting martial...

Feb 4, 2017 9:47 am

EXCLUSIVE | Derek Brunson breaks down Anderson Silva fight

At UFC 208 next weekend, middleweight contender Derek Brunson will step into the Octagon to fight former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva in a highly anticipated matchup that is guaranteed to produce fireworks. While fighting a legend like Silva may seem like a daunting task to some, Brunson is very aware of what his strengths...

Feb 3, 2017 10:59 pm

Anderson Silva on losing streak: ‘It’s not important’

At one point in time, former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva looked nearly unbeatable in the Octagon, winning 16 straight fights, including 10 defenses of the UFC middleweight title. While Silva is certainly still considered the best fighter of all time, The Spider has been on a bit of a skid recently, going 0-4 with...