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Aug 26, 2014 5:05 am

Soares: Silva Motivated To Be Champion Again

Anderson Silva is set to make his long awaited MMA return against none other than Stockton’s bad boy, Nick Diaz. The bout is scheduled for UFC 183, which takes place next year, giving both men plenty of time to train. The Spider’s manager, Ed Soares spoke about Anderson’s desire to be the world champion again,...

Aug 21, 2014 12:58 pm

White: Silva vs. Diaz Has Possible Title Implications

“Anderson’s ranked No. 1 in the world right now at 185. So obviously, Diaz, who is a 170-pounder, if he beats Anderson, it would be a pretty big statement for him. “We’ll see what the landscape looks like when that fight happens.” During a recent sitdown with fans in China (Replay HERE), UFC President Dana...

Aug 2, 2014 10:45 am

Silva Says Leg At 95%, Won’t Really Test It Until Fight Night

“I’ve been doing a lot of physical therapy, and right now, it’s at 95 percent and improving. On the day of the fight, it’s going to be 100 percent.” “[The Titanium Rod] will come out (of the leg) if I decide to, but prior to this fight, not a chance. Some people, they remove it,...

Aug 1, 2014 7:00 pm

Silva’s Family Not Happy With UFC Return

During today’s UFC conference call, Anderson Silva stated that his family is against his return to fighting. “To tell you the truth, they are not too happy. They respect my wish and now they are coping with it. I don’t think anybody’s family would like to see them going to war, and with mine, it...

Jul 30, 2014 5:02 am

Dana White: With Win Over Silva, Nick Diaz Could Fight For Title

Early today news broke that Anderson Silva would be making his return to the Octagon against Nick Diaz. UFC President Dana White made the announcement via ESPN earlier today, and he said that with a win over Silva, Diaz could put himself in contention to fight for the UFC title.

Jul 29, 2014 9:34 pm

PHOTO | Dana White Takes Selfie With Silva After Signing Diaz Contract

UFC President Dana White captured a selfie for his Instagram of himself and Anderson Silva just moments after Silva signed the bout agreement to fight Nick Diaz on January 31st. Check it out: “Lunch with the GOAT @spiderandersonsilva and just got the Diaz fight done!!!! #ufc #superfight”

Jul 29, 2014 5:10 pm

Silva vs. Diaz To Headline UFC’s Super Bowl Weekend Card

Dana White announced earlier today that Anderson Silva would be making his UFC return against Nick Diaz on January 31st, however initially no further details were given. Now the UFC President has given fans more information about the bout, which will headline the UFC’s Super Bowl Weekend card, which will likely be UFC 183. “The...

Jul 25, 2014 5:20 am

QUICK TWITT | Dana White Updates Fans On Silva vs. Diaz Fight

With recent news that Nick Diaz is getting back in the cage, UFC President Dana White is being forced to hush up fans who are clamoring for a Nick Diaz vs. Anderson Silva super-fight. Check it: There is no update on Anderson vs Diaz. Anderson can't fight till Feb. Lorenzo and I have not even...

Jul 23, 2014 8:26 am

PHOTO | ‘Shogun’ & Anderson Training 12 Years Ago – “We were chasing a dream”

Former UFC champions Anderson Silva and Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua used to train together while chasing their dreams of glory and championship gold. Fast forward 12-years and ‘Shogun’ brings up an old image and old emotions about their time in the sport. Check it: Found a pic of @SpiderAnderson & I training,taken by @eduardo_alonso 12+years ago,...

Jul 3, 2014 9:26 am

Weidman Has No Doubts That He’s Better Than Silva

UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman is getting ready for his second title defense this Saturday against Lyoto Machida, but during an interview with the media Weidman said he has no doubts that he is better than former middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva, whom he beat two times.

Jun 3, 2014 9:28 am

QUICK TWITT – Bisping Wants To Welcome Silva Back

There have been speculations about who would welcome Anderson Silva back to the Octagon when the spider is ready. Yesterday Anderson’s longtime manager Ed Soares listed several potential opponents such as: Nick Diaz, Michael Bisping, and Cung Le. Michael Bisping responded to Ed Soares via Twitter to campaign for a matchup against Silva. @EdSoares saw...

Jun 2, 2014 3:20 pm

Ed Soares: Silva Returning in 2015, Potentially vs. Nick Diaz

Anderson Silva’s longtime manager Ed Soares spoke with Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour to discuss Anderson’s return to MMA, Silva’s leg injury, and potential opponents for The Spider. “He’s definitely coming back,” said Soares, as transcribed by Shaun Al-Shatti for MMAFighting. “He’s feeling good, he’s training hard. Everything is good, man. Hopefully we’ll see...

May 23, 2014 6:56 pm

Machida Not Out For Silva’s Revenge In Weidman Bout

Lyoto ‘The Dragon’ Machida is set to square off with Chris Weidman on July 5. The duo will serve as the UFC 175 main event on pay-per-view, on the biggest fight weekend in combat sports history. Machida also shares management and often trains with, former middleweight champion, Anderson Silva. When asked at today’s press conference...

Mar 27, 2014 4:18 pm

Silva Doesn’t Believe Dream Fight With Roy Jones Jr. Will Happen

“I don’t think this is going to happen. It’s not an idea politically well received by Dana and Lorenzo. I’m trying, I always bring that subject but they are irreducible. It would be historical Roy spanking of me but this is my dream. He is also very excited to do this but it is a...

Mar 25, 2014 4:47 pm

PHOTO | Anderson Spends Time With Sick Children With Cancer

MMA News is usually gossip, gossip, drama, gossip, drama, rinse and repeat. It’s nice to get something different. Former UFC middleweight champion, Anderson Silva, took time out of his rehab and recovery schedule to do something good in the community and helped bring  some joy to children and families in desperate need. During a recent...

Feb 21, 2014 12:48 pm

Anderson Injury Update: ”The Spider’ Walks Freely’ (Video)

In our continued effort to update you guys with the status of Anderson Silva’s recovery, we bring you the latest from the former UFC middleweight champ. (You can follow his full recovery time-line HERE.) In a recent posting on his Instagram we got this:

Feb 17, 2014 12:12 pm

JDS Calls Weidman’s Win Over Silva ‘An Accident’

2013 was a terrible year for Anderson Silva. He not only suffered his first ever UFC defeat, but he also lost his UFC title in the process and went on to severely break his leg in his rematch against Chris Weidman. Fellow Brazilian and former UFC heavyweight champion, Junior dos Santos, spoke out against Weidman,...

Jan 22, 2014 9:51 am

Soares: ‘I Wouldn’t Say Weidman Beat Silva, But He Won The Fight’

“Regardless, he won the fight. I wouldn’t say he beat him, but he won the fight. He won the competition and you have to congratulate him — what he’s done nobody’s ever been able to do, one of them is knock out Anderson Silva and the other thing is beat Anderson Silva twice. Nobody’s ever...

Jan 13, 2014 5:17 pm

Soares Calls Weidman’s Wins Controversial, Says Anderson Will Return

“I believe he’ll make a 100-percent recovery and I believe he’ll be back, but right now the main thing is just making sure he’s OK. I do believe he’ll be back. We’ll just have to see when and how the recovery is coming along.” Ed Soares, in a recent interview with sherdog.com, shared his thoughts...

Jan 13, 2014 6:36 am

Silva Says Accident, Not Chris Weidman To Blame For UFC 168 Loss

“I believe that, if you pay attention to these technical details, you will see that (checking the kick) was instinct, not something that he trained to do. “No, I don’t think (Weidman should consider it a win). It was an accident. And I’m pretty sure I would have won the fight.” In a recent interview...

Jan 7, 2014 6:17 am

Weidman Coach Serra Explains ‘Fu** Him’ Comment Heard After Silva Leg Break

Following last year’s UFC 168 main event Chris Weidman found himself under a bit of fire. Truly though, it was his corner who appeared to cross the line of sportsmanship when an audible recording clearly revealed the corner say ‘good, fuck him’ shortly after Anderson Silva hit the mat in pain with a broken leg....

Jan 6, 2014 6:02 am

Manager: ‘Trust me, Anderson will be back’

“Trust me, he will be back. He had his second X-ray [Thursday] and everything looks great. It was a clean break so the nerves are okay. He’s already started physical therapy and he’s moving his toes.” TMZ recently caught up with Anderson Silva’s manager, Jorge Guimaraes, to discuss the former middleweight champion’s future as a...

Jan 1, 2014 12:26 pm

Silva’s Surgeon Says Injury Could Have Led To Leg Amputation

“The minute I saw it and recognized it, I knew it was fixable. We are not even 48 hours from the surgery, and tibia fractures, though we can get them to heal, can have slower healing. So in general, my prognosis would be a fracture healing somewhere in the nature of three to six months....

Dec 31, 2013 11:10 am

VIDEO | Weidman Corner Exposed: ‘Good F*K Him’ Heard After Silva Leg Break

Chris Weidman found himself under fire after his K.O. of Anderson Silva in their first bout. Then, the UFC middleweight champ was heard saying, ‘Disrespectful piece of $hit’, while he made his victory lap around the cage. Now new footage which we got from UFC 168 has been lifted from the fight night coverage and...