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Aug 30, 2012 7:28 pm

Leites: Silva didn't not finish me on purpose

By Evan Stoumbelis Former UFC Middleweight Thales Leites responded to Anderson Silva‘s comments today that the Middleweight Champ took it easy on Leites in their title fight because of their friendship. “First, I want to say that Anderson never attended the New Union, never seen him there, we were never friends or acquaintances besides our...

Aug 9, 2012 11:11 am

Ed Herman: Silva is ducking Weidman

By Evan Stoumbelis Former TUF competitor and UFC Middleweight Ed Herman sounded off in regards to Anderson Silva today. In Herman’s eyes the champ is ducking potential #1 contender Chris “The All-American” Weidman. Herman went on record as saying “Anderson’s trying to duck him. I think it’s ’cause Weidman can beat him and everyone knows...

Jul 19, 2012 11:21 am

Sonnen Blames Media For Distractions And Losing Silva Fight | UFC NEWS

By Evan Stoumbelis Never at a loss for words, Chael Sonnen spoke to Fuel TV’s “UFC Tonight” about the question burning in everyone’s minds: What happened in his fight against Anderson Silva? “Listen, you wanna really know what happened? Everything’s going fine. I’m minding my own business. I’m out there, in the middle of a...

Jul 10, 2012 7:17 am

Sonnen Has New Respect For Silva I MMA News

The most anticipated fight in UFC history has now concluded and the reigning UFC middleweight champion is still that, the champion. This fight had by-far the most amount of trash talking with a  two-year gap in between the two fights. After a tough loss, though, it is Chael Sonnen who came out and gave respect...

Jul 3, 2012 7:43 pm

Silva vs. Sonnen: Empty Threats or Full-On Promises | Editorial

Recently, our middleweight champion, Anderson Silva, has been a little upset. In the latest conference call, the usually soft-spoken Silva unleashed a Portuguese tirade, promising several life-altering injuries to Chael and ensuring him that he will basically have to eat through a straw, as his teeth will be forced down his own throat. These comments...

Jun 12, 2012 12:37 pm

UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen Weigh-Ins Venue Set For Mandalay Bay | UFC NEWS

The weigh-ins for the most highly anticipated fight of the year have been scheduled for July 6th at the Mandalay Bay Events Center. The weigh-in will coincide with the UFC Fan Expo that will take place July 6-7 at the same venue. In the main event for UFC 148, Anderson Silva will take on Chael...

Jun 1, 2012 6:50 am

VIDEO | First Silva vs. Sonnen II Trailer | UFC NEWS

The trailer for “UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen II” was released just hours ago, and it gives the rematch even more of a “big fight feel” than it already had. http://youtu.be/cUOk7lrUM6Q At UFC 117, Anderson Silva stepped into the octagon to defend his UFC Middleweight Title against top-contender Chael Sonnen. Knowing that numbers are only...

Apr 29, 2012 11:27 am

Wanderlei Silva: Beating Down the Criticism

I have had it up to here with people calling Wanderlei Silva (34-11-1-1) the underdog in his upcoming fight with Vitor Belfort (21-9), and because you’re reading this, you’ll have to take my word that my hand was high up when I said that first statement. Sure, Wanderlei is in the latter stages of his...

Apr 23, 2012 8:56 am

MMA POLL – Who is better, Jones or Silva?

Create your free online surveys with SurveyMonkey, the world’s leading questionnaire tool. After last weekend’s UFC 145 event many analysts and MMA fans have opened the debate for who is the best fighter alive today. This designation has long been considered to go to the UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva, however Jon Jones is slowly...

Apr 19, 2012 7:55 am

Rumor | Silva vs. Sonnen II Might Get Moved To Vegas

By Adam Conklin: BJPENN.COM recently reported that the UFC 147 date and/or location is in jeopardy of being changed due to the United Nations convention, Rio +20. Although these are just rumors for the time being, Anderson Silva has already expressed his displeasure towards the situation in saying that the fight must take place in...

Apr 9, 2012 2:16 pm

Belfort On Silva | He Is Going To Lose And He Knows It

By Adam Conklin: Vitor Belfort will soon face off with fellow TUF: Brazil Coach, Wanderlei Silva. Here Vitor is explaining his fight with Wanderlei Silva, his training camp, Silva vs. Sonnen 2, and the things the base of his motivation. You are in the business since the beginning. You fought in the first editions of...

Jan 5, 2018 11:11 am

BREAKING | Jessica Penne is Suspended by the UFC Until October 2018

It looks like we won’t be seeing UFC strawweight Jessica Penne during nearly all of 2018. Stemming from a potential anti-doping violation from back in May, Penne has been suspended from competition for 18 months. The suspension has been retroactively brought back to the day after her fight with Danielle Taylor at April 22nd 2017....

Jan 4, 2018 6:48 am

UFC exec believes Nick Diaz might fight again

It has now been almost three years since Nick Diaz’s last fight, a January 2015 no contest with middleweight legend Anderson Silva. That said, there is still widespread hope that he will one day return to the cage. While UFC President Dana White isn’t optimistic we’ll ever see the older Diaz brother back in the...

Jan 3, 2018 3:46 pm

Demetrious Johnson Only Plans to Fight Two Times in 2018

What Demetrious Johnson has done is hard. Like, very hard. Look at all the titles that changed hands in 2017. Of course, Mighty Mouse wasn’t one of them. He hasn’t ever been one of them. For six years he hasn’t been beaten, collecting a history-making number of title defenses and surpassing Anderson Silva in the...

Jan 2, 2018 12:44 pm

UFC rankings update: Khabib Nurmagomedov bursts onto pound-for-pound list

Now that UFC 219 is in the rear-view mirror, the UFC has updated its official rankings to reflect the results of the card. The most notable changes to the UFC rankings occured on the pound-for-pound list, where Khabib Nurmagomedov made his long-awaited debut, a distinction he earned by pounding Edson Barboza into applesauce in the...

Dec 21, 2017 9:04 am

Kenny Florian Only Sees Two Possible Mega Fights for Georges St-Pierre

No matter how many times we say it, it never sounds less crazy. Georges St-Pierre really did come back after four years away from the UFC and take a belt in a higher weight class. Honestly, he could walk away from the sport just like he vacated the title and no one could question his...

Dec 21, 2017 7:17 am

EXCLUSIVE | Colby Covington verbally eviscerates “fake f**k, plagiarist” Kenny Florian

Earlier this week, surging UFC welterweight contender Colby Covington and Fox Sports UFC analyst Kenny Florian got into a heated verbal skirmish on Twitter. If this exchange didn’t make it abundantly clear, Colby Covington is not a Kenny Florian fan, and he greatly disagrees with some of the analyst’s recent comments. “He’s over on UFC...

Dec 13, 2017 9:43 am

PHOTO | Forrest Griffin gets roasted in unassuming piece of “fan” mail

Forrest Griffin is one of the most beloved fighters in UFC history. As such, the all-heart former UFC light heavyweight champion receives plenty of fan mail – even years after his retirement from competition. That said, not all of the mail Griffin receives is… positive. On Wednesday morning, Griffin took to social media to share...

Dec 5, 2017 11:22 am

Max Holloway Broke 3 Records at UFC 218 and That’s Just The Beginning

When Max Holloway told us this was the ‘Blessed Era’, he wasn’t just talking, everything he’s done up until this point has been an effort to prove it. How can you not respect this guy? He stacked up a ridiculous winning streak before culminating his journey by beating Jose Aldo for the undisputed featherweight title....

Nov 30, 2017 9:02 am

EXCLUSIVE | Tyron Woodley questions the logic behind Michael Bisping fighting Kelvin Gastelum

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley does not understand the logic behind Michael Bisping’s decision to make a quick turnaround and fight Kelvin Gastelum at UFC Shanghai. Just three weeks after being choked unconscious by Georges St-Pierre in the main event of UFC 217, former champion Michael Bisping was back in the octagon staring down dangerous...

Nov 28, 2017 6:14 pm

UFC 218 Embedded Episode 2: Aldo Hits the Gym, Holloway Hits the Mall

    As we inch ever closer to the penultimate UFC PPV event of 2017, UFC 218, the fighters continue to settle in to their temporary Michigan homes. Check out episode two of the UFC’s popular Embedded series as they track the lives of this weekend’s fighters during one of the most significant times of...

Nov 28, 2017 3:29 pm

VIDEO | Watch Jose Aldo Win The WEC Featherweight Title Before UFC 218

Before the infamous “turteen” second Conor McGregor knockout, Jose Aldo was on a run of destruction and dominance only comparable to names like Anderson Silva and Fedor Emelianenko. He was on an 18-fight win streak and carried over the WEC featherweight title over to the UFC. It was the title he earned by taking out...

Nov 27, 2017 5:00 pm

Justin Gaethje Promises to Make Fight with Eddie Alvarez a Justin Gaethje Fight

  There isn’t a way to oversell a Justin Gaethje fight. There’s always a chance that an exciting fighter is involved with a ‘boring’ fight. From Anderson Silva to Wanderlei Silva, every fighter seems to inevitably wind up in a slow fight. Except for Justin Gaethje, of 18 fights, six of which were for titles,...