1990 Search Results for anderson silva

Apr 23, 2015 8:56 am

“Spider” Not Afraid of Embarrassment for Olympics Tryout

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson “The Spider” Silva will continue to pursue his dream of being on the National Taekwondo Squad for Brazil in the 2016 Olympic Games. Silva stated his intentions during a press conference in Rio yesterday afternoon, as reported by Globo: “I’m trying to give back what the sport has given me....

Apr 23, 2015 2:03 am

HOPS! “The Spider” Shows Off Impressive Vert

Anderson Silva has a LOT of training to do if he wants to compete in the 2016 Olympic Games. “The Spider” prepares for his upcoming tryout for the team by improving his vertical and conditioning by jumping OVER truck tires. This guy is a monster. Who chooses when to stop is you, bad remember, if...

Apr 22, 2015 9:32 am

GSP’s Ex-Manager: ‘I Know For Sure GSP Will Come Back For One Fight’

“Georges is going to come back for one fight. I can’t say he’s going to come back and go on a title run and do 10 fights, but I know for sure he’s going to come back for one fight.” “It’s one of those things where, Georges got injured, which is something that wasn’t expected,...

Apr 18, 2015 8:00 am

BRUTAL! Top Taekwondo KOs of 2015! ‘Spider’ Has His Work Cut Out For Him

With the recent announcement that former UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson ‘Spider’ Silva will be trying out for the 2016 Taekwondo Olympics Team, it wouldn’t be a bad idea to freshen up on the sport! We have seen the style enter the octagon several times, but few have seen pure taekwondo. The sport is sometimes difficult...

Apr 15, 2015 10:10 am

Rematch? ‘Spider’ Wants Diaz One More Time

Anderson Silva is looking to settle the score between himself and Nick Diaz. “Spider” claims there is unfinished business from their prior meeting in the octagon at UFC 183 where Silva came out on top by way of unanimous decision. Both Silva and Diaz would go on to fail their drug tests and now suspension...

Apr 15, 2015 6:51 am

Rockhold “DISGUSTED” With Lombard’s 12-Month PED Suspension

“Everyone speaks highly of the guy. His track record is simply amazing, but I’ll believe it when I see it. You see them making those efforts and then they try to make excuses for Anderson Silva. Anderson’s a legend, but the fact is, he got caught for using steroids and he should be punished. They’re...

Apr 10, 2015 12:15 pm

PROGRESS! PED Violators To Be Removed From UFC Rankings

Fighters who fail drug tests for performance enhancing drugs will now be removed from the UFC rankings. In turn, these fighters will also be losing their Reebok sponsorship money as well for being removed from the rankings. This punishment will only be handed down to fighters who receive a suspension for nine or more months....

Apr 7, 2015 1:50 pm

Dana White: Ronda Is the Greatest Athlete I’ve Ever Worked With

“Let me tell you what, the greatest athlete I’ve ever worked with No. 1… She’s so hard working, focused, she’s amazing, she’s incredible. I couldn’t say enough good things about her. “She’s one of the very few that can juggle all the things and make it all work.” UFC President Dana White told AM 570...

Apr 4, 2015 3:05 pm

Daniel Cormier: “These girls are a world behind Ronda Rousey” – Exclusive

In part two of his interview with BJPENN.COM reporter Layzie The Savage, UFC light-heavyweight Daniel Cormier talks about women’s bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey, and who he thinks will be able to challenge her. Cormier also spoke about Anderson Silva’s failed drug tests and what that will do to his legacy. Check out some of the...

Apr 4, 2015 1:23 am

SUPER FIGHT! Weidman Says Fight with Jones “Will Happen”

I envisioned two things when I came to this sport. One was to become champion and beat Anderson Silva, the other was fight at Madison Square Garden. That was always something I dreamed about. There’s no better feel—I get chills just thinking about it. I wanted to clear out my division more before I got...

Apr 3, 2015 2:06 am

SPIDER GUARD — NO CAN PASS!

A video posted by Anderson Silva (@spiderandersonsilva) on Apr 2, 2015 at 6:45pm PDT BJPENN.COM’S LAYZIE THE SAVAGE CATCHES UP WITH TOP UFC LIGHTWEIGHT, KHABIB NURMOGOMEDOV — ‘PETTIS IS DONE, MCRGEGOR, RDS AND CERRONE ALL GET SMASHED!’ — WATCH NOW!

Mar 30, 2015 8:03 am

Nogueiras Had Big Shoes To Fill On TUF Brazil Set

  Anderson Silva was set to coach opposite Shogun Rua on the new season of TUF Brazil, that was until he tested positive for two banned substances leading up to his fight with Nick Diaz at UFC 183. Silva was pulled from the show and the UFC brought in the Nogueira brothers to fill the...

Mar 26, 2015 12:01 pm

McGregor: ‘PEDs are part of Brazil’s Culture’

“It seems to me like maybe it’s Brazilian culture. The women are on it. The men are on it. I don’t know what to think. So I don’t really have to think. It’s in Vegas. We are in a new age. The sport is being cleaned. The athletes who are dedicated to martial arts and...

Mar 19, 2015 12:05 am

NSAC Postponse Nick Diaz’s Disciplinary Hearing

The UFC’s Hector Lombard will face the NSAC’s wrath on his own next week, as both Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz have requested postponements. UFC tonight, on FOX Sports 1, broke the news during Wednesday night’s broadcast. We previously learned of Anderson Silva’s postponement, but Diaz’s case expected to be heard on the 23rd.

Mar 12, 2015 11:31 am

Faber To VanZant Haters — ‘Win some fights and quit complaining’

“The truth is this, when some people talk about the ‘it’ factor, some people have it, some people don’t. But the bottom line is, you have to win fights in this sport. People can complain and have chips on their shoulder all they want about whether they’re getting the publicity or not.” “We’ve got a...

Mar 9, 2015 2:39 pm

Weidman Responds To Belfort: ‘Good, I hope they test him 7 more times’

If he passed seven pre-fight tests, that’s great. I hope there’s seven more. Especially with this Anderson Silva thing, there has been a lot of bad press on the sport, but we’re just gonna allow it to grow now. Sometimes bad things need to happen for the sport to grow and I think, starting in...

Feb 24, 2015 1:44 pm

Krause Lost $20K On UFC’s News Reebok Deal

Popular UFC lightweight James Krause is speaking out against the UFC’s new uniform deal, stating he’s at a loss of income since the UFC’s announcement. Krause stated in a recent interview that as soon as the UFC announced their new deal with Reebok he lost $20,000.00 in sponsorship. The fighter continued to discuss the topic...

Feb 23, 2015 8:42 pm

CSAC Executive Director: PED Problem Isn’t As Bad As It Seems

With the recent string of PED busts, and drug testing failures, including Anderson Silva, Jon Jones, Nick Diaz, and Hector Lombard to name just a few within the UFC, there has been much talk of a PED pandemic in MMA. California State Athletic Commission Executive Director Andy Foster, a former MMA fighter himself, believes that...

Feb 19, 2015 3:01 am

Got HAMMERED! WRECKED Hotel Room

“I was hammered, bro. Yeah, we had a little vodka and soda in there. There was a 25-minute Nick Diaz fight, so we had some time to kill. The bar closed, they closed the bar. Conor McGregor gets like a $75 million glass of freakin’ whatever the hell he gets. I had to sneak in...

Feb 18, 2015 9:21 am

FREEDOM! No Drug Tests In Texas

The Texas regulatory body has no plans to test any UFC 185 fighters out of competition. Greg Alvarez, the Texas Combative Sports Program director, told MMAFighting.com on Tuesday that the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) has no policy in place that would enable random, out-of-competition testing before MMA fights and boxing matches. “Nobody...

Feb 17, 2015 4:13 pm

UFC’s Ashlee Evans-Smith Suspended 9 Months, Issued 30% Fine

Several UFC Fighters were suspended at today’s Nevada State Athletic Commission meeting. Anderson Silva, Nick Diaz, Hector Lombard, and Ashlee Evans-Smith (pictured) were all suspended for drug use in the UFC. While her fighting peers were pushed off to a later date, Evans-Smith was served her full punishment at today’s UFC Fight Pass broadcasted event....

Feb 17, 2015 4:02 pm

Hector Lombard Suspended By NSAC Pending Disciplinary Hearing

The Nevada State Athletic Commission today moved to temporarily suspend Hector Lombard pending a disciplinary hearing for his failed UFC 182 drug test, for elevated levels of testosterone. The States Attorney General has requested a disciplinary hearing to deal with Lombard’s failed drug test following his UFC 182 victory over Josh Burkman. The Commission approved...

Feb 17, 2015 3:50 pm

Nick Diaz Suspended By NSAC Pending Disciplinary Hearing

The Nevada State Athletic Commission today moved to temporarily suspend Nick Diaz pending a disciplinary hearing for his failed UFC 183 drug test, for Marijuana. The States Attorney General has requested a disciplinary hearing to deal with Diaz’s third failed marijuana test in the state. The Commission approved the all motions unanimously, and will hear...

Feb 16, 2015 4:30 pm

Frankie Edgar’s Message To PED Users: ‘I’ll Beat You Anyway’

With the recent string of PED busts in MMA, from Anderson Silva, and Jon Jones, to Jon Fitch in the World Series Of Fighting, the PED issue is one that can’t be ignored. As Frankie Edgar gears up for his “UFC Fight Night: Manilla” bout against Urijah Faber, he gave his thoughts on the ‘hot...

Feb 16, 2015 8:28 am

Bas Rutten Goes Off On PED Users

MMA is going through a difficult time right now when it comes to drug testing failures, with numerous high profile fighters testing positive for PEDs, including Anderson Silva, and Jon Jones. Bas Rutten has a very firm stance when it comes to PEDs, and explained it on Inside MMA recently.

Feb 16, 2015 7:27 am

Royce Gracie: ‘Failed Drug Tests Show The System Is Working’

With the recent string of PED busts, inside and outside of the UFC, many fans, and fighters, are saying the the sport of Mixed Martial Arts, has a massive drug problem that needs to be fixed. With two of the UFC’s pound for pound kings, Jon Jones and Anderson Silva, failing drug tests in the...

Feb 16, 2015 7:09 am

Coker On Universal PED Testing Policy: “It Would Be Amazing”

Recently, the sport of MMA has gone through a troubling period recently when it comes to drug test. Many fighters, including pound for pound kings Anderson Silva, and Jon Jones, have tested positive for PEDs, among other fighters. The PED epidemic is not just plaguing the UFC, as 4 fighters on the Bellator 127 card...

Feb 14, 2015 4:05 am

UFC Holding Special Press Conference To Address Recent Drug Test Failings

After a tiring few months of failed drug test, UFC President Dana White and company CEO Lorenzo Fertitta will address the News Media on Wednesday to discuss the recent “PED Epidemic” in their company. Several fighters over the course of the sport’s history have failed drug tests. However, this year alone, the UFC’s two biggest...