2587 Search Results for anderson silva

Apr 18, 2012 8:29 am

Ed Soares Confirms Silva vs. Sonnen II Contracts Signed for Rio on Original Date

By Lynn Mitchell: Fans around the world will finally get to see the most anticipated rematch of UFC history.   Middleweight, Anderson “the Spider” Silva, the seemingly untouchable UFC Champ will face once again, Chael Sonnen, the only man to beat Anderson for 4 rounds – only to be trapped by the Spider’s triangle. Silva’s long...

Apr 14, 2012 5:25 pm

U.N. Conference In Brazil Could Delay UFC 147 Event / Silva vs. Sonnen Rematch

UFC president Dana White announced tonight at the UFC on FUEL TV 2 post-fight press conference that they may be forced to reschedule and/or change the location of “UFC 147: Silva vs. Sonnen II” The reason behind the possible change is a United Nations Conference scheduled for Rio on June 20-22. “We’re working on it,...

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...

Apr 4, 2012 11:15 am

Brian Stann Picking Sonnen Over Silva

“I think that Chael Sonnen takes it. There are a lot of factors that are going to play into that. Just similar to when I fought Chael, I think he’s particularly a very, very difficult match up for Anderson Silva. Just due to the years and years of difference in grappling and how physical Chael...


Mar 29, 2012 11:44 am

Manager Confirms Seagal Did Add To Silva And Machida’s Game

“People can say what they want about Steven Segal. He understands fighting man. He does understand fighting… People always ask ‘is that all really true?’ Let me tell you something, I’m not going to tell you that Steven Segal taught Anderson Silva or taught Lyoto how to do that kick. But I can definitely tell...

Mar 28, 2012 12:38 pm

VIDEO| Steven Seagal Goes On Jimmy Kimmel, Discusses Training Silva & Machida

“I am teaching Anderson Silva, Lyoto Machida… I show them, you know, a lot. Not everything I know, but I show them punches and what we call Ashi Sabaki, which means how you move with your feet, how you enter, hand angle, joints, but mostly I’m teaching them kicks and punches… There is a signature...

Mar 26, 2012 9:08 am

UFC Confirms Silva vs. Sonnen II For June 23 In Rio

The Ultimate Fighting Championship will return to Brazil for an epic sporting event as legendary fighters collide on the biggest fight card in UFC® history at UFC® 147 at Joao Havelange Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on June 23, 2012. The largest crowd ever is expected for the highly anticipated rematch between middleweight champion Anderson...

Mar 16, 2012 3:10 pm

Sonnen On Silva Fight | I Don’t Even Have A Bout Agreement For That Fight Yet

“Couple of things: First off, I don’t even know if I have that fight. I’m telling people I do. I’m reading about it in the media. I don’t have an agreement for that bout. And, second off, I’m gonna start ]training camp] in April. So, we haven’t even begun yet.” “Listen, here’s the deal with...

Feb 27, 2012 3:39 pm

Best Ever Silva vs. Sonnen II Hype Video

Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen II coming to a pay-per-view event sometime soon. Read More: Chael Sonnen (News), Anderson Silva (News), Famous UFC Rematches

Dec 13, 2011 9:09 am

UFC NEWS – Vitor Belfort & Wanderlei Silva To Coach Ultimate Fighter Brazil

The UFC held a pre-UFC 142 press conference today from Rio de Janeiro Brazil this morning to promote their January trip to Brazil. During the presser UFC president Dana White announced that Brazilian fighters Vitor Belfort and Wanderlei Silva will be coaching opposite each other on the debut season of “The Ultimate Fighter Brazil” “This...

Nov 7, 2011 9:55 am

Evans Picks Silva Over Jones In Hypothetical Super Fight

“Honestly, I think… I would say Anderson would win. I think he would catch Jon standing up because I think Jon does a lot of crazy stuff but, fundamentally, sometimes he does it just to do it. But I think Anderson has a reason, like Anderson, fundamentally and technically, is better in that respect and...

Oct 20, 2011 7:48 am

Silva Doesn't Feel Sonnen Deserves A Rematch, says Soares

“Anderson just feels that he doesn’t deserve it yet. He doesn’t deserve it yet. … A lot of people are interested in the fight. It’s a big fight. Anderson’s not ducking him. Anderson, right now, is focused on recouping his shoulder, and basically he’s going through physical therapy on that just to get that back...

Oct 18, 2011 1:25 pm

Chael Sonnen: "I'll Slap Anderson In The Face"

Chael Sonnen was a guest on Jim Rome’s radio show this afternoon and continued his campaign to book a rematch with Anderson Silva. The entire interview was exactly what we could have expected from Chael when you give him an open platform to express his views and run off at the mouth. Check out the...

Oct 17, 2011 10:28 am

Lindland Thinks Silva will try weasel out of bout with Chael

“Anderson will to find a way to weasel out of that fight. I don’t know what his contractual obligations are as far as who he has to fight as a champion but they’re already laying the ground work… His manager Ed Soares is already making excuses for Anderson to not take that fight so yeah...

Jan 21, 2017 12:58 am

Bethe Correia sends Amanda Nunes warning

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes had arguably one of the best years in MMA over the course of 2016. To start the year, Nunes fought top ranked women’s bantamweight Valentina Shevchenko in a highlight anticipated UFC 196 scrap which she won via unanimous decision. In her next fight, Nunes headlined UFC 200, where she...

Jan 21, 2017 12:47 am

“Motivated and happy” Vitor Belfort looking forward to Kelvin Gastelum fight

Despite being on a 2-fight skid that has seen him drop back to back TKO losses, MMA legend Vitor Belfort remains a top 10 ranked middleweight on the UFC’s official roster. After going 0-2 over the course of 2016, reports surfaced that Belfort was going to retire following his UFC 204 loss to Gegard Mousasi,...

Jan 21, 2017 12:27 am

Shogun Rua discusses potential retirement

After fifteen years of fighting professionally, at the age of 35, many are wondering just how much longer MMA legend Mauricio Shogun Rua will continue to fight. Despite his age, Shogun Rua is currently on a 2-fight win streak that has seen him pick up back to back wins over Antonio Rogerio Nogueira and Corey...

Jan 20, 2017 12:48 pm

The 10 Best Chael Sonnen Quotes

On Saturday night, three-time UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen will return to the cage for the first time in more than three years. He will do so against retiring MMA legend Tito Ortiz in the main event of a stacked Bellator 170 card. In advance of his anticipated comeback, Sonnen has unleashed plenty of the...

Jan 20, 2017 10:31 am

Stephen Thompson sends message to Tyron Woodley

With just under two months until UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley and UFC welterweight #1 contender Stephen Thompson step into the Octagon in the main event of UFC 209, ‘Wonderboy’ has a message for ‘The Chosen One’: Focus on the fight. Stephen Thompson spoke to ESPN to explain why he hopes the champ is 100%...

Jan 19, 2017 4:03 pm

VIDEO | UFC charades brings out Stephen Thompson’s power walk

An unlikely duo was teamed up on Wednesday’s episode of UFC Tonight as welterweight champion Tyron Woodley and Stephen Thompson were guests to promote their rematch set for UFC 209. Karyn Bryant led a game of UFC charades as UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier and Kenny Florian were teamed up to take on Woodley...