2338 Search Results for anderson silva

Oct 30, 2014 5:45 am

Silva Working On Power Loss In Left Leg And Hip

“I was very apprehensive when I had the injury, I thought that I wouldn’t fight anymore. Fabiano (Bastos, his physiotherapist) is following my recovering and we can note the deficit of strength that my leg has. I’m doing some stuff that I used to do because I can’t right now. I’m trying to regain this...

Oct 30, 2014 5:35 am

Silva On GSP Bout: “Yeah, Maybe”

Anderson Silva chats with Ariel Helwani about returning to the octagon and his upcoming fight with Nick Diaz at UFC 183. Anderson Silva on getting a standing ovation at UFC 179: “I’m very emotional. I have a lot of fans. I’m very happy and more excited to come back. When people call my name, it’s...

Oct 26, 2014 8:59 am

Maldonado And Silva’s Memorable Reunion Atop The Cage At UFC 179

Last night Fabio Maldonado defeated Hans Stringer via TKO (Watch that HERE) in the second round to reignite the fire in the Brazilian crowd, which had started to lose steam after back to back decisions to start the main card. After his win, Maldonado did as many other fighters do to celebrate, he climbed on...

Oct 15, 2014 10:54 am

NO CHANCES! Silva Says If You Fail You Should Fry

The amount of MMA fighters testing positive for performance enhancing drugs is on the rise, and former UFC champion Anderson “The Spider” Silva believes stricter punishments need to be put in place to correct the situation. Silva is no stranger to PED’s in MMA, in fact 7 of his 15 octagon opponents have failed a...

Oct 14, 2014 8:08 pm

Anderson Warns: ‘Don’t Disrespect Me Nick Diaz’

“I’m very easygoing. I’m in a radical sport, for a lot of people it’s a violent sport, but I’m a very easygoing guy. I think my work has nothing to do with my personality, but I don’t like to be disrespected as a man. I think you need to have respect as an athlete and...

Oct 8, 2014 6:31 pm

Silva Not Ruling Out Weidman Trilogy

“I think about fighting for the title again, of course. I have seven fights left in my contract and, if I have a chance to fight for the title again, I will fight. I will fight the fights I have left in my contract and, if I earn a chance to fight for the title...

Sep 27, 2014 10:08 am

Silva: I Won’t Stop Until I Get My Title

Anderson Silva appears to be back, and it sounds like he means business. After losing to Chris Weidman on July 5th in 2013, and losing his middleweight championship Silva released a video saying “I’m back, trust me, I’m back.” However in their rematch in December of 2013, Silva snapped his leg. Now Silva is slated...

Sep 24, 2014 1:24 pm

Wanderlei Silva Wants You To Know The Truth About The UFC

“The money paid to the athletes is very little. How much does (the promotions) make? How much they generate? Those are things that are pissing off the fighters. Another thing that bothers me is that if someone wants to sponsor you, they have to pay $50,000 to the promotion before sponsoring you. But the money...

Sep 24, 2014 1:10 pm

Fertitta: ‘Double DUI’s Won’t Keep Diaz From Silva Fight’

“We don’t really get involved on that level other than staying in touch to understand what’s happening. We’re going to find out more when he has his court date. I don’t necessarily think, and this is me personally, the charges would prevent the fight from happening. I’ve never seen a situation where a commission didn’t...

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,...