2035 Search Results for anderson silva

Feb 4, 2015 4:20 am

UFC Fighters React To Anderson Silva’s Failed PED Test

The MMA world is in shock following the recent news that Anderson Silva has failed his pre-fight drug test for two-different types of performance enhancing drugs. Here’s the most notable reactions: Sad that Anderson silva tested positive for steroids. Although in hindsight, I'm not surprised. I'm too naive. #any1notcheatingbesidesme — michael (@bisping) February 4, 2015...

Feb 4, 2015 4:06 am

UPDATE! Anderson Silva Tests Positive For Two PED’s

It’s been a crazy year for the sport of Mixed Martial Art, and we’re only one month in. Super heroes of the sport are falling from their pedestals, but not in the Octagon. In the latest bit of news, the widely regarded, Greatest Fighter Of All Time (GOAT), Anderson Silva was revealed to have tested positive for...

Feb 4, 2015 4:05 am

Nevada Commissioner: Anderson Silva Failure “Unfortunate For All Of Us”

“I think it’s very unfortunate. The UFC have made a tremendous effort to level the playing field in their fight against PEDs. Credit goes to them for doing the right thing based on principles and they continue to support our out-of-competition drug testing efforts. You can’t lose sight of all the other athletes that do...

Feb 3, 2015 6:17 pm

Anderson Silva Fails Pre-Fight Drug Test For Steroids

“On February 3, 2015, the UFC organization was notified by the Nevada State Athletic Commission that Anderson Silva tested positive for Drostanolone metabolites on his Jan. 9 out of competition drug test. UFC’s understanding is that further testing will be conducted by the Commission to confirm these preliminary results. “Anderson Silva has been an amazing...

Feb 2, 2015 7:46 am

Diaz Explains Antics During Anderson Silva Fight

This past weekend Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz both returned to the Octagon, where they fought for 5 rounds to a decision that saw Silva awarded the win unanimously. In the first round, Diaz came out quickly, trash talking Silva, even going as far as to lay on the ground, and stand with his back...

Feb 1, 2015 2:51 pm

Dana White On Silva’s Potential Retirement: “Anderson Silva Is A Competitor”

During his UFC 183 post-fight Octagon speech, and during the post-fight press conference, former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva was noncommittal when it came to answering questions regarding his fighting future. UFC President Dana White spoke post-fight to Michael Bisping, Daniel Cormier, and Jon Anik to discuss his thoughts on Silva’s future, and to dismiss...

Feb 1, 2015 11:42 am

Anderson Silva Explains Why He Jumped The Cage To Celebrate With Jon Jones

Following the conclusion of the 5th round of UFC 183, Anderson Silva jumped the Octagon fence and shared a moment with UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones. Silva and Jones have trained together in the past, and even had a sparring session (See that HERE), but many wondered why Silva went as far as to...

Feb 1, 2015 8:39 am

Pros React To Anderson Silva’s Return To The UFC

Last night in the main-event of UFC 183, Anderson Silva returned to the Octagon to take on Nick Diaz. The bout was scored unanimously in favor of Silva, however it was much closer than the scorecards reflected. Below is a compilation of Tweets from fighters watching the bout. COM'ON @nickdiaz209 #bayarea — Josh Thomson (@THEREALPUNK)...

Jan 30, 2015 11:58 am

Anderson Silva: ‘Sorry UFC, I no wear Reebok’

“I don’t like this idea. When you use a brand, it has to be passed something true, it has to exist a connection. I have no identity with Reebok. I have always used Nike, even before our sponsor deal. I’m not stop wearing because the contract ended. There is no point making me use something...

Jan 29, 2015 7:59 pm

Dana White Addresses Anderson Silva’s Title Hopes

“I think that on Saturday night, we’ll see where he’s at. He’s an absolute professional, he’s done everything he needs to do to prepare for this fight. He’s back in shape, I think it’s just a mental thing, he has to get out there and see how he feels.” “I don’t think he needs 3-4...

Jan 29, 2015 5:48 pm

Nick Diaz And Anderson Silva Staredown

UFC 183 headliners Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz faceoff at media day before taking the Octagon in a historic middleweight bout this Saturday.

Jan 29, 2015 4:19 am

Anderson Silva Denies He Was KO’d In Training

Prior to fight week, rumors that Anderson Silva had been knocked out in training started to circulate, and it caused concern. However, the former UFC middleweight champion defused those reports during wednesday’s pre-fight media scrum. MMAfighting.com‘s Marc Ramoindi breaks it down: “Yeah,” Silva said. “Khalil [Rountree] gave me a kick in the face. Boom.” When...

Jan 28, 2015 11:28 am

Diaz Camp: ‘Anderson Silva Not A Good Kickboxer’

“…It should be a good fight, [Nick Diaz] couldn’t have had better training for it. I brought in Artem Levin for him to work with, Chidi Njokuani and of course myself (Joe Schilling). Chidi was perfect to finish the camp actually, he moves just like Anderson, he’s got a similar style. “But everybody I brought...

Jan 27, 2015 6:13 pm

REPLAY! Anderson Silva vs. Forrest Griffin (Full Fight)

After successfully defending his title six times, UFC Middleweight Champion, Anderson Silva, is fighting at 205 pounds against former light heavyweight champion, Forrest Griffin, which should prove to be the best war on the card.

Jan 27, 2015 12:16 pm

Dana White Halts Anderson Silva Song Change

“Ask Dana. Everytime that I talk about changing my song, he says no. Pregador Luo was working with Usher, who is my personal friend, in a new song but it seems that Dana doesn’t want me to change, so we won’t change… It’s like my first time stepping inside the, you know? Everything is feeling...

Jan 27, 2015 11:19 am

UFC 183: Up Close & Personal – Anderson Silva

For a long time people thought Anderson Silva was invincible, but “The Spider” explains that everyone has a dark cloud moment. The former middleweight champ is focused on the positives heading into UFC 183 vs. Nick Diaz.

Jan 26, 2015 4:00 pm

Anderson Silva To Media Members: ‘Stop Asking If My Leg Is Okay’

Ahead of Anderson Silva’s return to the Octagon this Saturday against Nick Diaz, there has been much speculation as to how Silva will perform in his first fight back following his gruesome leg injury against Chris Weidman. Silva says his leg is fine, and would prefer if people stopped asking him about it. He spoke...

Jan 26, 2015 11:04 am

Anderson Silva: ‘My Mind Is Good’

There have been many question marks surrounding the return of Anderson Silva to the UFC. This Saturday those questions will be answered as ‘The Spider’ steps into the Octagon for the first time in over a year to face Nick Diaz, who hasn’t been in the Octagon in nearly 2 years. Ahead of the bout,...

Jan 24, 2015 10:49 am

Anderson Silva to Jose Aldo — ‘Please hit McGregor a lot’

“Aldo said what we needed to hear. He’s the king, Chad Mendes is the prince and McGregor is the joker. Enough said. I think that McGregor is a cool guy but Aldo is a lot cooler. Aldo is my brother until I die. Hit him a lot, Aldo. Please, do it. Hit him a lot.”...