2296 Search Results for anderson silva

Feb 9, 2015 8:02 am

Nick Diaz Accused Of Stiffing Coach Of Pay

Nick Diaz boxing coach Richard Perez is accusing his pupil of stiffing him on his cut of his payout from the Georges St. Pierre fight, and refusing to give him a contract for the Anderson Silva fight. Perez has been a staple of the Diaz camp for much of Nick, and Nate’s careers, however he...

Feb 8, 2015 3:40 pm

Zahabi: ‘GSP Is The Best Pound For Pound Fighter’

Since Anderson Silva’s recently announced failed drug test for anabolic steroids, there has been much talk regarding his status as the GOAT (Greatest Of All Time). Many have began calling UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones, or Georges St. Pierre the GOAT, whereas others give the title to Fedor Emelianenko. Tristar gym head coach, Firas...

Feb 6, 2015 8:34 pm

Years Ago, Penn Warned Of MMA’s PED Problem

  Ever since the UFC decided to make out-of-competition drug testing “a thing”, they’ve had to endure some serious ramifications. Jon Jones was the first mega-bust, but this week we learned that the man many consider the greatest fighter of all time, Anderson Silva, was also found to have Performance Enhancing Drugs in his system....

Feb 5, 2015 6:53 pm

Bendo ‘surprised’ that “Cowboy” gets so many short-notice fights

Former UFC lightweight champion Benson “Smooth” Henderson will make his welterweight debut on short-notice at next weekend’s UFC Fight Night 60 event in Broomfield, Colorado. “Bendo” will headline the event opposite rising welterweight star Brandon Thatch. Henderson recently sat down with Duane Finley of Bleacher Report where he talked about finally getting a short-notice fight,...

Feb 5, 2015 2:00 pm

Nevada: ‘We would never conspire to delay drug results’

Anderson Silva failed his pre-fight drug test on January 9 for two different steroids. The former champion was then allowed to fight on February 3 in the UFC 183 main event against Nick Diaz. Fans, and fighters, have an issue with that, and rightfully so. In a new interview with the Los Angeles Times, Bob...

Feb 5, 2015 9:31 am

Fighters Who “Follow the rules” Speak Out

In the wake of Anderson Silva’s positive test, fans and fighters are left holding the bag. We’re confused and in shock, and we have every right to be. With a record number of PED testing failures, the UFC seems to be infested with fighters looking to get an edge. A few good men (and a...

Feb 5, 2015 4:00 am

Jon Jones Gets Good Seats

A video posted by Jon Bones Jones (@jonnybones) on Feb 3, 2015 at 1:37pm PST Watch Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz from Jon Jones’ seat. Pretty impressive no?

Feb 4, 2015 12:15 pm

So… This Happened

Fight fans have long-awaited a super-fight between Georges St-Pierre and Anderson Silva. It’s a fight, that for whatever reason, never materialized. In a close-second place to the super-fight, would be an actual sparring match between the two MMA Legends. Which, according to this new photo, actually happened. Check it: These 2 legends sparred together. Looks...

Feb 4, 2015 4:00 am

UFC Rankings Report: Week of 2/2/15

The Rankings Report is a weekly UFC.com series that gives you, the fans, an in-depth look into the official UFC rankings. This week Matt Parrino and Forrest Griffin look back at UFC 183 and talk Anderson Silva-Nick Diaz, Al Iaquinta, and more.

Feb 3, 2015 10:36 pm

UFC Releases Statement On Nick Diaz Failed Drug Test

  “The UFC has been notified by the Nevada State Athletic Commission that Nick Diaz has tested positive for marijuana metabolites following his fight with Anderson Silva at UFC 183 on Jan. 31 in Las Vegas, Nev. The UFC has a strict, consistent policy against the use of any illegal and/or performance enhancing drugs, stimulants...

Feb 2, 2015 12:57 pm

“The Spider” tops UFC 183 salaries

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva was the top earner at this past weekend’s UFC 183 event in Las Vegas. “The Spider” earned a disclosed payday of $800,000 for his unanimous decision victory over Nick Diaz in the evenings main event. The Stockton slugger, Diaz, made a disclosed $500,000 for his efforts on Saturday night....

Feb 2, 2015 10:41 am

Fight Taunts 101 – Laying Down In Front Of A Spider

A video posted by MMA-Core (@mma_core) on Feb 1, 2015 at 12:56am PST You’ve heard about it, now see it for yourself! During the first round of UFC 183, Nick Diaz taunted Anderson Silva like no one else ever has, laying down in front of ‘The Spider’, standing with his back to the cage, and...

Feb 1, 2015 6:55 am

Diaz: ‘I’m Tired Of Being A Loser’

Last night in the main-event of UFC 183, Nick Diaz lost a razor thin decision to former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva. While the bout was closer than the judges scorecards indicated, it marked the 3rd straight loss for Diaz, with all of the losses coming in title fights. He spoke at the post-fight press...

Feb 1, 2015 12:18 am

Dana White: I Asked GSP If He Wanted to Fight in Montreal

Georges St. Pierre stepped down as UFC Welterweight Champion in December of 2013 and announced he would temporarily retire. His return date is still up in the air, but Dana White mentioned he tried to get the former champion to fight in their upcoming Montreal card in April. During the ‘UFC 183’ Post Fight Press...

Feb 1, 2015 12:02 am

Dana White: We May Not See Nick Diaz For Another 3 Years

Nick Diaz made his return to the octagon tonight and fought for the first time since March 2013 at UFC 158 when he fought Georges St. Pierre. Diaz faced another legend in Anderson Silva at UFC 183 tonight and apparently made a lot of money in the process. Diaz put on a great performance against...

Jan 30, 2015 12:03 pm

UFC 183 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 3

On episode #3 of UFC 183 Embedded, middleweight headliner Nick Diaz has some feedback for the camera crew before he dives into his fight week duties. A high-energy Anderson Silva poses for photos and checks his weight. He stops to offer some advice to receptive women’s bantamweight Sara McMann, while her opponent Miesha Tate does...

Jan 29, 2015 7:48 pm

UFC 183: Ultimate Media Day Highlights

Nick Diaz, Anderson Silva, Kelvin Gastelum, Tyron Woodley, Al Iaquinta, and Joe Lauzon were among the fighters that spoke to the media at the UFC 183 Media Day. Hear from the fighters in these highlights.

Jan 29, 2015 9:08 am

UFC 183 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 2

On episode #2 of UFC 183 Embedded, headliner Anderson Silva endures airplane mechanical issues as he makes his way from LA to Las Vegas. Once in town, he joins former 205-lb. champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and UFC President Dana White on the set of The Ultimate Fighter Brazil and then participates in open workouts —...