491 Search Results for bigfoot

May 25, 2012 12:55 am

Bigfoot Silva On Velasquez | "I would rather fight him on the ground."

By Jamie McAllister Antonio Silva in an interview with TATAME. Bigfoot comments on making his UFC debut. “I am crazy to get this fight done. Get in that cage and have my UFC debut. I am feeling like if it was the first fight of my life. I guess I’m starting it all over again,...

May 25, 2012 12:40 am

Cain Velasquez Thinks Bigfoot Poses More Threats Than Mir

By Jamie McAllister Cain Velasquez in an interview with TATAME. Velasquez makes the comparison between Bigfoot Silva & Frank Mir. “They’re similar a little bit, but I think Silva is better all around. He does more kicks than Mir does, he uses his hands on his feet, good Jiu-Jitsu on the ground. I think Silva...

May 15, 2012 9:57 am

Cain on Bigfoot: "I feel like I can step in there with anybody right now"

  It seems that over the last few years the UFC heavyweights have replaced the light heavyweights as the organizations most contested division. Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones has now defended his title a total of 3 times while the Heavyweight title continues to change hands as Junior “Cigano” Dos Santos knocked out Cain Velasquez...

May 14, 2012 7:30 am

Bigfoot Silva Compliments Dos Santos BJJ Skills

By Jamie McAllister Antonio Silva in an interview with TATAME. Bigfoot comments on Junior Dos Santos vs. Frank Mir & compliments Junior’s Jiu-Jitsu skills. “It’s complicated. (Nogueira and Mir) fought twice and unfortunately Mir won them both, but he shouldn’t take it personally because when you put your emotions in there it’s when you get...

May 10, 2012 2:10 pm

Bigfoot Silva Brings In Special Help To Prepare For Velasquez | UFC NEWS

By Jamie McAllister Antonio Silva comments in an interview with TATAME. Bigfoot comments on the change of opponents due to the Heavyweight shuffle. “I was really glad about the opportunity. It’s my UFC debut and they are giving me a chance to fight one of the top two guys of the division, a former champion....

Apr 22, 2012 3:12 pm

Antonio 'Bigfoot' Silva Replaces Mir Against Cain Velasquez At UFC 146 | UFC NEWS

By Evan Stoumbelis Yesterday the MMA world saw Jon Jones defend his title against Rashad Evans, Eddie Alvarez defeat Shinya Aoki at Bellator 66, and we learned that former heavyweight champion Frank Mir would be filling Alistair Overeem’s spot in the main event of UFC 146 against Junior Dos Santos for the heavyweight championship. Fans...

Mar 30, 2012 6:54 am

who’s The Betting Favorite? “Bigfoot” Silva or “Big Country” Nelson

The UFC 146 main card is an all-heavyweight affair and to top off the night the UFC heavyweight champion, Junior dos Santos, will defend his title against Alistair Overeem. Also fighting on the main card is former EliteXC heavyweight champion, Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva in his UFC debut against “The Ultimate Fighter” champion Roy “Big Country”...

May 28, 2016 6:52 am

Mark Hunt to be added to UFC 200?

UFC 200 may be just over a month away, but many fans are still anxiously awaiting the announcement of one more big fight that UFC President Dana White hinted at. With that being said, UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt revealed during a recent interview that he was asked to “stay ready” for UFC 200 by Dana...

May 25, 2016 9:48 am

VIDEO | Jose Aldo training for Frankie Edgar fight

Back at UFC 156, Jose Aldo defended his UFC featherweight championship against Frankie Edgar. Aldo managed to secure the unanimous decision win to retain the belt, defending the belt for the 4th time. At UFC 200, Frankie Edgar will have his chance at revenge, 3 years after the pair’s initial meeting. In this fight, they...

May 15, 2016 7:33 pm

Mark Hunt is willing to rematch Stipe Miocic or Fabricio Werdum

UFC heavyweight contender Mark Hunt (12-10-1 MMA) is currently riding a two-fight win streak, scoring stoppage wins over former champ Frank Mir and former title challenger Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva in that time. Prior to the win streak, “The Super Samoan” had suffered back-to-back TKO losses to the two men who competed in Saturday night’s UFC...

May 10, 2016 8:40 am

‘UFC Fight Night: Rotterdam’ bombs in viewership

This past weekend ‘UFC Fight Night 87’ went down from Rotterdam, Netherlands. While the event featured several high-profile bouts including Overeem vs. Arlovski, and Bigfoot Silva vs. Stefan Struve, the event didn’t do so hot in the viewership department. @FrontRowBrian FN 87 avg'd 656k viewers. For comparison the other FNs for 2016:FN 82: 1.317 milFN...

May 8, 2016 3:28 pm

UFC Fight Night 87 Bonus Report

‘UFC Fight Night 87’ in Rotterdam delivered some memorable fights and solid finishes. With that said, UFC President Dana White handed out four “Performance of the night” awards at tonight’s post fight press conference. Those $50,000 ‘UFC Fight Night 87’ bonuses went to the following fighters: Performance of the night bonus – Alistair Overeem for...

May 8, 2016 1:19 pm

Video | UFN 87 Antonio Silva vs. Stefan Struve Highlights

Check out the highlights from today’s UFC Fight Night 87 co-main event fight between former title challenger Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva and Stefan “The Skyscraper” Struve (via FOX Sports): Wait….it's over ALREADY?! Struve finishes Bigfoot early with a barrage of punches, knee's + elbows! #UFCRotterdam https://t.co/AMzBK5beqd — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) May 8, 2016 Stefan Struve...

May 7, 2016 9:20 am

VIDEO | Andrei Arlovski vs. Alistair Overeem staredown

Overeem vs. Arlovski! Don't blink in this one, odds are someone's going to be going to sleep! #UFCRotterdam https://t.co/5Y1a9h8jmc — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) May 7, 2016 Early Saturday morning, the ‘UFC Fight Night: Rotterdam’ weigh-ins went down from the Netherlands ahead of tomorrow’s fight card. Fortunately for the UFC, weigh-ins went off without any...

May 5, 2016 11:44 pm

7-foot tall Stefan Struve now 280 pounds?

UFC heavyweight Stefan Struve is set to take on Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva at UFC Fight Night 87, which takes place in Struve’s homeland of the Netherlands. Struve made his first appearance in the Octagon at the young age of 21 against Junior dos Santos at UFC 95 back in 2009. Dos Santos took out Struve...

Mar 26, 2016 8:53 am

Mark Hunt eyes top 5 opponent following win over Frank Mir

This past weekend in Brisbane, Mark Hunt picked up yet another spectacular walk-off KO as he knocked out Frank Mir in the first round of their main event scrap. Following the win, Hunt is looking for a quick turnaround as he looks to build on his 2-fight win streak. While most fighters are methodical in...

Mar 21, 2016 2:25 am

VIDEO | Mark Hunt’s backstage interview: ‘I want that title’

Mark Hunt made another statement on Saturday night when he had another one of his signature walk-off knockouts in the main event of UFC Fight Night 85 in Brisbane, Australia. Hunt landed a brutal punch on former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir that sent him to the canvas. Hunt is now on a two-fight winning...

Mar 21, 2016 2:11 am

VIDEO | Mark Hunt’s respectful Octagon interview following walk-off KO of Frank Mir

There was no blood between the main event fighters at the UFC Fight Night 85, which took place in Brisbane, Australia over the weekend. However, the lack of tension between the two competitors didn’t stop the two fighters from giving their all in the fight. Mark Hunt took out former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir...