496 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”...

Jun 15, 2016 9:05 am

Dana White has nothing but praise for Mark Hunt

Mark Hunt has earned the reputation as one of the hardest hitting men in the history of the UFC. The ‘Super Samoan’ has gone 7-4 in his UFC career, and is currently on a 2-fight win streak that has seen him knock out both Bigfoot Silva and Frank Mir. Ahead Hunt’s UFC 200 fight against...

Jun 6, 2016 5:47 pm

Video | Paul Heyman talks UFC 200 with Brock Lesnar

Earlier today on ESPN’s SportsCenter former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar announced that he would be returning to the octagon to fight Mark Hunt at UFC 200 on July 9 in Las Vegas. “The Beast” sat down with his manager Paul Heyman to discuss what prompted his return to the octagon. Lesnar has not competed...

Jun 6, 2016 12:01 pm

Mark Hunt vs. Brock Lesnar opening odds

Former UFC champion Brock Lesnar was a guest on ESPN’s SportsCenter this morning where he announced that he would be returning to the octagon at UFC 200 on July 9 to fight Mark Hunt. Lesnar, who has not fought since his 2011 loss to Alistair Overeem, has opened as a +120 underdog against Hunt, this...

Jun 6, 2016 8:59 am

Pros react to the Brock Lesnar vs. Mark Hunt fight announcement

Earlier today on ESPN’s SportsCenter former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar announced that he would be returning to the octagon to fight Mark Hunt at UFC 200 on July 9 in Las Vegas. Lesnar has not competed in mixed martial arts since his 2011 TKO loss to Alistair Overeem at UFC 141. The former champions...

Jun 6, 2016 7:35 am

Breaking! Brock Lesnar receives his opponent for UFC 200

This past weekend at UFC 199 in Los Angeles the UFC announced that former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar would be returning to the octagon at July’s blockbuster UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. The promotion did not name an opponent for Lesnar that evening in Los Angeles (UFC 199), leaving fans across the world speculating...

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...