Archive: Anderson Silva

Dec 31, 2013 9:26 am

Silva Already Requesting Training Date From Doctors

UFC orthopedic surgeon Dr. Steven Sanders, the doctor responsible for replacing former UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva’s leg early last Sunday, went into detail during a media conference on Monday on the procedure and Silva’s expected recovery time. Anderson broke his tibia and fibula during the second round of his rematch against current UFC Middleweight...

Dec 30, 2013 11:13 am

Anderson Silva Releases Message To His Fans

Two days ago the world was left in shock after Anderson Silva lost his second straight fight. It wasn’t the fact that he lost his rematch against Chris Weidman, but rather how he lost the bout. In the second round Anderson Silva received what could be a career ending injury when Chris Weidman checked a...

Dec 30, 2013 11:04 am

UFC Releases Official Statement On Anderson Silva’s Tragic Injury

Zuffa, LLC, owner of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, released the following statement to BJPENN.COM regarding Anderson Silva’s injury. “Following Saturday evening’s UFC 168 main event, former champion Anderson Silva was taken to a local Las Vegas hospital where he underwent surgery to repair a broken left leg. The successful surgery, performed by Dr. Steven Sanders,...

Dec 30, 2013 10:58 am

POLL | Will Anderson Silva Be Back?

Last weekend in the UFC 168 main event we saw a legend fall in a terrible accident. Anderson Silva went to kick the leg of UFC middleweight champion, Chris Weidman, only to have it checked, which resulted in a nasty leg break that left the ‘GOAT’ with a limp and dangling lower portion of his...

Dec 30, 2013 10:38 am

Chris Weidman: “Belfort Will Try to Overwhelm Me”

Following his second defeat of long-time pound-for-pound king Anderson Silva, UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman (above) began assessing his next opponent, Brazilian veteran Vitor Belfort.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA With his first title defense successfully completed at UFC 168, UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman will get to face an opponent who is not Anderson...

Dec 30, 2013 10:37 am

Salary Report: Weidman Earns $400k, Silva $600k For UFC 168

UFC 168 was a costly night in more ways than one for the organization with $1,872,000 in payroll dished out. UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman, Anderson Silva and Josh Barnett were among the top earners at the Dec. 28th event. The Nevada State Athletic Commission reported that the total disclosed payroll was $1,872,000. Silva suffered...

Dec 30, 2013 10:35 am

Brock Lesnar Is Set To Make His Return – Just Not In The UFC.

Brock Lesnar will not be returning to the UFC. After days of speculation, unanswered questions and rumors circulating around the MMA community, it appears that most of it was just a publicity stunt used to get Lesnar’s name in the media, prior to his return to World Wrestling Entertainment at tonight’s live Monday Night RAW...

Dec 30, 2013 10:32 am

Report: Anderson Silva apparently out of the hospital

According to a report from MMAFighting.com, former UFC middleweight champion Anderson “The Spider” Silva was expected to be released from hospital on Sunday evening, this after undergoing a successful surgery, to repair a broken bone in his left leg. The horrific injury took place early in the second round of “The Spider’s” UFC 168 main event...

Dec 30, 2013 8:43 am

PHOTO’s | Anderson Silva’s Broken Leg Gallery

The MMA world is abuzz this week as we all try to get the horrific images from Saturday night’s UFC 168 main event out of our head. And what better way to help those memories subside than an entire photo gallery of the event? If you missed, or just want to relive the terrible injury...

Dec 30, 2013 7:45 am

VIDEO | Rousey explains why she skipped handshake

“Like I said in the interview, I went to 30 different countries in judo and I got booed everywhere. Getting cheers is something new to me, and I really feel being the good guy and acting all perfect, it leaves no room for error. I don’t want to have to be stuck in that perfect...