Archive: Anderson Silva

Aug 30, 2012 7:28 pm

Leites: Silva didn't not finish me on purpose

By Evan Stoumbelis Former UFC Middleweight Thales Leites responded to Anderson Silva‘s comments today that the Middleweight Champ took it easy on Leites in their title fight because of their friendship. “First, I want to say that Anderson never attended the New Union, never seen him there, we were never friends or acquaintances besides our...

Aug 25, 2012 9:42 am

Chael Sonnen Takes Dig At Jones Once Again, This Time On Facebook | UFC NEWS

I am no longer permitted to speak ill of the former champion Jon Jones as we have come to an agreement. I will stop tearing him down verbally and in exchange he has relinquished his belt to me. I would like to read a prepared statement from the former Champion. Mr Sonnen, In every mans...

Aug 9, 2012 11:11 am

Ed Herman: Silva is ducking Weidman

By Evan Stoumbelis Former TUF competitor and UFC Middleweight Ed Herman sounded off in regards to Anderson Silva today. In Herman’s eyes the champ is ducking potential #1 contender Chris “The All-American” Weidman. Herman went on record as saying “Anderson’s trying to duck him. I think it’s ’cause Weidman can beat him and everyone knows...

Jul 29, 2012 9:20 pm

The Saga of Nick Diaz Continues I Editorial

  Nick Diaz has a habit of trash talking and calling out just about any fighter he wants to on any given week. Most recently, he has called out middleweight champion, Anderson Silva in a bizarre move that would lead fight fans to assume that Nick Diaz is out of retirement and looking for an...

Jul 26, 2012 1:42 pm

Why We Haven’t Seen The Last Of Chael Sonnen In The Middleweight Division

By Evan Stoumbelis After losing to Anderson Silva for a second time, fans are left to wonder what Chael Sonnen‘s fate will be. Chael spoke with UFC Today’s Ariel Helwani about a possible move to the Light Heavyweight division. “There is simply an option to start over by changing weight class. My mentors have done...

Jul 24, 2012 6:56 am

Belfort Wants Weidman In Brazil I UFC News

  Today, via Twitter, Vitor Belfort has stated that he has personally asked Joe Silva for a fight with Chris Weidman for the next shot at the middleweight crown. Belfort claims that he believes Weidman is next in line but thinks that they should still fight just to clear up any argument as to who...

Jul 19, 2012 11:21 am

Sonnen Blames Media For Distractions And Losing Silva Fight | UFC NEWS

By Evan Stoumbelis Never at a loss for words, Chael Sonnen spoke to Fuel TV’s “UFC Tonight” about the question burning in everyone’s minds: What happened in his fight against Anderson Silva? “Listen, you wanna really know what happened? Everything’s going fine. I’m minding my own business. I’m out there, in the middle of a...

Jul 19, 2012 7:29 am

Why Chris Weidman Is Not Next In Line I Editorial

  Any fighter who is on the cusp of the title picture calls out the champ of their respective weight class after a big win. Its just instinct. You just won a fight and now feel that you can beat anyone on Earth as the adrenaline continues to course through your veins. Whether or not...

Jul 14, 2012 10:35 am

Mike Dolce Thinks Every Fighter Can Learn Something From Chael Sonnen | UFC NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner Mike Dolce went from having a lackluster career as a mixed martial arts fighter to having a very successful career as a nutritionist for some of the top athletes in the world today. One of the high-profiled names that he helps reach his desired weight on fight day is Chael Sonnen, who...

Jul 13, 2012 3:10 pm

UFC 148 Drug Tests Come Back Clean | UFC NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner Executive Director of the Nevada State Athletic Commission Keith Kizer stated that all fighters from UFC 148 tested negative for banned substances. Instead of random sampling, every fighter on the card was subject to drug testing. UFC 148 took place last Saturday and the main-event saw Anderson Silva defeat Chael Sonnen in...

Jul 10, 2012 7:17 am

Sonnen Has New Respect For Silva I MMA News

The most anticipated fight in UFC history has now concluded and the reigning UFC middleweight champion is still that, the champion. This fight had by-far the most amount of trash talking with a  two-year gap in between the two fights. After a tough loss, though, it is Chael Sonnen who came out and gave respect...

Jul 7, 2012 7:57 am

"I Think A Lot Of Questions Will Be Answered In This Fight" I MMA News

  In a recent interview with The Bleacher Report, Strikeforce champion, Ronda Rousey discusses Why Chael Sonnen doesn’t stand a chance against the long-regining middleweight champion, Anderson Silva. Rousey has always been an outspoken fighter and compares her own hype skills to that of Chael Sonnen: “I think it’s a similar idea. Chael has more of...

Jul 3, 2012 7:43 pm

Silva vs. Sonnen: Empty Threats or Full-On Promises | Editorial

Recently, our middleweight champion, Anderson Silva, has been a little upset. In the latest conference call, the usually soft-spoken Silva unleashed a Portuguese tirade, promising several life-altering injuries to Chael and ensuring him that he will basically have to eat through a straw, as his teeth will be forced down his own throat. These comments...

Jul 1, 2012 2:39 pm

Free Fight VIDEO | Anderson Silva vs. Vitor Belfort | UFC NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner Anderson Silva is preparing himself for the biggest rematch of his life against Chael Sonnen at UFC 148. Everything that could have went wrong for Silva during their first bout at UFC 117 did, but he pulled off a last minute submission to shock the world and retain his belt. It was...

Jun 15, 2012 12:15 pm

Dont Expect Sonnen To Beg For Your Approval | MMA News

By Evan Stoumbelis Chael Sonnen spoke with Dan Brood of The Times recently to tell him that when he gets into the octagon on July 7th he won’t be competing for the sake of North Americans. “We’re fans and we can cheer for whoever we want to cheer for. You want to back your guy....

Jun 14, 2012 9:27 am

Wanderlei Lashes Back At Sonnen | "F*** You Man!" | UFC NEWS

Wanderlei Silva has had an outspoken hatred for Chael Sonnen over the past few months and it has only gotten worse with Chael’s trash talking of Silva’s native Brazil. Having the longest reigning Pride champion and renowned master of brutality, Wanderlei Silva mad at you probably isn’t the best idea but Chael has been proven...

Jun 12, 2012 12:37 pm

UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen Weigh-Ins Venue Set For Mandalay Bay | UFC NEWS

The weigh-ins for the most highly anticipated fight of the year have been scheduled for July 6th at the Mandalay Bay Events Center. The weigh-in will coincide with the UFC Fan Expo that will take place July 6-7 at the same venue. In the main event for UFC 148, Anderson Silva will take on Chael...

Jun 1, 2012 6:50 am

VIDEO | First Silva vs. Sonnen II Trailer | UFC NEWS

The trailer for “UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen II” was released just hours ago, and it gives the rematch even more of a “big fight feel” than it already had. http://youtu.be/cUOk7lrUM6Q At UFC 117, Anderson Silva stepped into the octagon to defend his UFC Middleweight Title against top-contender Chael Sonnen. Knowing that numbers are only...

May 12, 2012 12:58 pm

Aldo Comes Out As Heavy Favorite Over Koch

Current featherweight champion, Jose Aldo (21-1), is the heavy favorite in his upcoming bout with Erik Koch (13-1) at odds of around 4 to 1. The two will face off this summer on July 21st at the Scotiabank Saddledome for UFC 148 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. This comes as no shock to most fans as...

Apr 29, 2012 12:58 pm

Sizing Up Jon Jones And Anderson Silva | UFC NEWS

By Evan Stoumbelis: There has been a lot of talk about Jon Jones and Anderson Silva.  Who is the better fighter and who would win if the two men were to fight?  One thing is for sure, if this fight does happen, which given the attention it has received it just might, it could very...

Apr 18, 2012 5:17 pm

Bisping says he would've stopped Sonnen had their fight been five rounds

By Evan Stoumbelis: Middleweight Michael ‘the count’ Bisping said the following in a recent interview: “I think Chael will out-wrestle Anderson and beat him this time, and then I’ll get the rematch with Chael considering how close our fight was. If I had Chael over five rounds, I’d definitely beat him. In that last fight,...