Archive: Anderson Silva

Nov 14, 2012 9:49 am

ESPN Posts Their Middleweight Rankings; Things Getting Interesting | MMA NEWS

ESPN has released their mixed martial arts middlewight rankings once again and it reflects the traffic jam that is the 185 pound weight class. No surprise that Anderson Silva is the king at 185, but there are a few surprises. Brian Stann has disappeared after his loss to Michael Bisping. Speaking of The Count, Bisping...

Nov 13, 2012 10:08 am

UFC Heavyweight Champion Junior Dos Santos Signs Deal with Nike | UFC NEWS

  Nike has added a third UFC champion to their stable as they have recently signed heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos to an endorsement deal. UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva and UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones are the two other UFC fighters who have preceded him. In a report posted on Brazilian website SporTV Nike...

Nov 12, 2012 12:37 pm

Anderson Silva says he will NOT challenge GSP at UFC 154 | UFC News

Last Wednesday, UFC President Dana White claimed that UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva (33-4 MMA, 16-0 UFC) would be heading to Montreal to challenge Georges St. Pierre (22-2 MMA, 16-2 UFC) to a 2013 “Superfight”, if GSP was to defeat Carlos Condit in the evenings main event. However, contrary to the statements made by the UFC President,...

Nov 10, 2012 9:02 pm

Exclusive: Matt Hughes Part 2: GSP vs. Condit, GSP vs. Silva and BJ vs. Rory MacDonald

  The welterweight division has had its share of dominant champions, Hughes included. Georges St. Pierre is the latest champion who has defeated everyone the UFC has put in front of him. After suffering through a dry spell where there weren’t many legitimate contenders it looks as though the division is on a huge upswing...

Nov 9, 2012 9:16 am

Silva Manager Ed Soares Seeks GSP Super Fight At 178 Pounds | UFC NEWS

“Maybe a catchweight would be the right thing. I think a catchweight is fair. 178 [would be a fair catchweight]. Anderson told me he can make 170, whether he can or not I don’t know, that’s a lot of weight. ” “Jon Jones is a tough fight, but Georges St. Pierre is a tough fight...

Nov 9, 2012 8:43 am

VIDEO | UFC Unrestricted – Sneak Preview | UFC NEWS

EXTENDED SNEAK PREVIEW: UFC Unrestricted, an unprecedented and exclusive look deep inside the tense 36 hours leading up to and including UFC 148: Silva vs Sonnen II, the biggest event in the history of the UFC. Don’t miss the world premiere this Saturday, November 10 at 1p/10a ET/PT, only on FUEL TV.

Nov 8, 2012 9:53 am

Dana White Reveals Three Possible Venues For Silva vs. GSP Superfight | UFC NEWS

“Obviously, there’s three great venues that you’d do. We could go to Toronto, huge stadium there, Dallas, Texas stadium or a soccer stadium in Brazil. This fight has to happen people. It’s fun to talk about this super fight but I’m sure it’s pissing Carlos off every time it’s asked. We’ve been talking to the...

Nov 8, 2012 9:11 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen Gets Burger Named After Him | UFC NEWS

The Iron Skillet recently featured UFC fighter Chael sonnen in their latest celebrity offering. From their YouTube account: It’s pretty awesome to hear from a guy like Chael Sonnen. We all love his smack talk. So just like the others, we harassed Chael on twitter about what he like to eat. Got our reply. Made...

Nov 7, 2012 9:41 am

Rich Franklin: I’m the last of the Mohicans | UFC NEWS

Rich Franklin  headlined the first live television event in the United States, and also headlined the company’s first shows in places like Ireland, Northern Ireland, Germany and Western Canada. He faces the sport’s most unorthodox stand-up specialist, Cung Le, in the main event at the Cotai Arena at the Venetian Resort in Macau. Likely to...

Nov 7, 2012 8:12 am

Stephan Bonnar suspended one year for failing UFC 153 drug test | UFC News

UFC light heavyweight Stephan Bonnar has been suspended for one year after testing positive for steroids for the second time in his career. According to Marc Ratner, the UFC’s VP of regulatory affairs, Bonnar will be suspended until October 13, 2013. This after the “American Psycho” tested positive for the anabolic steroid Drostanolone following his loss...

Nov 6, 2012 8:45 am

Anderson Silva Books Gig In Next Steven Seagal Movie | UFC NEWS

“I’m going to Los Angeles to record a movie with Steven Seagal. I’m very excited about this new phase. I’m preparing. I’m training thanks to Johnny Araujo, who is my supporter. You are helping me a lot.” (via Brazil’s El Globo)

Nov 5, 2012 7:26 am

Anderson Silva Names Price For Taking Jones Fight | UFC NEWS

“The question (about facing Jones) would have to be made to Dana White. Let’s ask if he’ll give me 50% of the UFC. If he will, maybe this fight will happen.” “I have personal projects outside of the UFC and want to put them in practice. I’m opening my own martial arts academy in LA....

Nov 5, 2012 7:18 am

Bisping “Frustrated” With Sonnen Title Shots | UFC NEWS

“I can understand it from a business perspective because Chael sells,” Bisping said. “But it’s frustrating because I’ve been waiting my whole career for a title shot, and the guy’s had three out of his last five fights be title fights. “But I do understand and it’ll be a great season of The Ultimate Fighter.”...

Nov 3, 2012 6:29 am

“Out Of Respect” The Count Seeks Bout With Franklin | UFC NEWS

Michael Bisping has done everything he can to become a UFC champion. He had an impressive run in the 205 pound division that saw him go undefeated for the first three years of his career until he faced off with fellow TUF winner Rashad Evans at UFC 78 to get handed his first loss. The...

Nov 3, 2012 6:15 am

VIDEO | Brazilian Media Takes Stab At Sonnen With Exploding Head Cartoon | UFC NEWS

Brazi’s Muno Canibal has taken an interesting approach with their latest comedic cartoon featuring UFC middleweight champion, Anderson Silva, as he stands opposite Brazilian antagonist, Chael Sonnen. Unfortunately if you do not speak Portuguese you may not understand the episode, but your eyes will not be disappointed with the on-screen performance of the Chael Sonnen...

Nov 2, 2012 1:39 pm

Stephan Bonnar and Dave Herman Fail UFC 153 Post-Fight Drug Tests

  The UFC has confirmed that both Stephan Bonnar and Dave Herman have failed their respective post-fight drug tests administered after UFC 153. This is not the first failed drug test for either man as Bonnar was popped after the second Forrest Griffin at UFC 62 in August of 2006 for Boldenone. This time around...

Nov 1, 2012 5:46 am

GSP Gives Frankie Edgar #1 P4P Status Over Silva And Jones | UFC NEWS

If you had to rank the top three fighters in the UFC now in order, who are they? “No. 1 is Frankie Edgar; he’s the best pound-for-pound fighter we have.” Wait, he’s not even a champion. “He lost his fight to Benson Henderson only according to the judges. He was much stronger than Henderson.” OK,...

Nov 1, 2012 5:40 am

Dana White Guarantees Jon Jones vs. Anderson Silva Will Happen | UFC NEWS

“I guarantee you Anderson Silva vs. Jon Jones will absolutely happen,” he said. “It’s happening. It will happen.” During Monday’s UFC fan chat, UFC president Dana White told fans that he guarantee’s a future matchup between UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva and UFC light=heavyweight champion Jon Jones. Thoughts?

Oct 29, 2012 10:00 am

Cesar Gracie Explains Why Nick Diaz Wants To Fight Anderson Silva | UFC NEWS

“Nick really wants this fight because he has great admiration and respect for Anderson as a fighter. Anderson Silva is a true martial artist, he studied martial arts, is a great representative of the sport. Nick loves martial arts and that, for him, is enough to put Anderson Silva as the opponent. … I heard...

Oct 29, 2012 9:51 am

GSP Not Sold On Superfight With Anderson Silva | UFC NEWS

“I hate that. They talk to me about the next fight and I’m not there. Like I’m supposed to win easy, like it’s a joke. Carlos Condit is a dangerous guy. I always respect my opponent. My life is on the line. Name the top guy and they’ve said they want to fight me. They...