Archive: Anderson Silva

Sep 8, 2014 9:48 am

Anderson Silva Says He’s Haunted By ‘Ghosts’ Of Leg Injury

Anderson Silva is set to make his return to the Octagon against Nick Diaz in January. The bout will be Silva’s first back since snapping his shin in a rematch against Chris Weidman in December of 2013 when he fought to get his middleweight belt back. After the injury, many fans speculated that Silva may...

Sep 8, 2014 5:06 am

Anderson Silva Muay Thai Sparring

Anderson Silva did some Muay Thai sparring in preparation for his return fight against Nick Diaz in January. The Spider hasn’t seen Octagon action since December of 2013, where he suffered a brutal leg injury when Chris Weidman checked his leg kick.


Sep 6, 2014 12:10 am

Joe Lauzon Sets UFC Record with 13th Bonus, Surpasses Anderson Silva

Joe Lauzon set a UFC record with his victory over Michael Chiesa on Friday night at “UFC Fight Night 50”. He was rewarded an extra $50,000 for putting on the “Fight of the Night” and surpassed Anderson Silva for receiving the most post-fight bonuses in UFC history. Lauzon received his first bonus in his octagon...

Sep 5, 2014 5:04 am

PHOTO | GSP & Anderson Silva, ‘Men of Honor & Perfection’

Former UFC middleweight champion, Anderson Silva posted this photo of himself and former champ GSP. The Caption Reads, (Via Google Translate) Perfection is an impossible mountain to climb that should be escalated a little every day. We are men of honor …

Sep 2, 2014 5:03 am

PHOTO | Anderson Silva Enjoying Time With His Family

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva has his UFC return on the horizon, the beginning of next year to be exact, against none other than Stockton’s bad boy, Nick Diaz. The Spider posted a photo of him and his family enjoying some time together.

Aug 26, 2014 5:05 am

Soares: Silva Motivated To Be Champion Again

Anderson Silva is set to make his long awaited MMA return against none other than Stockton’s bad boy, Nick Diaz. The bout is scheduled for UFC 183, which takes place next year, giving both men plenty of time to train. The Spider’s manager, Ed Soares spoke about Anderson’s desire to be the world champion again,...

Aug 21, 2014 12:58 pm

White: Silva vs. Diaz Has Possible Title Implications

“Anderson’s ranked No. 1 in the world right now at 185. So obviously, Diaz, who is a 170-pounder, if he beats Anderson, it would be a pretty big statement for him. “We’ll see what the landscape looks like when that fight happens.” During a recent sitdown with fans in China (Replay HERE), UFC President Dana...

Aug 15, 2014 7:48 pm

Dana White: I’m convinced Nick Diaz really doesn’t like to fight’

“He’s Nick Diaz. There’s a lot of things Nick says that make him Nick. It is what it is. I believe that he doesn’t enjoy fighting. When you hear him talk about what he does and why he does it – everything that guys says is the reason he is who is who is. The...

Aug 3, 2014 4:14 pm

Anderson Silva Sends Condolences To NBA’s Paul George After Leg Break

NBA All-Star Paul George suffered a terrible leg break last week during NBA action. The break (pictured), was much like the time Anderson Silva broke his leg in the UFC 168 main event against Chris Weidman. Having gone through the recovery process of a similar fracture, Silva offered the following message of support. “I had...

Aug 2, 2014 10:45 am

Silva Says Leg At 95%, Won’t Really Test It Until Fight Night

“I’ve been doing a lot of physical therapy, and right now, it’s at 95 percent and improving. On the day of the fight, it’s going to be 100 percent.” “[The Titanium Rod] will come out (of the leg) if I decide to, but prior to this fight, not a chance. Some people, they remove it,...

Aug 1, 2014 7:00 pm

Silva’s Family Not Happy With UFC Return

During today’s UFC conference call, Anderson Silva stated that his family is against his return to fighting. “To tell you the truth, they are not too happy. They respect my wish and now they are coping with it. I don’t think anybody’s family would like to see them going to war, and with mine, it...

Aug 1, 2014 12:37 pm

Animators Recreate The Hospital Brawl Between Nick Diaz and Joe Riggs

New fans may not know this story, but following their 2006 UFC 57 bout, Joe Riggs and Nick Diaz took their fight to the hospital, where the two UFC welterweights fought it out again, in front of nurses, doctors and patients. Fast forward eight-years and now we have a cartoon about it. Enjoy!

Jul 31, 2014 5:45 am

Cesar Gracie: ‘Anderson Silva’s Chin Isn’t The Same Anymore’

“I already knew this fight would happen a long time ago, and I think it’s a great fight. I believe it’s going to be a standup fight the entire time. Nick is better on the ground, his jiu-jitsu is better, but I believe it’s going to be a standup fight and it won’t last five...

Jul 31, 2014 5:15 am

Anderson Silva Opens Up As Early Favorite Over Nick Diaz

Anderson Silva is set to return against Nick Diaz in early 2015, and with the bout now official, odds makers have pegged the former UFC Middleweight champion as the favorite. Check it: Future Events: Anderson Silva (-240) vs. Nick Diaz (+190) http://t.co/1mkbRdvYyh #MMA — BestFightOdds (@BestFightOdds) July 30, 2014

Jul 31, 2014 5:10 am

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz Booking

With the recent news that a real-life UFC super fight is going down between Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz, the MMA world, excited with anticipation, took to twitter with their reaction. Check it: If @nickdiaz209 vs @SpiderAnderson doesn't get you excited then you seriously need to revaluate your life. #JustSayin — Bigslow (@LukeBarnatt) July 30,...

Jul 30, 2014 2:26 pm

Nick Diaz Wants Fights In 3 Different Weight Classes

Now that he’s back with the UFC, Nick Diaz can see himself fighting at lightweight, welterweight and middleweight. The Stockton based fighter explained these ambitions during today’s special UFC conference call. Check it: “I think that’s one of my strength. I could probably fight, at a time, I thought, at any weight. I’m no bigger...

Jul 30, 2014 7:59 am

PHOTO | Inside Blackhouse – The Return Of Anderson Silva

With his next fight set against Nick Diaz, the former UFC middleweight champ, Anderson Silva is back in full-training mode, as evidenced by this behind the scenes photo from his training home at Blackhouse MMA in Los Angeles. Check it: Black House posted this photo of Anderson Silva training earlier today on Facebook. pic.twitter.com/mzMoOwmMCs —...