Archive: Anderson Silva

Jul 2, 2012 2:35 pm

Editorial Spotlight | Why Chael Sonnen Will Defeat Anderson Silva (Again) at UFC 148

Every generation has its popular myths. From the body humors of ancient Greece and Rome to man-made global warming today, some boneheaded beliefs refuse to die quick deaths, waiting instead on history to correct them. One such bit of snake oil being peddled today is the popular, but fatally flawed, idea that UFC Middleweight Champion...

Jul 2, 2012 7:32 am

Big Nog Says He’s Never Seen Anderson Silva Look So Good In Training | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Antonio Rodrigo “Minotauro” Nogueira in an interview with TATAME. Nogueira comments on Chael Sonnen and does not agree with Sonnen’s methods of self promotion. Nogueira states that Sonnen is a tough fighter but thinks Sonnen talks so much to compensate for his boring style. “The guy’s disrespectful. The way he advertises himself...


Jul 2, 2012 2:44 am

Check Out Chael Sonnen’s Twitter Background | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Chael Sonnen has been telling us that he is the true Middleweight Champion for years however when he actually won the title is still up in the air after he was submitted at UFC 117 by Anderson Silva in the fifth round. Anyway the American Gangster from Oregon has gone to the...

Jul 2, 2012 1:40 am

UFC 148: Silva vs Sonnen 2 Media Conference Call (Audio)

The fireworks came early for the upcoming July 7 fight card as Anderson Silva unleashed on opponent Chael Sonnen during the UFC 148 pre-fight conference call. Silva opened up on Sonnen verbally in a way he’s never done before. Sonnen was also on the call as well as UFC President Dana White, Tito Ortiz and...

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 19, 2012 1:39 pm

Six Fight Main Card Set For UFC 148 | UFC News

July 7 at the MGM Garden Arena Las Vegas, NV – A grudge match main event between Middleweight Champ Anderson Silva and rival Chael Sonnen  takes center stage.   Co-main event Tito Ortiz’s final match with fellow former light heavyweight champ Forest Griffin and a six bout line up for UFC 148 instead of the usual...

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 13, 2012 6:58 pm

VIDEO | Sonnen: "I Will Find A Way To Win" | UFC NEWS

By: Jason Kindschy “It’s a new fight, and it’s my 25 minutes versus his 25 minutes, who can push harder longer. It has nothing to do with skills. Commentators and announcers love to make this about skills, but its not, its about who’s tougher than who, who wants it more,” stated Chael Sonnen in a...

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 9, 2012 10:17 am

Rickson Gracie Feels Only 30 Percent Of Jiu-Jitsu Is Effective In MMA

By Jamie McAllister Rickson Gracie in an interview with TATAME. Gracie talks about the evolution of MMA and feels pure Jiu-Jitsu alone now in the sport just does not cut it any more. “No, things have changed. Nowadays the rules impose a rhythm to the bout, conditioning and a game plan which imposes Jiu-Jitsu to...

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. 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 half...

May 29, 2012 3:50 pm

Anderson Silva Confirms Knee Is OK – Ready To Fight Sonnen | UFC NEWS

Recently, reports had been surfacing that UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson “The Spider” Silva had injured his knee in training and would seek medical attention to verify his ability to fight July 7 against Chael Sonnen. Luckily the champ has seen a doctor and tweeted that his knee is “doing very well”. “Gennnteeee my knee is...

May 29, 2012 7:19 am

Report: Anderson Silva Suffered Possible Training Injury | UFC NEWS

UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva suffered a knee injury during training.  This could affect his July 7th title defense against number one contender Chael Sonnen at UFC 148.   TATAME reports: UFC middleweight champion, Anderson Silva was honored by Brazilian Taekwondo Confederation this Monday, but the day wasn’t all about good news. The fighter revealed to the pressthat...

May 21, 2012 11:02 pm

Anderson Silva Says He's Staying At Middleweight | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva in an interview with TATAME. Silva comments on staying in the Middleweight division. “We have a couple of athletes in the above division, which are Rafael Feijao (Strikeforce), who’s a big name in the division and Fabio Maldonado, who just fought and lost by points. We have...

May 21, 2012 2:56 am

The Ultimate Fighter Brazil Episode 9 Recap | UFC News

Jamie McAllister On last weeks episode Middleweights took centre stage with Thiago Bodao defeating Francisco Massaranduba. Team Belfort took back control of the competition and increased their lead to (6-1). This weeks episode starts off by laying out some facts, Team Belfort has six spots in the four upcoming semifinal match-ups in comparison Team Wanderlei...

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 30, 2012 1:14 pm

Renan Barao | "My goal is to get the title and I’ll get there" | UFC NEWS

By Jamie McAllister Renan Barao in an interview with TATAME. “UFC has announced that depending on who wins this one this person can get a chance at the title, but meanwhile I’m cool. If I have to fight one more time, no problem. My goal is to get the title and I’ll get there”, said...

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...