Archive: Anderson Silva

Jul 30, 2014 5:02 am

Dana White: With Win Over Silva, Nick Diaz Could Fight For Title

Early today news broke that Anderson Silva would be making his return to the Octagon against Nick Diaz. UFC President Dana White made the announcement via ESPN earlier today, and he said that with a win over Silva, Diaz could put himself in contention to fight for the UFC title. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Jul 30, 2014 4:29 am

Freddie Roach Still Wants GSP vs. Anderson Silva Superfight

In this boxing and mma video interview, Freddie Roach talks about Georges St-Pierre and says he still wants to see him fight Anderson Silva. He also says he will only be behind GSP if he 100% wants to fight or win. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Jul 29, 2014 9:34 pm

PHOTO | Dana White Takes Selfie With Silva After Signing Diaz Contract

UFC President Dana White captured a selfie for his Instagram of himself and Anderson Silva just moments after Silva signed the bout agreement to fight Nick Diaz on January 31st. Check it out: “Lunch with the GOAT @spiderandersonsilva and just got the Diaz fight done!!!! #ufc #superfight” Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Jul 29, 2014 5:10 pm

Silva vs. Diaz To Headline UFC’s Super Bowl Weekend Card

Dana White announced earlier today that Anderson Silva would be making his UFC return against Nick Diaz on January 31st, however initially no further details were given. Now the UFC President has given fans more information about the bout, which will headline the UFC’s Super Bowl Weekend card, which will likely be UFC 183. “The...


Jul 29, 2014 4:11 pm

Daniel Cormier Plans To Train With Anderson Silva And Lyoto Machida For Jones

UFC light heavyweight title challenger Daniel Cormier will face the toughest challenge of his career when he faces Jon Jones at UFC 178 for the light heavyweight strap. To prepare for the bout, Cormier is looking to bring in some elite level fighters to help him train, including Phil Davis, Cyrille Diabate, Anderson Silva, and...

Jul 29, 2014 3:13 pm

BREAKING: Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz Set For Jan. 31st

The fight everyone has been asking for will take place on January 31st 2015. Anderson Silva will make his return to the Octagon to fight Nick Diaz in what will also serve as Diaz’s return to the Octagon. UFC President Dana White spoke about the fight on SportsCenter on ESPN saying: “The fight that the...

Jul 28, 2014 8:27 pm

Nick Diaz Wants Fight With Anderson Silva

With a new Zuffa contract under his belt, UFC welterweight Nick Diaz says in this promo video that he wants a fight with Anderson Silva, but he is ready whenever the UFC calls on him. Check it out: Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Jul 23, 2014 8:26 am

PHOTO | ‘Shogun’ & Anderson Training 12 Years Ago – “We were chasing a dream”

Former UFC champions Anderson Silva and Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua used to train together while chasing their dreams of glory and championship gold. Fast forward 12-years and ‘Shogun’ brings up an old image and old emotions about their time in the sport. Check it: Found a pic of @SpiderAnderson & I training,taken by @eduardo_alonso 12+years ago,...

Jul 22, 2014 8:00 pm

Anderson Silva Looking Scary While Sparring

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva can be seen in this video he posted on his Instagram of himself looking terrifyingly scary while doing some boxing sparring, check it out: Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Jul 22, 2014 3:39 pm

Dana White Says He Is No Closer To Reaching A Deal With Nick Diaz

UFC President Dana White spoke to media members following UFC Fight Night Dublin, and the question was asked if Nate Diaz was worth the investment, White doesn’t think so, but does think Nate’s older brother Nick is. “Nick is a needle mover. Nick moves the needle,” “Nick’s not holding out. Nick said, ‘I’m just not...

Jul 21, 2014 1:43 pm

Anderson Silva Getting Leg Worked On

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson ‘The Spider’ Silva had the following video posted on his official Instagram account of himself getting his leg worked on by a physical therapist. Check it out below: Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Jul 12, 2014 8:02 am

Anderson Silva Offers Inspirational Message To Saddened Brazilian Fans

[Raise your heads up high]…. No one can know what happiness is if you have not gone through the disappointment…. One can only savor the victory if he has felt the bitter defeat…. Raise your head Brazilian team…. [Learn from this recent defeat with] strength and honor.” Ahead of Brazil’s match for the FIFA World...

Jul 3, 2014 9:26 am

Weidman Has No Doubts That He’s Better Than Silva

UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman is getting ready for his second title defense this Saturday against Lyoto Machida, but during an interview with the media Weidman said he has no doubts that he is better than former middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva, whom he beat two times. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Jul 2, 2014 7:33 am

Glazer Praises Weidman: He’s The Future

Fox Sports broadcaster Jay Glazer spoke to MMAJunkie.com about UFC Middleweight champion Chris Weidman and how the champ doesn’t get the credit he deserves. “He has the potential to be the next star,” Glazer told MMAjunkie. “He’s a good-looking guy, and he’s as down to earth as you’re ever going to get. The sport can...

Jul 1, 2014 9:17 am

Weidman: Moving past Anderson Silva is ‘kind of a bummer’

Former title holder Anderson “The Spider” Silva recently stated that current UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman has beaten him twice and that a third fight with the “All American” is not in his plans. When the high-point of your career is twice beating the greatest fighter in history, how does it feel to move on? Weidman recently appeared on FOX Sports’...

Jun 30, 2014 9:54 am

Anderson Silva: A fight with Nick Diaz could be interesting

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson “The Spider” Silva (33-6 MMA, 16-2 UFC) recently appeared at a media scrum in Rio de Janeiro, where he talked about a possible return fight against Nick Diaz (26-9 MMA, 7-6 UFC). “Well, if everybody is saying that it would be an interesting fight, what am I going to say?”...

Jun 30, 2014 9:52 am

Nick Diaz Says: “#$$ #Makeadeal #ufc #nickdiaz #bloodmoney”

Semi-retired UFC welterweight fighter Nick Diaz, is still resting on the sidelines waiting for a big money deal to come throughout the pipeline. With all the recent hoopla about his brother and Myles Jury, The Stockton Badboy took to instagram with a simple message of his own. Check it: The Caption Reads, #$$ #Makeadeal #ufc #nickdiaz...

Jun 23, 2014 10:27 am

Anderson Silva Drills Boxing, Eyes 2015 UFC Return

Anderson the Spider Silva received clearance last week to return to sparring, and he took full advantage of it as seen in this video where the Spider works some boxing drills. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Jun 20, 2014 2:43 pm

Anderson Silva Gets Medical Clearance To Return To Sparring

After publicly breaking his leg in the UFC 168 main event last year, former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva has been spending the bulk of the last six-months in rehab. And while there are likely several hurdles left yet to go through, Silva’s medical team in Brazil has just cleared him to begin sparring again....

Jun 12, 2014 7:40 pm

Dana White Open To Nick Diaz vs. Anderson Silva

“If that’s what’ll take to get Nick to fight again. I know [Silva’s team] wants it, so we’ll see what happens… No (he hasn’t yet spoken to either fight yet) Anderson isn’t coming back until December, anyway. End of this year or the beginning of next year. It could be either… Anderson wants to fight...

Jun 4, 2014 5:28 pm

Nick Diaz Interested In Anderson Silva’s Offer To Fight

When he retired, former UFC welterweight title challenger and Strikeforce champ Nick Diaz said that he would only come back for a shot at Anderson Silva or Georges St-Pierre. Now, according to ‘UFC Tonight’ the negotiations for a Diaz vs. Silva bout have preliminarily been agreed upon by both parties. Earlier this week we learned...