Archive: Anderson Silva

Mar 27, 2014 4:18 pm

Silva Doesn’t Believe Dream Fight With Roy Jones Jr. Will Happen

“I don’t think this is going to happen. It’s not an idea politically well received by Dana and Lorenzo. I’m trying, I always bring that subject but they are irreducible. It would be historical Roy spanking of me but this is my dream. He is also very excited to do this but it is a...

Mar 25, 2014 5:55 pm

Anderson Silva Gives Huge Edge To Cyborg In Rousey Fight

I don’t think there’s a fight fan on the planet that doesn’t want to see Ronda Rousey and Cris Cyborg throw-down inside the Octagon. While Cyborg may not be signed to the UFC, she is hoping a drop in weight, outside of the promotion, will get her foot in the door. In the meantime, everyone...

Mar 25, 2014 4:47 pm

PHOTO | Anderson Spends Time With Sick Children With Cancer

MMA News is usually gossip, gossip, drama, gossip, drama, rinse and repeat. It’s nice to get something different. Former UFC middleweight champion, Anderson Silva, took time out of his rehab and recovery schedule to do something good in the community and helped bring  some joy to children and families in desperate need. During a recent...

Mar 23, 2014 9:45 am

Silva on Rousey v Cyborg: I Believe This Fight Needs to Happen

A match-up between Ronda Rousey and Cris Cyborg has been everything lately: rumor, fact, and fiction. It’s been brought up everywhere and shut down almost instantly. Out of all the things that fans have been hearing about this, one word that has yet to be attached to this idea is the word “owed.” Now we...


Mar 22, 2014 12:02 pm

Anderson Silva Changes Stance On Fighting Friends, Machida/Jacare

Anderson Silva has had a change of heart. At one point in the former champion’s career, he refused to fight his ‘Team Black House’ training partners, Lyoto Machida and Jacare Souza. However, those two fighters failed to deliver on that same type of loyalty. Now that they are both in the UFC’s middleweight division, the...

Mar 20, 2014 9:55 pm

GSP Still Contemplating Anderson Silva Superfight

“There were conversations before but they were talking about me going up at 185. I weigh 190 pounds, the guy weighs 230 pounds when he is off season. I’m 190 pounds off season. Right now I’m 195 at maximum. My friends saw him and he is now 230, 235. I know people who know him....

Mar 20, 2014 7:55 pm

Anderson Silva Says He Won’t Return in 2014

Dana White has hinted that it would happen, but Anderson Silva says otherwise. Despite showing rapid gains since suffering a broken leg in his December fight with UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman, Silva has now gone on record that 2014 will not see the return of “The Spider.” “These rumors that I’ll fight at UFC...

Mar 20, 2014 11:28 am

Rich Franklin Turns Down Cincinnati Bout Against ‘Lil Nog’

Former UFC middleweight champion and Cincinnati resident, Rich ‘Ace’ Franklin, hasn’t seen the inside of The Octagon since his 2012 first round KO loss to Cung Le. Since then, Franklin, has been enjoying life on the sidelines and mixing up juice cocktails in LA, as part of a new business venture he owns, called, Zelin...

Mar 20, 2014 11:17 am

Anderson Injury Update: Silva Looking Strong, Flipping Tire (Video)

Former UFC middleweight champion, Anderson Silva, is making the road to recovery look easy. We’ve been documenting the former champ’s recovery since the beginning (See that here), and what we have here is just the latest in Anderson’s miraculous recovery from that nasty leg break at UFC 168. Here’s a video of Silva looking pretty much fully...

Mar 18, 2014 10:38 am

Sonnen Admits To ‘Spider’ Envy, Wants Third Fight With Anderson Silva

UFC middleweight fighter, Chael Sonnen, recently conducted an interview with the Brazilian Media and discussed his storied rivalry with Anderson Silva. Sonnen’s word were translated from English to Portuguese and back to English again, but the just of it, is that he’s explaining his discouraging words towards the Brazilian fighters and taking the high road,...

Mar 17, 2014 6:09 pm

Anderson Injury Update: Leg Looks 100% While Silva Grappling (Video)

When recalling some of the most gruesome injuries ever seen in MMA history, Former UFC Middleweight Champ, Anderson Silva’s leg break tops the charts. We’ve been documenting the former champ’s recovery since the beginning (See that here), and what we have here is just the latest in Anderson’s miraculous recovery from that nasty leg break at UFC...

Mar 10, 2014 3:08 pm

Cro Cop: Anderson Silva will never be the same fighter

Former UFC heavyweight and PRIDE legend Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic recently appeared as a guest on Ariel Helwani’s ‘The MMA Hour.’ During the interview, Cro Cop touched on the brutal leg injury suffered by former middleweight champion Anderson Silva at December’s UFC 168 event, here is what he had to say: “I’m 39 already, and how long...

Mar 10, 2014 3:00 pm

Anderson Injury Update: Silva Using Injured Leg To Kick Again (Video)

Former UFC middleweight champion, Anderson Silva, is making the road to recovery look easy. We’ve been documenting the former champ’s recovery since the beginning (See that here), and what we have here is just the latest in Anderson’s miraculous recovery from that nasty leg break at UFC 168. Here’s a video of Silva using that injured leg...

Mar 4, 2014 4:51 pm

Anderson Injury Update: Silva Getting Down To Some Rap While Blasting A Heavy Bag (Video)

Former UFC middleweight champion, Anderson Silva, is making the road to recovery look easy. We’ve been documenting the former champ’s recovery since the begging (See that here), and what we have here is just the latest in Anderson’s miraculous recovery from that nasty leg break at UFC 168. Here’s a video of Silva hitting a heavy bag:

Mar 2, 2014 8:52 pm

Anderson Injury Update: Silva Putting Leg To Good Use While Grappling (Video)

Former UFC middleweight champion, Anderson Silva, is making the road to recovery look easy. We’ve been documenting the former champ’s recovery since the begging (See that here), and what we have here is just the latest in Anderson’s miraculous recovery from that nasty leg break at UFC 168. Here’s a video of Silva grappling and...

Feb 28, 2014 10:21 am

With TRT Ban In Effect Belfort Removed From Title Fight, Machida In Versus Weidman

The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced tonight that former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida will face off against UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman in the main event of UFC 173 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday, May 24. In light of today’s unexpected ruling issued by the Nevada...

Feb 21, 2014 12:48 pm

Anderson Injury Update: ”The Spider’ Walks Freely’ (Video)

In our continued effort to update you guys with the status of Anderson Silva’s recovery, we bring you the latest from the former UFC middleweight champ. (You can follow his full recovery time-line HERE.) In a recent posting on his Instagram we got this:

Feb 19, 2014 11:03 am

UFC Making Ohio Return, Cincinnati Event Slated For May

For the first time in almost seven years, the mecca of mixed martial arts will return to Cincinnati. The event, set for May 10, will be televised on Fox Sports 1, and looks to be emanating out of the U.S. Bank Arena. UFC officials made the announcement this past Tuesday, and you can also find the news on...

Feb 17, 2014 12:21 pm

QUICK TWITT | Anderson Silva Posts Training Photo: ‘I’m Coming Back’

Former UFC middleweight champion, Anderson Silva, is progressing through rehab in record speeds. We first saw the champ off crutches, climbing stairs and even walking on a treadmill and now… The all-time great is apparently back on the mats working technique with his team. Check it: (Translation: “I’m coming back”) Estou voltando . pic.twitter.com/QXis1oNSv7 —...

Feb 17, 2014 12:12 pm

JDS Calls Weidman’s Win Over Silva ‘An Accident’

2013 was a terrible year for Anderson Silva. He not only suffered his first ever UFC defeat, but he also lost his UFC title in the process and went on to severely break his leg in his rematch against Chris Weidman. Fellow Brazilian and former UFC heavyweight champion, Junior dos Santos, spoke out against Weidman,...

Feb 10, 2014 10:10 am

Vitor Belfort: Chris Weidman winning ‘Fighter of the Year’ was embarrassing

The UFC’s middleweight number 1 contender, Vitor “The Phenom” Belfort, was not at all impressed to hear that Chris Weidman had won the “World MMA Awards” coveted “Fighter of the year” award, calling the decision ’embarrassing.’ His words (via Combate): “It was embarrassing,” Belfort stated. “Not that it should’ve been me, but winning the award...

Feb 5, 2014 9:48 am

Freddie Roach: GSP was suffering migraines, wanted to take two years off

Fight Hub TV founder Marco Villegas recently spoke with legendary boxing coach Freddie Roach about his ‘occasional client’ and former UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre. Coach Roach offered some interesting insight regarding St. Pierre’s recent retirement, which Villegas promptly posted on twitter: •Had a quick convo with Freddie Roach, told me some interesting stuff...