Archive: Anderson Silva

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 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...

Jun 3, 2014 9:28 am

QUICK TWITT – Bisping Wants To Welcome Silva Back

There have been speculations about who would welcome Anderson Silva back to the Octagon when the spider is ready. Yesterday Anderson’s longtime manager Ed Soares listed several potential opponents such as: Nick Diaz, Michael Bisping, and Cung Le. Michael Bisping responded to Ed Soares via Twitter to campaign for a matchup against Silva. @EdSoares saw...

Jun 2, 2014 3:48 pm

Jay-Z and Anderson Silva Team Up For STATIC Web Series

Jay-Z has entered the world of Mixed Martial Arts. The iconic rapper has teamed up with MMA and UFC legend Anderson The Spider Silva to create “STATIC”, a web series that will air on Jay-Z’s Life+Times web channel. The series will take an in-depth look at the hottest rivalries in Mixed Martial Arts history, and...

Jun 2, 2014 3:20 pm

Ed Soares: Silva Returning in 2015, Potentially vs. Nick Diaz

Anderson Silva’s longtime manager Ed Soares spoke with Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour to discuss Anderson’s return to MMA, Silva’s leg injury, and potential opponents for The Spider. “He’s definitely coming back,” said Soares, as transcribed by Shaun Al-Shatti for MMAFighting. “He’s feeling good, he’s training hard. Everything is good, man. Hopefully we’ll see...

May 24, 2014 1:49 pm

Weidman: ‘Forget Vitor’

“I’m fighting Lyoto Machida,” Weidman said at Friday’s UFC 175 press conference. “Forget Vitor.” Middleweight champion Chris Weidman made a stern point at yesterday’s press conference: he’s tired of hearing about Vitor Belfort. The 29-year-old undefeated champ was slated to defend his title against Belfort, but after a whole back and forth series of events...

May 20, 2014 1:23 pm

Anderson Silva Not Sure He Will Complete UFC Contract

At 39 years-old, former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva isn’t sure he’s going to want to live out his UFC contract, which has eight more fights on it. Silva broke down his thoughts on the lengthy deal to The Brazilian Press: I have eight fights to do yet in my contract. I want to do...