Archive: bigfoot silva

Feb 5, 2015 3:54 pm

“BIGFOOT”: Anderson is ‘absolutely’ innocent

Former UFC title challenger Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva is ‘absolutely sure’ that fellow Brazilian and former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva is not guilty of anything. As a matter of fact, Silva believes that it is likely the doctor who is to blame and that “The Spider” was the ‘victim’ in this doping. His words (via...

Nov 16, 2014 5:39 pm

BOOKING ROUNDUP: UFC books 7 bouts for upcoming events

The UFC has been busy recently, as always, making matchups for upcoming events. Catch up on all of the latest matchmaking decisions from this past week below! First we have Darren Elkins vs. Hacaran Dias at UFC Fight Night 58 in Brazil on December 20th. Elkins is coming off a split-decision win over Lucas Martins,...

Oct 17, 2014 12:46 pm

TRAILER – Scorpion King 4 Featuring ‘Bigfoot’, ‘Big Country’ & Royce Gracie

Three of MMA’s most recognizable faces, Roy Nelson, Royce Gracie, and Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva will be featured in the upcoming ‘Scorpion King 4’ movie. Loading Scorpio King 4 coming soon check out the trailer. @realroyce @roynelsonufc View on Instagram

Sep 24, 2014 11:22 am

SUCCESS! “Bigfoot” In Recovery Following Yesterday’s Surgery

UFC heavyweight Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva underwent surgery yesterday to help repair a pituitary gland issue. That surgery was a success. The Caption Reads, my surgery was a success, i’ll be back soon.Thank you to everyone who sent me their positive thoughts and energy… Minha cirurgia foi um sucesso,ja estou no quarto e quero agradecer a...

Sep 23, 2014 5:03 am

Bigfoot Silva To Undergo Surgery For Pituitary Gland Today

Antonio Bigfoot Silva returned from a nine month suspension earlier this month and suffered a quick first round KO at the hands of Andrei Arlovski, who was a major underdog in the fight. Bigfoot was one of the many victims from the TRT ban, and as a result was suspended nine months after his Fight...

Sep 14, 2014 2:05 pm

PHOTO | Andrei Arlovski Poses With Coaches Post Fight, Thanks Supporters

After defeating Bigfoot Silva last night at UFC Fight Night 51, Andrei Arlovski took to Instagram earlier today to pose with his coaches that helped him, and thank his teammates and fans. Victoria !!!! Thank you very much everyone who helped me : coaches – Greg Jackson, Wink, Adrian Gonzalez, doctor Beau, Matt MAHOWALD, Said...

Sep 13, 2014 12:50 pm

UFC Bans ‘War Machine’ Nickname Ahead Of Fight Night 51

The War Machine moniker was expected to hit the Octagon this evening in Brazil, but that’s not happening. UFC officials have decided to not let tonight’s UFC Fight Night 51 competitor, Wendell Oliveira use his longtime nickname of ‘War Machine’. Earlier this week the fighter told us he would not change his name, but that...

Sep 12, 2014 1:00 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 51: Bigfoot vs. Arlovski’ Weigh-In Results

Today, from the Nilson Nelson Gymnasium in Brasilia, Brazil, the UFC Fight Night 51 fighters hit the scales in anticipation of tomorrow’s UFC Fight Pass event. All fighters made their contracted weight. Here’s the results: MAIN CARD: (UFC Fight Pass, 8 p.m. ET) Andrei Arlovski (248) vs. Antonio Silva (264) Piotr Hallmann (155) vs. Gleison...

Sep 12, 2014 12:10 pm

UFC Fighter Wendell Oliveira AKA ‘War Machine’ Will Not Change His Nickname

On Saturday Sept. 13 in Brasilia, Brazil Wendell Oliveira will make his UFC debut at UFC Fight Night 51: Arlovski vs. Bigfoot. Unfortunately for Oliveira, a lot of questions leading up to his debut have been centered around Jonathan Koppenhaver and his alleged assault of his ex-girlfriend. The reason being that both men share a...

Aug 26, 2014 1:02 pm

Arlovski-Overeem Squash Beef, Post This Selfie As Proof

UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem has found himself under the microscope, as of late, for hurting his training partners. Something Andrei Arlovski said he’s personally been a victim of. The two UFC heavyweights seemed to be at odds after a training session ended in a hurt Andrei, but things have changed. Check it: Watching @UFC with...

Aug 7, 2014 6:34 am

Arlovski Admits To Severe Nerves In UFC Homecoming Bout Against Schaub

“I was feeling good before my fight with Schaub, I was sure that I would have a good performance. But my legs started to tremble in the moment that I stepped into the octagon. I watched the video of the bout with Greg Jackson and he pointed my mistakes. Of course, when you come back...

Jul 15, 2014 5:01 am

PHOTO | Bigfoot And JDS Holding Hands During Lunch

Antonio Bigfoot Silva and Junior Dos Santos had lunch yesterday and got this interesting little picture. Check it out: Lunch with my friend @junior_cigano Almoçando com o amigo,damos muitas risadas juntos "Solta minha mão leao" rsrsrs — Antonio Pezao Silva (@BigfootSilva) July 13, 2014

Jul 14, 2014 5:52 pm

Bigfoot Disses Arlovski, Says He Will Knock Him Out

Antonio Bigfoot Silva will be making his UFC return in September against Andrei Arlovski in his native country of Brazil. Bigfoot spoke with about the fight and how this time around, he wants to finish Arlovski. We fought once and we know what we can do, but we fought four years ago and I...

Jul 10, 2014 12:43 pm

‘Bigfoot’ Hungry – Promises Killer Performance Against Arlovski

“It was my dream to fight in Brazil. I know that Arlovski is a great fighter and will be a hard test but I’m hungry and wanting a lot to step in the octagon again. You can expect me looking forward to winning all the time. I always go for the KO or the submission...

Jul 9, 2014 6:51 pm

Dana White Defends Booking Arlovski In Newly Signed UFC Headliner

Just one fight removed from his UFC return, former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski has been given the leading role in the upcoming UFC Fight Night 51 event. The former champion will face Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva in a rematch, and many, especially after his most recent performance, are wondering why the UFC would book such...

Jul 4, 2014 5:01 am

Andrei Arlovski Meets Bigfoot Silva At Fight Night 51

Fresh off his decision win against Brendan Schaub, Andrei Arlovski will not meet Antonio Bigfoot Silva at UFC Fight Night 51 in Brazil. Bigfoot Silva is coming off a rare draw against Mark Hunt in December, afterwhich he failed a drug test for elevated testosterone levels. His suspension will be up in September, just in...

Jun 25, 2014 5:03 am

QUICK TWITT | Bigfoot Silva & Josh Barnett Engage In Twitter Beef

It’s no secret that Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva doesn’t like Josh Barnett. Earlier in the week Josh Barnett talked about how the beef started, and why he isn’t going to fight Bigfoot. Yesterday night Josh Barnett posted a link to his new podcast that debuted: Josh Barnett Conquers The World. Shortly after that Bigfoot Silva posted...

Jun 24, 2014 5:03 am

Barnett Fires Back At Bigfoot, F*** Him

Josh Barnett joined Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour today to talk about Antonio Bigfoot Silva calling him out and how he isn’t willing to give Bigfoot the privilege of being in the cage with him. “I don’t really care (about Silva),” Barnett explained. “Here’s the thing, if you really didn’t like somebody, most people...

May 9, 2014 4:38 pm

Antonio Silva Risked Cancer With Former Testosterone Use

While Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva is still suffering the consequences for testing positive for elevated levels of testosterone in his fight with Mark Hunt, he is able to take at least one positive thing away from the suspension. In an interview with, Silva discussed his past testosterone use, and how it put him at risk...

Jan 20, 2014 1:03 pm

Manager Confirms Overeem No Longer With Blackzilians

Glenn Robinson, manager of UFC heavyweight fighter Alistair Overeem, explained Monday that ‘The Reem’ is training away from his new-found home at the Blackzilian camp in Florida leading up to his UFC 169 fight against former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA Former K-1 World Grand Prix champion Alistair Overeem has...

Jan 11, 2014 9:54 am

Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva Undergoes Surgery For Nagging Injury

Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva is spending his suspension healing up a nagging injury. After putting on one of the best fights of 2013 against Mark Hunt at UFC Fight Night 33 in Australia, Silva tested positive for elevated levels of testosterone after undergoing testosterone replacement therapy. He was subsequently suspended for nine months by the UFC....

Jan 10, 2014 11:15 am

Pedro Rizzo Wants to Fight for WSOF in Brazil

“They’re doing a good job in the U.S.,” Pedro Rizzo said of the growing MMA organization, WSOF, “and it would be great to be able to fight again in Brazil.  If they give me a good opponent, even better.  Give me a good time to get ready and let’s do it.”   By Christopher Murphy...

Dec 27, 2013 8:34 am

Dana White: Bigfoot’s TRT Failure Ruined The Fight For Me, It Destroyed Everything’

Testosterone replacement therapy. Quite possibly the most controversial and taboo subject in all of high level mixed martial arts. Unfortunately, TRT use is becoming more and more prevalent. When news broke that Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva tested positive for an elevated level of testosterone in his fight-of-the-year candidate bout against Mark Hunt, many were questioning if...