Archive: Bigfoot

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 15, 2014 4:24 pm

Andrei Arlovski Out Up To Six Months Following Win Over Bigfoot

Following his UFC Fight Night 51 knockout win over Antonio Bigfoot Silva this past Saturday in Brazil, Andrei Arlovski jumped up to #7 on the UFC heavyweight ranking ladder. MMAFighting.com obtained the medical suspension list from the Brazilian Athletic Commission, and things aren’t looking so good for the Pitbull, who is looking at a 180...

Sep 15, 2014 5:03 am

Andrei Arlovski To Fan Following Bigfoot Victory: “You Boo? F*** You!”

Following his win over Bigfoot Silva on Saturday night, Andrei Arlovski jumped on the cage to celebrate. Apparently a Brazilian fan was booing, something Arlovski didn’t like. He shouted “You boo?! Fuck you!”, one of his corner-men immediately told him to stop, and suggested he say “I love you” to make up for what he...


Sep 14, 2014 12:29 pm

REPLAY! Andrei Arlovski vs. Bigfoot Silva Full Fight Highlights

Last night at UFC Fight Night 51 in Brazil, Andrei Arlovski finally got his revenge on Bigfoot Silva in the form of a first round KO. For those unfamiliar with the situation, back in 2010 under the now defunct Strikeforce banner, Andrei Arlovski met Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva in the cage for a three round war...

Sep 14, 2014 9:08 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To Arlovski’s KO Of Bigfoot

Last night at UFC Fight Night 51, Andrei Arlovski avenged his 2010 loss to Bigfoot Silva by picking up an impressive KO win in the first round of their 5-round main event bout in Brazil. We have complied the best Tweets from UFC fighters reacting to the massive upset. @UFC tonight and supporting my teammate...

Sep 14, 2014 8:55 am

UFC Fight Night 51 Draws Big Attendance In Brazil

Last night the UFC visited Brazil for UFC Fight Night 51: Bigfoot vs. Arlovski II. The event featured a rematch of the legendary 2010 bout between Andrei Arlovski and Antonio Bigfoot Silva under the Strikeforce banner that saw Bigfoot Silva pick up a unanimous decision victory. Last night was a different story, in the first...

Sep 14, 2014 8:34 am

Andrei Arlovski Ready To Continue Winning While Training At Greg Jackson’s

Andrei Arlovski is coming off a huge upset win over Antonio Bigfoot Silva last night at UFC Fight Night 51 in Brazil, where Arlovski knocked out Silva in the first round of their 5 round bout. After the bout, Arlovski spoke with MMAJunkie about his intent to continue training at the Jackson Winkeljohn gym after...

Sep 13, 2014 10:29 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 51’ Bonus Report: Arlovski Gets Big Bonus

All fighters took home an extra $50,000. Fight of the Night: Gleison Tibau vs. Piotr Hallmann The co-main event featured a bout between Tibau and Hallmann that left fans on the edge of their seats until the judges’ scorecard was read. Tibau opened the first round off with a combination that would have knocked Hallmann...

Sep 13, 2014 7:38 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 51’: Arlovski Brutally KOs Silva in Round 1

“The Pitbull” Andrei Arlovski is back! After a short feeling out process, Arlovski threw a right hook that landed in between the hands of “Bigfoot” Silva. Silva fell to his back and it seemed as if he was going to recover, getting ready to put Arlovski in his guard. Arlovski jumped to the side of...

Sep 13, 2014 7:17 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 51’: Tibau Gets Split Decision Over Hallmann

Gleison Tibau proved the bookies right when they slapped him with the label of “favorite” walking into the octagon a -240. Hallmann put up a decent fight, but it was Tibau’s strength and power that gave him the upper-hand tonight. Tibau opened up the fight with a flurry of powerful shots that would have knocked...

Sep 13, 2014 6:48 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 51’: Santos Picks Up Decision Win Over Escudero

Leonardo Santos remains undefeated in the octagon with a win over Efrain Escudero. Fighting since 2002, Santos would play the role of the veteran who would test Escudero to see if he truly improved since winning “The Ultimate Fighter Brazil: Season 2”. Escudero is by no means a rookie, but he had much to learn...

Sep 13, 2014 6:15 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 51’: Ponzinibbio Makes Quick Work of Oliveira, Gets 1st Round TKO Win

Santiago Ponzinibbio didn’t need long to finish Wendell Oliveira. Ponzinibbio rocked Oliveira with a left hook and followed up with a combination that made Oliveira’s legs give out from under him. It was obvious that Oliveira was temporarily out and the referee stepped in to stop the fight. As Ponzinibbio went to celebrate his victory...

Sep 13, 2014 5:57 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 51’: Alcantara Outworks Doane and Earns Decision Win

Both Iuri Alcantara and Russell Doane showcased their skills in the octagon tonight and it could have been anyone’s fight walking into the judges’ decision. However, when all was said and done, it was Alcantara walking out of the cage with his hands raised. Doane utilized his wrestling skills to control Alcantara and put him...

Sep 13, 2014 5:28 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 51’: Andrade Taps Out Newcomer Pacheco in First Round

Jessica Andrade welcomed newcomer Larissa Pacheco to the octagon in brutal fashion, by submitting her in the opening round with a guillotine crank. Despite possessing a size advantage and a seven-inch reach, Pacheco could not get any momentum going. Andrade’s strategy was to put her on her back right away and that is exactly what...

Sep 13, 2014 3:06 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 51: Bigfoot vs. Arlovski’ Official Results

UFC Fight Night 51 is LIVE from the Ginásio Nilson Nelson in Brasilia, Brazil. In the main event, Andrei Arlovski will be duking it out with Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva! It is set to air exclusively on UFC Fight Pass. Stay tuned to BJPENN.COM for up to the minute results. Main card (UFC Fight Pass) HW:...

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 10, 2014 8:00 am

“Bigfoot” Takes Credit For Ruining Overeem’s Chin

“I was flying to Brazil and at the airport and I had the opportunity to sit and watch the Overeem fight. He is a comedy, a cartoon. You have to feel sorry for a guy like that. He is reaping what he sowed. Who plants the good reaps good. He’s a despicable person and does...

Aug 8, 2014 11:14 am

“Bigfoot” Confident Off TRT: ‘I had great performances without it’

“I had never done the TRT before that fight with Mark Hunt, I asked to do it just that one time. I had a major surgery on 2006 and I had great performances after that. Unfortunately, I had little success with TRT, the result wasn’t the expected. But I’ll work the same way, having a...

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 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 MMAFighting.com 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...