Archive: Bigfoot

Jun 30, 2014 2:41 pm

TRT Ban Forces ‘Bigfoot’ Into Pituitary Gland Surgery

“I will have to do the surgery again after my next fight, and then I will be cleared to train again in four or six weeks. I will have to do the surgery again since I can’t take testosterone (replacement therapy). Some use it for ego, but (the TRT ban) is a problem for those...

Jun 25, 2014 12:54 pm

Silva Blasts Barnett: ‘I’ll teach him the lessons his mother didn’t’

“I woke up this morning and saw his interview. He’s giving excuses because he’s scared. That’s the word. He says he won’t fight me because he doesn’t want to give me name and money with this fight, but the truth is he’s scared. “I think he should take a look at the rankings. I’m ranked...

Mar 22, 2014 11:09 am

Joe Rogan: ‘TRT Ban Not Fair For Fighters Like Bigfoot Silva’

“I think that there’s most certainly people abusing [TRT]. It sucks because people who aren’t abusing it and actually need it, like Bigfoot (Antonio Silva). You want to talk about a guy who absolutely probably needs it, how about a guy who had a tumor in his pituitary gland and has a real health issue....

Mar 12, 2014 8:58 am

Bigfoot Not Happy With Brazil’s Ban On TRT

“The way I see, he (Brazil’s Athletic Commission Leader, Marcio Tannure) wants to play the good guy role. He’s just being political because he was never against TRT. But I don’t judge him. Everybody likes Dr. Tannure, he is a great person. He made a mistake with me and I was upset because he hasn’t...

Jan 29, 2014 3:22 pm

‘Bigfoot’ Used To Produce Milk From Chest Before TRT Use – True Story!

I did some research before passing on this bit of information. According to the 1978 book The Tender Gift: Breastfeeding, medical anthropologist Dana Raphael was the first to assert that men could produce breast milk given the right circumstances and stimuli. Other doctor’s have also verified this is possible, for example, if the male patient...

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....

Dec 11, 2013 11:16 am

White Nixes Hunt vs. Bigfoot Rematch Talk

Many have called last weekend’s UFC Fight Night 33 main event the best heavyweight fight of all-time, including UFC boss Dana White. However, that accolade will not be enough to guarantee the two participants an immediate rematch to settle their five-round draw. The UFC boss took to an interview on Canadian Television to clear the...

Dec 9, 2013 9:11 am

PHOTO’s | Mark Hunt Breaks Hand In ‘Fight Night 33’ Main Event Against ‘Bigfoot’

Last Friday Mark Hunt and Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva put on a ‘Fight of the Year’ candidate in their UFC Fight Night 33 main event in Brisbane, Australia. The two heavyweight’s collided for five-straight rounds of action packed excitement that saw both fighters get battered, bruised and bloodied in route to a majority draw ruling by...

Dec 6, 2013 7:55 am

PHOTO | Hunt vs. Silva Staredown In Australia

During the UFC Fight Night 33 weigh-ins event in Australia, the two heavyweight headliners engaged in an intense pre-fight staredown. Bigfoot and Hunt will face off in the UFC Fight Night 33 main event Friday from Brisbane, Australia.

Dec 5, 2013 7:58 pm

UFC Fight Night 33: Hunt vs. Bigfoot Weigh-in Results

The UFC Fight Night 33 weigh ins are finally in the books, and all fighters made weight without any issues. Heavyweights took to the scale for the main event fight, with Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva tipping the scale at 264lbs, while Mark Hunt came in at 262lbs. For the co-main event, both Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and...

Nov 29, 2013 9:00 am

BJPENN.COM Radio Returns Tonight With Antonio ‘Bigfoot’Silva (5:00 P.M. PT)

BJPENN.COM Radio returns tonight with Brazilian big-man, Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva. Hosts George Mathews (@GMathewsMMA) and Pedro Carrasco (@LATLPedro) will discuss ‘Bigfoot’s upcoming fight against fellow ATT teammate, Mark hunt. ‘UFC Fight Night 33: Bigfoot vs. Hunt’ is set to go down On December 7th from Brisbane Australia. In addition to Silva’s guest slot, the team...

May 13, 2013 1:05 pm

Cain Velasquez predicts that Junior dos Santos will beat Mark Hunt

Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez is looking to defend his belt against Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva on May 25 at UFC 160: Velasquez vs. Bigfoot 2. If Velasquez (11-1) defends his belt against Silva (18-4), he would possibly face the winner between Junior dos Santos (15-2) versus Mark Hunt (9-7). They’re also slated to fight...

Apr 29, 2013 6:01 pm

Dana White: Junior dos Santos will get title shot with a win at UFC 160

Junior dos Santos may have lost the Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight belt to Cain Velasquez last December, but he has a chance for an opportunity to get it back. At the UFC 159 post-fight press conference at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J., UFC President Dana White said that dos Santos (15-2) will be the No....

Mar 15, 2013 8:53 pm

Dana White: “Mark Hunt Could Earn Title Shot With a KO of JDS” | UFC NEWS

  Following the UFC 158 pre-fight press conference, UFC President Dana White told a group of reporters that Mark Hunt may not be too far from a shot at the heavyweight title.  “It’s crazy to say,” said White, “but if he knocks Junior Dos Santos out, how is this guy not next in line?”  ...

Feb 15, 2013 10:36 am

Bigfoot Awarded $126,000 Maserati Following Overeem Win | UFC NEWS

In the wake of an impressive come from behind knockout against Alistair Overeem at UFC 156, Antonio Silva has been given a brand new 2013 Maserati GranTurismo. Apparently after resigning with sponsor Sienna Motors of South Florida, Bigfoot was gifted the $126,000 sports car. (Not bad for slapping a logo on your trunks!) Silva dispatched the...

Feb 7, 2013 12:51 pm

Manager Prefers Other Fights To Cain Velasquez For “Bigfoot” | UFC NEWS

“Personally, I’d rather have him get some other fights before he fights Cain. But it’s up to the UFC, if they want him to go for the title, we cannot say no, either. But all is up in the air at the moment. Antonio does not pick opponents. That has been his attitude forever. Personally,...

Feb 2, 2013 9:04 pm

UFC 156 Results | Bigfoot TKO’s Overeem

The UFC has consistently put together great fight cards for super-bowl weekend, and tonight was no different. The co-main event at UFC 156 Aldo vs Edgar featured a battle between the behemoth’s as former Strikeforce, Dream, and K-1 heavyweight champion Alistair “The Reem” Overeem was pitted against Strikeforce stand-out turned UFC contender, Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva. The bout aired live on...

Jan 29, 2013 12:40 pm

Overeem On Title Shot: It’s Just A Matter Of Time | UFC NEWS

“Very happy, very pleased to be back. It’s just a matter of time in my sense. We still have one more mountain to climb, that’s Bigfoot. But to be honest, I do not see any problem and then yes it’s going to be an exciting day. There’s always pressure. There’s always tension; I like that....

Jun 9, 2012 1:08 pm

Bigfoot Silva On Velasquez : “If he didn’t want to stand-up with me he’s not going to do it with Cigano, I see Cigano winning again." | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva in an interview with TATAME. Bigfoot was recently defeated by Velasquez at UFC 146 and this marked his second defeat on the bounce moving Silva to (16-4) overall. However fresh off his defeat Bigfoot does not think Velasquez has what it takes to contend with UFC Heavyweight Champion Junior...

May 25, 2012 12:55 am

Bigfoot Silva On Velasquez | "I would rather fight him on the ground."

By Jamie McAllister Antonio Silva in an interview with TATAME. Bigfoot comments on making his UFC debut. “I am crazy to get this fight done. Get in that cage and have my UFC debut. I am feeling like if it was the first fight of my life. I guess I’m starting it all over again,...

May 25, 2012 12:40 am

Cain Velasquez Thinks Bigfoot Poses More Threats Than Mir

By Jamie McAllister Cain Velasquez in an interview with TATAME. Velasquez makes the comparison between Bigfoot Silva & Frank Mir. “They’re similar a little bit, but I think Silva is better all around. He does more kicks than Mir does, he uses his hands on his feet, good Jiu-Jitsu on the ground. I think Silva...

May 14, 2012 7:30 am

Bigfoot Silva Compliments Dos Santos BJJ Skills

By Jamie McAllister Antonio Silva in an interview with TATAME. Bigfoot comments on Junior Dos Santos vs. Frank Mir & compliments Junior’s Jiu-Jitsu skills. “It’s complicated. (Nogueira and Mir) fought twice and unfortunately Mir won them both, but he shouldn’t take it personally because when you put your emotions in there it’s when you get...

May 10, 2012 2:10 pm

Bigfoot Silva Brings In Special Help To Prepare For Velasquez | UFC NEWS

By Jamie McAllister Antonio Silva comments in an interview with TATAME. Bigfoot comments on the change of opponents due to the Heavyweight shuffle. “I was really glad about the opportunity. It’s my UFC debut and they are giving me a chance to fight one of the top two guys of the division, a former champion....

Apr 22, 2012 3:12 pm

Antonio 'Bigfoot' Silva Replaces Mir Against Cain Velasquez At UFC 146 | UFC NEWS

By Evan Stoumbelis Yesterday the MMA world saw Jon Jones defend his title against Rashad Evans, Eddie Alvarez defeat Shinya Aoki at Bellator 66, and we learned that former heavyweight champion Frank Mir would be filling Alistair Overeem’s spot in the main event of UFC 146 against Junior Dos Santos for the heavyweight championship. Fans...