Archive: UFC 147

Nov 27, 2013 7:35 am

VIDEO | Before They Fought, Wand & Franklin Met In An Elevator

In June of last year former UFC middleweight champion Rich Franklin squared off with Wanderlei Silva in the UFC 147 main event. Prior to their bout, they bumped in to each other in a Brazilian elevator and while the confrontation was friendly, it was evident by their body language that neither guy knew what to...

Jul 19, 2013 9:53 am

Clint Hester out, Cezar Ferreira now meets Thiago Santos at UFC 163

August’s UFC 163 event has undergone yet another change, as Thiago “Marreta” Santos (8-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) has stepped in to replace the injured Clint Hester (8-3 MMA, 1-0 UFC) and will now meet Cezar “Mutante” Ferreira (5-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC) on the evening’s main card. Ferriera claimed the “TUF: Brazil” tournament title by defeating...

Nov 6, 2012 8:29 am

Fabricio Werdum and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira name their ‘TUF: Brazil 2’ coaching staffs | UFC News

Fabricio Werdum (16-5-1 MMA, 4-2 UFC) and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira (34-7-1 MMA, 5-3 UFC) have named their coaching staffs for “The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 2.” Team Werdum features notables Wanderlei Silva (MMA), Rafael Cordeiro (muay Thai), Rubens Cobrinha (jiu-jitsu), Kenny Johnson (wrestling) and Felipe Werdum (capoeira), according to a report from Globo. Team Nogueira, meanwhile, features Antonio...

Sep 26, 2012 7:56 am

What’s Next for the Main Card Fighters of UFC 152

  What’s next for the main card fighters of UFC 152? Saturday night’s card was entertaining and gave fans a little bit of everything. There were three knockouts and three submissions in 12 total bouts. Even a couple of the fights that went to decision were full of intrigue and very suspense. I don’t think...

Jun 27, 2012 6:41 am

Wanderlei Silva: Holding On To His Pride

A few months ago, before Vitor Belfort withdrew from his UFC 147 bout with Wanderlei Silva, ran a story about why Wanderlei Silva shouldn't be considered an underdog for that fight. As the author of that article, I stand before the MMA community humbled. Not only did Belfort withdraw, but he was replaced by...

Jun 16, 2012 4:25 am

John Teixeira vs. Hugo Viana Added To UFC 147 | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Two of the Featherweights from this season of The Ultimate Fighter Brazil have been added to the UFC 147 card. John “Macapa” Teixeira and Hugo “Wolverine” Viana have been added to the prelims. Sources close to the fighters confirmed the bout. Teixeira in his professional career is undefeated and nine of his...

Jun 15, 2012 9:42 am

VIDEO | Franklin Discusses UFC 147 Main Event In Brazil | UFC NEWS

Rich Franklin discusses Wanderlei Silva‘s fighting style as he prepares to have a rematch with ‘The Axe Murderer’ at UFC 147 in the main event. In his pre-fight interview, Franklin breaks down what its like to fight Wanderlei and what he needs to do to put Silva away. “The best way to describe Wanderlei’s fighting...

Jun 14, 2012 9:27 am

Wanderlei Lashes Back At Sonnen | "F*** You Man!" | UFC NEWS

Wanderlei Silva has had an outspoken hatred for Chael Sonnen over the past few months and it has only gotten worse with Chael’s trash talking of Silva’s native Brazil. Having the longest reigning Pride champion and renowned master of brutality, Wanderlei Silva mad at you probably isn’t the best idea but Chael has been proven...

Jun 13, 2012 1:23 am

VIDEO | Wanderlei Silva Blogs About Rich Franklin Fight | UFC NEWS

Wanderlei Silva talks his upcoming rematch with Rich Franklin in the main event of UFC 147. This will be a rematch to the UFC 99 main event in Cologne, Germany. Wanderlei looks extremely confident coming into this fight. Wanderlei has brought Lyoto Machida into his camp to improve on his stand-up game.

Jun 12, 2012 4:30 am

Rich Franklin Considering Undergoing TRT To Prolong His Career | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Rich Franklin comments while appearing on The MMA Hour. Rich Franklin steps into the Octagon on June 23, 2012, to face Wanderlei Silva for the second time at UFC 147 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. In the interview with the MMA Hour the former Middleweight champion talks TRT as well as saying his...

May 27, 2012 12:02 am

Vitor Belfort Suffers Broken Hand, Pulled From UFC 147 | UFC NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner UFC President Dana White confirmed at the UFC 146 post fight press conference that Vitor Belfort has suffered a broken hand and is out of the UFC 147 main event. Originally scheduled to fight Wanderlei Silva, it is unknown exactly how Belfort broke his hand and there is no timetable for a...