Archive: ufc 183

Feb 7, 2015 10:50 am

GSP ‘surprised’ by Anderson Silva’s failed UFC 183 drug test

Just about everyone in the mixed martial arts community was shocked to learn that former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva had tested positive for 2 types of banned substances (steroids) following his UFC 183 victory over Nick Diaz. Former UFC welterweight champion, Georges St. Pierre, recently spoke with La Presse (via Yahoo) where he gave...

Feb 4, 2015 8:00 am

Anderson Silva denies taking steroids prior to UFC 183

Yesterday, the NSAC announced that former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva tested positive for 2 performance enhancing drugs following his victory over Nick Diaz at last weekend’s UFC 183 event in Las Vegas. “The Spider” was tested for the banned substances on January 9, 2015, but according to the Nevada State Athletic Commission the results...

Feb 2, 2015 12:57 pm

“The Spider” tops UFC 183 salaries

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva was the top earner at this past weekend’s UFC 183 event in Las Vegas. “The Spider” earned a disclosed payday of $800,000 for his unanimous decision victory over Nick Diaz in the evenings main event. The Stockton slugger, Diaz, made a disclosed $500,000 for his efforts on Saturday night....

Nov 21, 2014 7:27 am

Tickets for UFC 182, UFC 183 & UFC 184 go on sale today!

Reminder: Get your tickets! Tickets for the UFC’s first three pay-per-view events of 2015 will go on sale to the general public later today. Tickets for UFC 182, UFC 183 and UFC 184 will be up for grabs starting at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT local time). UFC 182 takes place January 3 live...

Nov 21, 2014 6:57 am

Kenny Florian agrees with Diaz: GSP is scared of Silva

Former UFC welterweight title challenger, Nick Diaz, recently stated in an interview that he believes he’s fighting Anderson Silva this January because former UFC champ Georges St. Pierre is afraid to do so. Nick’s bad blood towards GSP is nothing new, but fans may be surprised to learn that UFC commentator and former St-Pierre training...

Nov 19, 2014 8:03 am

Silva Says No Worries With Health Ahead Of Nick Diaz Bout

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva (33-6 MMA, 16-2 UFC) says there should be no worries regarding his health heading in to his January 31st showdown with Nick Diaz at UFC 183. “The Spider” was hospitalized due to apparent back pain earlier this month in Brazil. However, after a quick observation from doctors, Silva was...

Nov 19, 2014 6:56 am

Kelvin Gastelum vs. Tyron Woodley set for UFC 183 co-main event

A key welterweight bout between Kelvin Gastelum and Tyron Woodley will co-main event January’s UFC 183 event in Las Vegas. UFC officials announced the booking yesterday. Undefeated welterweight Kelvin Gastelum (10-0 MMA, 5-0 UFC) was most recently seen in action at this past weekend’s UFC 180 event in Mexico, where he scored a first-round submission...

Nov 17, 2014 4:16 pm

Silva: “I thought I was going to be paralyzed”

Anderson Silva found himself in a bit of a scare earlier this month when the former middleweight kingpin was rushed to the hospital after having back pain, and then reportedly being unable to feel his legs. Silva spoke to Veja Rio, in an article which was translated by MMAFighting, to discuss the back pain, and...

Nov 13, 2014 9:07 am

Miesha Tate vs. Sara McMann set for UFC 183

Former Strikeforce Women’s Bantamweight Champion Miehsa Tate (15-5 MMA, 2-2 UFC) will return to the octagon this January when she faces former Olympian Sara McMann (8-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC) at UFC 183 in Las Vegas. The matchup was announced on Wednesday’s edition of “UFC Tonight.” After suffering a third-round submission loss to Ronda Rousey in...

Nov 4, 2014 10:27 am

Anderson Silva reportedly hospitalized with back pain

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson “The Spider” Silva was apparently hospitalized on Monday. The 39-year-old fighter went to the hospital yesterday following a workout in Rio de Janeiro, this according to Brazilian news site Combate. Silva was admitted due to back pain but was ultimately released from the hospital shortly after, according to Ivan Raupp. The Brazilian MMA reporter said...

Nov 3, 2014 5:03 am

PHOTO | UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz Fight Poster

Check out this awesome UFC 183: Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz fight poster. A member of The UnderGround posted the photo, no word yet on whether or not it’s the official fight poster.

Oct 24, 2014 11:04 am

BOOKING ROUNDUP! UFC Adds Nine Bouts To Upcoming Events

The UFC has been extremely busy this week booking matchups for upcoming events. Catch up on all of the latest matches that have been set over the course of this past week! First up we have Nate Marquardt vs. Brad Tavares, who will face off at UFC 182 in Las Vegas on January 3rd. Marquardt...

Oct 20, 2014 8:10 pm

Cormier Dissses Gustafsson: “I Don’t Feel Bad For Him At All”

After Alexander Gustafsson pulled out of his light heavyweight title rematch with Jon Jones, Daniel Cormier stepped in to fight Jones at UFC 178. The pair met at the UFC’s Ultimate Media day and brawled during their now infamous staredown. Shortly after the brawl, Jones tore his meniscus and was forced out of the bout,...

Oct 20, 2014 8:31 am

Incredible Jones Cormier Promo Trailer

While this is a fan-made trailer for the fight, it is absolutely incredible, and makes us even more anxious to see the pair collide in January.

Oct 17, 2014 5:04 am

Booking Roundup! UFC Adds Several Matchups To Future Events

Catch up with all of the bookings the UFC has made this week for upcoming evens! First off we have Jared Cannonier vs. Shawn Jordan, who will meet at UFC 182 on January 3rd. Cannonier who is undefeated in his 7 fight pro career will be making his promotional debut at the event against Shawn...

Oct 13, 2014 3:10 pm

Anderson Silva Set To Host Tuesday’s Press Conference In Brazil

Former UFC middleweight champion, and former P4P king, Anderson ‘The Spider’ Silva will be hosting a press conference in Brazil for his return fight against Nick Diaz, which is scheduled to take place January 31st at UFC 183. The event will take place at Copacabana Palace Hotel in Rio De Janeiro at 1 p.m. ET....

Sep 29, 2014 8:20 am

RUMOR: Rousey vs. Zingano Being Targeted For UFC 182

Following her dominant 3rd round TKO win over Amanda Nunes this past Saturday at UFC 178, an emotional Cat Zingano spoke to Joe Rogan in her Octagon interview, and said that she was ready to fight Ronda Rousey for the bantamweight title, something she earned before her 17-month layoff from competition. UFC President Dana White...

Sep 26, 2014 10:55 am

Nick Diaz Pleads Not Guilty To DUI Charges

Nick Diaz has officially plead not guilty to DUI charges from November of 2013, as well as earlier this month. Diaz is facing 8 charges, which include DUI, DUI with blood alcohol over .08, unsafe speeding, failure to appear after written promise, driving with a suspended license, and resisting arrest. Diaz will next appear in...

Aug 26, 2014 5:05 am

Soares: Silva Motivated To Be Champion Again

Anderson Silva is set to make his long awaited MMA return against none other than Stockton’s bad boy, Nick Diaz. The bout is scheduled for UFC 183, which takes place next year, giving both men plenty of time to train. The Spider’s manager, Ed Soares spoke about Anderson’s desire to be the world champion again,...

Aug 21, 2014 12:58 pm

White: Silva vs. Diaz Has Possible Title Implications

“Anderson’s ranked No. 1 in the world right now at 185. So obviously, Diaz, who is a 170-pounder, if he beats Anderson, it would be a pretty big statement for him. “We’ll see what the landscape looks like when that fight happens.” During a recent sitdown with fans in China (Replay HERE), UFC President Dana...

Jul 30, 2014 5:02 am

Dana White: With Win Over Silva, Nick Diaz Could Fight For Title

Early today news broke that Anderson Silva would be making his return to the Octagon against Nick Diaz. UFC President Dana White made the announcement via ESPN earlier today, and he said that with a win over Silva, Diaz could put himself in contention to fight for the UFC title.

Jul 29, 2014 5:10 pm

Silva vs. Diaz To Headline UFC’s Super Bowl Weekend Card

Dana White announced earlier today that Anderson Silva would be making his UFC return against Nick Diaz on January 31st, however initially no further details were given. Now the UFC President has given fans more information about the bout, which will headline the UFC’s Super Bowl Weekend card, which will likely be UFC 183. “The...

Jul 29, 2014 3:13 pm

BREAKING: Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz Set For Jan. 31st

The fight everyone has been asking for will take place on January 31st 2015. Anderson Silva will make his return to the Octagon to fight Nick Diaz in what will also serve as Diaz’s return to the Octagon. UFC President Dana White spoke about the fight on SportsCenter on ESPN saying: “The fight that the...