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In the aftermath of his record-shattering money haul , boxing champ Floyd Mayweather is in a great mood. That much is a clear after a Wednesday interview with DJ Sway Calloway on SiriusXM Radio .
Mayweather, who's had an ongoing war of words with former UFC champion Anderson Silva, seemed to call a truce to the action when asked about Silva's recent comments about the lack of respect between the two sides.
"I pray for him. He's OK," he said. "I don't have nothing negative to say about the guy Anderson Silva. I've seen some highlights on him. I don't know him personally, but I've seen highlights of him fight, and hopefully he can bounce back. I heard he just took an 'L,' so hopefully he can bounce back from that loss."
Mayweather is of course referring to Silva's knockout loss at the hands of Chris Weidman, which he'll try to avenge at UFC 168 on Dec. 28.
In the leadup to his fight with Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, Mayweather downplayed Silva's accomplishments, saying they didn't compare to his 45-fight, 17-year undefeated career. In response, Silva called him a "smurf" who talked too much.
With Mayweather's most recent thoughts supporting Silva now in the public, maybe the two greats can finally get along.
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Middleweight champ Chris Weidman and newfound rival Anderson Silva woke up early to head to New York City for another round of media appearances on their UFC 168 world tour. But it was their fans who woke up even earlier.
Some fans in the Big Apple got up at 5 o'clock in the morning, and even skipped work, to see their heroes at the UFC Gym. Even Anderson Silva opens his video...
When it comes to fighting, Anderson Silva has nothing to prove. The longest-reigning champion in history, he holds promotional records for most consecutive wins (16), title defenses (10), knockdowns (17) and finishes (14). Suffice it to say, he is the most decorated UFC fighter ever. Yet there are still many questions surrounding his return on Dec. 28, when he will rematch Chris...
At this point, there has been so much talk about the July fight between Anderson Silva and Chris Weidman as well as the December rematch that there is little actual news to report in regards to either. We know that Silva plans to reinvent himself as "new," that Weidman's life has changed and that Dana White expects UFC 168 to set records. It's all interesting and...
To say former UFC middleweight king Anderson Silva (pictured) and boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather aren’t BFFs would be an understatement. Silva claims Mayweather shows nobody any respect, which may or may not be true, and talks too much, which very well could be dead-on accurate.
Their feud started when Mayweather took offense to combat sports pundits claiming Silva was the planet’s...
Just two days after what was arguably the greatest fight in Ultimate Fighting Championship history, the hype-train is back on track to promote what's arguably even bigger: UFC 168 Weidman vs. Silva II on December 28.
During the Los Angeles stop of his World Tour yesterday, UFC middleweight champ Chris Weidman crammed all sorts of Hollywood goodness into his day: trips to the...
The UFC has certainly stepped up their game on the event poster front. The generic fighter poses where the opponents stood on opposite sides of each other on the billboard was so outdated.
The latest revamped ad to hit the Internet is to promote the most anticipated middleweight rematch in MMA history. “UFC 168: Weidman vs. Silva II” takes place December 28 inside MGM Grand...
It must get exhausting traveling the world being asked the exact same questions over and over again.
Jimi Manuwa and Anderson Silva
Anderson Silva explains his loss to Chris Weidman
Chris Weidman is determined to show that his win over Anderson Silva on July of this year was no fluke. The new UFC middleweight champion has been hounded and jeered over this “fluke” win and quite frankly according to him it has cheapened his victory of dethroning the once unstoppable Anderson Silva. Not that he hasn’t enjoyed and cherished his time as champion but Weidman...
Chris Weidman and Anderson Silva wake up early to head to New York for another round of media appearances, but it’s the fans who wake up even earlier for a shot to see their heroes in person.
Weidman is back in his home state for a day before heading out again to continue promoting his UFC 168 rematch against the greatest of all time Anderson Silva. Chris seems to be handling himself very well on the tour but it has to be exhausting to do seven cities in seven days.
Silva and Weidman at the UFC 168 world tour press conference
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Bam! Boom! Pow! Pay no attention to those random sound effects as they have nothing to do with this story! We just killed like two rockstars as this never ending day of news seems to be going and going and gooooooing. So yea enough meow talk from us.
The UFC is embarking on yet another world tour, this time to promote the rematch between Chris Weidman and Anderson Silva. So was it...
This should be an awesome fight, I just hope they stand and trade.
Jimi Manuwa and Anderson Silva
Jimi Manuwa goes through a performance assessment
Thanks, Dana White. Thanks for backing up my previous article in saying “have you ever seen a normal Anderson interview” to one of the shook reporters at the UFC world tour. I appreciate it. I think we almost need to read between the lines of these Anderson Silva press talks and just immediately assume he’s being both 100% honest with us, and being 100% deceitful, if that makes...
With a potential box office superfight on the line with Anderson Silva, perhaps nobody was more disappointed to see “The Spider” get knocked out by Chris Weidman at UFC 162 than reigning UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones (pictured).
Jones was sitting front and center with buddy Urijah Faber scouting the scrap, and the UFC filmed both men while the fight was live. It was...
(Photo Credit: Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images) UFC President Dana White has been touring with current UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman and Anderson Silva to beginning promoting their highly anticipated rematch at UFC 168 December 28 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. White has all ready called the rematch between Weidman and Silva […]