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Roy Jones, Jr. is convinced Anderson Silva lost to Chris Weidman at UFC 162 because the UFC fighter was too focused on a potential match with the multiple-division boxing champion.
Following Silva’s loss last Saturday in Las Vegas, Jones said that the UFC fighter’s attention wasn’t entirely on Weidman. Instead, the longtime desire to box Jones was what clouded Silva’s concentration when he was finished via technical knockout, according to the boxer.
“With Anderson, what I saw was a guy that was playing because for so long now he’s been wanting to box me,” Jones told Fuel TV after Saturday’s UFC card. “I don’t even think in the fight … Weidman was really on his mind. I think he really was more out to show that he had the razzle-dazzle for his boxing goals because he’s trying to prove a point.”
Jones explained that he thinks Silva’s antics in the Octagon, which included taunts and blatant disregard for Weidman’s st
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I’m still having a very difficult time formulating what happened last night. Absolute props to Chris Weidman — he did it — but Anderson also beat himself by playing the game far, far too much, and it cost him his title, and ever so slightly, his legacy. Now Weidman is the champ, Anderson said he doesn’t want to fight for the belt anymore, and there is a rematch clause...
Anderson Silva's shocking loss really hurts himself and the UFC.
Anderson Silva has never been known for his consistency. Just a few days after telling the UFC world that he wasn’t interested in fighting Chris Weidman not only does he want to Weidman, he wants to fight him…this year!
We may have witnessed a passing of the torch on Saturday night following one of the most stunning finishes in UFC history.
Let's take a closer look at some of the storylines coming out of UFC 162 in Las Vegas.
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USA TODAY Sports/Adam Guillen Jr. MMAMAnia As much as Jon Jones admires and looks up to former UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva, he would never even think about fighting with his hands down like “The Spider’ did against Chris Weidman at UFC 162, and also says seeing Silva lose the way he did was a […]
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No, not that superfight against reigning UFC light heavyweight king Jon Jones. Of course that, and a potential blockbuster bout with UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre, is off the table now that Anderson Silva (pictured) lost his middleweight crown to Chris Weidman on Saturday at UFC 162.
However, UFC president Dana White hopes a Silva-Weidman sequel will do far better...
The new middleweight champion isn’t letting that belt out of his sights as he goes through airport security with it. Weidman earned that belt and most likely wont go to many places without it for a week straight.
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Dana White has a strong message for anyone who believes Saturday's UFC bout between Anderson Silva and Chris Weidman was fixed. And the message includes a few expletives, too.The social media world lit up immediately following Silva's second-round TKO loss to new middleweight champion Chris Weidman with some alleging the fight was fixed. White, the UFC President, adamantly...
What we all thought was damn near impossible has finally happened. After a dominant opening round, longtime middleweight champ Anderson Silva let down his guard and was knocked out in spectacular fashion by the undefeated challenger. The historic loss is Anderson’s first in the UFC and ends a long era of dominance over the middleweight division that saw him defend his title 10...
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