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Thiago Silva picked up his first win since 2009 when he knocked out former Strikeforce light-heavyweight champ Rafael ‘Feijao’ Cavalcante in the opening round of their feature fight. The win also earned Silva two post-fight bonuses including the fight of the night and the knockout of the night award, picking up $100,000 for his efforts.
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UFC on FUEL TV 10 took place at the Paulo Sarasate Arena in Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil.
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After a night of freebie MMA action, the UFC awarded Erick Silva and Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante each an additional $50,000 for their special performances Saturday night at “UFC on FUEL TV: Nogueira vs. Werdum.” Thiago Silva (pictured) double-dipped by pocketing two bonus checks.
On a card that broke the UFC record for most submissions with eight, the promotion felt Erick’s...
For those of you who didn’t get to join our live discussion for UFC on FUEL TV 10 on Saturday night, fret not as I’ve got a cheat sheet of the night’s results for you right here. Heading into his main event fight against Antônio Rodrigo Nogueira, Fabrício Werdum was the No. 3-ranked UFC Heavyweight and with his win on Saturday in Brazil, he’ll probably stay right there...
Welcome back to the fold Thiago Silva (left) The UFC on Fuel TV era ended inside of the Paulo Sarasate Arena in Fortaleza, Brazil with one of the better cards in their short ten event history. We've attached a video highlight package and full event results below just in case you missed this weekends action, or if you feel the need to relive it. Enjoy. Video: UFC on...
Paris St Germain defender Thiago Silva would welcome the arrival of Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney at the Ligue 1 club.
Rooney has been linked with a summer switch away from Old Trafford after submitting a transfer request before the end of the season, which was rejected by the Red Devils.
Big-spending PSG are one of the few elite clubs across Europe who could afford to...
The Paulo Sarasate Arena in Fortaleza, Brazil will host UFC on FUEL TV 10, with a host of great fights including the introduction of Strikeforce vets Jason High and Feijao Cavalcante, as well as the TUF Brazil 2 coaches Fabricio Werdum and Antonio Nogueira meeting for a second time.
Our bet is Erick Silva vs. Jason High for Fight of the Night.
Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira (237) vs. Fabricio...
The UFC circus is setting up their big top in Brazil, and you can watch the weigh ins live here at www.hov-mma.com. Here's the entire card.
Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira vs. Fabricio Werdum
William Macario vs. Leonardo Santos "TUF: Brazil 2" tournament final
Rafael Cavalcante vs. Thiago Silva
Eddie Mendez vs. Daniel Sarafian
Jason High vs. Erick Silva
Rony Jason vs. Mike...
Main card (FUEL TV)
Fabricio Werdum def. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira (armbar): The fight was back and forth for a bit, but it was clear Nog had nothing to combat Werdum’s superior jiu jitsu.
Leonardo Santos def. William Macario via submission (arm triangle) Wins TUF Brazil 2 in a sloppy, but fun fight.
Thiago Silva def. Rafael Cavalcante via first-round TKO: An insane slugfest...
Main card Weight class Method Round Time Notes Heavyweight Antônio Rodrigo Nogueira vs. Fabricio Werdum Welterweight William Macario vs. Leonardo Santos Light Heavyweight Thiago Silva vs. Rafael Cavalcante Middleweight Daniel Sarafian vs. Eddie Mendez Welterweight Erick Silva vs. Jason High Featherweight Rony Jason vs. Mike Wilkinson Preliminary card (Facebook) Bantamweight...
Former Interim Heavyweight champion Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira will look to climb back into the title chase tonight (Sat., June 8, 2013) in a rematch against fellow Brazilian mixed martial arts (MMA) veteran Fabricio Werdum at Paulo Sarasate Arena in Fortaleza, Brazil. MMAmania.com will provide bell-to-bell coverage of UFC on FUEL TV 10 online LIVE all evening and (late) night, including...