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Reigning UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva is already one of the most likable stars in professional sports, but in case there were any stragglers out there who didn’t like Spider before, this video’s about to change all of that. Twelve-year old Joao Pedro is suffering from a bone disease called Epiphysiolysis that has left him bound to a wheelchair for the past 9 months. Doctors aren’t sure if he’ll ever walk again, which is obviously a terrible reality for any child to face, let alone one who loves sports.One of Joao’s idols in Silva, so a friend reached out to Silva’s doctor, Eduardo Picanço, for an autograph to help lift the child’s spirits. Dr. Picanço and Silva did him one better and agreed to go meet him in person. And sure, we’ve seen plenty of these videos, but damn it all to heck if Joao’s reaction doesn’t just melt your heart.And here’s Silva’s pep talk to the child, via MMA Mania and Cage Potato:What’s up, brother? Don’t cry, come here and give me a hug. Don’t
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UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva shares a special moment with one of his biggest fans who is currently hospitalized for a bone condition.
The pound-for-pound greatest fighter in the world is also the pound-for-pound most charitable.
This past Easter Sunday the World Middleweight Champion made a surprise visit to one of his biggest fans, a 12-year-old boy named John Peter. Remember, Anderson Silva is like the LeBron James of Brazil, so this is kind of a big deal.
The young fighter suffers from a bone condition...
Anderson Silva is as big as it gets in Brazil, and the video below is a great reminder of just how big. Silva recently was captured on camera visiting a young kid who suffers from a bone condition called ‘Legg-Calve-Perthes syndrome.’ The bone condition has been the cause for two leg surgeries, one hip surgery, and the wheelchair which you can see in the video, all in just...
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion Anderson Silva surprised a young wheelchair-bound fan at a Brazilian hospital over the Easter holiday. Catch a glimpse of the emotional and touching visit above and read what "The Spider" had to tell his young supporter below., http://juicedsportsblog.com/sports-news/news/video-anderson-silva-surprises-emotional...
It’s on, it’s off, it’s on, it’s off, and now it could be back on again. That is the story of Anderson Silva vs. Georges St-Pierre. While GSP has publicly shown little interest, a new report says that he is not only interested, but the Spider may be his next opponent.
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After the knockout, I was waiting for Forrest Gump to jump in the octagon...