Found April 28, 2012 on For The Record Sports:
PLAYERS: Anderson Silva

Anderson Silva recently released an autobiography in Brazil titled 'Fighters Only' in which he tells everything about his life from childhood through the present day, and even admits to almost shooting his trainer, Rafael Cordeiro, with a shotgun after an altercation while training in Rio before he became a superstar.


Anderson Silva reveals he once almost killed his trainer

Anderson Silva released a biography last week and makes at least one startling revelation. Silva says he planned to kill his trainer several years ago, but was talked out of it by friends. According to Fighters Only, Silva says he was going through a difficult time in his life financially. He was teaching jiu-jitsu classes, and the Chute Boxe coach Rafael Cordeiro did not want him...

UFC's Anderson Silva almost driven to shoot his trainer

The UFC's Anderson Silva has a book out in Brazil titled Fighters Only. For the Record Sports recounts how Silva almost killed his trainer once: Silva recounts an incident when [Trainer Rafael]... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

Even Anderson Silva relies on Guns for Protection

Chute Boxe head coach Rafael Cordeiro told him that he no longer wanted the BJJ classes, taught by Silva, to continue.At a time of financial difficulty the situation erupted, with Silva suffering a slap to the face. So Anderson grabbed a shotgun and posted up out the camp ready to fire before someone shouted (because they're Brazilians), "Tolo!!!" More Information

‘Heated’ Debate Between Anderson Silva and Dana White Delayed Press Conference

The Ultimate Fighting Championship initially issued an email stating Tuesday’s press conference in Brazil was to start at 10AM ET/7AM PT. Fast forward 60 minutes and UFC president Dana White, middleweight king Anderson Silva (Pictured) and Chael Sonnen were nowhere near the podium. “Sorry about the delay, pushing it back an hour here,” White stated. “Chael and I had to...

Hector Lombard Wastes No Time in Calling Out Anderson Silva

The ink had barely dried after signing his UFC contract, yet that didn’t stop former Bellator middleweight champ Hector Lombard (Pictured) from calling out his first opponent. The 34-year-old doesn’t have time to waste fighting bottom-feeders and has his sights set on the division’s top dog. “I’ve wanted to fight in the UFC all my career,” Lombard expressed. “I want...

‘UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen II’ Betting Odds (Main Card)

The date and location for the eagerly-anticipated rematch between UFC middleweight king Anderson Silva (Pictured) and Chael Sonnen may have changed, but the chances of Uncle Chael dethroning “The Spider” still remains a long shot. Silva enters the sequel as a 3-to-1 odds-on favorite to retain his title against his bitter rival. Sonnen, despite dominating the Brazilian for most...

‘UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen II’ Features Six-Fight Main Card

“UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen II” is arguably the most star-studded lineup in the history of ever, so it’s only fitting the event’s main card showcases six fights instead of the standard five. MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada hosts the July 7th festivities. The highly-anticipated rematch between middleweight king Anderson Silva and Chael Sonnen headlines the shindig...
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