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Everyone eventually loses. Michael Jordan went out on the perfect, last second shot, only to mar it with another comeback and a few underwhelming seasons with the Wizards. Ali lost his last two fights. Look at Chuck Liddell, BJ Penn, Fedor and on and on and on — the sport will eventually pass you by, no man is immortal.
Anderson Silva might be.
Sure, Chris Weidman has every tool needed to beat Anderson, but the irony is not lost on me when he says he’s been training for Silva for his entire career, while his entire career isn’t even as long as Anderson’s title reign. Two months from now we will see if the greatest champion this sport has ever seen will fall to the hands of Weidman, and until then, we can expect plenty of this kind of talk from Weidman, I.E. the same confidence he’s been spouting for almost a year after his knockout of Mark Munoz.
“When I started MMA about four years ago, (Silva) was the champion at 185. When I made the decision to go to 185, I had to believe I could...
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According to a report by USA TODAY Sports, UFC middle weight champion Anderson Silva has been fined $50,000 by the UFC. This fine stems from Silva not attending a media [...]
Part of the obligation of being an UFC champion is taking part in media events in order to sell the big fight on PPV. Anderson Silva may be one of the biggest names in the history of the sport and missed his media obligation today for his upcoming fight vs Chris Weidman at UFC 162.
“We had a full media day set up for him in Los Angeles, and he just decided he didn’t want to...
Damn, $50,000 is nothing to sniff at. In fact, that’s almost the entire fighter payroll for a Facebook prelim. But, Anderson Silva just had to cut a check to his employers for that sum because he decided to skip a Los Angeles media tour, now Ando may have to cut back to eating some Burger King while he recoups his losses.
This marks the second time the UFC has fined a main event...
I can’t wait for this fight, not sure anyone is a nightmare for Anderson Silva but Weidman will put him to the test. S/O to Tap Nap Snap for the picture.
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Apparently, UFC welterweight Nick Diaz isn’t the only fighter not interested in attending pre-fight promotional activities. Reigning middleweight king Anderson Silva (pictured) was scheduled to speak with Los Angeles’ largest media outlets Tuesday to discuss his UFC 162 scrap against Chris Weidman, but instead opted to skip the press junkets in favor of flying back home to Brazil...
Anderson Silva was fined $50k by the UFC for skipping a media event. His opponent for the upcoming fight at UFC 162, Chris Weidman, met all of his media requirements and wasn’t to pleased with the champ for skipping out on his. Here was what the challenger had to say to MMA Fighting about the issue.
“I hope he has a good reason why he didn’t go. I just went out to Los...
The champ gives his thoughts on UFC 162′s main event featuring the greatest fighter of all time Anderson Silva vs the raising star of Chris Weidman. This is a tough fight to call but it’s pretty hard to pick against Anderson after all he has done in this sport. Thanks to Rick Lee for the video.
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Anderson Silva was a no-show for a full day of media. He instead hopped on a plane back to Brazil. As you can imagine, Dana White and the UFC brass were not all that impressed with the champion. “We had a full media day set up for him in Los Angeles, and he just decided [...]
CagePotato.com reporter Brian J. D’Souza interviews Chris Weidman at the Grant Brothers MMA Gym in Toronto, Ontario. The All-American discusses how a rib injury while training for the 2008 Olympics led to his entry into mixed martial arts, his gameplan for Anderson Silva at UFC 162 on July 6th, and his surprising contract status with the UFC. For more MMA videos, interviews, and...