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Before we get to see Anderson Silva take on Chael Sonnen at UFC 148, we will see the trilogy between Forrest Griffin and Tito Ortiz finally come to a end. The first match up between the two fighters took place at UFC 59 in 2006. Ortiz got the better of Griffin on that occasion with [...]
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Forrest Griffin is a funny guy.
UFC 148, though, wasn't the place for humor.
Win or lose against Griffin, Tito Ortiz deserved the spotlight to end his mixed martial arts career. The 15,016 fans in attendance also wanted to pay homage even after Ortiz dropped a unanimous three-round decision Saturday night at the MGM Grand.
Griffin instead used the platform for a comedy routine...
The middleweight rematch between UFC champion Anderson Silva and Chael Sonnen is so highly anticipated that the 185-pounders got their very own press conference to promote Saturday’s scrap.
To ensure Tito Ortiz (Pictured) gets his share of the spotlight as he enters his final Octagon foray, the UFC has arranged a second pre-fight presser for “The People’s Champ” and opponent...
After two years of unprecedented hoopla, the rematch between middleweight king Anderson Silva and Chael Sonnen is officially a thing of the past.
After manhandling Silva for nearly five complete rounds in their initial shootout, Sonnen was abruptly submitted with only 110 ticks remaining on the clock. Although tonight’s fight wasn’t nearly as dramatic, the result was the...
Champion vs. Icon. Anderson Silva channels his inner Scott Stevens in the weigh-in highlight video above. Silva throws his shoulder at Sonnen, adding to the hype machine that will all come to fruition tonight. UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen II coverage
photo credit - espn.go "If you'd like to have a barbeque at my house I'd love to have you over for a barbeque." - Anderson Silva to Chael Sonnen post fight. Chael Sonnen had never been finished in his previous 49 professional career fights. That was until the biggest fight of his career. Sonnen started the 1st round of tonight's title fight the same way...
Despite the outcome of tonight's highly anticipated main event at UFC 148, Anderson Silva will leave the big winner. How are we so sure of this? Because money makes the world go 'round, and The Spider will be a very rich man after his rematch versus Chael Sonnen. While the greatest of all-time might not get his big payback on Sonnen, he at least will get a big payday...
Full event results from UFC 148 in Las Vegas, NV: UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva def. Chael Sonnen via TKO, R2 Forrest Griffin def. Tito Ortiz via unanimous decision (29-28 x3) Cung Le def. Patrick Cote via unanimous decision (30-27 x3) Demian Maia def. Dong Hyun Kim via TKO, R1 Chad Mendes def. Cody McKenzie [...]
• While many will argue that Anderson Silva was not himself due to a rib injury the first time these two fought I believe that the true reason Sonnen dominated the fight should be disclosed. Put facial hair on Anderson Silva and he vaguely resembles Wayne Brady. Who wouldn't want to beat him up for 23 straight minutes? • All (awful) jokes aside, everyone has it wrong...
Preliminary Card (Facebook)
• Lightweight bout: Rafaello Oliveira (14-5) vs. Yoislandy Izquierdo (6-1)
Preliminary Card (FX)
• Lightweight bout: John Alessio (34-15) vs. Shane Roller(10-6)
• Middleweight bout: Constantinos Philippou (10-2) vs. Riki Fukada (18-5)
• Lightweight bout: Gleison Tibau (25-7) vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov (17-0)
• Lightweight bout: Melvin Guillard...
The most anticipated rematch since B.J. Penn challenged Georges St. Pierre at UFC 94 finally comes to fruition on Saturday as pound-for-pound legend Anderson Silva defends his middleweight throne against outspoken wrestler Chael Sonnen at UFC 148, two years after the most dramatic finish in UFC history.
Sonnen shocked the world by battering the most dominant UFC champion ever for...