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It will be awhile before UFC media can move on from the UFC 162 and the way Anderson Silva lost. That is why it wasn’t a surprise to hear the topic asked to Jon Jones often during Tuesday’s UFC 165 press conference and Bones offered an interesting take on the downfall of the Spider.
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Anderson Silva said after losing to Chris Weidman at UFC 162 last weekend that he was not interested in a rematch, but he may have already changed his mind. According to Brazilian MMA reporter Guilherme Cruz, Lauro Jardim of Veja says Silva wants a rematch with Weidman for February 2014. Jardim is the editor-in-chief of [...]
I’m still having a very difficult time formulating what happened last night. Absolute props to Chris Weidman — he did it — but Anderson also beat himself by playing the game far, far too much, and it cost him his title, and ever so slightly, his legacy. Now Weidman is the champ, Anderson said he doesn’t want to fight for the belt anymore, and there is a rematch clause...
Anderson Silva has never been known for his consistency. Just a few days after telling the UFC world that he wasn’t interested in fighting Chris Weidman not only does he want to Weidman, he wants to fight him…this year!
USA TODAY Sports/Adam Guillen Jr. MMAMAnia As much as Jon Jones admires and looks up to former UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva, he would never even think about fighting with his hands down like “The Spider’ did against Chris Weidman at UFC 162, and also says seeing Silva lose the way he did was a […]
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We may have witnessed a passing of the torch on Saturday night following one of the most stunning finishes in UFC history.
Let's take a closer look at some of the storylines coming out of UFC 162 in Las Vegas.
More to Taunting Than Meets the Eye
Some observers called it a fix. Others called it a fluke.
In reality, perennial pound-for-pound king Anderson Silva committed the...
To help hype the Octagon’s September 21 return to Toronto, the planet’s premier mixed martial arts promotion will be hosting a press conference Tuesday featuring UFC light heavyweight Jon Jones (pictured) and Alexander Gustafsson.
The 205-pounders will headline UFC 165 inside Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Canada.
A bantamweight title tilt between interim champ Renan Barao and...
Dana White has a strong message for anyone who believes Saturday's UFC bout between Anderson Silva and Chris Weidman was fixed. And the message includes a few expletives, too.The social media world lit up immediately following Silva's second-round TKO loss to new middleweight champion Chris Weidman with some alleging the fight was fixed. White, the UFC President, adamantly...
The UFC has made no secret about the size of the Canadian MMA market. The UFC had held six events in Montreal, three events in Toronto (with a fourth only two months away) as well as events in Vancouver, Calgary and Winnipeg. Their first event in Toronto still holds the records for both the largest live gate ($12,075,000) and largest crowd at over 55, 000 fans at UFC 129.