Found February 03, 2013 on
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UFC 156 featured an irregular number of upset wins as three massive underdogs in Antonio Silva, Rogerio Nogueira and Demain Maia proved their worth last night, picking up outstanding wins over their opposition. In the main event of the evening, Jose Aldo outpointed former lightweight champ Frankie Edgar en route to his eighth consecutive title defense. The match-up was considered close but in the end it was the Brazilian who had his hand raised.
In the co-main event of the evening, Antonio Rogerio Nogueira resurrected his UFC career with a huge split decision win over former champ Rashad Evans. The win puts a monkey wrench in Evan’s potential plans to move to middleweight to challenge Anderson Silva. Now, in the biggest upset of the evening, Antonio Silva picked up a come-from-behind KO win over Alistair Overeem, in what was one of the most shocking finishes in recent memory. Overeem dominated the bout until the third round yet was unable to survive the barrage of punches that Silva...
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Well, in case you missed it, Alistair Overeem got a little full of himself Saturday night, and wound up on the business end of a whirlwind TKO. Reem controlled the action for the first two rounds, but Silva went Hulk Smash seconds into the third, landing rights, lefts, a high kick, more rights, maybe another left....ah hell, just see for yourself.
It was a surprising TKO that...
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Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva walks out to "O Rappa" by Lado B Lado A. "The Demolition Man" comes out to "In My Mind" by Ivan Gough & Feenixpawl featuring Georgi Kay.
Reem is just waiting for his opening early. Lands...
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Bigfoot Silva pulled off an upset at UFC 156 by defeating Alistair Overeem, who was expected to be a heavyweight title contender.
My partner in crime and @SoundandFuryMMA co-host Dan Rose made a great point during our first podcast this past Friday. He mentioned names like Tony Sylvester, James Thompson, Kazuyuki Fujita, Todd Duffee. He even made light of Reem's unimpressive win over a top guys like Werdum, and a Brock Lesnar who had just came of what ended up essentially being MMA career ending diverticulitis...
A heavyweight shootout between Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva (Pictured) Alistair Overeem was the third scrap to air live in Saturday’s “UFC 156: Aldo vs. Edgar” pay-per-view broadcast.
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Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada is hosting tonight’s festivities. The show is headlined by a featherweight...
Today the Nevada State Athletic Commission released the UFC 156 medical suspensions to BoneSnapper.com. In all ten of the 22 fighters are serving medical suspensions. Frankie Edgar suffered an orbital fracture and must have maxillofacial Dr clearance or no contest until 08/02/13; minimum suspension no contest until 04/04/13, no contact until 03/20/13. Antonio Silva is suspended until...
Jose Aldo defended the UFC featherweight title for the fourth time Saturday and defeated former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar by unanimous decision in the main event of UFC 156.
Ever since Georges St-Pierre made his triumphant return to re-capture his UFC Welterweight Championship at UFC 154, we’ve been hearing this one phrase thrown around ad nauseum. That phrase? “Superfight”. That’s because Anderson Silva was on hand at UFC 154 in Toronto to watch St-Pierre knock the rust off, and a lot of us believed that was some sort of foreshadowing. Of course...
POUND-FOR-POUND 1 Anderson Silva 2 Jon Jones 3 Georges St-Pierre 4 Jose Aldo 5 Benson Henderson 6 Cain Velasquez 7 Dominick Cruz 8 Demetrious Johnson 9 Frankie Edgar 10 Dan Henderson FLYWEIGHT Champion : Demetrious Johnson 1 Joseph Benavidez 2 John Dodson 3 Ian McCall 4 John Moraga 5 Jussier Da Silva 6 Louis Gaudinot [...]