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UFC’s Anderson Silva: ‘The Rock Would Kick My Ass In A Fight!’

Generally speaking, when the media gets a hold of Anderson Silva, he is asked the same typical, boring questions. However, when the folks at TMZ get a chance to go one-on-one with the former UFC Champion, we get to see a different side of “The Spider.” During a recent red carpet event in Los Angeles, California, “The Spider” spoke to the celebrity-gossip website about a couple...
Via WZR Online
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva and Jon Jones ‘Bones’ aka ‘f**king crazy guy’ share a moment

You could make a fair argument that Jon Jones and Anderson Silva are the two greatest living mixed martial artists of all-time. Although they’ll never fight inside of the Octagon, flies on the wall inside of the UFC headquarters in Las Vegas recently got to enjoy a once in a lifetime experience. It’s not quite on par with the iconic Ali-Liston black & white that will be embedded...
Via Fight Booth
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Weidman: Fighting Anderson Silva again would be an easy payday

There was once a time when mixed martial arts fans wondered if Anderson Silva would ever lose another fight. Then Chris Weidman came along and beat Silva two times in a six-month span. And Weidman says he will take down “The Spider” again, if he must. Silva, who is 39 years old and recovering from...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva Briefly Hospitalized With Severe Back Pain

Anderson Silva suffered a scare last night when he collapsed with severe back pain and lost the feeling in his legs after a training session in his native Brazil. The former UFC middleweight champion spent the night in hospital where doctor’s were able to establish that he has Lumbago, a common diagnosis for lower back pain. Thankfully it’s not serious and so the word today...
Via Fight Of The Night
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Anderson Silva hospitalized with back injury, Nick Diaz fight still on

Is Anderson Silva beginning to show his age? The legendary former UFC middleweight champion had a scary moment Monday morning when he felt severe pain in his back after jiu-jitsu training at X Gym in Rio de Janeiro and lost feeling his legs, according to a report by Combate. Silva, 39, was immediately rushed to the hospital. Silva (33-6), regarded as the best pound-for-pound fighter...
Via Fox Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva hospitalized with back pain; fight still on

The bad news, former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva (pictured) spent the night in a Brazilian hospital after collapsing from severe back pain following a rigorous training session. He subsequently lost feeling in both of his legs. The good news, Silva was discharged Tuesday morning after being diagnosed with lumbago (pain in the lumbar region) and his UFC 183 fight against...
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva & Shogun Rua To Coach UF: Brazil

UFC® AND GLOBO ANNOUNCE BRAZILIAN ICON ANDERSON SILVA AND “SHOGUN” RUA WILL COACH THE FOURTH SEASON OF THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER® BRAZIL   THE SERIES WILL BE FILMED IN LAS VEGAS IN EARLY 2015 AND WILL STREAM ON UFCFIGHTPASS.COM   Sao Paulo – Two of the greatest Brazilian fighters of all time will lead the search for the next generation of Brazilian mixed martial artists...
Via BadCulture
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva No Longer with Nike, Working on Sponsorship Deal with Adidas

It appears Nike no longer wants a piece of the MMA game. One month after UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones announced the athletic clothing giant declined to extend their endorsement deal with him, former UFC middleweight champ Anderson Silva (pictured) has suffered the same fate. Silva’s not shedding any fake tears like Jones, however. It appears the Brazilian is inching...
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Anderson Silva signs 15-fight extension with UFC

Just two fights into the unprecedented 10-fight UFC contract extension Anderson Silva signed in 2013, Silva claims they have ripped up that agreement and inked a new 15-bout deal. “I had seven fights on my contract (including upcoming fight with Nick Diaz),” Silva told Brazilian website Combate. “I met (UFC co-owners) Lorenzo [Fertitta] and Dana [White] on Thursday, and that...
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva still wants a title shot

During his struggle back to fitness after the gruesome leg break he suffered late last year in the Octagon, former champion Anderson Silva has stated that he no longer had any interest in fighting for the middleweight title he held for many years, but in his latest interviews he seems to have changed his mind. Just a month ago Silva was quoted as saying, “In a way you’ll see...
Via Fight Of The Night
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

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