MMA Ten: GSP explains UFC return, The Black Beast talks “Charlie Brown,” Roy Jones Jr. wants Anderson SIlva

The MMA Ten keeps you updated on the latest news from the world of the UFC and beyond. This week: GSP explains his UFC return, Roy Jones Jr. wants a fight with Anderson Silva, Joanna Champion announces title defense, The Black Beast’s gas pangs and much more! GSP Says This GSP Would Smash the Old GSP Georges St-Pierre put out a comeback video this week describing why he’s coming...
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Could Anderson Silva-Roy Jones Jr. Fight Be On McGregor-Mayweather Card?

A fight between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather Jr. could be even bigger than anticipated. Although a McGregor-Mayweather bout undoubtedly would kill it in terms of pay-per-view buys, a notable undercard could put the spectacle over the top, and a couple of combat sports legends now are lobbying for an opportunity to be part of the action. Boxing legend Roy Jones Jr. and UFC...
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Georges St-Pierre is making a mistake returning to UFC

Georges St-Pierre is 35 years old, turns 36 in May, and hasn’t stepped a competitive foot inside the Octagon since 2013. But that’s not going to stop him from making a return to the UFC, and it’s not going to stop him from making a very avoidable mistake.Following GSP’s controversial split decision victory over Johny Hendricks two-plus years ago back in November 2013, UFC...
Via The Sports Post
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Silva, Holm, and the Problem with Revisionist History

Mixed martial arts is a sport built upon meteoric rises and cataclysmic falls. No fighter has left the sport with their legacy untarnished. In MMA, failure is assured. Father Time makes no exceptions and every great declines with time, but in combat sports their downfall is usually more brutal. While Pele, George Best and Maradona declined, their legacies were never doubted. But...
Via The Sports Post
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva emotional after hard-fought win over Derek Brunson at UFC 208

BROOKLYN — Following the toughest stretch of his professional fight career, Anderson Silva returned to the win column at UFC 208 with a unanimous decision victory over Derek Brunson.It was hard to imagine that Silva had gone winless for nearly five years as he stepped into the Octagon on Saturday night but those are exactly the odds he faced while taking on the No. 8 ranked middleweight...
Via FOX Sports
12 days ago

UFC 208 Weigh-In Results: Holly Holm, Germaine De Randamie Come Face-To-Face

UFC 208, which is headlined by the five-round women’s featherweight title bout between Holly Holm and Germaine de Randamie, and the middleweight clash between Anderson Silva and Derek Brunson, airs live on pay-per-view from the Barclays Center on Saturday at 10 p.m. ET.Four prelim bouts will air live on FS1 starting at 8 p.m. Two fights will kick off the night of action on UFC...
14 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 208 Preview: Holly Holm eyes another title, Anderson Silva returns, and Phillipe’s a male nurse

History will take place Saturday night at UFC 208 when former UFC bantamweight champion Holly Holm fights Germaine “The Iron Lady” de Randamie in the first-ever UFC women’s featherweight title fight. Plus, future UFC Hall of Famer and former middleweight champion Anderson Silva returns to face contender Derek Brunson, and Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza battles Tim Boetsch. Here’s...
Via The Comeback
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva to fight Derek Brunson at UFC 208

Anderson “The Spider” Silva hasn’t won a UFC bout since 2012, but he’s looking to change that at UFC 208 next month. Silva will once again fight on short notice, and has been added to the UFC 208 card, to fight Derek Brunson. He did the same thing last time he was in The Octagon, at UFC 200, and got wrecked by Daniel Cormier. He’ll hope that he doesn’t repeat that feat...
Via The Sports Daily
January 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva suspended, fined for use of banned substances

By Cameron McDonough The Nevada State Athletic Commission has come down hard on Anderson Silva for testing positive for banned substances after his UFC 183 bout. The commission suspended and fined the former UFC middleweight champion on Thursday for failing two drug tests around his Jan. 31 fight against Nick Diaz. The suspension is for one year. Silva was fined his winning...
August 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Silva blames failed drug test on sexual performance supplement

By Larry Brown Anderson Silva is really stretching the limits when it comes to his defense for his positive drug tests before and after his fight at UFC 183 in January. Silva tested positive for Drostanolone and Androstane — both anabolic steroids — a few weeks before his fight with Nick Diaz. He also tested positive for Drostanolone in his post-fight urine test. Silva plans...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 12, 2015  |  Discuss

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