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Benson Henderson in search of unlikely title shot

In what has become one of the sport’s deepest divisions only the very best reside among the UFC’s top-ranked lightweights, and a single loss can sentence last weekend’s headliner to a career filled with fruitless attempts to recapture a missed opportunity. But for a former champion such as Benson Henderson who was knocked off of the mountaintop by Anthony Pettis in August of...
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Cung Le: I would still love to fight Anderson Silva

There was a time not too long ago where Cung Le was on top of the world as the Strikeforce middleweight champion and his counterpart in the UFC was a man by the name of Anderson Silva. At the time, Le and his promoter both talked about the possibility of Le one day facing Silva inside the cage as the two middleweights reigned supreme as the best 185-pounders in their respective organizations...
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UFC 183: Anderson Silva Media Call (Full Audio)

The UFC held a media conference call for Anderson Silva on Friday to promote his upcoming fight with Nick Diaz at UFC 183 on January 31st and you can listen to it in full below. During the call Silva said that his left leg is now “at 95% and improving” after being broken in a horrific injury at UFC 168 in December, and it’ll be 100% by the time he fights Diaz next year. Silva...
Via Fight Of The Night
17 days ago  |  Discuss

A Fan’s Privilege: Anderson Silva Returns Against Nick Diaz

What was once just a joke and a dream is now a reality. Anderson Silva will face Nick Diaz at UFC 183, Super Bowl weekend, on January 31, 2015. Dana White broke the news on ESPN’s SportsCenter and via Twitter. It’s a stylistic matchup that both fighters are sure to love and is the closest thing […] The post A Fan’s Privilege: Anderson Silva Returns Against Nick Diaz appeared...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
18 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC: Nick Diaz vs Anderson Silva, your not imagining things

Nick Diaz shadow boxing at open workouts the night before his UFC title fight against the welterweight champion. On July 24, 2014, fan favorite Nick Diaz came out of retirement to sign a three-fight contract with the UFC. It was the long awaited return of the 209 native, who took a year off of fighting after his welterweight title lose to George St. Pierre. With the buzz surrounding...
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Fight Boner Alert: Nick Diaz Vs. Anderson Silva On Super Bowl Weekend!

Getty Image A few days ago frequently retired, tax avoiding pothead Nick Diaz signed a multi-fight contract with the UFC. Rumors swirled about who Diaz would face in his return bout, but now we have an answer. In typical UFC match making, fighters coming off a loss, or, in Nick’s case, two losses, get matched up with similar recently winless opponents. Enter Anderson “The Spider”...
Via With Leather
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva Favored Over Nick Diaz

Just seconds after the UFC announced former middleweight king Anderson Silva (pictured) would make his return from a devastating injury against Nick Diaz, most gambling degenerates (present company included) wondered what the betting lines would be. They’re both coming off consecutive losses and extended layoffs, so who gets the edge? Would Silva be favored because Diaz is entering...
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Dana White: Nick Diaz Could Get UFC Title Fight With Win Over Anderson Silva

Despite having lost two straight scraps – both of which were for the UFC welterweight title – and not appearing inside the octagon in 22 months when his highly-anticipated shootout with Anderson Silva goes down, UFC president Dana White claims Nick Diaz (pictured) is just one victory over a certain “Spider” away from earning another championship affair. “Absolutely,”...
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva Vs Nick Diaz Signed For UFC 183 In January

It’s official, a massive UFC match-up between Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz will take place at UFC 183 on January 31st in Las Vegas. This scintillating showdown between two of the sports biggest stars has been rumored for a few months now since Silva’s camp indicated that Diaz was amongst a shortlist of fighters he was considering for his comeback fight. Silva has been out of...
Via Fight Of The Night
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva will return against Nick Diaz at UFC 183

On Tuesday, it was announced former UFC middleweight king Anderson Silva (pictured) will return to action exactly 13 months and three days after shattering his left shin against champion Chris Weidman. Silva meets Nick Diaz, who is also ending his extended hiatus, at UFC 183. The January 31 show will take place at a yet-to-be announced venue in Las Vegas. The bout will take place...
21 days ago  |  Discuss
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