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Anderson Silva And Shogun Rua To Coach TUF Brazil 4 In 2015

Two of Brazil’s most beloved fighters, Anderson Silva and Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua have been announced as the coaches on The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 4 which will begin filming in 2015. However, in a break from tradition the two stars won’t fight at the end of the season, and the show will be filmed in Las Vegas instead of Brazil. “A lot of people were worried we’d never...
Via Fight Of The Night
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Anderson Silva and "Shogun" Rua to coach TUF Brazil 4

The next season of The Ultimate Fighter set in Brazil will have two of the greatest legends from the country squaring off as coaches with Anderson Silva and Mauricio "Shogun" Rua taking over duties on the fourth installment of the series. UFC officials announced the pairing on Wednesday. While Silva and Rua will be coaching the show together, they will not fight each other...
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Anderson Silva and Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua Coach TUF Brazil 4, Won’t Fight Each Other

On Wednesday, the UFC announced former champions Anderson Silva (pictured) and Mauricio “Shogun” Rua will coach the fourth installment of “The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil.” Contrary to TUF tradition, the two Brazilian icons will not face each other at season’s end. UFC president Dana White said they will meet different opponents when the show wraps. “A lot of people were...
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Anderson Silva Signs New 15 Fight Deal with UFC

Anderson Silva, 39, hasn’t fought since breaking his leg a year ago but that isn’t stopping him from signing a new deal with the UFC. “I had seven fights on my contract,” Silva told Combate. “I met (UFC executives) Lorenzo (Fertitta) and Dana (White) on Thursday, and that contract was canceled. We signed for another 15 fights. To make Dana crazy, I signed for 15 more fights...
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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...
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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...
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Watch Lorenzo Fertitta Discuss Anderson Silva’s Comeback

UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta has offered his thoughts on Anderson Silva’s recovery and his upcoming comeback fight against Nick Diaz at UFC 183 in January, claiming that the former champion is more motivated than ever and has his eyes on getting his title back. “I was very excited to see what Anderson’s response was going to be,” Fertitta said of Silva’s desire to compete again...
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Anderson Silva Press Conference 1PM ET 10/14

Las Vegas, Nev. – Former UFC® middleweight champion Anderson Silva will host a press conference on Tuesday, October 14 at 1 p.m. ET/10 a.m. PT at the Copacabana Palace Hotel in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to discuss his highly anticipated return to the Octagon®. After a 13-month layoff due to a fractured leg suffered in his second bout with UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman...
Via BadCulture
17 days ago  |  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
21 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...
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

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