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ANDERSON SILVA RUMORS

Jon Jones on Anderson Silva: 'I don't want to beat or lose to him'

UFC superstars Jon Jones (20-1) and Anderson Silva (33-6) got in the ring together last week to spar in Las Vegas. The sight was truly one to behold for MMA fans, as many have fantasized about a super fight between the light heavyweight champ Jones and the middleweight legend Silva, for years. According to Jones, who defends his UFC 205-pound belt against Daniel Cormier Jan. 3 at...
Via Fox Sports
33 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Kenny Florian: “GSP is Scared of Anderson Silva” (Video)

Georges St. Pierre is busy rehabbing a knee injury and it’s now a matter of when he will return to the octagon, not if he will return. Just don’t expect that return to be against Anderson Silva. At last weekend’s ‘UFC: The Time is Now’ event  Nick Diaz openly called GSP “scared” and a “coward” for not taking the January 31st fight against Anderson Silva; a fight...
Via BlackSportsOnline
3 days 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
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyron Woodley meets Kelvin Gastelum in UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz co-main event

Fresh off a huge first round submission win over the weekend, Kelvin Gastelum burst into the top 10 rankings for the welterweight division and now he'll have a chance to move even further up the ladder when he faces Tyron Woodley in the co-main event for UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz. UFC officials announced the new matchup on Tuesday. Gastelum moved to a perfect 10-0 with a win over...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Here is your full UFC schedule for 2015

In an unprecedented move, the UFC unveiled their full schedule for 2015 earlier today inside of The Smith Center in Las Vegas, Nevada and we’ve attached it for your viewing pleasure below. You’ll also find a couple of nuggets that were revealed and some fun quoteables in regards to the schedule and the fighters that appeared on today’s dais below: • The February 14th show...
Via Fight Booth
6 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
13 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
20 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...
Via 5thRound.com
20 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
22 days ago  |  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...
Via 5thRound.com
28 days ago  |  Discuss
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