Anderson Silva Out 4-6 Weeks After Gallbladder Surgery

Jeez, talking about going to great lengths to duck a fight against Uriah Hall… On Wednesday, former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva (pictured) underwent successful surgery to have his gallbladder removed after suffering from abdominal pains. “The Spider” will be sidelined from 4-6 weeks. Silva was slated to face Hall Saturday at UFC 198. Instead of trying to locate...
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva off UFC 198, will undergo gall bladder surgery on Wednesday

Saturday night’s stacked PPV out of Curitiba just lost a major fight with the removal of Anderson Silva vs. Uriah Hall from the main card. Silva’s coach, Luiz Carlos Dorea, told that he was feeling a severe abdominal pain that forced him to go to the hospital to seek medical attention. It turns out that the former middleweight champ will have to undergo a Cholecystectomy...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Win Or Lose, Anderson Silva Should Retire After UFC 198

Just thirty-five months ago, Anderson Silva (pictured) was sitting firmly on top of the mixed martial arts world. Although he was still active, and dominating the opposition, Silva had already established himself the game’s GOAT in the eyes of most pundits. The Michael Jordan of MMA, if you will. Longest UFC winning streak (16): Check Most consecutive UFC title defenses (10):...
19 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 198 Countdown: Anderson Silva vs. Uriah Hall (full video)

The last time Anderson Silva (33-7) competed in anything but a UFC main event was 11 fights ago, all the way back in 2009 when he embarrassed Forrest Griffin in the co-main event of UFC 101. The last time Silva was featured on the third fight down the card as a member of the UFC roster – it’s never happened in his 20-fight career. There’s a first time for everything. Silva...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva's son is a young 'Spider' in the making

Anderson Silva has left quite a legacy in the world of MMA. The Brazilian fighter has 33 wins over 41 professional fights, including a 14-fight UFC title run and multiple accolades in between. And while The Spider's career is coming to close, we may have a good candidate to carry on Silva's legacy.Footage of Silva's son Kalyl was surfaced recently showing him throwing some of the...
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29 days ago  |  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...
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August 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva suspended due to second failed drug test

By Anna Fogel January was a month of failed drug tests for former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva. Silva failed a second drug test administered by the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Jan. 31, the night of his UFC 183 unanimous victory over Nick Diaz, NSAC executive director Bob Bennett confirmed to Tuesday. The 39-year-old had already failed an out-of-competition...
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva reportedly failed second drug test

By Larry Brown Anderson Silva may be in even more trouble than initially believed. Last week it was reported that Silva tested positive for two banned substances -- both steroids -- in a drug test on Jan. 9. That drug test was considered an out-of-competition screening ahead of his UFC 183 fight against Nick Diaz. Results from the test were not made public until three days after...
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February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: UFC withholding Silva's purse from UFC 183

The UFC is withholding Anderson Silva’s purse related to his UFC 183 fight in January pending the outcome of his his case with the Nevada State Athletic Commission, according to a report. Brazilian news outlet Veja says UFC boss Dana White has blocked $6 million due to Silva. Silva was paid $600,000 for the fight,...Read More
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February 08, 2015  |  Discuss

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