Daniel Cormier fires back at criticism about his win over Anderson Silva

It's been more than a week since Daniel Cormier fought and defeated Anderson Silva at UFC 200 on two days' notice after his original opponent, Jon Jones, was pulled from the fight after testing positive for two banned substances. With options limited and time running out, the UFC secured Silva to take the fight with Cormier on extremely short notice, and the fighters met in the...
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July 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Was UFC 200 Anderson Silva’s Swan Song?

Anderson Silva’s mixed marital arts career is the stuff of legend. Silva’s list of accomplishments includes being a one time Shooto Middleweight Champion, one time Cage Rage Middleweight Champion, the UFC Middleweight Champion, and the 2008 World MMA and Sports Illustrated Fighter of the Year, just to name a few. “The Spider” has been fighting professionally since 1997, and...
July 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Daniel Cormier dominates a game Anderson Silva at UFC 200

LAS VEGAS — Daniel Cormier dominated last-minute replacement opponent Anderson Silva on Saturday night at UFC 200, despite Silva and referee John McCarthy's best efforts. Time and again, Cormier took Silva down with ease and battered him on the ground with strikes.Not once was Silva able to stand up on his own after being taken down by Cormier, yet he was given repeated assists...
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July 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Daniel Cormier booed by fans at UFC 200

The fans at UFC 200 did not treat Daniel Cormier too kindly on Saturday at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Cormier was booed heavily during his win over Anderson Silva. He was booed after snuffing out some strikes by Silva, and he was booed even more after winning the fight by unanimous decision. The reason for the boos is hard to say, but we can take a stab at why fans were not positive...
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July 10, 2016  |  Discuss

As an underdog, Anderson Silva's true greatness is on display

LAS VEGAS -- Let us review, briefly. Two months ago, he underwent an emergency surgery.That happened as he was preparing to fight again just a couple months after going five hellacious rounds with now middleweight champion Michael Bisping. Now, the 185-pound legend is fighting a man who was the No. 1 title contender at heavyweight not too long ago, and is now the light heavyweight...
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July 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Daniel Cormier thankful Anderson Silva agreed to fight

LAS VEGAS — Daniel Cormier went from despondent to extremely thankful in just 24 hours, when it was announced Thursday night that legendary fighter Anderson Silva would replace Jon Jones as the light heavyweight champion’s opponent at UFC 200 this weekend. “I am honored to share the octagon with the one of the greatest fighters of all time,” Cormier told
July 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva to fight Daniel Cormier at UFC 200

Anderson “Spider” Silva will face Cormier in a non-title fight Saturday night at T-Mobile Arena, TMZ reported. There you have it folks! @dc_mma vs @SpiderAnderson on #UFC200! More to come on! — #UFCVegas (@ufc) July 8, 2016 Silva sparked rumors that he’d participate in the UFC’s biggest card earlier Thursday when he...
July 07, 2016  |  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

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