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Anderson Silva seeing psychologist over broken leg

Anderson Silva will return to the octagon in January for the first time since breaking his leg on Dec. 28, 2012, in a loss to Chris Weidman. Though Silva has resumed training and is preparing for his fight with Nick Diaz, he has not overcome all obstacles associated with the brutal injury. Specifically, he is […]
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva Still Battling Mental Block After Broken Leg

Since his horrific leg break at UFC 169 in December against Chris Weidman, legendary UFC fighter Anderson Silva has shown remarkable strength of character – vowing almost immediately that he would fight again and showing remarkably swift progress in his recovery. However, despite his almost mythical status in the Octagon Silva is only human like the rest of us and in a new interview...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva Still Battling ‘Ghosts’ of Broken Leg

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva (pictured) has been hellbent on getting back in the cage after suffering arguably the most gruesome injury MMA has ever witnessed when his left shin snapped in two after Chris Weidman checked his kick last December. While Silva’s doctors have said his titanium-infused leg healed at a “crazy” rate and have cleared him to return...
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva seeing psychologist to get over 'ghosts' of broken leg

Physically, Anderson Silva is fine 10 months after breaking his leg in gruesome fashion against Chris Weidman. Mentally? Not so much. Silva is seeing a psychologist to help him clear the mental hurdle of having his fibula and tibia broken during a leg kick attempt in the middleweight title fight last December, he told Brazil's Fantastico (translated by MMA Fighting). The former...
Via Fox Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Ed Soares believes Anderson Silva could be champion once again

Anderson Silva will return to the UFC’s Octagon in January at UFC 183 to take on Nick Diaz in what will most definitely be one of the most anticipated fights in the history of mixed martial arts.  Although the fight is still a long ways away, Silva’s manager Ed Soares was recently on Submission Radio to discuss Silva’s return to the Octagon, fighting Nick Diaz, and a potential...
Via Fight Hub TV
29 days ago  |  Discuss

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
August 02, 2014  |  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,”...
July 30, 2014  |  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

Anderson Silva returns to sparring (Video)

When Anderson Silva snapped his left leg (breaking his left fibula and tibia) on Chris Weidman’s shin last December at UFC 168, many thought the record setting champion was finished. Less than six months later, the following video has surfaced of Silva training with a lot of focus on his leg, new rod and all. “The Spider” looks to be headed back to the Octagon sooner rather...
Via Fight Booth
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Nick Diaz says Anderson Silva should fire his trainer & get a boxing coach

This is it, isn’t it? The first sparks that will hopefully start a flame that will burn into Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz. In Nick Diaz’s quest to get Anderson Silva money, who would’ve ever thought that Nick Diaz would indeed have to face Anderson Silva? But I’m getting way too far ahead of myself here. Anderson Silva doesn’t even want to fight in 2014 after having his...
Via Fight Hub TV
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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