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Ray Borg explains why he will be the fighter to dethrone Demetrious Johnson

UFC flyweight contender Ray Borg isn't the first fighter to say they have the secret formula to dethrone current champion Demetrious Johnson.Johnson has been virtually untouchable since winning the flyweight championship in 2012 and with one more win in April he'll tie Anderson Silva for the most title defenses in UFC history with 10.As impressive as Johnson has been throughout his...
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2 days ago

Anderson Silva reveals who he wants to fight at UFC 212 in Brazil

Former middleweight champion Anderson Silva appears ready to book his next fight for UFC 212 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil against a familiar face from his past.Silva took to Instagram on Monday to ask for a fight with Nick Diaz for the upcoming card on June 3 in his home country.Silva faced Diaz back in 2015 and won the fight by unanimous decision but the result was later overturned...
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9 days ago

Kelvin Gastelum knocks out Vitor Belfort in main event, calls out Anderson Silva

Middleweight division be warned — Kelvin Gastelum has arrived.The former "Ultimate Fighter" winner has long been touted as a top prospect in the UFC, but weight cutting issues kept Gastelum with a very large asterisk next to his name throughout his troubled times competing at 170 pounds.While Gastelum was undefeated in the UFC as a middleweight, he still resisted the move up to...
Via FOX Sports
11 days ago

Georges St-Pierre set to fight Michael Bisping for the UFC middleweight title

One of the biggest stars in UFC history is one step closer to making his Octagon return.UFC president Dana White announced Wednesday morning that former champion Georges St-Pierre will challenge Michael Bisping for the middleweight title later this year.“He will fight Michael Bisping for the 185-pound title,” White said on SportsCenter. “This Saturday, obviously we have a fight...
Via FOX Sports
21 days ago

Georges St-Pierre is making a mistake returning to UFC

Georges St-Pierre is 35 years old, turns 36 in May, and hasn’t stepped a competitive foot inside the Octagon since 2013. But that’s not going to stop him from making a return to the UFC, and it’s not going to stop him from making a very avoidable mistake.Following GSP’s controversial split decision victory over Johny Hendricks two-plus years ago back in November 2013, UFC...
Via The Sports Post
February 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva emotional after hard-fought win over Derek Brunson at UFC 208

BROOKLYN — Following the toughest stretch of his professional fight career, Anderson Silva returned to the win column at UFC 208 with a unanimous decision victory over Derek Brunson.It was hard to imagine that Silva had gone winless for nearly five years as he stepped into the Octagon on Saturday night but those are exactly the odds he faced while taking on the No. 8 ranked middleweight...
Via FOX Sports
February 12, 2017

UFC 208 Weigh-In Results: Holly Holm, Germaine De Randamie Come Face-To-Face

UFC 208, which is headlined by the five-round women’s featherweight title bout between Holly Holm and Germaine de Randamie, and the middleweight clash between Anderson Silva and Derek Brunson, airs live on pay-per-view from the Barclays Center on Saturday at 10 p.m. ET.Four prelim bouts will air live on FS1 starting at 8 p.m. Two fights will kick off the night of action on UFC...
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February 10, 2017  |  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 MMAFighting.com...
Via NESN.com
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 https://t.co/NDt313f4SE! pic.twitter.com/WZtjXYeyHP — #UFCVegas (@ufc) July 8, 2016 Silva sparked rumors that he’d participate in the UFC’s biggest card earlier Thursday when he...
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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...
Via NESN.com
August 13, 2015  |  Discuss
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