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PSG ready for Champions League challenge

Originally posted on Paris St Germain have been among the biggest spenders in Europe in recent years. They have established themselves as top dog in France but are still to make significant progress in European competition. Laurent Blanc has again been busy in the transfer market this summer with the £50million signing of former Chelsea defender David Luiz has proved...
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21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Eddie Alvarez defends teammate Thiago Silva: 'He got dealt a bad hand'

Eddie Alvarez thinks the UFC made the right move re-signing Thiago Silva. Silva, Alvarez's Blackzilians teammate, was arrested in February on charges of aggravated assault and battery, sending threatening texts and aggravated assault and resisting arrest without violence following an incident with his estranged wife, Thayse Kamiji, outside of a Brazilian jiu-jitsu school in South...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Thiago Silva Returns To UFC As Assault Charges Are Dropped

Thiago Silva is once again a UFC Fighter after assault charges against him from an incident earlier this year were dropped by police. Silva was arrested in February relating to an incident in which he was alleged to have pointed a gun at his estranged wife Thaysa Silva and her boyfriend Pablo Popovitch outside Popovitch’s BJJ gym in Floriday and threatened to kill her. Silva...
Via Fight Of The Night
10 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Re-signs Thiago Silva

In the words of Luke Thomas, never say never.Thiago Silva (16-3 (2nc), pictured left) is once again on the UFC roster.Following his arrest in February the UFC decided to cut ties with the Brazilian light heavyweight.  However, in a bit of good news for the 12 time UFC veteran it looks as though the UFC has decided to give him a second chance, as all the charges against him have...
Via MMAInsider
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Brazil in shock after 7-1 thrashing

Originally posted on While there was a general feeling that this Brazil team were not the greatest, few would have anticipated the dramatic collapse that unfolded in their semi-final clash with Germany. The loss of Neymar to injury and Captain Thiago Silva to suspension weakened a team that had failed to impress in previous rounds. David Luiz, the subject of a £50million...
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July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Oscar scores consolation goal for Helpless Brazil in 7-1 defeat to Germany

Originally posted on After watching this Brazilian team played Mexico in the group stages and Chile in the quarter-finals, one could’ve easily guessed Brazil luck would soon run out. In both games the house nation was tested by opposition with real quality and they barely passed the test, given that the scores could’ve gone against them in either matchup. Today’s...
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July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Thiago Silva Denied Yellow Card Appeal By FIFA, Will Miss Semifinal

Brazil entered the 2014 FIFA World Cup as one of the favorites to win the entire tournament. If the host nation wants to win its semifinal matchup against Germany, however, it will have to do so without two of its best players. FIFA denied Brazilian defender Thiago Silva’s yellow card suspension appeal, thus ruling him out of Tuesday’s semifinal match, ESPN reported on Monday...
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch Neymar slips as he tries to celebrate Thiago Silva’s goal

Originally posted on Brazil captain Thiago Silva opens the scoring in their quarter-final match against Colombia within just seven minutes of play and ran to the sideline to celebrate. Neymar, who seems to be running a little late for the celebration party comes running, but couldn’t hit the brakes and had to settle for some sort of crash landing. The post Watch...
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July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Thiago Silva gets yellow card for running into goalie (Video)

Brazil defender Thiago Silva got his second yellow card of the World Cup on Friday. The booking came on a boneheaded play in the second half after Silva ran into Columbian goalkeeper David Ospina when Ospina was punting the ball downfield. Brazil is likely to defeat Columbia and advance to the next round, meaning Silva […]
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July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Thiago Silva apprehended at home by SWAT team after standoff

Let’s assume getting arrested by Broward Sheriffs was not a part of Thiago Silva’s (pictured) agenda when training camp opened a few weeks ago. According to NBC6 reporter Adam Kuperstein, the UFC light heavyweight was apprehended Thursday night after barricading himself inside his home after threatening people inside Pablo Popovitch Mixed Martial Arts Academy while armed. The...
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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