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UFC Fight Night: Clay Guida, Dennis Bermudez hoping to earn shot at top-five contender

A week after Conor McGregor solidified his presence in the UFC with a crowd-pleasing win over Diego Brandao, fellow featherweight contenders Clay Guida and Dennis Bermudez will square-off on the main card of Saturday’s UFC Fight Night in San Jose with the winner likely to land a bout against a top-five opponent. Most recently, Guida notched a much-needed win over Tatsuya Kawajiri...
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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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21 days ago  |  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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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Who Brazil Should Play Against Germany With Neymar and Thiago Silva Unavailable

As he was stretchered off the field clutching his back, Neymar yet again had an entire nation praying on his behalf. Just as they have done at every point of  this World Cup, the Brazilian public set their gaze firmly and hopefully on the 22 year old attacker.  So central is Neymar to this Brazil team that many a Brazilian can be forgiven for being more visibly concerned about...
Via World Soccer Talk
23 days ago  |  Discuss

FIFA Announces No Action Taken Against Juan Zuniga And Denies Brazil’s Thiago Silva Appeal

FIFA announced on Monday that disciplinary action will not be taken against Juan Zuniga for his tackle on Neymar which ended the World Cup of the Brazilian superstar. The tackle took place during the later stages of Colombia’s 2-1 loss against Brazil. FIFA also announced that Brazilian Captain Thiago Silva’s yellow card appeal was unsuccessful meaning that he will serve a one...
Via World Soccer Talk
23 days ago  |  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...
24 days ago  |  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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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Brazil’s Thiago Silva Suspended For 2014 World Cup Semifinals (Video)

Thiago Silva scored to put Brazil up 1-0 in the seventh minute of Friday’s Round of 16 game against Columbia, and his team went on to win 2-1 to advance to the 2014 FIFA World Cup semifinal against Germany. Unfortunately for Brazil, Silva won’t be available for that game after running into Colombian goalie David Ospina. Though it was likely just a mental error on Silva’s...
26 days ago  |  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 […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Thiago Silva Suspended Six Months Following Failed Drug Test

For the second time in less than two years, Thiago Silva (Pictured) has flunked a post-fight drug test. On this occasion, the light heavyweight screened positive for having marijuana metabolites in his system following this month’s submission victory over Stanislav Nedkov. Silva will have to ride the pine for six months retroactive from the November 10th fight date. He must also...
November 21, 2012  |  1 Comment
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