Thiago Silva took on the game, but cardio-vacularly challenged Rafael Cavalcante at UFC on Fuel TV 10, and came out with the Knockout of the Night. Cavalcante took it to Silva early, but the Blackzillian badboy and part-time Pitbull impersonator was able to weather the storm and let “Feijao” gas himself out before taking over and finishing the former Strikeforce light heavyweight...
Thiago Silva picked up his first win since 2009 when he knocked out former Strikeforce light-heavyweight champ Rafael ‘Feijao’ Cavalcante in the opening round of their feature fight. The win also earned Silva two post-fight bonuses including the fight of the night and the knockout of the night award, picking up $100,000 for his efforts.
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UFC on FUEL...
What did Thiago Silva (pictured) and Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante have in common entering Saturday’s scrap in Brazil? Both were coming off drug suspensions, Silva for marijuana and Feijao for stanozolol metabolites.
The similarities ended there for the light heavyweights once the scrap started. Feijao came out with a fast and furious pace, while Silva saved his best for last...
Marshall Zelaznik, UFC executive:
FOTN Silva-Feijao, SOTN Erick Silva, KOTN Thiago Silva
First time Brazilians won every fight on this card, first time ever for card in Brazil.
8 Submissions in the night, new record.
Feels Werdum-Nogeuira fight was important for contendership, chatter in office backs that up, but there are no plans yet from Dana White.
The Ultimate Fighting Championships announced the UFC on FUEL TV 10 live gate and attendance as well as the bonus awards at the post-fight press conference.
Thiago SIlva proved to have a lucrative night as the Brazilian doubled up on post-fight bonuses, earning $100,000 after picking up the knockout of the night as well as the fight of the night bonus for his outstanding performance...
After a night of freebie MMA action, the UFC awarded Erick Silva and Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante each an additional $50,000 for their special performances Saturday night at “UFC on FUEL TV: Nogueira vs. Werdum.” Thiago Silva (pictured) double-dipped by pocketing two bonus checks.
On a card that broke the UFC record for most submissions with eight, the promotion felt Erick’s...
Thiago Silva can be nasty as he showed tonight. Thanks to ZombieProphet for the GIF.
Thiago Silva: Unleashing The Beast
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Thiago Silva is one scary dude and on Saturday well will get to see him do what he loves to do, and that is go to war. Shout out to Intravid for the find.
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Paris Saint-Germain captain Thiago Silva will be suspended for the next two games following an altercation with the referee during his side's 1-1 draw with Valenciennes at the weekend.
The Brazilian saw red after he shoved Alexandre Castro two minutes before the interval and the LFP have ruled that he will now miss the upcoming matches against Lyon and Brest.
With three matches...
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...