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Bellator 180: Sonnen vs. Silva

Bellator 175: Rampage vs. King Mo 2 When: June 24th, 2017 Where: Madison Square Garden in New York, New York How: Pay-Per-View Brent Primus vs. Michael Chandler (Bellator lightweight champion) Fedor Emelianenko vs. Matt Mitrione Chael Sonnen vs. Wanderlei Silva The post Bellator 180: Sonnen vs. Silva appeared first on 5thRound.com.
Via 5thRound.com
14 hours ago

Bellator taking Sonnen vs. Silva grudge match to PPV

A grudge match featuring two MMA legends that has been years in the making is coming to Madison Square Garden. The Associated Press revealed earlier today that Chael Sonnen (29-15-1) will fight PRIDE legend Wanderlei Silva (35-12-1) when Bellator returns to PPV on June 24th.  Bellator 180 ‘Sonnen vs. Silva’ will mark the first time the promotion has touched down in New York...
Via Fight Booth
3 days ago

Bellator 180 PPV Set For NYC With Chael Sonnen vs. Wanderlei Silva

In their first return to pay-per-view since 2014, Bellator has pitted a headlining doozie that will be held in NYC’s Madison Square Garden at Bellator 180. Longstanding rivals and MMA veterans Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva will finally face off in a match many years in the making. The two fighters, who are in the twilight of their careers, will hope to draw fans for the promotion’s...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago

Wanderlei Silva hit by car while riding bike, needed surgery

Former UFC middleweight and lightweight champion Wanderlei Silva revealed Wednesday that he was hit by a car while riding his bike. In a Facebook statement that was translated by Bloody Elbow, a representative for Silva informed fans that the MMA legend suffered a shoulder injury that required surgery. “We inform that Wand has been in an accident,” the statement read. “A...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 12, 2016  |  Discuss

UFC: Wanderlei Silva Being Sued By Company

We’ve all had issues with our employer at one time or another and spoke up about it but I doubt any of us have been sued like Wanderlei Silva. This week, the UFC’s parent company Zuffa LLC formally filed suit against former Pride and UFC veteran Wanderlie Silva over his claims of fights being fixed. According to documents filed in Nevada district court the UFC contends that...
Via BadCulture
July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Wanderlei Silva Fires Back at NAC for Lifetime Ban

The Nevada Athletic Commission may have won the battle against Wanderlei Silva (pictured) Tuesday by fining the now-retired UFC star $70,000 and banning him for life for ducking May’s random drug test, but Silva claims the war is only just beginning. Silva took to Twitter shortly after the committee levied their hefty punishment. “Those who are trying to take me down, come get...
Via 5thRound.com
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

MMA fighter gets lifetime ban from Nevada, big fine

It’s a good thing Wanderlei Silva (pictured) has retired from mixed martial arts, because the Nevada Athletic Commission has just banned him for life from competing in the state. The NAC also docked Silva $70,000, 10 percent of what he was guaranteed to make in his bout against Chael Sonnen at UFC 175, for running from May’s random drug test. Silva was a no-show during Tuesday’s...
Via 5thRound.com
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Wanderlei Silva puts UFC on blast in retirement video

Via another extremely dramatic and over produced video posted on his official YouTube page, one of the most revered mixed martial artists of all-time announced his retirement from the sport today. Unfortunately, this organization took away my desire to fight. I can’t do this anymore. I can’t be treated this way. And with a heavy heart I come here today to declare: I am stepping...
Via Fight Booth
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Wanderlei Silva admits taking banned substance

In a bizarre story a few weeks ago, UFC fighter Wanderlei Silva comically avoided taking a drug test by simply leaving the gym he was working out at and running away from the test collector. Well, on Tuesday he admitted to avoiding that May 24 drug test because he was taking banned substances at the time. The 37-year-old Silva went before the Nevada State Athletic Commission at an...
Via Rumors and Rants
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Silva admits to taking diuretics

During Tuesday’s Nevada State Athletic Commission hearing, UFC star Wanderlei Silva (pictured) faced the firing squad to discuss why he “ran” out the side door of his gym when a NSAC official sprung a random drug test on him on May 24 for his scheduled fight with Chael Sonnen at UFC 175. Silva, with his wife and lawyer Ross Goodman on each side of him, didn’t say a single...
Via 5thRound.com
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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