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Video: Anderson Silva Gets His Leg Worked On

Absolutely no reason that Anderson Siva needed to come back from his brutal leg injury back at UFC 168 but his desire to recuperate and return to the cage is exactly the mentality that has allowed him to accomplish all that he has and be considered one of, if not the best fighter ever. All the best to Anderson, very excited to see him back in action  and I just hope standing across...
Via Tito Couture
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Donald Cerrone set for assault on top-five contender

Heading into the main event of Wednesday’s UFC Fight Night, both Donald Cerrone and Jim Miller were hoping that a hard-fought victory over a top-ten opponent would be enough to advance up the lightweight ladder and into the cage with a big-name contender. But after an enticing opening round that featured more than a few crowd-pleasing exchanges, Cerrone unleashed a deadly combination...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Weidman Off To The Espy’s With His Lovely Wife

The UFC middleweight champ was nominated for an ESPY for this amazing victory over the greatest fighter of all time, Anderson Silva.  Chris did not end up winning an award but still represented the sport and himself well.  Pretty bad ass to show up to an event like the ESPYs with a mini black eye and when people ask about it Chris can reply, “Oh, no big deal, just had a five...
Via Tito Couture
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Lights, Camera, Action With Chris Weidman

The champion Chris Weidman is at the gym in New York filming for one of his sponsors Bad Boy.  Doubt Chris was hitting the bag too hard with the hand injury that almost forced him to pull out of UFC 175 a week and a half ago.  It is a busy day for the champ as he will be attending the ESPYs later tonight and hoping to win an award for his underdog victory over Anderson Silva last...
Via Tito Couture
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Biggest Heel of 2014 for WWE: The Injury Bug

Coming out of Raw last night, I was convinced that the biggest heel of 2014 is turning out to be the injury bug. Raw went off the air with Seth Rollins possibly injured after getting flung out the ring and hurting his knee.  As it turns out, Rollins was just doing a fine job of selling and is luckily fine. Still, it called to mind the injuries the WWE has already had to endure...
Via Between The Ropes
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Lyoto Machida versus Anderson Silva the UFC’s Manny Paquiao and Floyd Mayweather?

The one fight we will not see in boxing that we should is Manny Paquiao versus Floyd Mayweather. We never will see it and it breaks my fight fan heart. The MMA fight we did not get was Anderson Silva versus Lyoto Machida in their primes. The reasons these fights did not and will not happen are very different. It is all about the “Money” man The reason we will not see the boxers...
Via Fight Booth
12 days ago  |  Discuss

BJ Penn to be remembered as one of MMA’s greatest

Nearly four years removed from his last title fight, future Hall of Famer BJ Penn chose to call it a career on Sunday night following a third-round, TKO-loss to former lightweight champ Frankie Edgar in the main event at the ”T.U.F 19” finale in Las Vegas. Now 35 years old, Penn has essentially been out of MMA since Rory MacDonald handed him a tremendous beating to earn a three...
Via Sports-Glory
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Weidman puts finishing touches on historic first year as middleweight champ

On a night that will undoubtedly be remembered as one of his greatest, UFC Middleweight Champion Chris Weidman outlasted one of the sport’s most elusive contenders on the way to retaining his title with a five-round, unanimous decision win over Lyoto Machida. Constantly moving forward in order to limit Machida’s unorthodox approach, Weidman set the tone early with a series of...
Via Sports-Glory
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Ed Soares likes the idea of Nick Diaz as a comeback fight for Anderson Silva on PPV

Let the hype train begin! Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz is a fight that has been bounced around quite a bit by fans for some years. With Diaz wanting to come out of retirement and Silva close to being able to fight again, the fight appears to make more and more sense. But is it actually going to happen? Well our Layzie The Savage ambushed Ed Soares, the manager of Anderson Silva and...
Via Fight Hub TV
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Ronda Rousey Earns Two ESPY Nominations

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey returns to the octagon next Saturday as she defends her title against Alexis Davis at UFC 175. Regardless if she wins the fight, is Rousey the best female athlete in all of sports? It was announced this morning that Rousey was nominated for two ESPY awards, “Best Female Athlete” and “Best Fighter.” Also receiving nominations...
Via Between The Ropes
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva Promises Little Girl He’ll Fight Again (Video)

Anderson Silva began sparring last week and already he’s being asked when he will make his return. It’s not the media drilling him with tough questions though, it’s a little girl in his home country of Brazil. This girl has a serious future in journalism. When she ask Silva when he’ll fight again he responds, “I’ll fight next year.” Then like any good journalist she...
Via BlackSportsOnline
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva returns to sparring (Video)

When Anderson Silva snapped his left leg (breaking his left fibula and tibia) on Chris Weidman’s shin last December at UFC 168, many thought the record setting champion was finished. Less than six months later, the following video has surfaced of Silva training with a lot of focus on his leg, new rod and all. “The Spider” looks to be headed back to the Octagon sooner rather...
Via Fight Booth
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Anderson Silva Training And Talking About His Comeback

Doctor’s have given Anderson Silva permission to begin sparring as his comeback from a broken leg continues according to plan. In his latest training video the former champion is seeing hitting pads and talking about a potential comeback, promising that he will return to the Octagon next year. —
Via Fight Of The Night
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva Spars After Breaking Leg

Anderson Silva has been cleared to resume training after breaking his leg in the main event of UFC 168 last December. The injury occurred when his opponent, Chris Weidman, checked a leg kick from the Spider, causing one of the most horrific leg injuries in the octagon and a TKO stoppage. Silva, 37, says he is already going full speed in his training while planning on returning to...
Via Ring Kings
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Diaz Negotiating New UFC Deal; Is Anderson Silva Fight In The Works?

Nick Diaz could be back fighting in the Octagon early next year after a report emerged at the weekend that he is negotiating a new deal with the UFC. Diaz has not fought since an unsuccessful welterweight title bid against George St.Pierre in March of last year and has rebuffed the UFC’s attempts to coax him back into the cage since, but it appears that the parties may finally...
Via Fight Of The Night
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva Cleared For Sparring; Nick Diaz Fight in the Works

‘The Spider’ is cleared and looking to regain his post at the top of the Middleweight division. Anderson Silva took to twitter to let all of his fans know that he was close to 100% and is looking to get back into the Octagon. “Good news today, guys: Dr. Marcio Tannure released me for my first sparring after my leg fracture,” said Silva in Portuguese via Twitter. Silva should...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva Continues Rehab Progress

Another big step in the return of UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva took place Friday. Silva took to Twitter to announce that Dr. Márcio Tannure cleared him to return to sparring for the first time since he broke his leg against Chris Weidman at UFC 168 in December 2013: Aí galera uma notícia boa, hoje […]
Via Full Scale Sports
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Dana White Very Interested in Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz

Former UFC middleweight king Anderson Silva is still at least six months away from returning from a broken left shin, but it appears Nick Diaz (pictured) will likely be who rolls out the welcome back wagon for Silva. “I know [Silva and his team] want it,” UFC president Dana White stated during Thursday’s UFC 174 media scrum. “I think that’s a very interesting fight, so...
Via 5thRound.com
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Nick Diaz says Anderson Silva should fire his trainer & get a boxing coach

This is it, isn’t it? The first sparks that will hopefully start a flame that will burn into Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz. In Nick Diaz’s quest to get Anderson Silva money, who would’ve ever thought that Nick Diaz would indeed have to face Anderson Silva? But I’m getting way too far ahead of myself here. Anderson Silva doesn’t even want to fight in 2014 after having his...
Via Fight Hub TV
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Sonnen pulled from UFC 175 following failed drug test

During the last few years, the sport of mixed martial arts has become the primary battleground for the ongoing war between athletes and their use of testosterone replacement therapy (TRT), and the governing bodies that regulate them such as the Nevada State Athletic Commission. But on Tuesday, it was fight fans who once again felt the effects of the drama when it was announced that...
Via Sports-Glory
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva Comes Home From Paintballing

The Goat heads home after a day of paint-balling and looks to be in good spirits! Would pay a lot of money to see Silva and Nick Diaz fight, I hope the UFC can make that happen! One thing is for sure, it would certainly be the pay day that Diaz has been hoping for. The Goat Anderson Silva spars with his son Anderson Silva hits the weights
Via Tito Couture
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva Eyes Early 2015 for Return

(Photo/Ultimate Fighting Championship) It’s been just over five months since we last saw Anderson Silva step inside the octagon. His long awaited rematch with middleweight champion Chris Weidman took place at UFC 168 last December. Leading up to his last fight, Silva had lost his belt to Weidman at UFC 162 earlier in the year. This stunning loss came after a 17 fight unbeaten...
Via Mill City Sports
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

The GOAT Anderson Silva Spars With His Son

Probably not the easiest thing in the world being the son of the best fighter ever! Good to see Anderson enjoying some time with his son, excited to see Silva back in action. Nick Diaz anyone??? Anderson Silva hits the weights Anderson Silva training with a smile on his face
Via Tito Couture
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz? If the Price is Right.

Anderson Silva wants to fight Nick Diaz upon his return to the UFC but Nick Diaz will only take that bout if the UFC offers him an offer he can’t refuse.   Alex Ramirez – June 5, 2014 Mixed martial art’s greatest fighter and its greatest enigma may soon face off one on one. Earlier this week Ed Soares, manager of Anderson Silva, stated in an interview that the former UFC middleweight...
Via Overtime
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz want to fight

Neither Nick Diaz nor Anderson Silva have fought for quite some time — for different reasons — but they might want to face each other when they do return. Silva is recovering from a broken leg suffered in his second consecutive loss to Chris Weidman and is likely to return in early 2015. Diaz has […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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