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Report: Antonio Silva vs. Fedor Emelianenko in the works

MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko is scheduled to fight for former Pride President Nobuyuki Sakakibara in his new MMA promotion (Rizin Fighting Federation) on December 31st, 2015, but still does not have an opponent. A new report has come out from renowned Russian state-sponsored sport’s media website Sportbox.ru. According to the website, Rizin Fighting Federation is interested in...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Mark Hunt TKO’s Antonio Silva In First Round At UFC 193

Mark Hunt produced a definitive finish in his rematch with Antonio Silva tonight at UFC 193, with a right hand behind the ear delivering a first round TKO victory. Round One: Hunt lands an early leg kick. He’s taken the center of the Octagon for now. Silva with a low front kick attempt. Hunt targets […]
Via Fight Of The Night
November 14, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 193 Weigh-In Results & Video

The UFC 193 weigh-ins have just taken place in Australia and you can see what all the fighters tipped the scales at below. Main Card: Ronda Rousey (134) vs. Holly Holm (134) Joanna Jedrzejczyk (114) vs. Valerie Letourneau (115) Mark Hunt (265) vs. Antonio Silva (263) Uriah Hall (185) vs. Robert Whittaker (185) Jared Rosholt […]
Via Fight Of The Night
November 13, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 193 Open Workout Interviews

Below you’ll find a collection of UFC 193 pre-fight interviews from yesterdays open workouts in Melbourne, Australia ahead of the pay-per-view event this Saturday night. — Ronda Rousey: Holly Holm: Joanna Jedrzejczyk: Valerie Letourneau: Mark Hunt: Antonio Silva:
Via Fight Of The Night
November 12, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 193 Embedded Episode 2

The second episode UFC 193 Embedded shines the spotlight on some of the other fighters on Saturday night’s card including Antonio Silva, Mark Hunt, Joanna Jędrzejczyk and Valerie Letourneau, though Ronda Rousey and Holly Holm do also make an appearance near the end of the video. —
Via Fight Of The Night
November 11, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 193 Fight Card

We are now less than a week away from UFC 193 which takes place at the Etihad Stadium in Melbourne, Australia this coming Saturday night on pay-per-view, and we’ve got the full fight card for you below. As you’re no doubt well aware by now, the main event of the evening will see woman’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey attempt to defend her title for a seventh time against...
Via Fight Of The Night
November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Mark Hunt looking slim ahead of Antonio Silva rematch at UFC 193

It would appear as though one UFC big man is getting a bit smaller. Mark Hunt used to fight at super heavyweight, and the former world champion kickboxer has routinely struggled to make the 265lbs UFC heavyweight limit, since moving into the division.A few months ago, he announced that he had switched to a vegan diet. Perhaps it is that diet change that has helped him slim down a...
Via Fox Sports
October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Slimmed-down Mark Hunt looking for revenge against Antonio Silva at UFC 193

UFC heavyweight contender Mark Hunt has struggled with his weight for years. Heading into his rematch against Antonio Silva, however, Hunt is on a new diet and training program that he believes will have him lighter than perhaps we've ever seen him before. "We're just concentrating on weights and building a strong base. I'm about 131 kilograms [288 pounds] at the moment, but I feel...
Via Fox Sports
August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Antonio Silva Vs Mark Hunt II Booked For UFC 193

If you’re a fan of good-old fashioned slugfests then you’ll no doubt fondly remember the heavyweight toe-to-toe war that was Antonio Silva Vs Mark Hunt at UFC Fight Night 33 in Australia in 2013. The brutal five round battle ended in a majority draw decision was in the running for ‘Fight of The Year’ honors and had Dana White declaring as “the sickest HW fight ever,”...
Via Fight Of The Night
August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Antonio Silva Waste No Time Getting To The Octagon--And Winning The Fight!

Antonio 'Bigfoot' Silva had to be a little excited to get in the Octagon Saturday night. He was about to get the chance to get back on the right side of the win column having lost his last fight to Frank Mir, and it was on home turf for the Brazilian native. So rather than take the slow walk to the Octagon with his crew and security contingent he ran down instead.No sense in keeping...
Via FatManWriting
August 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Antonio Silva TKO’s Soa Palelei At UFC 190

Antonio Silva got back to winning ways tonight at UFC 190 as he TKO’d Soa Palelei early in the second round. Round One: Silva takes the center of the Octagon to start. Big knee from Silva early, but Palelei catches his leg and presses him to the cage. He’s working for the single leg takedown, but for now Silva is defending. He gives up on it for now, but remains in the...
Via Fight Of The Night
August 01, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 190 Betting Odds

The gambling “Gods” have spoken and looks like there is good money to make on this weekend’s UFC 190. Now keep in mind, these odds are for entertainment purposes and Bad Culture not responsible for any monetary losses. Also these odds are subject to change closer to fight time.   UFC Women’s Bantamweight Title 5 Rounds   Bethe Correia (challenger) +950   vs. Ronda Rousey...
Via BadCulture
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 190 Fight Card

UFC 190 takes place this coming Saturday night in Brazil and we’ve got the full fight card for you below. In the main event dominant woman’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey heads into hostile territory to face outspoken, undefeated challenger Bethe Correia in her own backyard. It’s a battle of Brazilian veterans in the co-main event as TUF Brazil 4 coaches Antonio Rogerio...
Via Fight Of The Night
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Jessica Aguilar UFC debut set for August 1st in Brazil against Claudia Gadelha

Ever since the UFC decided to introduce the women’s strawweight division, top ranked competitor Jessica Aguilar (19-4) has been recognized as the one fighter outside of the promotion who could threaten for the championship. As announced by UFC officials yesterday, “Jag” will finally be able to compete with the best of the best after being stuck in World Series of Fighting purgatory...
Via Fight Booth
June 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Frank Mir: Todd Duffee is a coward and I want to end his career

Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir got a boost when he beat top-five ranked Antonio Silva earlier this year, snapping a four-fight losing streak. When Todd Duffee talked a bit of smack about Mir in order to get a fight booked with the submission master, Mir got a fire lit under his feet. "When Duffee says some of the things he's said, it reminds me that I need to practice...
Via Fox Sports
May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night Results: Frank Mir Downs Antonio Silva In Knockout

Frank Mir is back and better than ever. After four consecutive losses, the two-time UFC heavyweight champion bounced back in a big way by knocking out Antonio Silva just 100 seconds into Sunday’s UFC Fight Night main event in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Prior to Sunday, Mir hadn’t won since December 2011. “This is me,” Mir said, via UFC.com. “I took time off, I rested. I’m...
Via NESN.com
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Frank Mir knocks Antonio Silva out in first, earns first win in years

Frank Mir made quick of his first opponent in over a year on Sunday night. The former two-time UFC heavyweight champion knocked Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva out in the first round of their Fight Night main event in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Mir became the ninth underdog fighter on Sunday's UFC event to pull out an unexpected win. Mir's return to the win column was truly a beating-the-odds...
Via Fox Sports
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Frank Mir Knocks Out Antonio Silva in First Round at UFC Fight Night 61 in Brazil

Antonio Silva was hoping to get back on the right side of the win column at UFC Fight Night 61 in Brazil. Bigfoot's last win came over two years ago at UFC 156 when he knocked out Alistair Overeem. It was not going to come easy against a tough opponent like Frank Mir though.As luck would have it, he is going to have to wait till his next fight to win since Mir was able to score a...
Via FatManWriting
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Frank Mir KO’s Antonio Silva In Under 2 Minutes At UFC Fight Night 61

Former heavyweight champion Frank Mir proved he’s still a threat tonight in the main event of UFC Fight Night 61 with a knockout victory against Antonio Silva in under two minutes. Round One: The main event of the evening is underway. The two cautiously moving around each other with Mir occasionally pawing out with the jab. Mir lets go with a combination that backs up Silva...
Via Fight Of The Night
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 61 Results

Stay tuned to fightofthenight.com this evening for all the results live as they happen from UFC Fight Night 61 in Brazil. The action begins at around 5.30pm ET (10.30pm UK) with the main card going live at 8pm ET (1am UK). (Press F5 as required to refresh the page for the latest results) Main Card: Antonio Silva vs. Frank Mir Edson Barboza vs. Michael Johnson Cezar Ferreira vs. Sam...
Via Fight Of The Night
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

‘UFC Fight Night: Bigfoot vs. Mir’ Complete Betting Odds

There isn’t much hoopla surrounding today’s UFC Fight Night 61 card in Brazil, so why don’t we look at a way of making it far more interesting? Former UFC heavyweight champ Frank Mir (pictured) is nearly a 2-1 underdog against Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva in the show’s featured attraction. Silva, meanwhile, is almost a 2.5-1 odds-on favorite to hand Mir his fifth straight...
Via 5thRound.com
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 61 Weigh-In Results & Video

The weigh-ins have now taken place for tomorrow night’s UFC Fight Night 61 event in Brazil and you can see what all the fighters tipped the scales at below. — Main Card: Frank Mir (261) vs. Antonio Silva (264) Edson Barboza (156) vs. Michael Johnson (155) Sam Alvey (186) vs. Cezar Ferreira (185) Rustam Khabilov (156) vs. Adriano Martins (156) Iuri Alcantara...
Via Fight Of The Night
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Frank Mir, Antonio Silva desperate for win at UFC Fight Night 61

For those that make their living as professional mixed martial artists, losing three consecutive fights is often career-suicide, and the mere mention of a losing streak is enough to spark financial panic. But every rule, unofficial or otherwise, has it’s exceptions, and in the main event of Sunday’s UFC Fight Night 61, two of those exceptions will bring a total of seven straight...
Via Sports-Glory
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 61 Predictions

UFC Fight Night 61 takes place in Brazil on Sunday night and we’ve got our predictions for all the fights for you below. — Main Card: Antonio Silva vs. Frank Mir This is a tricky fight to call as we’ve not got a clear indication of how these two heavyweights will perform without TRT. Both used it when it was legal to do so, but Mir hasn’t fought since it was banned by NSAC...
Via Fight Of The Night
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Main Card Predictions and Expectations For UFC Fight Night: Bigfoot vs Mir

This Sunday in Porto Alegre, Brazil the UFC brings us a card sure to be filled with action!  Here are my thoughts on the main card, highlighted by Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva vs Former Champion, and submission specialist Frank Mir, and what is sure to be a fast-paced, action-packed brawl with Explosive striker Edson Barboza set to face heavy hitter Michael Johnson. Let's start from...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss
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