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Roy Nelson, Mark Hunt looking to impress in upcoming slug-fest

Following a pair of unanimous-decision losses to fifth-ranked Stipe Miocic and former heavyweight contender Daniel Cormier in 2013, Roy Nelson entered his bout against fellow veteran Minotauro Nogueira on April 11th in desperate need of a win in order to stave-off a future filled with prelim-card appearances and a ticket out of the UFC. On the wrong side of 35 and out of favor with...
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September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 51 medical suspensions unveiled: Several fighters could miss significant time

The UFC put on yet another stellar fight night card live from Brazil this past weekend. In the main event of UFC Fight Night 51, Andrei Arlovski knocked out Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva in highlight reel fashion to a chorus of boos from the Brazilian fans in attendance rooting for Bigfoot. The UFC Fight Night 51 medical suspensions were unveiled today, and although Arlovski was the...
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September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Around the Combat World

  (Welcome to another installment of Around the Combat World, where we chart what happened over the weekend from fighters you know or should know that performed away from your TV screen.) Scott Quigg defeated Stephane Jamoye [R3 TKO] Adriano Moraes defeated Geje Eustaquio [R2 Submission, OneFC: Rise of the Kingdom] Caros Fodor defeated Vincent Latoel [R2 Submission, OneFC: Rise...
Via Undercard Superstar
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Morning Matchmaker: Stipe Miocic should be next for Andrei Arlovski

Andrei Arlovski stunned everyone with a first-round knockout of Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva. Should he get a serious contender fight next? Iuri Alcantara won an exciting unanimous decision over Russell Doane? What does the future hold for the unassuming bantamweight contender? Jessica Andrade destroyed top prospect Larissa Pacheco? Could she be close to a title shot? We'...
Via Fox Sports
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Next Fights for Andrei Arlovski and Antonio Silva?

  We at Fight At The Night have decided to explore the most possible, most appropriate and most interesting next fights for both Silva and Arlovski in the aftermath of their bout in Brasilia, Brazil. Andrei Arlovski He into the Main Event as the underdog, but Andrei ‘the Pitbull’ Arlovski silenced the crowd in Brasilia after he knocked out Silva just 2:59 into the first round...
Via Fight Of The Night
September 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Arlovski Scores First Round Knockout Over Bigfoot Plus Full Event Results

Main card Andrei Arlovski defeats Antonio Silva via first-round KO (2:59) Gleison Tibau defeats Piotr Hallmann via unanimous decision (28-29, 29-28 x 2) Leonardo Santos defeats Efrain Escudero via unanimous decision (29-28 x3) Santiago Ponzinibbio defeats Wendell Oliveira via first-round TKO (1:20) Iuri Alcantara defeats Russell Doane via unanimous decision (29-28 x3) Jessica Andrade...
Via MMAInsider
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Andrei Arlovski KO’s Antonio Silva In 1st Round At UFC Fight Night 51

Andrei Arlovski finally showed signs of getting back to his old self tonight in the main event of UFC Fight Night 51 as he dropped Antonio Silva with strikes and then knocked him out with hammerfist strikes mid-way through the opening round. Round One: The main event of the evening is underway in Brazil. Silva with his hands held high to start. Arlovski wades in with a few body...
Via Fight Of The Night
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night: Arlovski vs. Silva Picks

  Last Event Winner: Ben Kohn/Nolan Howell (6-3) Lucas Bourdon: 9-4 .692 Ben Kohn: 120-55 .686 TC Engel: 83-46 .643 Josh Hall: 35-21 .625 Luke Irwin: 184-111 .624 Naomi Kamornick: 3-2 .600 Earl Montclair: 96-65 .596 Nolan Howell: 105-83 .559 Dan Galvan: 5-6 .455 Heavyweight Bout: Andrei Arlovski (22-10) vs. Antonio Silva (18-5-1) Luke Irwin: Bigfoot is going to treat Arlovski...
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September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch Joe Rogan Break Down Arlovski Vs Silva II

Get in the mood for tonight’s UFC Fight Night 51 main event rematch between Andrei Arlovski and Antonio Silva in this preview video featuring the thoughts of Joe Rogan. —
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September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 51 Quick Picks

UFC Fight Night 51 takes place tomorrow night in Brazil and we’ve got our quick picks for all the fights for you below. — Main Card: Andrei Arlovski vs. Antonio Silva Arlovski is pretty much running on fumes at this point, and while there’s some doubts regarding how Silva will perform without TRT I still think he’s got more to offer than his opponent at this stage of his...
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September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 51: Silva vs. Arlovski II predictions

(Photo/Ultimate Fighting Championship) The UFC is back in action once again. UFC Fight Night 51 will take place at Ginásio Nilson Nelson in Brasília, Brazil on Saturday, September 13. The event kicks off with a five-fight preliminary card at 5:45 p.m. eastern on UFC Fight Pass and closing the night off with a six-fight main card also on Fight Pass at 8:00 p.m. eastern. The co...
Via Mill City Sports
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Antonio Silva, Andrei Arlovski set for second chapter of slug-fest

In May of 2010, an up-and-coming Antonio Silva was anxious to make an impression on his new employer after suffering a unanimous-decision loss to Fabricio Werdum in his Strikeforce debut, but in order to do so, a victory over former UFC heavyweight champ Andrei Arlovski was a must for the hulking Brazilian. During the slug-fest that ensued, Arlovski’s notoriously lethal attack...
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September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva Heavy Favorite Over Andrei Arlovski at UFC Fight Night 51

Saturday’s main event between Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva (pictured) and Andrei Arlovski isn’t offering much in terms of significance in the heavyweight division, and according to the Gambling Gods, it won’t offer much in terms of competitiveness. The powers that be have pegged Silva a significant 4-1 odds-on favorite to go up 2-0 in his head-to-head matchup with the former...
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September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 51 Fight Card

UFC Fight Night 51 takes place this coming Saturday night from Brazil and we’ce got the full fight card for you below. Headlining the show is a heavyweight rematch between Andrei Arlovski and Antonio Silva who first locked horns in the Strikeforce cage in 2010 with ‘Big Foot’ emerging the victor on that occasion via unanimous decision. In the co-main event Brazil’s own Gleison...
Via Fight Of The Night
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Alexander Gustafsson, Jimi Manuwa prepared to headline Fight Night London

If you happened to be among the many casual fight-fans previously unaware of Alexander Gustafsson’s ability, then there’s a good chance that like his most recent opponent, light heavyweight champ Jon Jones, you too spent the majority of his last appearance wondering where the UFC had been hiding the lengthy striker. And unless you’ve been stowed away in a post-apocalyptic style...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Daniel Cormier will have to wait for true 205-pound test

When Daniel Cormier chose to vacate the heavyweight division in order to compete for the 205-pound belt, the former collegiate wrestler knew that if he wanted to earn a shot at Jon Jones anytime in the near future, he had to make an immediate impact in his new surroundings. Initially scheduled to face former division king Rashad Evans, Cormier couldn’t have asked for a better opponent...
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February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Anthony Leone ready for bantamweight title shot

In the unpredictable world of MMA, being in the right place at the right time is often more than enough for a fighter to change the entire course of his career, and for Bellator bantamweight Anthony Leone, an unexpected shot at the promotinon’s 135-pound title is definitely that type of opportunity. Originally scheduled as the bantamweight showdown between current king Eduardo...
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February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

WTF: Bigfoot Fails UFC Post Fight Drug Test

Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva has been suspended for nine months due to failing a drug test for elevated levels of testosterone, in his fight with Mark Hunt, two weeks ago in Brisbane, Australia. This sucks because the greatest heavyweight fight in MMA history is now marred in controversy.   Silva was granted approval for TRT therapy but his levels were still above the allowable...
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December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Mark Hunt & Antonio Silva Must Fight Again

Last Friday, UFC‘s latest trip to Australia was capped off by an epic heavyweight bout between Mark Hunt and Antonio Silva. Hunt and Silva engaged in a five-round non-title main-event that provided a rare example of the positive that can come from having a five-round non-title main-event. Please click here to read this story. The post Mark Hunt & Antonio Silva Must Fight...
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December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Weekend in Violence 3 Stars: Hunt and Bigfoot take top spot after 'The Draw Down Under'

It was one of the busiest weekends of violence in history. And it produced what was without a doubt the best MMA fight in heavyweight history. What Mark Hunt and Antonio 'Bigfoot' Silva did down under was something that fight fans will remember for the rest of their days. Just like the final, and only reasonable result of the fight that still has us reeling well into a Monday...
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December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 33: Antonio Silva vs Mark Hunt Video Highlights

Last night at UFC Fight Night 33 in Australia with an epic main event featuring heavyweights Antonio Silva and Mark Hunt. The two heavyweights brawled for five rounds with the fight ending in a majority draw (48-47 Hunt, 47-47×2). In the video stream are highlights from the main event. Follow Between The Ropes on Facebook and Twitter. The post UFC Fight Night 33: Antonio Silva...
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December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Hunt, Bigfoot draw in brutal UFC Fight Night main event

The beauty of prizefighting is that two men bare their souls to the world. No one really knows what kind of resolve a man can muster until faced with the adversity of fighting for his consciousness. The draw of prizefighting comes in witnessing just how far they can go. Mark Hunt and Antonio Silva provided another example on Saturday night at the Brisbane Entertainment Center, fighting...
Via Fox Sports
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Mark Hunt, Antonio Silva Deliver Historic UFC Heavyweight Fight

BRISBANE, Australia — If you missed the main event between Mark Hunt and Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva at UFC Fight Night in the land down under Friday night in the United States, you missed a fight that not only made history in the UFC heavyweight division, but a fight that had no losers in the octagon. […]
Via Full Scale Sports
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Mark Hunt And Antonio Silva Headline UFC Fight Night 33 Bonuses At $50,000 Each

Mark Hunt and Antonio Silva tonight put on one of the greatest heavyweight fights in the history of the UFC. The colossal heavyweights were rewarded with “Fight of the Night” honors as announced a few moments ago by UFC officials. Other honors went to Mauricio “Shogun” Rua for “Knockout of the Night” and no submission of the night honors as no submissions took place on...
Via Between The Ropes
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 33: 'Hunt vs. Bigfoot' Event Review

Can't you hear, can't you hear the thunder? You better run, you better take cover, because I'm about to recap all the goings on of 'UFC Fight Night 33' which went down in sunny Australia this Friday night at Queensland's Brisbane Entertainment Centre.As we froze ourselves solid here in the northern hemisphere, the Octagon visited the southern summer down under...
Via hov-mma
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss
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