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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...
Via Sports-Glory
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...
Via Sports-Glory
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...
Via Sports-Glory
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...
Via In The Neutral Zone
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...
Via Players View
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...
Via hov-mma
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

UFC Fight Night 33 Results: Mark Hunt And Antonio Silva Fight To A Majority Draw In An Epic Main Event

  UFC President Dana White proclaimed on Fox Sports Live earlier in the week that the UFC Fight Night 33 main event between Mark Hunt and Antonio Silva wouldn’t make it five rounds. Boy, was White dead wrong. In a fight that could be the greatest heavyweight fight in UFC history, Hunt and Silva fought to a majority draw, (48-47 Hunt, 47-47×2). Round 1 The fight started with...
Via Between The Ropes
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Free Fight – Antonio “Bigfoot” Siva vs Fedor Emelianenko

 This weekend Antonio Silva (18-5, pictured) battles Mark Hunt (9-8) in the main event of UFC Fight Night 33 in Brisbane, Australia but prior to that contest we want to take you back to the Brazilian’s most famous victory to date.On February 12th, 2011 “Bigfoot” took on the heavyweight legend Fedor Emelianenko (35-4, 1nc) in the quarter finals of Strikeforce’s heavyweight...
Via MMAInsider
December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Free Fight – Mark Hunt vs Wanderlei Silva

 This coming weekend Mark Hunt (9-8, pictured) takes on Antonio Silva (18-5) in the main event of UFC Fight Night 33 in Brisbane, Australia. In preparation for that bout we take you all the way back to 2004 when the “Super Samoan” stepped up on three days notice to take on Wanderlei Silva (35-12-1, 1nc), in what was only Hunt’s third professional fight at PRIDE Shockwave 2004...
Via MMAInsider
December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

HOW TO: Be a savvy UFC fan

It's pretty safe to say that I've attended a UFC event here and there, so because I am kind and noble, I will share some tips and tricks to getting the most out of your own UFC experience. For example, here are some answers to common questions that will save everyone a lot of time: Yes, fighting in the UFC was cool. Yes, Dana White is cool. Yes, the next UFC event will...
Via Fox Sports
October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Giants added to end of year card

The UFC's year-end show keeps getting bigger and bigger. The annual spectacular is usually one of the most stacked events of the year, and the Dec. 28 edition is off to a promising start. In addition to the previously announced, highly anticipated middleweight title rematch between Anderson Silva and Chris Weidman, and the women's bantamweight title bout between Ronda Rousey...
Via Fox Sports
September 18, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 33: Brisbane Press Conference Video

  Check out the press conference from Brisbane, Australia for the announcement of UFC Fight Night 33 where Mark Hunt (9-8, pictured) will take on Antonio Silva (18-5) in the night’s main event. The press conference, which is available in the video below, features UFC Director of Operations Tom Wright, Mark Hunt and Antony Perosh (14-7), […]
Via MMAInsider
September 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Antonio Silva vs Mark Hunt Official For UFC Fight Night In Brisbane, Australia

  While a bout between Antonio Silva (18-5, pictured) and Mark Hunt (9-8) had already been verbally agreed, it has now been made official, with the UFC confirming the news yesterday evening via Twitter, before subsequently following it up with a report on their official website.   UFC FIGHT NIGHT: HUNT VS BIGFOOT! DECEMBER 7 […]
Via MMAInsider
September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC 160: Velasquez vs. Silva results and wrap up

In the UFC 160 main event and co-main event of the evening, Cain Velasquez and Junior dos Santos both proved why they are the top of the heap in the Heavyweight division, with each man earning impressive stoppage victories over their opponents.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
May 27, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC 160 Highlights: JDS Viciously Knocks Out Mark Hunt in the Third Round

While the UFC 160 main event featured a heavyweight rematch between Antonio Silva and Cain Velasquez, many fans were anticipating the co-main event between former champ Junior dos Santos and Mark Hunt.  Junior dominated the match-up, particularly in the opening round, dropping Hunt several time before finally finishing him in the third round with a high kick and vicious follow...
Via The Flying Knee MMA
May 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Cain Velasquez Pounds Silva for Quick Win at UFC 160

Cain Velasquez is a bad man. I can't imagine anyone wanting to climb back into the Octagon with him after receiving a beating at his hands, but that is exactly what Antonio Silva did Saturday night in Vegas for UFC 160. Silva had high hopes going in, but when you consider what happened the first time these two titans met it would not be hard for him to do worse. The...
Via FatManWriting
May 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Cain Velasquez vs. Bigfoot Silva 2 full fight video preview for UFC 160

Check out a preview of the UFC 160: "Velasquez vs. Bigfoot 2" main event bout set for later on this evening (Sat., May 25, 2013) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, pitting Cain Velasquez vs. Antonio Silva for the heavyweight title., http://juicedsportsblog.com/sports-news/news/cain-velasquez-vs-bigfoot-silva-2-full-fight-video-preview-for-ufc-160
Via Juiced Sports Blog
May 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Mike Tyson Steals the Show at UFC 160 Weigh-in

The story Saturday night at UFC 160 in Vegas is the fight between two titans of the Octagon, Cain Velasquez and Antonio Silva. However, at the weigh-in the story (at least for me) is Mike Tyson.No, Iron Mike is not coming out of retirement and stepping in to fight Nick Diaz or anything. It's the look on his face when Khabib Nurmagomedov and Abel Trujillo squared off during the...
Via FatManWriting
May 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Randy Couture knows Bigfoot Silva only needs one good shot to grab Cain Velasquez’s belt.

“You can’t afford to play around with guys that size, Trust me. I know.” Truer words were never spoken. Randy would know, he spent half his career in the UFC heavyweight division, where he would hold the title after beating Tim Sylvia at UFC 68. Randy went on to defend his title against Gabriel Gonzaga, only to lose it to Brock Lesnar at UFC 91. Randy knows how hard heavyweights...
Via Fight Hub TV
May 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Alistair Overeem returns in August to face Travis Browne in Boston at FOX Sports 1

“The Reem” is back after a brutal knockout loss that came from the gigantic hands of Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva at UFC 156. His opponent will also be a humongous heavyweight in 6’7″ Travis Browne, who returns after quickly defeating Gabriel Gonzaga with elbow strikes as “Napao” was trying to get in on a takedown. When these two Heavyweights head into the Octagon on Aug...
Via Fight Hub TV
May 22, 2013  |  Discuss
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