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Saturday, October 25, 2014

Articles tagged: Anderson Silva

Anderson Silva offered to fight at UFC 151 to save card

While Jon Jones‘ reputation is taking a beating, Anderson Silva is only enhancing his. The UFC middleweight champion reportedly contacted UFC president Dana White to offer to take a fight on short notice in order to save the UFC 151 card. According to MMA Fighting, Silva, through his manager, reached out to White shortly after…Read More

Nick Diaz vs. Anderson Silva? Not happening says Dana White

Nick Diaz said he was done with MMA after losing a unanimous decision to Carlos Condit at UFC 143 in February, but his trainer Cesar Gracie wrote last week that Diaz is looking to return to the sport. In a posting on his website last Friday, Gracie stated that Diaz wanted to challenge Anderson Silva:…Read More

Anderson Silva, Jon Jones not interested in fighting each other

Anderson Silva vs. Jon Jones has become MMA’s version of Manny Pacquiao vs. Floyd Mayweather, and much like Pacquiao-Mayweather, this fantasy fight is unlikely to happen. After Silva took it to Chael Sonnen last weekend, the media began asking Spider if he had interest in facing current UFC Light Heavyweight champion Jon Jones. Silva’s English…Read More

Chael Sonnen’s coach reportedly planning to appeal Anderson Silva knee

Chael Sonnen dismissed the suggestion that a key knee from Anderson Silva at UFC 148 last Saturday was illegal, but one member of his team apparently feels differently. Sonnen’s coach Scott McQuarry told MMA Junkie that Silva’s second-round TKO was an “injustice,” and that he’s planning to appeal the decision. “Obviously, there were minor infractions…Read More

Anderson Silva beats Chael Sonnen then invites him for Brazilian BBQ

Anderson Silva beat Chael Sonnen by second-round TKO in their rematch at UFC 148 in Las Vegas, and their beef was finally squashed. The fight started off just like the first four and half rounds of their first fight with Sonnen taking down Silva and dominating him on the ground. In the second round, Silva…Read More

Anderson Silva bumps Chael Sonnen at weigh-in (Video)

Given how contentious things have been leading up to the UFC 148 main event between Anderson Silva and Chael Sonnen, it’s no surprise that there was an incident at the weigh-in. As the fighters came face-to-face, Silva bumped Sonnen with his shoulder. The bump could be considered bush league, but when you’ve endured years of…Read More

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