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Antonio Silva
Obviously, the heavyweights are put into question here, as Overeem looks for his second UFC victory after going 1-2 thus far and suffering two back-to-back knockout losses [...]
2014-02-01 16:03:11 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
... short by his unfortunate bout with diverticulitis, it's obvious that the UFC had begun to pass him by after his thoroughly one-sided losses to Cain Velasquez and Alistair Overeem, who has [...]
2014-02-01 00:15:08 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
In his next outing, he was submitted by Antonio Rogerio Nogueira. Theobald rebounded with three more wins to end his career with an 18-3 record. Despite 16 submission wins, many coming in the first [...]
2014-02-01 17:03:22 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
... striker and former Strikeforce champion Alistair Overeem takes on former UFC champion Frank Mir. It could be a win-or-go-home fight for both men. Overeem is on a two-fight skid, both of which [...]
2014-02-01 17:20:09 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
NEW YORK -- UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo will seek his sixth title defense on Saturday, against Ricardo Lamas in the co-main event of UFC 169. If everything goes ... What if the fight is a [...]
2014-02-01 06:45:41 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Mir has been an absolute soldier for the UFC, fighting anyone it asks under any circumstances for a decade. His recent slide has been to two former UFC champions (one, Junior dos Santos, was holding [...]
2014-02-01 16:21:39 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Former Strikeforce heavyweight champion and possible bad guy in every (Dutch spinoff) Revenge of the Nerds movie, Alistair Overeem has lost his last two fights against Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva [...]
2014-02-01 13:30:27 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Of course, Belfort is far from the only prominent fighter to seek a TUE, as Henderson, Chael Sonnen, Frank Mir, Ben Rothwell, Antonio Silva and Lavar Johnson all fought on the treatment in 2013. [...]
2014-02-01 23:41:00 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
He annihilated Brock Lesnar in his UFC debut before substance issues derailed a title shot in 2012. His return engagement was one that had him up two rounds on Bigfoot Silva before his own [...]
2014-02-01 15:10:34 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
A heavyweight bout is afoot with big implications, as Dutch striker and former Strikeforce champion Alistair Overeem takes on former UFC champion Frank Mir. It could be a win-or-go-home fight for [...]
2014-02-01 19:12:38 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
First, he was up two rounds on Antonio Silva before Silva went ham on him in the third for the KO finish. More recently, Overeem had heavyweight contender Travis Browne cowering against the fence on [...]
2014-02-01 08:24:11 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
When Overeem returned, the division had changed. Cain Velasquez reclaimed the UFC Heavyweight Championship, and he was set to take on Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva for the chance to challenge for the [...]
2014-02-02 17:00:58 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Alistair Overeem deposited Frank Mir on his back so often Saturday night at UFC 169 that it felt like only a matter of time before he cashed in on the position with a stoppage. Overeem resisted [...]
2014-02-02 21:13:48 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Mir was on a 0-3 slope, and taking TRT on the strength of a former exemption handed to him at UFC 164 to help break the spell. In the other testosterone fueled corner was Overeem, who hasn't [...]
2014-02-02 05:30:27 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Few among the 14,308 at the Prudential Center seemed in the mood to dance to João Gilberto and Antonio Carlos Jobim. Those in the crowd did get to see a couple of latter-day Brazilian icons turn up [...]
2014-02-02 16:59:24 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
The highly anticipated light heavyweight grudge match between former Pride champion Wanderlei Silva and perennial contender Chael Sonnen officially has a date. UFC President Dana White, speaking [...]
2014-02-02 17:59:11 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Overeem looked the best he has in years. He seemed lighter, more active on his feet and had more cardio. All positive signs for the heavyweight as he tries to move back into title contention. [...]
2014-02-02 21:26:36 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Dodson has been sidelined with a knee injury since he knocked out Darrell Montague at UFC 166 in October. “The Ultimate Fighter” Season 14 winner has compiled a 4-1 mark since arriving in the [...]
2014-02-02 08:03:08 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Overeem: I hear there's word that Brock Lesnar is about to come back to the UFC, well, I'll be here waiting for him. ... Before his win over Mir, Overeem was knocked out [...]
2014-02-02 04:41:42 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Mir, the former UFC heavyweight champ, has now lost four consecutive fights, dating back to May 2012. Prior to the fight, the 34-year-old told ESPN he had no plans to retire. Overeem rebounded from [...]
2014-02-02 08:58:33 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Renan Barao and Jose Aldo followed in Anderson Silva's footsteps to the top. The pair of Brazilians did not follow in their countryman's recent fall from grace, as Barao and Aldo both [...]
2014-02-02 05:16:40 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Here is SI.com's live play-by-play blog for UFC 169: Renan Barao's first-round TKO of Urijah Faber to retain the bantamweight crown was the highlight match from the UFC 169 card at the [...]
2014-02-02 06:32:20 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Former UFC champion and possible bad guy in every Revenge of the Nerds movie, Frank Mir has dropped three in a row to Junior dos Santos, Daniel Cormier and Josh Barnett. Always a threat on the [...]
2014-02-02 06:32:46 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
After earning an impressive first-round stoppage win over Brock Lesnar in his UFC debut, Alistair Overeem suffered consecutive knockout losses at the hands of Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva and Travis [...]
2014-02-02 08:19:43 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
After earning an impressive first-round stoppage win over Brock Lesnar in his UFC debut, Alistair Overeem suffered consecutive knockout losses at the hands of Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva and Travis [...]
2014-02-02 08:19:43 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
NEWARK - Frank Mir made his walk to the Octagon in the middle of the Prudential Center as Jay Z's "Forever Young" played over the speaker system. The title of that song served as a perfect [...]
2014-02-02 04:37:29 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
NEWARK -- With apologies to Rio de Janeiro, for one night Carnival was to be relocated to New Jersey.
2014-02-02 08:20:52 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
There has been a lot of work from the UFC hype department of late, trying to sell Aldo as the world's pound-for-pound best fighter now that Anderson Silva and Georges St Pierre are out of the [...]
2014-02-02 16:42:57 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Alistair Overeem and Frank Mir met at UFC 169 in a bout that may have been a loser leaves town bout. Overeem was the victor, and now Mir may be forced to leave town. It was a solid 15 minutes of [...]
2014-02-02 12:58:19 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Alistair Overeem beat Frank Mir at UFC 169 . That being said, it was not his most impressive performance, and he should not be expecting huge things in the aftermath. He definitely outstruck Mir. [...]
2014-02-02 05:43:14 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
That's why he should not fight Cain Velasquez or Junior dos Santos in his next bout. The UFC champion should fight the winner of Browne vs. Fabricio Werdum in his next bout, and JDS should have [...]
2014-02-02 06:16:10 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Which man avoided the executioner's axe in a "loser-leaves-town" heavyweight bout between Alistair Overeem and Frank Mir? Sure, you can look up the final stat lines. But those only tell you so [...]
2014-02-02 06:04:12 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Had things gone poorly for Jose Aldo and Renan Barao at UFC 169 , the population of Brazil would've been left without a UFC champion to call their own for the first time since 2006. But alas, [...]
2014-02-02 07:32:04 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
The third bout on the UFC 169 main card is a Heavyweight tilt between Alistair Overeem and Frank Mir. After recent skids, both men are looking at the possibility of being cut tonight unless they put [...]
2014-02-02 04:43:38 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Tensions were high when skidding UFC heavyweights Alistair Overeem and Frank Mir faced off last night (Feb. 1 2014) at UFC 169 from Newark, New Jersey. "The Reem" dominated Mir in what may have been [...]
2014-02-02 19:04:09 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
1, 2014) at the UFC 169 pay-per-view (PPV) event, which took place at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, by dominating Frank Mir for three rounds. See the lopsided stats here. In doing so, [...]
2014-02-03 20:03:06 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Look at the three of the best fights of last year: Jones versus Alexander Gustafsson, Antonio Silva versus Mark Hunt, and Gilbert Melendez versus Diego Sanchez, all went to a decision. The [...]
2014-02-03 23:01:43 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
The Official Website of the Ultimate Fighting Championship: Regardless, it was still a dominant performance that revives Overeem's title hopes after back-to-back losses against Bigfoot Silva and [...]
2014-02-03 14:16:01 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Overeem's call out of Lesnar didn't go over well with Dana White, but his boss did like one suggested opponent.
2014-02-03 07:18:43 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
If you look at how Hendricks beat Carlos Condit, it was very similar to what Catone did to Watson. Watson was throwing strikes in volume and had Catone at a noticeable disadvantage, while Catone was [...]
2014-02-04 20:40:32 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Although this was not to the liking of UFC president, who spoke out during a Fox Sports 1 interview regarding Overeem's 169 showing: “It was a crappy performance, in my opinion. Then he calls [...]
2014-02-04 00:53:13 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Rafael Feijao, James Te Huna, Thiago Silva or Ryan Bader seem like fair tests for Johnson. Those are also entertaining match ups which could spice up any card. At a push, he could lay all over [...]
2014-02-04 16:44:32 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Where does Renan Barão rank after his triumph at UFC 169? He's king of the bantamweights, but pound-for-pound is another story.
2014-02-04 21:42:39 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
After having his Heavyweight title run cut short by a brutal loss to Cain Velasquez at UFC 155 and then losing the UFC 166 rematch just as badly, Junior dos Santos has elected to change training [...]
2014-02-04 19:37:15 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
"If Barão goes out and stops Faber, he's probably the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world."
2014-02-04 20:16:08 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
It’s a little easier to skew Alistair Overeem ’s UFC career towards the positive this week. Like, for example, UFC 100 was the highest selling pay-per-view event in company history, and it was [...]
2014-02-04 21:43:48 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
At UFC 169 , Jose Aldo picked up his sixth consecutive UFC title defense by beating Ricardo Lamas. That tied him with light heavyweight champion Jon Jones for the most successful championship [...]
2014-02-04 16:50:12 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir picked up the dubious distinction of four straight losses when he was outstruck 139-5 by Alistair Overeem at last Saturday's UFC 169 from the Prudential [...]
2014-02-04 00:53:13 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Antonio Silva and Josh Barnett flip-flopped the five and six spots again, which is the fourth time in the last two months. Alistair Overeem's win at UFC 169 moved him up two spots to number [...]
2014-02-04 18:06:42 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Roy Nelson moved up one spot to 10, with Frank Mir falling out of the top 10 for the first time in many years. He's in the 11 spot. Light Heavyweight - Like Silva and Barnett, Mauricio Rua and [...]
2014-02-04 18:06:42 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
With the completion of another event comes another change in the pound-for-pound rankings. Last week, following his controversial FOX UFC Saturday win over Josh Thomson, former lightweight champion [...]
2014-02-04 06:23:34 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Vitor Belfort is without a doubt the most talked about mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter when it comes to the topic of testosterone replacement therapy (TRT). That's because at 36 years of age, [...]
2014-02-04 23:02:30 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
It's a little easier to skew Alistair Overeem's UFC career towards the positive this week. Like, for example, UFC 100 was the highest selling pay-per-view event in company history, and it [...]
2014-02-04 17:24:31 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Rafael Feijao, James Te Huna, Thiago Silva or Ryan Bader seem like fair tests for Johnson. Those are also entertaining matchups, which could spice up any card. At a push, he could lay all over [...]
2014-02-05 01:06:22 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Rafael Feijao, James Te Huna, Thiago Silva or Ryan Bader seem like fair tests for Johnson. Those are also entertaining matchups, which could spice up any card. At a push, he could lay all over [...]
2014-02-05 01:06:22 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Like Bloody Elbow Facebook. After two crushing title fight losses to Cain Velaquez, dos Santos is leaving long-time mentor Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira to join the team of UFC champs Jose Aldo and Renan [...]
2014-02-05 19:13:24 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
... against one another in a fight where immediate title contention is not involved will ultimately sacrifice the losing fighter to the fates, there is quite possibly no bigger bout to make in the [...]
2014-02-05 02:29:34 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Nelson v Nogueira, will take place April 11 on Yas Island. The headline bout will see American Roy Nelson, UFC's No 10 heavyweight, fight Brazilian Antonio Rodrigo [...]
2014-02-05 13:28:35 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
After two crushing title fight losses to Cain Velaquez, dos Santos is leaving long-time mentor Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira to join the team of UFC champs Jose Aldo and Renan Barao. Tweet Share on [...]
2014-02-05 19:13:24 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
In addition, the promotion also confirmed an earlier report that Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira will headline the "Fight Night" event opposite Roy Nelson. "Big Country" looks to avoid his third straight [...]
2014-02-06 00:01:45 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
In addition, the promotion also confirmed an earlier report that Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira will headline the "Fight Night" event opposite Roy Nelson. "Big Country" looks to avoid his third straight [...]
2014-02-06 00:01:45 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
A heavyweight bout between Roy Nelson and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira will headline the UFC's first live event in Abu Dhabi since 2010. UFC Fight Night 39 will take place April 11 at Yas Island in [...]
2014-02-06 20:07:44 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
MMA Fighting has the 2013 World MMA Awards results for Friday's sixth annual World MMA Awards at the Venetian Theatre in Las Vegas, Nev. MMA Fighting has been nominated for media source of the [...]
2014-02-07 06:22:31 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
As was reported in late January, the UFC has been rumored to be working on booking a fight between Roy Nelson and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and as for the promotion's anticipated return to the [...]
2014-02-07 09:32:58 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Of the fighters who publicly acknowledge their use of testosterone replacement therapy many are popular names in the UFC. Notably, Dan Henderson Vitor Belfort, Chael Sonnen, Antonio Silva and Frank [...]
2014-02-07 00:24:18 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
MIAMI (AP) — An Ultimate Fighting Champion fighter was being held in a Florida jail Saturday, accused of threatening his wife with a gun, authorities said. Broward County jail records show that [...]
2014-02-08 17:39:32 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
from Strikeforce and wound up in the UFC shortly thereafter. I was so stoked for this fight, and Strikeforce got too cute with it. 3.) Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira - If just [...]
2014-02-09 01:42:00 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Roughly speaking, that's the question Lyoto Machida will try to answer when he fights Gegard Mousasi this Saturday at UFC Fight Night 36, which goes down from Jaragua do Sul, Brazil. In the case [...]
2014-02-10 22:26:58 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
... but stylistically, not quite the Anderson Silva that's referred to as the greatest of all time. After leaving Chute Boxe in 2003, Silva definitely showed more hints of potential greatness, [...]
2014-02-12 07:35:59 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
UFC president Dana White's disdain for former light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz is no secret, but now White admits digging into his own pockets to help settle the score. Speaking with Los [...]
2014-02-12 13:02:48 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
He's also a man who refused to award a KO of the Night bonus to Frank Mir at UFC 119 even though it was the only one on the card because of his disappointment with the rest of his fight with [...]
2014-02-12 21:16:48 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
At UFC 168 in December, he stopped former champ Josh Barnett in the first round. The 31-year-old Hawaiian's only career loss came to Antonio Silva in 2012, though he tore his hamstring early in [...]
2014-02-12 12:33:01 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
COMMENTARY | Less than two weeks after fighters at UFC 169 set a new record for the most decisions on a fight card in the Ultimate Fighting Championship's history, the world's leading MMA [...]
2014-02-12 14:29:39 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
What were the most entertaining MMA fights that took place that year? Some might say: Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson, Johny Hendricks vs. Georges St. Pierre, Gilbert Melendez vs. Diego Sanchez, [...]
2014-02-12 14:32:29 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
(just as I thought, you have a severe case of yellow belly Alistair. I want you take take one 'man up' pill per day). Alistair Overeem has had a mixed bag of results since joining the UFC [...]
2014-02-13 22:12:13 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
And he told me this; he said he offered Alistair Overeem a five round main event fight in Brazil against Junior dos Santos. He told me Alistair Overeem turned it down. He then offered him a three [...]
2014-02-13 10:08:12 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
UFC president Dana White recently criticised the performance of Alistair Overeem in his dominant decision win over Frank Mir, and he has continued his war of words with the Dutchman. Appearing on [...]
2014-02-13 00:52:54 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
That includes wins over Antonio Silva, Josh Barnett and Frank Mir. He remarked on Twitter after news of the fight was made official, saying, “thank u (to Dana White, Joe Silva, Lorenzo Fertitta). [...]
2014-02-13 20:27:51 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
In other injury news, fan favourite Ian "Uncle Creepy" McCall (12-4-1) has withdrawn from his clash with Brad Pickett at London's UFC Fight Night on March 8. McCall suffered an unspecified [...]
2014-02-13 23:09:23 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
... the upcoming UFC Fight Night event in Abu Dhabi, FOX Sports has learned. A source close to the fight confirmed that the bout has been agreed to for the April 11 show that is to be held at Yas [...]
2014-02-13 20:55:45 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
UFC 170 is set to take place on February 22nd at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, with the night's festivities being headlined by a women's bantamweight title fight, that [...]
2014-02-13 22:12:13 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
The UFC makes its return to Brazil with UFC Fight Night 36, headlined by middleweights Lyoto Machida and Gegard Mousasi. The card has a ton of Brazilian talent looking to strut their stuff, as many [...]
2014-02-13 15:13:22 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
In the main event of the night, former Strikeforce champion (17-5-1) Fabricio "Vai Cavalo" Werdum puts his 3-fight win streak on the line against rising heavyweight superstar, (16-1-1) Travis "Hapa" [...]
2014-02-13 23:29:29 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
The Brazilian most recently competed in October, when he failed to reclaim the title from reigning champion Cain Velasquez. For more on the UFC's upcoming schedule, stay tuned to the UFC Rumors [...]
2014-02-13 19:04:39 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
... event was UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman, who was named Fighter of the Year. Weidman beat Anderson Silva twice in 2013. ... Luke Rockhold, UFC on FX 8). Submission of the Year: Urijah [...]
2014-02-13 21:54:53 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Rodridgo Damm said he’ll never fight at featherweight again after a horrific weight cut canceled his previous UFC bout. Filed under: News, Only on Junkie, UFC Tagged: Rodrigo Damm, UFC Fight Night [...]
2014-02-14 23:33:35 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Damm (11-6 MMA, 2-1 UFC), who is scheduled to fight Ivan Jorge (25-3 MMA, 1-0 UFC) at lightweight for Saturday's UFC Fight Night 36, suffered from massive hematuria (blood in urine) as well as [...]
2014-02-14 23:44:19 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Rodridgo Damm said he’ll never fight at featherweight again after a horrific weight cut canceled his previous UFC bout. Filed under: News, Only on Junkie, UFC Tagged: Rodridgo Damm, Rodrigo Damm, [...]
2014-02-14 23:33:35 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Damm (11-6 MMA, 2-1 UFC), who is scheduled to fight Ivan Jorge (25-3 MMA, 1-0 UFC) at lightweight for Saturday's UFC Fight Night 36, suffered from massive hematuria (blood in urine) as well as [...]
2014-02-14 23:44:19 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Fresh off an impressive win over Frank Mir at UFC 169, Alistair Overeem's career seemed to be back on track. Oh, how quickly things change. Since the heavyweight's dominant [...]
2014-02-14 23:23:23 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones has spoke recently about a possible move to heavyweight; the lanky 205-pound boss will only make the limit for so long, before being forced to fight at his [...]
2014-02-14 22:24:09 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans was scheduled to fight former Olympian Daniel Cormier Feb. 22 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in the co-main event of UFC 170.
2014-02-14 18:24:10 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Frankie Edgar as the Main Event of UFC 153 (10/13/2012). Why This Makes the Top Ten: With The Injury Curse of 2012 in full effect, the UFC saw this show's main event shift from Aldo vs. Koch to [...]
2014-02-14 17:21:55 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Alexander Sarnavskiy's submission by triangle choke over Ricardo Tirloni at Bellator 105. Sergio Moraes' submission by triangle choke over Neil Magney at UFC 163: Aldo vs. Korean Zombie [...]
2014-02-15 04:13:45 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Maybe the fact I spotted Manny Gamburyan doing hill work while I went out to clear my head should have been an omen. But by the time I was done, word broke that former Strikeforce champ Gilbert [...]
2014-02-15 14:22:24 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Bigfoot Silva and Diego Sanchez vs. Gilbert Melendez. However this is a rarity, and only one of the preliminary fights was re-watchable, a scrappy affair that ended in a poor judging display [...]
2014-02-16 18:50:13 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
It's a card full of names, but oh my, what could have been. What was once a card topped by the women's bantamweight championship bout between Ronda Rousey and Sara McMann and backed up by [...]
2014-02-16 15:31:41 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
UFC Fight Night 36 was supposed to clear up the middleweight title picture. Instead, after clear cut but otherwise routine wins by the division's No. 4 man Lyoto Machida , and No. 3 man Ronaldo [...]
2014-02-16 07:31:46 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
CHARLES OLIVEIRA - Oliveira (17-4, 1 no-contest), snapped a two-fight losing streak against two of the best featherweights around in Frankie Edgar and Cub Swanson. At 24, Oliveira is the youngest of [...]
2014-02-17 17:04:07 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Even by the most ardent critics standards, 2013 was a banner year for UFC heavyweight Travis Browne. With wins over perennial contenders Gabriel Gonzaga, Alistair Overeem & Antonio Silva, "Hapa" now [...]
2014-02-17 19:48:12 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Todd Martin has released his MMA rankings for February, days before the Ronda Rousey-Sara McMann fight. Will Rousey be able to keep her No. 1 ranking? Heavyweight. 1. Cain Velasquez. 2. Junior Dos [...]
2014-02-17 15:06:18 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
He's beaten Josh Barnett and Antonio Silva and Frank Mir, while Cummins has four wins against guys who, collectively, have lost twice as many fights as they've won. Cummins may have some [...]
2014-02-17 05:57:42 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
It was revealed on Sunday that Anderson Silva, 38, has taken another step towards making a return to the UFC, with a picture showing the former middleweight champion grappling in training. This is a [...]
2014-02-17 16:20:56 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Pat Cummins, who hasn't fought in nine months, is a huge underdog against Daniel Cormier at UFC 170, but if he wins Saturday it could change the sport forever.
2014-02-17 20:14:48 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
His 13-0 MMA record includes victories over the likes of Josh Barnett, Antonio "Big Foot" Silva, Frank Mir and Roy Nelson. All of the available evidence suggests he should trounce Cummins, even [...]
2014-02-17 20:18:54 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
One of the great strengths of the UFC has always been its ability to make sharp turns. Because it operates largely without concern for modern burdens like corporate policy, decorum or—really—any [...]
2014-02-19 00:16:09 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Meanwhile, four of Cormier's last five opponents were Roy Nelson, Frank Mir, Josh Barnett and Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva. Cummins will come into this fight as around an eight-to-one long shot, [...]
2014-02-19 00:16:09 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
One of the great strengths of the UFC has always been its ability to make sharp turns. Because it operates largely without concern for modern burdens like corporate policy, decorum or—really—any [...]
2014-02-19 00:51:33 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Most recently he fought to a draw with Antonio 'Bigfoot' Silva in a fight many called the greatest Heavyweight bout in MMA history. He also likes KFC. A lot. Share. Tags. australian stories [...]
2014-02-19 03:21:01 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Truer words never fit a situation like the one Patrick Cummins currently finds himself in after he received the opportunity of a lifetime to face Daniel Cormier at this weekend's (Feb. 22, 2014) [...]
2014-02-19 03:49:37 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
In three days Daniel Cormier makes his long-awaited light-heavyweight debut in UFC 170′s co-headliner. Ten months ago, he made his highly anticipated UFC debut as a heavyweight.Filed under: News, [...]
2014-02-19 13:48:21 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Check out that April 2013 bout, where Cormier took on former champion Frank Mir in UFC on FOX 7′s co-headliner. The fight was a stiff test for the Olympian and undefeated fighter, who emerged as [...]
2014-02-19 13:36:39 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Cormier, who was expecting to face former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans in Cormier's first MMA fight at 205 pounds. Evans, who was on a conference call with Cormier just last [...]
2014-02-20 02:35:11 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
LAS VEGAS -- Daniel Cormier says he'll know what will run through Patrick Cummins' mind when he steps into the Octagon on Saturday night for their UFC 170 co-main event. It was less than [...]
2014-02-20 02:30:59 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Well, not really, but after breaking bones against Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva in a fight many have labelled one of the greatest UFC battles of all time, "The Super Samoan" underwent surgery to rebuild [...]
2014-02-20 23:58:47 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
When we last saw Mark Hunt inside the octagon, he was trading blows with Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva in arguably one of the greatest heavyweight bouts in UFC history. While the aftermath of that [...]
2014-02-20 15:45:28 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Remember Jones-Alexander Gustafsson, Gilbert Melendez-Diego Sanchez, Antonio Silva-Mark Hunt and Michael Chandler- Eddie Alvarez in 2013? However, mostly forgettable fights were on display in [...]
2014-02-20 14:18:06 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
The unbeaten Cormier originally made a name for himself by capturing the Strikeforce heavyweight Grand Prix title where he defeated the likes of Antonio Silva and Josh Barnett. He's 2-0 inside [...]
2014-02-20 21:55:54 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Cormier, on the other hand, most recently dispatched Roy Nelson… after beating Frank Mir… after beating Josh Barnett… after beating Antonio Silva. While Cormier was preparing for Rashad Evans, [...]
2014-02-20 19:13:31 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
UFC hit hit the jackpot toward the tail-end of 2013 thanks to legendary fights between Chris Weidman vs. Anderson Silva (twice), Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson, Gilbert Melendez vs. Diego [...]
2014-02-20 04:41:09 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
"I saw Alistair in Japan (and) we were talking, he's a nice guy but as a fighter, he's got it over me, I've got to get it over this guy. It's a match I'd like to have... the [...]
2014-02-21 22:23:05 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Mark Hunt has become one of the most popular UFC heavyweights on the modern day circuit, after coming within inches of fading in to obscurity. 'The Super Samoan' was 5-6 when he joined the [...]
2014-02-21 23:38:35 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to pay-per-view on Saturday with UFC 170 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. In the co-main event, former Olympic wrestler and ex-Strikeforce champion Daniel Cormier [...]
2014-02-21 22:26:47 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Mark Hunt is still recuperating from injuries sustained against Antonio Silva at UFC Fight Night 33, but "The Super Samoan" has made it known that he'd like to face Alistair Overeem when he [...]
2014-02-21 21:16:07 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
When the UFC acquired Pride, a legendary martial arts promotion featuring some of the world's greatest fighters, fans salivated at the prospect of new match-ups between the upper echelon of the [...]
2014-02-21 00:13:04 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
He defeated Dion Staring in his final Strikeforce fight and then moved over to the UFC. He won a decision over Frank Mir in his UFC debut at UFC On FOX 7 in April 2013, and followed that with [...]
2014-02-21 20:07:55 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Daniel Cormier's first big fight at light heavyweight fell apart when Rashad Evans was forced out with a knee injury. He'll now face the unknown but brash Patrick Cummins, a former training [...]
2014-02-21 00:06:42 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
But if a guy who can beat former champions like Bigfoot Silva, Josh Barnett and Frank Mir loses to a barista with no training camp and four pro fights on the regional circuit, then MMA is a complete [...]
2014-02-21 18:04:29 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
In his last five fights, he's beaten four Top 15 opponents, including a pair of former UFC champions (Josh Barnett, Frank Mir), and former title challenger (Antonio Silva), and a perennial [...]
2014-02-21 20:52:37 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Chris Weidman's knockout of Anderson Silva at UFC 162: Silva vs. Weidman. This was probably the most high profile match of 2013 not to mention the Knockout of the Year by multiple publications. [...]
2014-02-22 21:56:40 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Mark Hunt has spoken. Despite, breaking his hand on Bigfoot Silva's face in what many have called the greatest heavyweight fight of all-time, Hunt told MMAKanvas.com that he'd like to fight [...]
2014-02-22 16:47:12 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Daniel Cormier will be making his 205-pound debut in the co-headliner of tomorrow night's (Feb. 22, 2014) UFC 170 pay-per-view (PPV) event, which is booked for Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las [...]
2014-02-22 01:55:25 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Travis Browne has low testosterone for his age. But is he doing anything about it ? No. The heavyweight mixed martial artist, who had a stellar year in 2013 with three KOs against Gabriel Gonzaga, [...]
2014-02-22 18:30:21 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Injuries be damned—the show must go on!
2014-02-22 21:34:05 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
In his own anonymous way, Patrick Cummins is sort of like the Khabib Nurmagomedov of the MMA slums just to the south of the UFC. He’s 4-0 heading into his promotional debut, but we’re told [...]
2014-02-22 15:01:18 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
All it took was for Alistair Overeem to back out of the tournament for him to springboard past Antonio Silva, past Josh Barnett, and ultimately into a position where we regard him as the invincible [...]
2014-02-22 17:27:47 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Nutrie Elite Athlete Daniel Cormier dominated Pat “Durkin” Cummins on Saturday night at UFC 170. This marks Cormier’s fourteenth win in a row, giving him a record of 14-0-0-following victories [...]
2014-02-23 05:19:34 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Olympic experience all work, no play for UFC's Cormier ... In the co-main event, former Olympic wrestler and ex-Strikeforce champion Daniel Cormier takes on UFC newcomer and former training [...]
2014-02-23 06:39:46 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Among other things such as his recent win over Machida, Davis spoke about the champ's upcoming bout, and the fact the he believes that Jones will be unable to make the fight and that he [Davis], [...]
2014-02-23 16:36:04 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
After UFC 155, the new heavyweight champion was so far beyond the rest of the pack that his closest rival was clearly dos Santos, even after Velasquez had run him over for five full rounds. Next [...]
2014-02-23 13:19:30 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Ronda Rousey kept her flawless record in tact on Saturday when she successfully defended her UFC women’s bantamweight title in UFC 170’s main event. Check out the Twitter reactions from fellow [...]
2014-02-23 05:25:55 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Instead, Cormier (13-0) will face Patrick Cummins. Cormier is moving down from heavyweight, where he defeated the likes of Roy Nelson, Frank Mir, Josh Barnett and Antonio Silva. Cummins (4-0) signed [...]
2014-02-23 04:54:29 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Campbell McLaren, the mastermind behind the first few years of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, returns to the sport he helped build for a third run, this time with a Hispanic-geared reality show [...]
2014-02-23 21:59:41 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Campbell McLaren, the mastermind behind the first few years of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, returns to the sport he helped build for a third run, this time with a Hispanic-geared reality show [...]
2014-02-23 22:14:29 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
On September 21st at UFC 165, we saw the 2013 UFC Fight of the Year winner when Jon “Bones” Jones defeated Alexander “The Mauler” Gustafsson in an absolute instant classic that will surely [...]
2014-02-24 06:00:42 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Back in 2008 while competing for Dream, Mark hunt suffered a first round submission loss to Alistair Overeem. Since that time, Hunt has strung together a solid 4-1-1 record with the UFC, including a [...]
2014-02-24 17:59:54 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Josh Machan has been setting the Featherweight division on fire in recent years, rattling off 11 wins in his last 12 fights with his only loss coming at Lightweight to the UFC's Mitch Clarke. [...]
2014-02-24 08:41:39 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
... return to the octagon mid-year. When asked if he would call out Big Foot for a rematch, Hunt replied: “I'll fight whoever”. “I'm not really fussed. Big Foot, (Alistair) Overeem. It [...]
2014-02-24 23:55:44 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Cain Velasquez, the newly crowned heavyweight champion with wins over Brock Lesnar and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira , was undefeated and dominant. It all ended on Nov. 12, 2011, when Junior dos Santos [...]
2014-02-25 21:13:46 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Cain Velasquez, the newly crowned heavyweight champion with wins over Brock Lesnar and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, was undefeated and dominant. It all ended on Nov. 12, 2011, when Junior dos Santos [...]
2014-02-25 21:11:10 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
After contemplating retirement following his controversial loss to Benson Henderson at UFC on FOX 10 , Josh Thomson is reinvigorated by news that UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis will now [...]
2014-02-25 13:29:42 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
In an interview with the Sherdog Radio Network's “Beatdown” show, the former UFC champion and current AXS TV color commentator discussed Cormier's win Saturday over Patrick Cummins, his [...]
2014-02-25 13:48:30 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
He's undefeated, he's beaten two current UFC top-10 heavyweights in Josh Barnett and Antonio Silva, and he trains at one of the nation's best gyms at American Kickboxing Academy with the [...]
2014-02-25 02:27:45 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Daniel Cormier's arrival in the light heavyweight division has resulted in a wave of changes washing over the latest installment of the UFC Fighter Rankings. After putting a hurting on Patrick [...]
2014-02-25 20:32:28 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
That means it's time to meet the cast of fighters who will be looking to populate the UFC's middleweight and heavyweight divisions. The show is already getting plenty of hype from Sonnen and [...]
2014-02-26 22:38:54 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
I guarantee it. That's just the way it is - nobody wants to fight Daniel Cormier. Everybody laughed at me when he was a last-minute replacement for the Strikeforce heavyweight grand prix, when I [...]
2014-02-26 13:33:42 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
While it couldn't be delivered at the moment, the UFC did post the event as soon as they were allowed. For PPV's, typically the events will be available approximately a month after the event [...]
2014-02-26 16:06:38 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Nevada State Athletic Commission's (NSAC) decision to ban the therapeutic use of testosterone (TRT) in MMA will create controversy. Longtime MMA manager Alex Davis is against the decision. [...]
2014-02-27 22:01:35 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
The UFC has banned the use of TRT abroad, according to this official press release. "The Ultimate ... Heavyweight Mark Hunt was awarded his opponents' performance bonus late last year, when TRT [...]
2014-02-27 23:17:25 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
So where does Daniel Cormier stand in the UFC light heavyweight division after the events of UFC 170 ? One view is that Cormier hasn't done much within the divisional scheme of things. After [...]
2014-02-27 01:23:53 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
On the other hand, Cormier brought with him an impeccable resume from the heavyweight division: An undefeated record, a Strikeforce heavyweight tournament championship, and wins over the likes of [...]
2014-02-27 00:32:30 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Fighters included on the list of TRT exemptions include Vitor Belfort, Dan Henderson, Antonio Silva, Chael Sonnen, Todd Duffee, Shane Roller, Nate Marquardt, Frank Mir and Quinton Jackson to name a [...]
2014-02-27 00:29:45 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Daniel Cormier has beaten guys like Josh Barnett, Frank Mir, and Bigfoot Silva in dominating fashion. He was supposed to walk all over Cummins and he did. This was a “please the fans” fight more [...]
2014-02-27 03:05:19 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
In a landmark decision, the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) unanimously approved a motion to ban the practice of awarding fighters a therapeutic use exemption (TUE) for testosterone [...]
2014-02-27 22:47:08 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
In a landmark decision, the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) unanimously approved a motion to ban the practice of awarding fighters a therapeutic use exemption (TUE) for testosterone [...]
2014-02-27 22:47:08 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
... its own in areas where the promotion is forced to self-regulate, such Brisbane, Australia where the UFC recently hosted Fight Night 33 back in December, and subsequently suspended Antonio [...]
2014-02-27 23:07:19 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
... fact “The Phenom” tested positive for elevated levels of testosterone in Nevada in 2006. Belfort, Dan Henderson, Chael Sonnen, Antoni o “Bigfoot” Silva, Frank Mir, Ben Rothwell, Nate [...]
2014-02-27 20:43:37 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Daniel Cormier has crashed the party in the light heavyweight division. But Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson still reign supreme. Jones, the UFC light heavyweight champion and No. 1 [...]
2014-02-27 18:03:05 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Travis Browne isn't falling into the TRT trap, saying he rejected the treatment after discovering his testosterone levels were low during a routine check up. In fact, "Hapa" says the treatment [...]
2014-02-27 03:31:00 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
... a complete ban of TRT. Vitor Belfort, Dan Henderson, Chael Sonnen, Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva, Frank Mir, Ben Rothwell, Nate Marquardt and Todd Duffee are current UFC fights known to be on TRT. [...]
2014-02-27 21:53:44 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Weidman took the title from longtime UFC champion Anderson Silva last July and defended it in a rematch in December when Silva broke his leg while kicking Weidman's knee. Weidman has been [...]
2014-02-28 13:00:40 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Dan Henderson was the first MMA fighter to receive a therapeutic-use exemption for testosterone-replacement therapy in Nevada, and he may be the last in Brazil.Filed under: News, UFC Tagged: Dan [...]
2014-02-28 18:10:06 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Chris Weidman , UFC middleweight champion, is one of many celebrating the Nevada State Athletic Commission ( NSAC ) decision on Thursday to ban Therapeutic Use Exemptions (TUE) for Testosterone [...]
2014-02-28 02:27:07 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Chris Weidman, UFC middleweight champion, is one of many celebrating the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) decision on Thursday to ban Therapeutic Use Exemptions (TUE) for Testosterone [...]
2014-02-28 21:54:57 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
In a dramatic turn of events, the Nevada State Athletic Commission voted unanimously to ban therapeutic-use exemptions for testosterone replacement therapy. Within hours, one of Ultimate Fighting [...]
2014-02-28 19:22:42 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Testosterone replacement therapy had felt like a bad joke that plagued MMA over the past year, and Nevada's ruling, which the UFC will abide by, on paper puts that era to rest. But in reality, [...]
2014-02-28 20:56:08 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
As they usually do, UFC matchmakers Joe Silva and Sean Shelby made sure to grab as much of the top talent as humanly possible in order to start their new division off right. ... “The Last [...]
2014-02-28 20:11:11 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
In this week’s Twitter Mailbag, MMAjunkie columnist Ben Fowlkes discusses Ronda Rousey’s next challenge, Nate Diaz’s latest request, ESPN’s recent report on TRT in MMA, and more.Filed under: [...]
2014-02-28 01:40:26 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
It’s logical that the heavier you are, the greater your chance of suffering head trauma in sports with head contact. Shawn Jordan said he’s confident the UFC is invested in keeping fighters [...]
2014-02-28 20:39:58 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
You go back to the (Antonio) 'Bigfoot' (Silva) vs. Mark Hunt fight, when you have guys slugging it out, it's really conducive to our fans to be exciting. I just don't think most [...]
2014-02-28 20:35:23 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
He was well on his way to another FOTN honor at the UFC Fight Night in Australia after losing to Takeya Mizugaki in December. Then Mark Hunt vs. Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva happened, and everyone forgot [...]
2014-02-28 12:54:31 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more