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Antonio Silva
Training with former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos has obviously upped his striking game, however, as he came after Miranda with fierce combinations throughout all three rounds of the [...]
2014-06-01 04:56:22 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
SAO PAULO – The latest pair of “Ultimate Fighter” winners from the Brazil series also have an extra few bucks to go with their new contracts. Filed under: News, UFC
2014-06-01 05:54:47 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Demian Maia did what he wanted, when he wanted and dominated this entire fight. He got you down, have you a schooling on ground control and striking your way to victory. Yakovlev could not do much [...]
2014-06-01 04:33:28 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
He's not a boring fighter, at least not with the reputations of Jon Fitch, Jake Shields and Yushin Okami, who were all cut while higher ranked and for less than two straight first round losses. [...]
2014-06-01 23:26:01 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Miocic on Sep / 29 / 2012, but lost to Akira Corassani via unanimous decision at UFC on Fuel TV 9 – Mousasi vs. Latifi on Apr / 06 / 2013. In his last fight he beat Estevan Payan via knockout at [...]
2014-06-01 02:53:00 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Stipe Miocic destroyed Fabio Maldonado at The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil season three finale. It was the expected result. Miocic is a top-10 heavyweight, and Maldonado is a middling light heavyweight. [...]
2014-06-01 06:07:06 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
De Lima was eliminated in the semi finals by Team Silva member Antonio Carlos jr. via first round submission. Carlos jr. fights on the main card in the heavyweight bracket finale against Team [...]
2014-06-01 03:18:22 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Heavyweight contender Stipe Miocic traveled to another continent and scored a knockout of Fabio Maldonado in the shortest fight of his UFC career. Here are 34 other facts about the TUF Brazil 3 [...]
2014-06-01 18:25:15 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
The event took place at Geraldo Jose de Almeida Gymnasium in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and also saw Antonio Carlos Jr. and Warlley Alves capture the reality show's heavyweight and middleweight [...]
2014-06-01 06:27:44 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Fabio Maldonado, the co-main event is Antonio Carlos Jr. vs. Vitor Miranda. The event airs from Ibirapuera Gymnasium in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The show starts ... They exchange, Abreu clinches and [...]
2014-06-01 04:47:59 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
A long day of UFC action was finalized by Stipe Miocic's brutal TKO of Fabio Maldonado at the TUF Brazil 3 Finale . Check out how the pros reacted to Saturday night's TUF Brazil 3 main [...]
2014-06-01 06:04:34 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
"Final Conflict Absolute" comes to mind from 2006, which featured Wanderlei Silva, Mirko Cro Cop, Josh Barnett and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira. Shit, if I knew I was getting Jon Jones and Cain [...]
2014-06-01 04:59:19 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
It was a conspicuous absence, as he was one of the two coaches on the season, and his only remaining finalist, Antonio Carlos Junior, won the heavyweight finals bout. Silva said on Twitter that he [...]
2014-06-01 22:05:23 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
A bout with Carlos Condit would be amazing but it looks like Condit will be on the shelf for a while longer. If that's the case, maybe Tarec Saffiedine would be the best option for Maia right [...]
2014-06-01 20:01:03 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
The saga of Wanderlei Silva's really bad week continued during UFC Fight Night in Brazil on Saturday night where the coach was supposed to attend the event alongside his fighter, Antonio Carlos [...]
2014-06-01 07:23:58 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Silva-Barnett in the fall could be a solid fight for the heavyweight division. Barnett losing to Travis Browne put him a step back in the division as it is, so he needs a [...]
2014-06-02 16:15:16 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Johnson, 30, returned to the Octagon at UFC 172 in April, where he easily shrugged off takedowns and outstruck perennial light heavyweight contender Phil Davis. He is expected to face Antonio [...]
2014-06-02 23:33:02 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Three-time UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen has the opportunity to once again enter the title picture with a win over Vitor Belfort at UFC 175 on July 5, but that wasn't the way he originally [...]
2014-06-02 21:38:21 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
UFC light heavyweight contender Daniel Cormier is anxiously waiting to see if divisional champion Jon Jones will rematch Alexander Gustafsson , but he isn't content to wait much longer.  If [...]
2014-06-02 03:37:36 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
UFC light heavyweight contender Daniel Cormier is anxiously waiting to see if divisional champion Jon Jones will rematch Alexander Gustafsson, but he isn't content to wait much longer. If that [...]
2014-06-02 04:32:05 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Following a three round “Demolition Man-ing” (nailed it) of Frank Mir at UFC 169 last February, former Strikeforce heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem underwent elbow surgery to remedy a [...]
2014-06-02 16:55:45 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
While Dana White used Dodson's inactivity to defend the UFC's decisions to cut perennial contenders like Yushin Okami and Jon Fitch (oh, and Jake Shields, too, now), far be it from me to [...]
2014-06-02 23:03:50 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
It's been a memorable weekend for MMA fans as the UFC made history holding two events in just 24-hours; both producing fireworks. The first card to go ... Team Silva's Antonio Carlos Jr. won [...]
2014-06-02 03:24:28 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
When Wanderlei Silva went on the lam (because of this), Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) needed a back-up plan for its UFC 175 pay-per-view (PPV) event, which takes place on July 5, 2014, inside [...]
2014-06-03 13:26:43 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
And it certainly appears that it does anger the UFC brass, judging from the fact that they are essentially trying to force his hand through public disclosure of negotiations. You got the feeling ... [...]
2014-06-03 22:28:31 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
The UFC is in the fight business, but is also in the business of making money. Although the topic of fighter pay routinely comes up, one level of fighter that's almost never discussed as being [...]
2014-06-03 13:09:56 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
... be made in multiple UFC divisions. With the May 31 events in the books and UFC Fight Night 42 coming up on Saturday, here are the latest official UFC rankings via UFC.com, which were voted on by [...]
2014-06-03 15:54:14 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
A very busy UFC Saturday ended with Stipe Miocic thrashing Fabio Maldonado in the Brazilian's home country. The UFC also held an event in Berlin, Germany over the weekend. In all, 22 UFC bouts [...]
2014-06-03 17:11:02 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
We're not yet halfway through 2014, and three times already the UFC has crowned a new champion. It's always a pomp-and-circumstance moment. But only the most recent instance was a shocker.
2014-06-04 03:54:13 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
It's a bit of an odd booking with the surging veteran matched up against the extremely inconsistent Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, who has been out of action since defeating Rashad Evans at UFC 156 [...]
2014-06-04 03:31:17 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
We're not yet halfway through 2014, and three times already the UFC has crowned a new champion. It's always a pomp-and-circumstance moment. But only the most recent instance was a shocker.
2014-06-04 03:34:31 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
As announced by Dana White, the official main event of the Fight Night will be a clash between two heavyweight power-punchers in Mark Hunt vs. Roy Nelson. Ranked #8 and #9 in the division, [...]
2014-06-04 01:18:52 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
UFC's Fight Night on Saturday from Sao Paulo, Brazil has the dubious distinction of being the least-watched Saturday night live show with national distribution since the company's big [...]
2014-06-04 02:08:16 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
The last show where both the prelims and main card were on FS 1 was March 23, a rare Sunday show, headlined by Dan Henderson vs. Mauricio "Shogun" Rua. On that show, the prelims did 369,000 viewers, [...]
2014-06-04 01:51:20 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
All MMA fighters find themselves behind at one point or another. Even active UFC legend Anderson Silva has had to come back to get his hand raised in multiple fights. And he's far from the only [...]
2014-06-05 07:17:05 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Alistair Overeem may have only been at Jackson's MMA for two days, but he is already feeling the "positive" vibes that characterize the gym. The former Strikeforce Heavyweight champion and K-1 [...]
2014-06-06 17:05:29 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Rua made short work of his division's crème de la crème, dispatching the aforementioned Rampage, as well as Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, Alistair Overeem and, in the final match, Ricardo Arona to [...]
2014-06-06 14:05:10 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
... dance with the UFC anymore, and welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre walked away from the sport and his belt after Dana White used his bully pulpit to try to goad St. Pierre, minutes after [...]
2014-06-06 19:53:12 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Anthony Johnson takes on Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, and Josh Thomson tries to bounce back from a loss against Michael Johnson. Tickets are available through [...]
2014-06-07 00:20:56 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Whether Weidman becomes Arnold Schwarzenegger's Lee Haney, or nothing more than Matt Hughes' Dennis Hallman, all depends on his ability to shut down the completely reinvented Lyoto Machida [...]
2014-06-07 18:04:21 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Since starting in 2007, he's earned a record at 13-4-0, and fights with Demian Maya, Lyoto Machida and Chris Weidman. · Roy “Big Country” Nelson. Big Country is a true fan-favorite, with a [...]
2014-06-08 13:56:29 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Emelianenko (34-4) was unbeaten for nine years before suffering a submission loss to Fabricio Werdum in 2010. He was also finished by both Antonio Silva and Dan Henderson - all inside the [...]
2014-06-08 20:20:19 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
... but also the UFC's plans for expansion in Mexico. Sherdog's Jordan Breen put it best when he compared Perez to a bantamweight Erick Silva: highly skilled, always exciting, but with no [...]
2014-06-08 10:04:08 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva, Gilbert Melendez and Robbie Lawler have already fought for UFC gold, as did Nick Diaz, who transitioned to the UFC sooner than his contemporaries. Daniel Cormier is next [...]
2014-06-09 13:31:30 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
The international season of the reality show was coached by Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva, and aired in the U.S. on UFC Fight Pass. Warlley Alves and Antonio Carlos, Jr., became the latest [...]
2014-06-10 17:04:40 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Off the top of my head, here are more than five names who fought in the UFC while on TRT (three of whom failed drug tests while attempting to use it): Belfort, Sonnen, Dan Henderson, Ben Rothwell, [...]
2014-06-10 23:10:54 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
During his time outside the UFC, Arlovski went 8-5 (1 NC), including the only recorded knockout of Roy Nelson in history. He fought for Strikeforce, Affliction, EliteXC, WSOF, ProElite and ONE [...]
2014-06-10 05:32:57 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Mousasi tore through perennially tough Mark Munoz and choked him out in the first round of their middleweight fight. It was the best Gegard, a former DREAM and Strikeforce light [...]
2014-06-11 13:19:56 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
... today via Facebook and ask him some questions. The live chat will begin at 4 p.m. ET/1 p.m. PT. Arlovski once held the UFC heavyweight title, and has been inside the cage with the likes of Tim [...]
2014-06-11 19:09:15 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
It's worked so well for him in the past, so much so that just recently he had none other than UFC President Dana White floating his name as a possible heir to the organization's top job. [...]
2014-06-11 16:41:33 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
LOS ANGELES — Veteran UFC light heavyweight Chael Sonnen has failed a drug test, forcing him out of his bout with Vitor Belfort at UFC 175 in Las Vegas next month. Sonnen said he tested positive [...]
2014-06-11 02:13:39 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
In the heavyweight division, the winner of the 10th season of The Ultimate Fighter, Roy Nelson, will face off against fan-favorite Mark "Super Samoan" Hunt. Nelson has won three of his last five, [...]
2014-06-11 05:08:52 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
“Ares” rebounded in impressive fashion, though, defeating Demian Maia to remain in the hunt for a championship opportunity. Newer to the title picture is Woodley, who gets the fight with [...]
2014-06-11 12:00:07 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Josh Barnett currently has nothing scheduled and it's quite possible we could see him facing the winner of Arlovski versus Schaub. 10. Mark Hunt (9). It's almost guaranteed that Mark Hunt [...]
2014-06-11 07:50:03 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Alistair Overeem had surgery in April, the first time the Dutch heavyweight had gone under the knife in nearly 20 years of combat sports training and competition. After such a [...]
2014-06-12 19:33:18 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Alistair Overeem has been a model citizen in one week at Jackson-Winkeljohn MMA. Both Greg Jackson and Mike Winkeljohn told UFC Tonight's Ariel Helwani that Overeem's attitude at the [...]
2014-06-12 00:36:34 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
The retirement of Chael Sonnen, after testing positive for a pair of banned substances, is hard to take seriously due to the sudden nature of it. But the wheels in motion of what happened came from [...]
2014-06-12 15:22:29 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Daniel Cormier has dominated every single opponent that has been put in front of him since the start of his MMA career. He dominated heavyweights in Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva, Josh Barnett, Frank [...]
2014-06-12 15:22:27 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
"I hope he's evolved, and he better hope he has, too," Schaub said. "Training at Jacksons with the likes of Travis Browne and Jon Jones and all these monsters, it will be interesting to see what [...]
2014-06-12 21:44:44 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
He is 9-4 inside the Octagon with notable wins over Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira. The No. 9 ranked Bader has also competed against Glover Teixeira, Lyoto Machida, Tito [...]
2014-06-13 18:03:58 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
In addition, the 6-foot-1 grappler holds notable victories over Mauricio “Shogun” Rua, Michael Bisping, Brian Stann, Nate Marquardt and Yushin Okami. “The American Gangster” was last seen in [...]
2014-06-13 00:50:13 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
In addition, the 6-foot-1 grappler holds notable victories over Mauricio “Shogun” Rua, Michael Bisping, Brian Stann, Nate Marquardt and Yushin Okami. “The American Gangster” was last seen in [...]
2014-06-13 00:50:13 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
In his time away, Arlovski has put together a decent record (8-5, 1 NC), with one of those wins being a knockout over Roy Nelson ... the only finish loss in the mixed martial arts (MMA) career of [...]
2014-06-14 15:06:54 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
The retirement of Chael Sonnen, after testing positive for a pair of banned substances, is hard to take seriously due to the sudden nature of it. But the wheels in motion of what happened came from [...]
2014-06-14 23:29:27 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
In addition to the title losses to Anderson Silva (twice) and Jon Jones, he's also lost to Rashad Evans, Demian Maia, Paulo Filho, Jeremy Horn (three times!), Babalu Sobral, Terry Martin, and [...]
2014-06-14 13:04:55 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
UFC light heavyweight Rafael Cavalcante has his eyes set on beating Ryan Bader at Saturday's UFC 174, but his long-term goal is more ambitious. With the ranks of Brazilian champions in the UFC [...]
2014-06-14 01:11:54 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
The UFC could also go the "potential entertaining rematch" route and give Arlovski a fight against either Roy Nelson or Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva. Arlovski beat Nelson via knockout in October 2008, [...]
2014-06-15 05:52:18 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Through the good, the bad, and the ugly, Chael P. Sonnen always had a way of making himself the center of attention. In this case, Sonnen, who flunked a Nevada Athletic Commission drug test and [...]
2014-06-15 00:58:08 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
When offered an immediate rematch, Jones declined and decided to take on Glover Teixeira instead. The rematch is set for September 2014… 8. Mauricio “Shogun” Rua vs Dan Henderson | November [...]
2014-06-15 03:22:29 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
He lost to Glover Teixeira via 1st RD TKO at UFC Fight Night – Teixeira vs. Bader on Sep / 04 / 2013, but in beat Anthony Perosh via unanimous decision at UFC Fight Night – Hunt vs. Bigfoot on [...]
2014-06-15 03:42:51 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
On Saturday night at UFC 174, No. 9-ranked Ryan Bader faced off against No. 11-ranked Rafael Cavalcante, the former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion, to see who would continue to climb up the [...]
2014-06-15 21:45:45 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Schaub (10-3) is on a two-fight win streak of his own, but has suffered three knockout losses in his career to Ben Rothwell, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and Roy Nelson. Round 1: Arlovski quickly [...]
2014-06-15 04:36:44 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
In what quickly became another blur of footwork, endurance, pinpoint accuracy and magisterial body control, UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson dismantled Ali Bagautinov beyond any shadow of a [...]
2014-06-15 07:49:53 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Sonnen went on a one-man crusade against Silva and Brazilian fighters. He targeted Silva and famed fighters Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and his twin brother Antonio Rogerio Nogueira. “He's [...]
2014-06-16 14:23:02 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
While winners Demetrious Johnson and Rory MacDonald are clearly top-of-the-line fighters, UFC 174 overall was the rare case of a UFC pay-per-view show that had little interest going on, and when it [...]
2014-06-16 13:03:31 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
The San Antonio Spurs lack a representative in the NBA's top-25 leading scorers. The fans didn't vote a single Spurs starter into the All-Star game's starting lineup. .... Recalling the [...]
2014-06-16 19:59:39 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Because as "The Reem" puts it, when your goal is to win the UFC heavyweight title, you have to be a bit more careful and be able to fire on all cylinders. That's why he is taking a cautious [...]
2014-06-16 00:10:35 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
The media swirled as the former welterweight kingpin seemingly abandoned the promotion, leaving them without yet another marquee fighter. Surely the next big star, Anthony Pettis, could help the [...]
2014-06-17 12:34:06 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
The Strikeforce heavyweight grand prix winner has beaten plenty of quality competition along the way, too, including the likes of Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva, Josh Barnett, Frank Mir and his latest [...]
2014-06-17 22:53:16 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
The mostly robust roster of almost 100 fighters in "EA Sports UFC" features such vets as Anderson Silva and female fighters like Ronda Rousey. Bruce Lee is included as an unlockable player. The [...]
2014-06-18 13:02:06 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Tied with Anderson Silva for the most post-fight bonus awards in UFC history, Massachusetts' Lauzon will return to the Octagon for the first time since his December 2013 win over Mac Danzig. [...]
2014-06-18 02:47:07 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Not far away, Ednilson da Silva sat on a park bench in Heliodoro Balbi Plaza and listed the promises associated with being one of the tournament's host cities: new streets, new airport, new [...]
2014-06-18 04:08:06 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Watch Wanderlei Silva and his representation provide information to the Nevada State Athletic Commission committee on June 17 in regards to his refusal to take random drug test in May. Jun 18, 2014. [...]
2014-06-18 21:06:52 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
UFC light heavyweight Patrick Cummins got starched by top contender Daniel Cormier at UFC 170 in February, but he still thinks he has the tools to take out DC if they ever meet again. As a matter of [...]
2014-06-18 21:05:43 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Watch Wanderlei Silva and his representation provide information to the Nevada State Athletic Commission committee on June 17 in regards to his refusal to take random drug test in May. Jun 18, 2014. [...]
2014-06-18 21:06:52 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
With Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson 2 now set in stone, the UFC light heavyweight division's other top contender, Daniel Cormier, has elected to undergo surgery to repair a torn LCL and [...]
2014-06-19 00:44:17 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Not far away, Ednilson da Silva sat on a park bench in Heliodoro Balbi Plaza and listed the promises associated with being one of the tournament's host cities: new streets, new airport, new [...]
2014-06-19 07:01:38 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Watch Wanderlei Silva and his representation provide information to the Nevada State Athletic Commission committee on June 17 in regards to his refusal to take random drug test in May. Jun 18, 2014. [...]
2014-06-19 15:11:13 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
It's hard to know when it's time to quit sometimes. Most of us can likely remember a few instances when it would have been wise to let discretion get the better of valor. Still, you trudge [...]
2014-06-19 13:31:36 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1ykGsYa ) that attorney Ross Goodman, representing Silva, conceded during a Tuesday commission hearing that Silva left the building through a back [...]
2014-06-19 00:11:50 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Stipe Miocic was dominant in his last fight against Fabio Maldonado at TUF Brazil Finale. Here is a look at what could be next for the UFC star. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, John Woods) ORG XMIT: [...]
2014-06-19 13:15:28 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Former Strikeforce heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem has added one more part of Jon Jones' team to his arsenal, agreeing to a new management deal with First Round Management. Recently, [...]
2014-06-20 12:17:53 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
He beat Tim Elliott via unanimous decision at UFC on Fox 3 – Diaz vs. Miller on May / 05 / 2012 and then Jussier da Silva via TKO at UFC on FX 5 – Browne vs. Bigfoot on Oct / 05 / 2012. He lost [...]
2014-06-20 14:09:50 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
With Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson 2 now set in stone, the UFC light heavyweight division's other top contender, Daniel Cormier , has elected to undergo surgery to repair a torn LCL and [...]
2014-06-20 21:34:31 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
What makes his desire to avoid the spotlight and the largely confused reaction to said wishes more interesting is that the following evening in San Antonio, Texas, one of the most unassuming and [...]
2014-06-20 07:01:49 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
It seems like yesterday that Andrei Arlovski was the UFC heavyweight champion and one of the best pound-for-pound fighters in the world. However, the Belarusian lost the title against Tim Sylvia [...]
2014-06-21 18:45:43 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Despite having defended his middleweight belt a couple of times, Wandy entered the 2003 GP, winning it and famously defeating Quinton Jackson in the finale. In none of those bouts was his belt on [...]
2014-06-21 17:03:26 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
In an attempt to explain away the second failed drug test of his career, Chael Sonnen set himself to bending the truth into an unrecognizable form. Only this time, writes Ben Fowlkes, that old trick [...]
2014-06-21 10:08:15 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Even without pay-per-view penchants Anderson Silva or Georges St-Pierre , the greatest MMA promotion on the face of the planet found a way to give its fans several memorable title bouts through the [...]
2014-06-21 10:21:25 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Later this year, the UFC will be going back to Japan for UFC Fight Night 52, and they're going to bring a great main event with them. In the heavyweight division, the winner of the 10th season [...]
2014-06-21 18:24:19 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Demetrious Johnson again looked dominant on Saturday, this time topping Ali Bagautinov to defend the flyweight title. See how Twitter reacted inside. Filed under: News, UFC
2014-06-21 11:25:40 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
UFC light heavyweight Rafael Cavalcante has his eyes set on beating Ryan Bader at Saturday’s UFC 174, but his long-term goal is more ambitious. Filed under: News, UFC
2014-06-21 11:08:55 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Nine years ago, Andrei Arlovski became the interim UFC heavyweight champion by defeating Tim Sylvia in just 47 seconds. In his next fight, he defended the interim title by knocking out Justin Eilers [...]
2014-06-21 13:06:18 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Sam Morris / Las Vegas Sun Tyron Woodley yells to a camera after defeating Josh Koscheck during their fight at UFC 167 Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. By Case Keefer (contact) [...]
2014-06-21 17:49:08 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
This week marks the ten year anniversary of a unique moment in UFC history, home town fighter Frank Mir scored a huge upset over Tim Sylvia to capture the UFC heavyweight title, breaking his arm [...]
2014-06-22 15:07:21 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
UFC light heavyweight Patrick Cummins got starched by top contender Daniel Cormier at UFC 170 in February, but he still thinks he has the tools to take out DC if they ever meet again.  As a matter [...]
2014-06-22 12:26:49 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
MANILA, Philippines - Days after news broke that he had failed a random drug test last month in Las Vegas, UFC fighter Chael Sonnen is hanging his gloves following 17 years in mixed martial arts. [...]
2014-06-22 14:58:54 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
EA SPORTS UFC's Gameplay Series presents a full round of action, unleashing champs Jose Aldo and Anthony Pettis inside the Octagon. Jun 16, 2014. Chris Weidman battles Lyoto Machida for the UFC [...]
2014-06-23 17:56:25 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
While we're already six months into the new year, one of MMA's elder statesmen, heavyweight Josh Barnett, remains curiously absent from the UFC's upcoming event schedule. But that [...]
2014-06-23 20:27:06 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Dos Santos remains one of the best heavyweights in the world; he's currently No. 2 in the UFC's official rankings. He would likely be a betting favorite against every [...]
2014-06-23 22:32:38 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Chael Sonnen, seen here during an April 2012 press conference for his fight with Anderson Silva, has formally announced his retirement after failing an out-of-competition performance enhancing drugs [...]
2014-06-23 09:53:46 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
EA SPORTS UFC's Gameplay Series presents a full round of action, unleashing champs Jose Aldo and Anthony Pettis inside the Octagon. Jun 16, 2014. Chris Weidman battles Lyoto Machida for the UFC [...]
2014-06-23 23:48:32 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
ESPN unveiled its complete list of 2014 ESPY nominees on Tuesday: Miguel Cabrera, Kevin Durant, Peyton Manning and Floyd Mayweather are in contention for Best Male Athlete, while Maya Moore, Ronda [...]
2014-06-24 16:43:23 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Antonio Silva is clearly angling for a UFC fight with fellow veteran heavyweight Josh Barnett, though it appears to be doing little good.Filed under: News, UFC
2014-06-24 16:09:11 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Antonio Silva is clearly angling for a UFC fight with fellow veteran heavyweight Josh Barnett, though it appears to be doing little good. Silva (18-5 MMA, 2-2 UFC) fired the latest salvo with a [...]
2014-06-24 16:08:56 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
UFC heavyweight Antonio Silva called for a fight with Josh Barnett on Twitter recently, stating that he will help clear Barnett's schedule by defeating him. “Quack quack quack!” Silva wrote. [...]
2014-06-24 18:14:30 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
In the prime of his fighting career, Georges St-Pierre —the former welterweight king and pound-for-pound great—walked away from MMA just eight months ago, citing personal issues.  Months after [...]
2014-06-24 18:32:37 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Silva told him that he was wise for not listening to promises from outside the organization, and a dialogue between the two began. The veteran matchmaker knew that Ellenberger had the talent to [...]
2014-06-24 00:45:18 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Silva went after Barnett verbally in 2011, sort of out of nowhere, when both were members of the Strikeforce roster. According to Silva, Barnett was a "filthy person". Silva recently challenged [...]
2014-06-24 18:02:07 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Josh Barnett may not know when his busy schedule will allow him to step foot back inside the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Octagon, but one thing is certain, it won't be against Antonio [...]
2014-06-24 20:05:13 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey would probably appreciate some help selling her fights, but she isn't looking for bulletin board material. Booked against another demure [...]
2014-06-24 12:44:21 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
If you don’t get your fix of UFC action from UFC Fight Night 43 on Saturday morning in New Zealand, the organization has you covered with UFC Fight Night 44 later in the day. Check out 40 facts [...]
2014-06-24 19:11:00 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Cezar Ferreira's (7-3 MMA 3-1 UFC) 47-second submission win over Thiago Santos at UFC 163 is the fourth fastest in UFC middleweight history. Rory Singer holds the record with his 44-second [...]
2014-06-24 19:12:27 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
campaigndata. The lighter weight classes often showcase the best in technique at the expense of power, but luckily, Saturday's UFC Fight Night show in San Antonio is one of those rare [...]
2014-06-24 20:08:10 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Stephens meets Cub Swanson at UFC Fight Night on June 28 in San Antonio (FOX Sports 1, 10 p.m.) and a victory could earn him a shot against champion Jose Aldo. "I have dreams, man," Stephens said. [...]
2014-06-24 15:59:44 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
... Casey at UFC 175. And Finally, James Moontasri and Shane Howell have both been targeted for late notice fill ins on this week's San Antonio Card. Moontasri becomes the sixth opponent for the [...]
2014-06-24 13:11:51 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
... bout between Michael Bisping and Cung Le. Woodley, winner of two straight over Josh Koscheck and Carlos Condit before his decision loss to MacDonald at UFC 174, will face a fighter on a hot [...]
2014-06-24 12:42:16 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
The UFC will land in San Antonio, Texas for the first time this weekend with a Fight Night card headlined by two of the best featherweights on the planet battling it out in a five round main event [...]
2014-06-25 16:20:49 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
On the other hand, Barnett is coming off a KO loss in the first round to Travis Browne when they fought at UFC 168 - also last December. Silva is suspended until September 7, which is nine months [...]
2014-06-25 13:11:20 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Rousey is also up for Best Female Athlete, while Weidman is up for Best Upset for his victory over Silva at UFC 162. ... Cub Swanson puts his five-fight win streak on the line Saturday at Fight [...]
2014-06-25 00:55:31 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
2005 was a simpler time. A time when Willa Ford wrangled smelly Canadians, 200-pound lightweights and future UFC champions competing in convoluted challenges all in the hope of securing a [...]
2014-06-25 13:24:05 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Dos Santos remains one of the best heavyweights in the world; he's currently No. 2 in the UFC's official rankings. He would likely be a betting favorite against every [...]
2014-06-25 18:21:21 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva says that former UFC heavyweight champ Josh Barnett is afraid of him.
2014-06-26 20:46:59 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Former UFC heavyweight champion Josh Barnett was recently asked to comment on what he thought of a potential fight with Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva. Barnett was succinct. "[Expletive] him," Barnett told [...]
2014-06-26 20:58:29 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
'Bigfoot' is referring to Travis Browne, who annihilated Barnett with his trademark elbows at UFC 168. Silva had won with a sensational knockout of his own against 'Hapa' back at UFC [...]
2014-06-26 21:13:00 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Silva said that if the two fight, he hopes the referee is there and ready to stop the fight, much like in his bout with Alistair Overeem. “I'm not sure the referee will be able to hold me this [...]
2014-06-26 16:40:55 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Antonio Silva wants to throw down with Josh Barnett inside the Octagon, but "The Warmaster" isn't interested, as he has his sights set on bigger and better fights, ones that actually make sense. [...]
2014-06-26 22:04:29 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
As reported by Ariel Helwani Wednesday on UFC Tonight , UFC middleweight contender Vitor Belfort now says he's ready to make a return to fighting and intends to face the winner of UFC 175's [...]
2014-06-26 12:39:36 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
So, he took the UFC's offer -- Hacran Dias at UFC Fight Night in San Antonio on Saturday night (FOX Sports 1, 10 p.m.) -- with a smile. If you've never heard of Dias, you're not the only [...]
2014-06-26 00:11:55 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Mark Hunt is undoubtedly the most popular fighter in the region, but his battle with Antonio 'Bigfoot' Silva in Brisbane in December left the popular heavyweight with a badly broken hand. [...]
2014-06-26 22:19:44 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
In this week’s Twitter Mailbag, MMAjunkie columnist Ben Fowlkes answers your questions on UFC doubleheaders, featherweight contenders, and the wisdom of comparing female fighters to [...]
2014-06-26 19:54:34 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
McDonald on Feb / 16 / 2013 and finally Dennis Siver via knockout at UFC 162 – Silva vs. Weidman on Jul / 06 / 2013. MMA: UFC 160-Weigh-ins. Jeremy Stephens. Jeremy Stephens (23-9) Has 15 [...]
2014-06-26 17:19:03 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Johnny Bedford is just days away from facing Cody Gibson at UFC Fight Night 44, but he's still thinking about the controversy surrounding his most recent fight, with Rani Yahya. ... I was being [...]
2014-06-26 14:39:19 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
The Ultimate Fighting Championship is bringing its brand of mixed-martial arts back to Japan with not only one of the most highly anticipated... Read more ...
2014-06-26 15:35:30 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Imagine if the NBA added 30 expansion teams over the next two years, and then sent out a favored reporter to lecture the public about how true fans should appreciate the diminished quality of play. [...]
2014-06-26 21:08:57 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
After a hefty nap, the action resumes on FOX Sports 1 (FS1) for UFC Fight Night 44: "Swanson vs. Stephens," broadcast from AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas, featuring a much better main event [...]
2014-06-26 00:03:37 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
SAN ANTONIO -- The first thing Cub Swanson asked the fans before his open workout Thursday had nothing to do with his forthcoming fight against Jeremy Stephens. He wanted to know whether the dozens [...]
2014-06-27 02:09:48 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
The team of analysts for the UFC on Fox Sports 1 and Fox broadcasts has been providing the most in-depth coverage that mixed martial arts has seen in its 20 years of existence. With a collection of [...]
2014-06-27 05:31:34 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
SAN ANTONIO -- Kelvin Gastelum cut to welterweight after winning The Ultimate Fighter with the help of heralded nutrition coach Mike Dolce. In his last fight, though, he went at it alone. [...]
2014-06-27 01:53:54 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Neil Magny returns to work today and, by the time the ink hits this page, his fight will be in the books.
2014-06-27 23:00:01 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Consider the string of fighters who have come out of Hawaii: B.J. Penn, Travis Browne, Max Holloway, Kendall Grove, K.J. Noons, Brad Tavares and Yancy Medeiros, just to name a few. Then consider [...]
2014-06-27 04:18:10 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
In our eight-page Anderson Silva exclusive, we got words from the then-UFC middleweight champion as well as his boss and perhaps biggest admirer, Dana White. "He's the greatest of all time," [...]
2014-06-27 13:17:07 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
... then Dustin Poirier via knockout at UFC on Fuel TV 7 – Barao vs. McDonald on Feb / 16 / 2013 and finally Dennis Siver via knockout at UFC 162 – Silva vs. ... Bigfoot 2 on May / 25 / 2013. [...]
2014-06-27 15:52:18 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
SAN ANTONIO -- Cub Swanson and Jeremy Stephens don't know each other. They aren't friends; not even ... But talk to the two men who will meet Saturday in the main event of UFC Fight Night [...]
2014-06-28 12:00:50 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
SAN ANTONIO -- Yancy Medeiros. Vagner Rocha. Frank Trevino. Johnny Case. Bryan Berberena. No, that isn't the new starting five of Phil Jackson's New York Knicks. Each one of those names was [...]
2014-06-28 19:23:16 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
It was still easy to gawk in fiendish wonder at Chael Sonnen at UFC 134. Somehow, as Anderson Silva got set to face Yushin Okami in the UFC's long-awaited return to Brazil, people were talking [...]
2014-06-29 18:25:46 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
But fighting for gold is fighting for gold." With Jose Aldo set to defend his belt against Chad Mendes at UFC 176 in Los Angeles, the title picture remains a bit unclear. But with two of [...]
2014-06-29 08:28:21 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
SAN ANTONIO -- Cub Swanson asked coach Greg Jackson in his corner after the second round if he should turn things up. "He said, 'I'd like that,'" Swanson ... The victory could very well [...]
2014-06-29 19:03:54 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
For another, he's shown the ability to swing the fight his way on a punch or two, as he's done during his TKO wins, or the ability to win a battle of attrition, as he did Saturday night [...]
2014-06-29 09:12:53 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Cub Swanson made his case for a world featherweight title opportunity with resounding clarity as he outpointed Jeremy Stephens in the main event of UFC Fight Night 44 on Sunday, June 29 (PHI Time) [...]
2014-06-29 11:15:16 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Cub Swanson made his case for a world featherweight title opportunity with resounding clarity as he outpointed Jeremy Stephens in the main event of UFC Fight Night 44 on Sunday, June 29 (PHI Time) [...]
2014-06-29 11:57:48 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
When the main event for Saturday night's San Antonio show was announced, there were groans from some corners of the UFC world. While Cub Swanson and Jeremy Stephens had never before headlined a [...]
2014-06-29 18:54:52 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Cub Swanson triumphs in impressive style in San Antonio but debate rages as to whether he deserves a UFC featherweight title shot
2014-06-29 22:13:51 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Kelvin Gastelum, the former The Ultimate Fighter champion who's been steadily improving and proving doubters wrong since he hit the FX airwaves in 2013, returned to action on Saturday night in [...]
2014-06-29 17:18:09 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
“First of all, I want to apologize for not making weight yesterday. There's no excuse for that. I apologize to the UFC, to Joe Silva (UFC matchmaker). I am truly disappointed in that,” he [...]
2014-06-29 05:13:59 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
In the wake of news announcing another failed drug test for three-time title challenger Chael Sonnen, the UFC released a statement largely mirroring its previous responses to high-profile [...]
2014-06-29 07:53:46 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
SEND. EMAIL. chael-sonnen-ufc-148. SAN ANTONIO – In the wake of news announcing another failed drug test for three-time title challenger Chael Sonnen, the UFC released a statement largely [...]
2014-06-29 07:49:11 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Chael Sonnen retired after learning he failed a drug test earlier this month. Now, he has failed another.
2014-06-29 16:33:01 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
SAN ANTONIO -- Chael Sonnen is going to have plenty more to talk about with the Nevada Athletic Commission. The UFC star retired ... Now, it has come out that has Sonnen failed a second test, [...]
2014-06-29 19:03:54 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva will undergo one more surgery in 2014. The UFC heavyweight, who had surgery earlier this year for a shoulder injury, will need to go under the knife to remove a pituitary [...]
2014-06-30 20:57:06 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Belfort on Sep / 22 / 2012, then Dustin Poirier via knockout at UFC on Fuel TV 7 – Barao vs. McDonald on Feb / 16 / 2013 and finally Dennis Siver via knockout at UFC 162 – Silva vs. Weidman on [...]
2014-06-30 06:35:45 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
After making history by beating Anderson Silva, middleweight Chris Weidman prepares to face former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida. Jun 29 ... UFC Fight Night:Swanson vs Stephens at the [...]
2014-06-30 14:56:36 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
On Saturday, UFC Fight Night 43 was held in Auckland, New Zealand and UFC Fight Night 44 was hosted by San Antonio. The UFC Fight Night 43 card wrapped up with a Nate Marquardt submission win over [...]
2014-06-30 21:55:40 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Money remains the major hangup for the boys from Stockton, CA. After UFC lightweight Myles Jury took to Twitter Sunday in an attempt to lure Nate Diaz back into action, the younger Diaz brother [...]
2014-06-30 12:27:12 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
1:20 p.m. -- Manny Gamburyan will talk about why he wants to switch weight classes and his teammate Ronda Rousey's upcoming title defense at UFC 175. 1:40 p.m. -- 'Bigfoot' Silva will [...]
2014-06-30 21:28:51 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more
Antonio Silva
Vitor Belfort doesn't have much interest in a fight with Wanderlei Silva. There's only one person that Belfort wants next and that's the UFC middleweight champion after the title fight [...]
2014-06-30 18:37:35 UTC (3 years ago) - Read more