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Anderson Silva Scouting Report

  Anderson Silva Scouting Report Vitals 6’2″ 185 lbs (Middleweight) 77.6″ reach, Southpaw April 14, 1975 Record 33-6 (UFC: 16-2) Current Streak 2 straight losses Training Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt in Judo Black Belt in Taekwondo Yellow Rope in Capoeira Championships Held Shooto Middleweight (168 lbs) Champion: 2001 Cage Rage Middleweight Champion: […]...
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UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz viewing and schedule guide

The last time Anderson Silva stepped into the UFC Octagon disaster struck when his kick was blocked and his leg shattered, leaving him sprawled out on the mat, writhing in pain. Now more than a year later, Silva is back in action and reclaiming his legacy as the greatest fighter to ever compete in the Octagon. Challenging 'The Spider' this weekend is UFC bad boy Nick Diaz, who has...
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A look at the long and twisting path to a UFC title; A fan’s perspective

I feel you Lyoto I really do. It has been something that has bothered me for a while now as a fan of the sport. The path to a title in the UFC is one of the most convoluted one you will find. Anyone who has lived or had to negotiate the streets of Munice Indiana will tell you it is one of the most confusing places to try to drive in. It was like they gave a chimp the go ahead to...
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UFC 183: Watch these awe-inspiring Anderson Silva comeback promos

A couple of lovely Anderson Silva promos by way of Budweiser Brasil and UFC have been making waves of late ahead of the former 10-time defending middleweight champions highly anticipated return to the octagon. We really enjoyed them and we hope you do to.    
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Anderson Silva Irked With Friends Lyoto Machida and ‘Jacare’ Souza

Bros before bouts, that’s the mentality former UFC middleweight king Anderson Silva (pictured) lives by. Unfortunately for Silva, Brazilian buddies Lyoto Machida and Jacare Souza haven’t endorsed that same mantra to his liking. While Silva has always said he would never fight Machida or Souza, the other middleweights haven’t taken the same no-way-Jose stance. Machida told...
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‘UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz’ Extended Video Preview

The itsy-bitsy spider climbed up the water spout, down came the rain and washed the spider out … OK, we’ve seen that generic video promo enough. The UFC has finally released an extended video preview discussing Anderson Silva’s anticipated return to action. “The Spider” meets Nick Diaz (pictured) January 31 at UFC 183. Both MMA icons are coming back from extended layoffs...
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Anderson Silva feared pain pill addiction after leg injury

Anderson Silva is more than a year removed from a devastating leg injury that he suffered during a loss to Chris Weidman. As he prepares to return to the octagon to fight Nick Diaz on Jan. 31, Silva has opened up about the challenges he faced while recovering. Earlier this week, Silva revealed that he...Read More
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Anderson Silva Worried About Painkiller Addiction After Leg Break

As you might expect Anderson Silva took a lot of painkillers in the months after his horrific leg break at UFC 168 at the end of 2013 and the former middleweight champion admits in a new interview that he feared becoming addicted to the drugs. “I thought that I was getting used to the pain but I wasn’t,” Silva told Globo. “I hope to not experience that anymore. I don’t...
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Anderson Silva: The Return of The Spider

Anderson Silva arrives for a press conference for UFC 162 at X-Gym in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Mandatory Credit: Buda Mendes/Getty Images) In case you have been living in a cave this last year, or you simply are not a fan of mixed martial arts, in which place, you would not be reading this article, you know that Anderson the Spider Silva is attempting to return to the sport he once...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

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