Anderson Silva Wasting No Time, Will Fight Kelvin Gastelum At UFC 212

Anderson Silva fought last month, but he’s wasting no time in returning back to the octagon. The Spider earned his first victory since 2012 in a controversial unanimous decision over Derek Brunson at UFC 208 and the UFC announced Tuesday Silva will be fighting in June at UFC 212 against Kelvin Gastelum in a middleweight bout — less than four months after his last fight. The four...
March 15, 2017  |  Discuss

Georges St-Pierre is making a mistake returning to UFC

Georges St-Pierre is 35 years old, turns 36 in May, and hasn’t stepped a competitive foot inside the Octagon since 2013. But that’s not going to stop him from making a return to the UFC, and it’s not going to stop him from making a very avoidable mistake.Following GSP’s controversial split decision victory over Johny Hendricks two-plus years ago back in November 2013, UFC...
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February 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva emotional after hard-fought win over Derek Brunson at UFC 208

BROOKLYN — Following the toughest stretch of his professional fight career, Anderson Silva returned to the win column at UFC 208 with a unanimous decision victory over Derek Brunson.It was hard to imagine that Silva had gone winless for nearly five years as he stepped into the Octagon on Saturday night but those are exactly the odds he faced while taking on the No. 8 ranked middleweight...
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February 12, 2017

Daniel Cormier thankful Anderson Silva agreed to fight

LAS VEGAS — Daniel Cormier went from despondent to extremely thankful in just 24 hours, when it was announced Thursday night that legendary fighter Anderson Silva would replace Jon Jones as the light heavyweight champion’s opponent at UFC 200 this weekend. “I am honored to share the octagon with the one of the greatest fighters of all time,” Cormier told
July 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva to fight Daniel Cormier at UFC 200

Anderson “Spider” Silva will face Cormier in a non-title fight Saturday night at T-Mobile Arena, TMZ reported. There you have it folks! @dc_mma vs @SpiderAnderson on #UFC200! More to come on! — #UFCVegas (@ufc) July 8, 2016 Silva sparked rumors that he’d participate in the UFC’s biggest card earlier Thursday when he...
July 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva’s March 5th Fight Has Been Cancelled

RIO DE JANIERO – If you were anxiously awaiting Anderson Silva’s ring appearance, unfortunately your wait will continue. On a recent conference call the former champion said the March 5th UFC event has been cancelled due to Brazil’s economic crisis. “(The plan) was to have me fighting in Brazil against I don’t know who,” Silva said, “but with this situation going on...
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December 29, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC: Anderson Silva latest Reebok Printing Victim

Some names are more difficult than others, trust me I know. My name is Jeandra LeBeauf. (pronounced gee-ahh-druh La Buff). Hard to read, hard to spell, and I ALWAYS knew when the teacher got to me during role call. While there are no current fighters in the UFC named Jeandra or anything close, Reebok is experiencing some challenges with names. The latest victim is Anderson Silva...
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December 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Reebok makes huge mistake with Anderson Silva’s new t-shirt

Reebok released a new t-shirt for Anderson Silva, and they made another mistake which is becoming a normal thing as of late. The apparel brand mistakenly put “Anderson Aldo” instead of “Anderson Silva.” They did get the whole Brazil thing right, since Silva is from that country. Check out the t-shirt here: The UFC – Reebok sponsorship has been highly controversial since...
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December 01, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC: Anderson Silva Out Of Action

Anderson Silva learned his fate today from the Nevada State Athletic Commission and it wasn’t good. Following both pre- and post-fight drug test failures from UFC 183, Silva has been suspended one year with a retro effective date of January 31 of this year. His unanimous decision win over Nick Diaz has now been ruled a no contest. Silva also was handed a fine of 30% of his reported...
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August 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva suspended, fined for use of banned substances

By Cameron McDonough The Nevada State Athletic Commission has come down hard on Anderson Silva for testing positive for banned substances after his UFC 183 bout. The commission suspended and fined the former UFC middleweight champion on Thursday for failing two drug tests around his Jan. 31 fight against Nick Diaz. The suspension is for one year. Silva was fined his winning...
August 13, 2015  |  Discuss

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