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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...
Via The Sports Post
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Silva, Holm, and the Problem with Revisionist History

Mixed martial arts is a sport built upon meteoric rises and cataclysmic falls. No fighter has left the sport with their legacy untarnished. In MMA, failure is assured. Father Time makes no exceptions and every great declines with time, but in combat sports their downfall is usually more brutal. While Pele, George Best and Maradona declined, their legacies were never doubted. But...
Via The Sports Post
12 days ago  |  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...
Via FOX Sports
15 days ago

UFC 208 Weigh-In Results: Holly Holm, Germaine De Randamie Come Face-To-Face

UFC 208, which is headlined by the five-round women’s featherweight title bout between Holly Holm and Germaine de Randamie, and the middleweight clash between Anderson Silva and Derek Brunson, airs live on pay-per-view from the Barclays Center on Saturday at 10 p.m. ET.Four prelim bouts will air live on FS1 starting at 8 p.m. Two fights will kick off the night of action on UFC...
Via NESN.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 208 Preview: Holly Holm eyes another title, Anderson Silva returns, and Phillipe’s a male nurse

History will take place Saturday night at UFC 208 when former UFC bantamweight champion Holly Holm fights Germaine “The Iron Lady” de Randamie in the first-ever UFC women’s featherweight title fight. Plus, future UFC Hall of Famer and former middleweight champion Anderson Silva returns to face contender Derek Brunson, and Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza battles Tim Boetsch. Here’s...
Via The Comeback
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva to fight Derek Brunson at UFC 208

Anderson “The Spider” Silva hasn’t won a UFC bout since 2012, but he’s looking to change that at UFC 208 next month. Silva will once again fight on short notice, and has been added to the UFC 208 card, to fight Derek Brunson. He did the same thing last time he was in The Octagon, at UFC 200, and got wrecked by Daniel Cormier. He’ll hope that he doesn’t repeat that feat...
Via The Sports Daily
January 13, 2017  |  Discuss

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 MMAFighting.com...
Via NESN.com
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 https://t.co/NDt313f4SE! pic.twitter.com/WZtjXYeyHP — #UFCVegas (@ufc) July 8, 2016 Silva sparked rumors that he’d participate in the UFC’s biggest card earlier Thursday when he...
Via NESN.com
July 07, 2016  |  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...
Via NESN.com
August 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Silva blames failed drug test on sexual performance supplement

By Larry Brown Anderson Silva is really stretching the limits when it comes to his defense for his positive drug tests before and after his fight at UFC 183 in January. Silva tested positive for Drostanolone and Androstane — both anabolic steroids — a few weeks before his fight with Nick Diaz. He also tested positive for Drostanolone in his post-fight urine test. Silva plans...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 12, 2015  |  Discuss
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