Following a pair of unanimous-decision losses to fifth-ranked Stipe Miocic and former heavyweight contender Daniel Cormier in 2013, Roy Nelson entered his bout against fellow veteran Minotauro Nogueira on April 11th in desperate need of a win in order to stave-off a future filled with prelim-card appearances and a ticket out of the UFC. On the wrong side of 35 and out of favor with...
(Welcome to another installment of Around the Combat World, where we chart what happened over the weekend from fighters you know or should know that performed away from your TV screen.)
Scott Quigg defeated Stephane Jamoye [R3 TKO]
Adriano Moraes defeated Geje Eustaquio [R2 Submission, OneFC: Rise of the Kingdom]
Caros Fodor defeated Vincent Latoel [R2 Submission, OneFC: Rise...
We at Fight At The Night have decided to explore the most possible, most appropriate and most interesting next fights for both Silva and Arlovski in the aftermath of their bout in Brasilia, Brazil.
He into the Main Event as the underdog, but Andrei ‘the Pitbull’ Arlovski silenced the crowd in Brasilia after he knocked out Silva just 2:59 into the first round...
Andrei Arlovski finally showed signs of getting back to his old self tonight in the main event of UFC Fight Night 51 as he dropped Antonio Silva with strikes and then knocked him out with hammerfist strikes mid-way through the opening round.
The main event of the evening is underway in Brazil. Silva with his hands held high to start. Arlovski wades in with a few body...
UFC Fight Night 51 takes place tomorrow night in Brazil and we’ve got our quick picks for all the fights for you below.
Andrei Arlovski vs. Antonio Silva
Arlovski is pretty much running on fumes at this point, and while there’s some doubts regarding how Silva will perform without TRT I still think he’s got more to offer than his opponent at this stage of his...
In May of 2010, an up-and-coming Antonio Silva was anxious to make an impression on his new employer after suffering a unanimous-decision loss to Fabricio Werdum in his Strikeforce debut, but in order to do so, a victory over former UFC heavyweight champ Andrei Arlovski was a must for the hulking Brazilian. During the slug-fest that ensued, Arlovski’s notoriously lethal attack...
Saturday’s main event between Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva (pictured) and Andrei Arlovski isn’t offering much in terms of significance in the heavyweight division, and according to the Gambling Gods, it won’t offer much in terms of competitiveness.
The powers that be have pegged Silva a significant 4-1 odds-on favorite to go up 2-0 in his head-to-head matchup with the former...
6'4" 264 lbs (Heavyweight)
82" reach, Orthodox
Sept 14, 1979
16-4 (UFC: 0-1)
2 straight losses
Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Black belt in Judo
Black belt in Karate
Cage Rage World Heavyweight Champion: 2005 (no title...
Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva (Pictured) has no interest in fraternizing with the enemy, that’s why the former Strikeforce star decided to leave the Blackzilians after fellow heavyweight Alistair Overeem joined the squad in February.
“I always take care of my camp and make sure I’m surrounded with the right people,” Silva stated during Tuesday’s UFC 146 press conference....
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