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Roy Nelson, Mark Hunt looking to impress in upcoming slug-fest

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...
Via Sports-Glory
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Around the Combat World

  (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...
Via Undercard Superstar
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Next Fights for Andrei Arlovski and Antonio Silva?

  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. Andrei Arlovski 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...
Via Fight Of The Night
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrei Arlovski KO’s Antonio Silva In 1st Round At UFC Fight Night 51

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. Round One: 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...
Via Fight Of The Night
17 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 51 Quick Picks

UFC Fight Night 51 takes place tomorrow night in Brazil and we’ve got our quick picks for all the fights for you below. — Main Card: 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...
Via Fight Of The Night
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Antonio Silva, Andrei Arlovski set for second chapter of slug-fest

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...
Via Sports-Glory
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva Heavy Favorite Over Andrei Arlovski at UFC Fight Night 51

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...
Via 5thRound.com
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Fighter Scouting Report: Antonio Silva

Antonio Silva Vitals 6'4" 264 lbs (Heavyweight) 82" reach, Orthodox Sept 14, 1979 Record 16-4 (UFC: 0-1) Current Streak 2 straight losses Training Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black belt in Judo Black belt in Karate Championships Held Cage Rage World Heavyweight Champion: 2005 (no title...
Via MMA Manifesto
October 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva: Alistair Overeem Was Why I Left Blackzilians

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....
Via 5thRound.com
March 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Cain Velasquez vs. Antonio Big Foot Silva Rumored For April

Cain Velasquez will have a giant mountain to climb on the road back to the UFC heavyweight title...literally. According to several reports, Antonio Big Foot Silva will get the honor of fighting the former champion in a battle targeted for April. Related posts: Breaking down Cain Velasquez’s challengers UFC On FOX 1 Results – Junior Dos Santos KO’s Cain Velasquez in Round...
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
January 09, 2012  |  Discuss
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