Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva 110-Percent Healthy for Octagon Debut (UFC 146 Video)


Antonio Bigfoot SilvaWhen you’re 16-3 as a professional fighter, it wouldn’t seem that you could get much better than you are, but that’s just where Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva finds himself heading into his UFC 146 showdown with former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez.

He had to take eight months off due to a shoulder injury, but he put his “down time” to good use.

“In eight months, it’s very good for me because I did surgery in my shoulder and fixed the problem,” said Silva. “I learned everything in eight months. I will be better now. I’m 110-percent (healthy).”

Now, he’ll just have to show that come Saturday night.

Check out what else Antonio Silva had to say at Wednesday’s UFC 146 open workouts in Las Vegas…



view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

  • 27 days ago
  • 48 views

The UFC's first Brazil-based Fight Pass show now has a finalized lineup, with Antonio Silva and Andrei Arlovski competing in the night's main event on September 13th. Most of the UFC Fight Pass event read news >>

  • 24 days ago
  • 22 views

Your weekly rundown of what big-show veterans are up to on the regional circuit. A sleepy weekend for big-name MMA, featuring two of MMA's busier journeymen. First up, in the headliner for Sao Paolo, read news >>

  • 23 days ago
  • 15 views

Bocek made his Octagon debut against Frankie Edgar at UFC 73: "Stacked" way back in June of 2007. Longtime Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight veteran Mark Bocek is calling it a career a read news >>

  • 23 days ago
  • 25 views

Sorry, no media day melee here. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is sending Antonio Silva and Andrei Arlovski on a local media tour to help drum up interest for their upcoming UFC Fight Night 51 read news >>

  • 22 days ago
  • 9 views

Another fighter has been added to the women's strawweight division with an upcoming October debut against Paige VanZant If you want a testament to how much deeper women's strawweight is than women's read news >>

  • 22 days ago
  • 2 views

Antonio Silva is confident that the TRT ban will have no impact on his fighting ability since he asked to do the treatment just one time and had big wins without it. Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva isn't wor read news >>

  • 18 days ago
  • 36 views

Although Tim Boetsch has become a veteran presence on the UFC roster, it’s easy to forget what a splash he made in his octagon debut – on just 10 days’ notice.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 17 days ago
  • 17 views

Paige, you have Urijah Faber on line one... hello, Paige? On Oct. 4, 2014 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, 20-year old Paige VanZant will make history when she steps inside the Octagon to meet Kailin read news >>

  • 15 days ago
  • 2 views

From Yahoo Sports: Alan Jouban's modeling career pays the bills, but he hopes to be just as successful in MMA. read news >>