Bigfoot Silva UFC 156Almost everyone had considered it a foregone conclusion that Alistair Overeem had an express ticket to a shot at UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez.

One man that continually denied that to be so was Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva, the man that knocked Alistair Overeem out cold at UFC 156 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas.

Although he is just two fights removed from having suffered defeat at the hands of Velasquez, Silva’s impressive derailment of the Overeem train may very well have already earned him a return shot at the champ.

Check out what Antonio Silva had to say about the fight and his future prospects at the UFC 156 post-fight press conference…

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.
From Around the Web

Related News

Jon Jones talks UFC Super Fight: I believe I'll beat Cain Velasquez at heavyweight

  • 28 days ago
  • 194 views

"When" Jon Jones moves up to heavyweight, he says he's confident that he has all the tools to beat the champ in Cain Velasquez. Jon Jones will be looking to defend his belt for the 9th time against A read news >>

Alistair Overeem details difference between him today and last time he fought in Dallas

  • 19 days ago
  • 34 views

DALLAS -- Alistair Overeem talks about his UFC 185 against Roy Nelson, the difference between him today and the last time he fought in Dallas, why he is a good fit at Team Jackson-Winkeljohn, what he read news >>

Jon Jones Aware of Some 'Foul Play' Regarding His Positive Drug Test (Video) | MMAWeekly.com

  • 27 days ago
  • 12 views

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones talks about his renewed interest in Cain Velasquez and the belief there was "foul play" regarding his positive drug test. read news >>

Fans Have a Right to Believe Cain Velasquez's Return When They See It

  • 26 days ago
  • 32 views

The UFC has done a strong job of giving fight fans a number of interesting bouts in 2015. Even UFC 184, which had multiple fights cancelled, was a solid showcase. UFC 188 is set to feature Cain Velas read news >>

Superfight or Not, Frankie Edgar Will Be a UFC Champion Again | MMAWeekly.com

  • 25 days ago
  • 28 views

Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar talks about the importance of winning titles over "superfight" status. read news >>

Carla Esparza would like to defend her UFC title two, three times a year at most

  • 24 days ago
  • 5 views

Carla Esparza talks about becoming the first ever UFC women’s strawweight champion and her ideal yearly schedule.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

Matt Mitrione doesn't like Alistair Overeem 'as a human being'

  • 23 days ago
  • 81 views

UFC heavyweight Matt Mitrione says that he's not a fan of fellow competitor and former teammate Alistair Overeem. Matt Mitrione is well-known as a guy that speaks his mind. It has gotten him in troub read news >>

UFC 185: 'Smug, arrogant' Alistair Overeem gets no love from gym 'Meathead'

  • 22 days ago
  • 803 views

Meatheads like beef. Former Strikeforce heavyweight champion and current Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) 265-pound contender Alistair Overeem has a habit of making friends wherever he trains. An read news >>

Vitor Belfort talks drug testing and the pros and cons of UFC-Reebok sponsorship

  • 22 days ago
  • 1 views

Last July, the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) granted longtime contender Vitor Belfort a license to challenge for Chris Weidman's UFC middleweight title. The decision was not without controversy, g read news >>