Nick Diaz is not impressed.
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion Anderson Silva is slowly but surely inching his way back into mixed martial arts (MMA), after a devastating leg injury -- and subsequent surgery -- forced him out of the fight game back in late 2013.
While he may not be looking to exact revenge on the man who stole his 185-pound strap (because of this), "The Spider" does intend to make good on his current UFC contract. Good news for fight f more
Most fight announcements, even the big ones, have the feel of carefully scripted routine. They're words on paper or a listless television announcement, a token of gratitude dealt from the bottom of the deck to major media players who trade in favors and secrets.
Like all big-time combat-sports promoters, the UFC has done more than their fair share, even on premium outlets like ESPN's SportsCenter. A guy is fighting another guy. On pay-per-view. Buy it— with your money.
In fact, the UFC, in hardc more
Traditionally, superfights are discussed in terms of dueling champions from separate weight classes, and, like all things with loose interpretations, people tend to get all freaking argumentative about it. Not so long ago, the superest superfight conceivable was UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva and welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre, a couple of surhumans. With the onset of age and vulnerability -- as well as the reluctance of St-Pierre to bolt 170 -- "super" transferred to Silva an more
UFC President Dana White revealed that Anderson Silva is “chomping at the bit” to return to the octagon and that Nick Diaz could potentially fight for a title with a win over the division’s former kingpin. more
Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva is as high as a 4-to-1 favorite vs. Nick Diaz, one day after the fight was formally announced by the UFC.
In case you've been on an internet and television exile, Anderson Silva is fighting Nick Diaz at middleweight at the end of January as the UFC 183 main event. This should *crosses fingers* be one of the most fascinating spectacles in UFC history. Some oddsmakers have released their lines on this mega-fight, with Silva opening at -240 and Diaz a more
Ed Soares, the manager of Anderson Silva talks about how the Silva camp views a UFC return fight against Nick Diaz. more
LAS VEGAS -- Chris Weidman talks about his UFC 175 middleweight title fight against Lyoto Machida, why he wasn't happy after his second win over Anderson Silva, why it's bittersweet to move on from the Silva fights, and more. more
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Chris Weidman knocked Anderson Silva out at UFC 162. He stopped him again in their rematch at UFC 168 after Silva snapped his leg on a checked kick. He defeated the greatest fighter on the face of the planet twice, successfully calling the middleweight throne his own in the process. Even after doing all of that, some people still feel the newly crowned champ lacks the sort of credibility his predecessor had. He’ll be stepping into the Octagon against Lyoto Machida on Saturday, July 5 at UFC 175 more