Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva will undergo one more surgery in 2014.
The UFC heavyweight, who had surgery earlier this year for a shoulder injury, will need to go under the knife to remove a pituitary gland tumor that has reemerged. Silva, who had the same surgery in the past, will have to battle the disease again.
"I will have to do the surgery again after my next fight, and then I will be cleared to train again in four or six weeks," Silva said on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour. "I will have to do more
"The Spider" has no desire to complete a trilogy against the UFC middleweight champion but would accept a fight with Nick Diaz.
Anderson Silva still doesn't know how long is going it take for him step on the octagon again but the former UFC middleweight champion told Brazilian media that he is open to the possible fight between him and Nick Diaz. However, "The Spider" doesn't feel that he and Chris Weidman should fight each other one more time, as the current UFC 185-pound champion is 2-0 in the more
Former longtime UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre is now regretting writing a letter supporting Canadian drug kingpin Jimmy Cournoyer as he awaits sentencing on serious drug trafficking charges in U.S. federal court in New York. "Rush" tweeted a letter to his fans last night stating that the support he voiced to Cournoyer, which first ran in The Montreal Gazette, was "a mistake." First of all, the letter I signed was a mistake - my mistake. I will not go into details as to how and why more
Anderson Silva will return to the Octagon in 2015, and he welcomes the idea of fighting Nick Diaz.
In a recent media scrum in Rio de Janeiro, Silva confirmed he won’t compete this year since he’s "not feeling safe to return (in 2014)," and a fight with Diaz, a former welterweight title contender who is currently retired, would be interesting.
"Well, if everybody is saying that it would be an interesting fight, what am I going to say?" Silva said. "It could be an interesting fight."
Silva sparred more
Accepting the bout was apparently the easy part. Getting his opponent to follow through on it seems to be the real challenge.Filed under: News, UFC more
Money remains the major hangup for the boys from Stockton, CA.
After UFC lightweight Myles Jury took to Twitter Sunday in an attempt to lure Nate Diaz back into action, the younger Diaz brother again responded only with gripes about his current contract with the promotion. .@NateDiaz209 I respect u a lot, BUT... I confirmed to fight you & have been waiting on you for a week. Are we getting after it or what?
— Myles Jury (@FuryJury) June 29, 2014 Bout my money #breakbread till then don't call ..
The ex-UFC champ has released a letter to fans clarifying that his letter in support of convicted drug dealer Jimmy Cournoyer was "a mistake, my mistake."
Future UFC Hall of Famer Georges St-Pierre got a bit of blow back after a letter he wrote to U.S. criminal authorities in support of his friend and convicted drug king pin Jimmy Cournoyer.
GSP has now posted a jpg of a statement on Facebook calling that letter a mistake.
Here's the text of that statement followed by the imaged document as GSP more
Covey leader calling Diaz ... talk to me Nate.
Let's do the limbo!
Surging Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight prospect Myles Jury has been offered a fight against former division number one contender Nate Diaz, a 155-pound showdown he gladly accepts. But negotiating with Diaz, as Anthrax so eloquently puts it, is like clapping with one hand.
According to Fury, there hasn't been a peep from the 209. .@NateDiaz209 I respect u a lot, BUT... I confirmed to fight you & have been waiting more
Former longtime UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre penned a letter of support for a Canadian drug kingpin who is being touted as "The King of Pot" by some members of the media. The Montreal Gazette published excerpts of the undated letter. In it, "Rush" highlighted his positive experiences with Jimmy Cournoyer, 34.
Cournoyer is awaiting his sentencing in U.S. federal court after pleading guilty to trafficking nearly 220,500 pounds of weed and close to 183 pounds of cocaine from Canada t more