Nick Diaz vs. Anderson Silva: An Early Head-to-Toe Breakdown

The UFC delighted fans with the announcement that two of their most popular fighters, Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz, were returning to the cage to face off in one of the closest things to a superfight we've seen since Chuck Liddell vs. Wanderlei Silva.

Now comes the anticipation. Six grueling months of anticipation.

To kick things off, Bleacher Report brings you an early head-to-toe breakdown of Diaz and Silva. What do they do well? What do they do poorly? How do they match up against one another in any given department?

Find out right here!

Begin Slideshow »
view original article >>

Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

10 reasons to watch UFC Fight Night 81, including end of 'real champ' talk

  • 24 days ago
  • 3 views

Fans who came to the UFC early in the Ronda Rousey revolution have witnessed a single live Dominick Cruz fight. Sunday’s UFC Fight Night 81 event presents a second opportunity to watch him – and it’s read news >>

Mike Jackson: Fans don’t want CM Punk in the UFC, I’ll end that journey in one punch

  • 5 days ago
  • 7 views

Fighter and MMA media personality Mike Jackson may or may not be fighting for the right to face Phil “CM Punk” Brooks. Either way, he’s not going to worry about that now.Filed under: Featured Videos, read news >>

Johny Hendricks vs. Stephen Thompson: A Head-to-Toe Breakdown

  • 4 days ago
  • 2 views

What was supposed to be the UFC 196 co-main event is now the UFC Fight Night 82 main event. No. 2-ranked welterweight contender Johny Hendricks (17-3) meets No. 8-ranked Stephen Thompson (11-1) Satur read news >>

Rafael dos Anjos vs. Conor McGregor UFC 197 Betting Odds Reveal Early Favorite

  • 28 days ago
  • 89 views

Conor McGregor will be the underdog should he make the move up to the UFC's lightweight division and fight titleholder Rafael dos Anjos as he is expected to. Speaking to MMAjunkie, oddsmaker Joey Odd read news >>

Chael Sonnen Beyond the Fight: Nick Diaz’s Reduced Suspension

  • 23 days ago
  • 18 views

In this weeks episode of Beyond the Fight Chael Sonnen discusses the reduction of Nick Diaz's suspension and Anderson Silva's failed test. read news >>

Fans invited to this week's UFC on FOX 18 workouts, weigh-ins in New Jersey

  • 14 days ago
  • 18 views

Fans who will be in the New York/New Jersey area for the UFC’s return to Newark will have some opportunities to get up close and personal with fighters on Saturday’s card.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Trading Shots: Was the UFC right to withhold pay for outfitting policy violations?

  • 29 days ago
  • 95 views

In this week’s Trading Shots, Danny Downes and Ben Fowlkes look at the UFC’s move to withhold pay under its outfitting policy for three fighters who “knowingly and seriously” violated the rules of th read news >>

MMAjunkie Radio (1 p.m. ET): UFC bantamweight Bryan Caraway (in studio)

  • 14 days ago
  • 3 views

MMAjunkie Radio kicks off at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT) with guest Bryan Caraway. The UFC bantamweight contender will be on hand at the studio in Las Vegas. Filed under: MMAjunkie Radio, News, UFC read news >>

Fabricio Werdum Joins Cain Velasquez, Pulls out of UFC's Super Bowl Fight Card

  • 14 days ago
  • 7 views

When it rains, it pours for the UFC. Less than 24 hours after UFC President Dana White announced heavyweight top contender Cain Velasquez was pulling out of the UFC 196 main event due to a back injur read news >>

Miocic manager on Werdum withdrawal: Strip him if he can fight

  • 14 days ago
  • 211 views

Stipe Miocic manager Greg Kalikas thinks the UFC should take the belt away from UFC heavyweight champ Fabricio Werdum if he’s really able to fight at UFC 196.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>