Antonio Silva is clearly angling for a UFC fight with fellow veteran heavyweight Josh Barnett, though it appears to be doing little good.Filed under: News, UFC more
AUCKLAND, New Zealand – MMAjunkie is on scene and reporting live from tonight’s UFC Fight Night 43 fighter weigh-ins. Get the results inside.Filed under: News, UFC more
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Cub Swanson can see the finish line, even as a “Lil’ Heathen” stands in his way. more
After a high-profile arrest -- and release from UFC -- Thiago Silva returns to mixed martial arts (MMA) in "The Sunshine State."
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight Thiago Silva is not only out of jail, he's back in the fight game, inking a new deal with Fight Time Promotions that puts him inside the cage at Fight Time 20 on Aug. 29, 2014, inside War Memorial Auditorium in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Fight Time announced the deal earlier today (via Sherdog).
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Thiago Silva has found a landing spot for his post-UFC career, and it's a familiar one for the Brazilian.
According to a press release from Fight Time Promotions, Silva will compete on the promotion's Aug. 29 card. The promotion is run by Howard Davis Jr., Silva's old boxing coach while the two were at American Top Team.
"I'm gonna put on a good fight and the audience will be very pleased as I'm looking to knock my opponent out," Silva said. "I'm very happy to be fighting for my former coach."
In addition, Jeremy Stephens climbs one spot in the 145-pound rankings, despite his defeat.
The official UFC rankings have been updated following the carnage at UFC Fight Night 43, as well as UFC Fight Night 44, the mixed martial arts (MMA) doubleheader that took place last Saturday (June 28, 2014) in New Zealand and San Antonio, respectively.
Full results and wrap up from both events here and here.
Cub Swanson was the big winner of the night, taking down Jeremy Stephens in San Antonio (watch it more
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UFC heavyweight Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva revealed on The MMA Hour that he will undergo surgery to remove a pituitary gland tumour.
After undergoing shoulder surgery earlier in the year, Antonio Silva will once again go under the knife, this time to remove a pituitary gland tumour. Acromegaly is a disease that Silva has battled with in the past, and this is not the first time he has had this sort of surgery.
"I will have to do the surgery again after my next fight, and then I will be cleared to tr more