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
The rematch you've been dying to see is now reality, as Antonio Silva once again tangles with Andrei Arlovski this fall in Brasilia.
Your eyes aren't deceiving you - Andrei Arlovski is a UFC main event fighter in 2014.
To expand further, Arlovski will face Antonio Silva in a five-round fight on September 13th in the Brazilians capital of Brasilia. MMA Fighting confirmed the news first that was first reported by Combate. The main card will air live on Fox Sports 1.
Silva (18-5, 1 NC) is coming of more
The week's most interesting bits from the MMA and UFC twitter world.
A few updates on what's been going on in the MMA & UFC Twitterverse
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UFC Fight Night San Antonio headliners Cub Swanson and Jeremy Stephens and the rest of the fight card stepped on the scale on Friday in Texas. more
SAN ANTONIO – MMAjunkie is on scene and reporting live from tonight’s UFC Fight Night 44 event. Get live play-by-play and official results here beginning at approximately 7:30 p.m. ET.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC more
SAN ANTONIO – For Clint Hester, it was all about taking Antonio Braga Neto into deep waters – as deep as the second round.Filed under: News, UFC more
The Ultimate Fighter season 17 winner Kelvin Gastelum overcame on early onslaught by Nicholas Musoke to keep his undefeated record intact at UFC Fight Night 44 on Saturday. more
Cub Swanson came back from a rough second round to take over the fight against Jeremy Stephens and stake his claim to a UFC featherweight title fight.
Cub Swanson said coming into his fight with Jeremy Stephens that he wasn't going to beg for a title shot should he come away the winner.
Swanson was able to emerge with his hand raised in an entertaining bout and stayed true to his word, "I don't beg," was Swanson's statement to Jon Anik following the victory.
Swanson and Stephens came out strong more
Cub Swanson further established his place in the UFC featherweight division, beating Jeremy Stephens in the main event at UFC Fight Night in San Antonio, Texas, on Saturday evening. more