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  • a year ago
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So instead of just writing about serious subjects all the time, I decided to share a story or two. And Antonio Silva fighting for the UFC heavyweight title in May, I think it's a prime opportunity to remember his first fights in Japan. read news >>

  • a year ago
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When Alex Davis first laid his eyes on 6-4 Antonio Silva, years before the fighter signed with the UFC, he saw an athlete with special physical tools. What he soon would learn is that "Bigfoot" was in need of treatment for a potentially life-threatening condition. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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For Antonio Silva, this past Saturday's Strikeforce heavyweight grand prix bout with Fedor Emelianenko was the opportunity of a lifetime. The Brazilian heavyweight made good on his promise to shock the world by forcing a doctor's stoppage at the end of the second round and handing Emelianenko his second consecutive defeat. Silva's manager, Alex Davis, believes the win was just the first of many high-profile wins on the horizon for his client. He also questions the wisdom behind Emeli read news >>

  • 7 days ago
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Can't blame Phil Davis for trying. The UFC light heavyweight is still interested in a fight with MMA legend Anderson Silva, he said at a media lunch last week in Los Angeles to promote UFC on FOX 14: Gustafsson vs. Johnson. Davis brought it up after beating Glover Teixeira at UFC 179. "Mr. Wonderful" is undefeated in his career in Brazil and would like to fight Silva there one day. "Stranger things have happened," Davis said. Sure. But the bout is still pretty unlikely. Silva takes on Nick Diaz read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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A Glover Teixeira knee injury has resulted in some shuffling and a new UFC Fight Night 61 main event. On Wednesday, MMAFighting.com reported that Teixeira has been forced to withdraw from his scheduled bout with Rashad Evans, which was expected to headline UFC Fight Night 61 in Porto Alegre, Brazil. To ease the blow to the event, the UFC decided to move a heavyweight matchup between Frank Mir and Antonio Silva up by six days to serve as the new main attraction. Mir and Silva were previously book read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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A knee injury has forced Glover Teixeira out of his February 22nd main event against former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans. The UFC has already found its new main event. We're only one week into 2015, and we've already lost two UFC main events due to injury. Recent light heavyweight title challenger Glover Teixeira has been forced out of his UFC Fight Night: Porto Alegre appearance vs. Rashad Evans after suffering a knee injury. MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani reports that in its place read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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The Antonio Silva vs. Frank Mir heavyweight fight, originally scheduled for Feb. 28 in Los Angeles, has been moved to Feb. 22 in Porto Alegre, Brazil, UFC president Dana White confirmed with MMAFighting.com. According to White, the reason for the switch was because Glover Teixeira, who was scheduled to fight Rashad Evans in the main event of UFC Fight Night 61, injured his knee and has been forced to withdraw from the fight. Teixeira's manager, Ed Soares, said the former light-heavyweight conten read news >>

  • a month ago
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But, Alex Davis hopes to get the fight, if Diaz manages to defeat Rafael dos Anjos at UFC on FOX 13. Edson Barboza won his second straight fight inside the Octagon by outpointing Bobby Green at the UFC Fight Night 57: "Edgar vs. Swanson" event at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas, back on Nov. 22, 2014. Full video highlights here. It was a bout that only came together because Barboza's original opponent, Nate Diaz, turned the fight down, according to manager Alex Davis, though he provided read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Phil Davis owns victories over prominent Brazilian fighters Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, Lyoto Machida and now, after UFC 179, Glover Teixeira. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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The UFC added a new pair of lightweight match-ups to the upcoming Fight Night 58 card in Barueri, Brazil, including the return of Charlie Brenneman, who takes on Brazilian lightweight Leandro Silva on Dec. 20. "The Spaniard" (19-7) re-signed with the UFC after going 4-0 in smaller promotions, but came up short against Beneil Dariush and Danny Castillo earlier this year. His last win under the UFC banner came in 2012, when he defeated Daniel Roberts via decision. "Buscape" (16-2-1) is 0-2 under t read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Andrei Arlovski finished Antonio Silva during the first round of their heavyweight main event bout at UFC Fight Night “Bigfoot vs. Arlovski 2,” but “The Pit Bull” came out of the bout with the longer medical suspension. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Andrei Arlovski made quick work of Antonio Silva at Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 51 card in Brasilia, Brazil, but he could be out for 180 days. Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission (CABMMA) announced on Monday that three of the 22 UFN 51 fighters, including Arlovski, are suspended six months pending medical clearance after Saturday night’s fights. Efrain Escudero and Piotr Hallmann, who suffered decision losses to Leonardo Santos and Gleison Tibau, respectively, are also out 180 days pending medical read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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They always say you can't go home. Unfortunately for Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva, he was the case study for such a fact Saturday night at UFC Fight Night 51. The native of Brasilia, Brazil, returned to his hometown as a headliner against Andrei Arlovski and spent a few minutes looking lethargic before being violently knocked out by the Belarusian. It's a crushing loss for Silva, who has been on the fringe of the heavyweight super-elite basically since his UFC run began but is now not likely to reach read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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In a rematch of dangerous heavyweights, Antonio Silva and Andrei Arlovski fought for a chance to get back into the title hunt last night (Sat., Sept. 13, 2014) at UFC Fight Night 51. Before his opponent was able to get much going, Arlovski blitzed Silva for the knockout victory. Find out how below! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweights Antonio Silva and Andrei Arlovski stepped into the cage for the second time last night (Sat., Sept. 13, 2014) at UFC Fight Night 51 from inside the Ni read news >>

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