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#spiderlogic Former Ultimate fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion Anderson Silva broke his leg last December and was forced to ride the pine for all of 2014. In his absence, a lot has changed in the mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion's 185-pound weight class. Thanks to a couple of surprise drug tests. "The Spider" spent over an hour with local media last week to pump up his UFC 183 return against Nick Diaz (watch it), and also fielded questions about the state of the MMA union. Spec read news >>

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Anderson Silva, who dominated the middleweight division inside the Octagon from 2006 to 2013, believes that one of the reasons why fighters like Renan Barao, read news >>

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Anderson Silva once stood atop the UFC's middleweight mountain, dominating opponent after opponent in mesmerizing and devastating fashion. But in stepped a confident Chris Weidman to put an end to Silva's reign as champion by stopping him in back-to-back contests in 2013. Ten months after his latest loss to the current middleweight champion, Silva doesn't think he's the most complete fighter the middleweight division has to offer. And, no, he doesn't give that nod to the champion either. He told read news >>

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RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil -- Anderson Silva has fought the who's who of the middleweight division, and he believes one of his former opponents might be the one to dethrone current UFC 185-pound champion Chris Weidman. Weidman, who stopped Silva twice in 2013, is expected to defend the middleweight belt in February against former light heavyweight champion Vitor Belfort, and Silva sees "The Phenom" as a big challenge for "All American." "In my opinion, Vitor is the most complete fighter at 185 pound read news >>

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UFC welterweight and commentator Dan Hardy takes a look ahead to the return of Anderson Silva in his weekly Independent column. read news >>

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"The Spider" gives his thoughts on why his fellow countrymen no longer rule the Octagon, as far as championship titles are concerned. There was a time when Brazilian mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters were the cream of the crop inside the Octagon, holding the majority of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) titles in weight classes ranging from bantamweight all the way up to heavyweight. Now, only Jose Aldo remains as the sole representation of a "champion" fighter for his country, as he has read news >>

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Bellator champion Joe Warren and WSOF contender Jake Shields joins the latest episode of Majority Draw Radio, plus a recap of Anderson Silva's recent press conference. read news >>

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On the latest edition of the 'MMA Beat,' the panel discusses a variety of topics including Anderson Silva's press conference and comments towards Nick Diaz, Chael Sonnen's PED declaration, and the state of the bantamweight division. read news >>

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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Two years ago today, Brazil had four of the eight UFC titles. Two years have passed, and Jose Aldo is the only Brazilian left at the top. Anderson Silva, who dominated the middleweight division inside the Octagon from 2006 to 2013, believes that one of the reasons why fighters like Renan Barao, Junior dos Santos and himself lost the UFC gold is because they stopped evolving. "It’s natural. Brazilians forgot some things to focus more on other things. We forgot the evolution," Si read news >>

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In this week’s Twitter Mailbag, a closer look at why Anderson Silva’s proposed lifetime ban for drug cheats might not be the cure MMA needs, and some thoughts on UFC play-by-play man Mike Goldberg’s rough week on TV and Twitter.Filed under: Featured, (...) read news >>

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On this week's episode of "The MMA Beat," the panel will discuss Anderson Silva's press conference, Chael Sonnen's recent comments, the state of the bantamweight division, and more. Watch "The MMA Beat" live today at 12 p.m. ET / 19 a.m. PT / 5 p.m. GMT (note early start time). Subscribe to the show on iTunes: audio | video or Soundcloud here. Stream it on Stitcher here. Music courtesy of APM Music. read news >>

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