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Patrick Cummins will make his return to the Octagon in December. The UFC announced on Wednesday that Cummins is set to take on Antonio Carlos Junior at the UFC Fight Night 58 card in Barueri, Brazil, on Dec. 20. This will be Junior’s first light heavyweight bout under the UFC banner. Cummins (6-1), who came up short in his UFC debut against Daniel Cormier in February, scored dominant victories over Roger Narvaez and Kyle Kingsbury in a 49-day span in June/July. "Cara de Sapato" (4-0) makes his 2 read news >>

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Good news for UFC heavyweight Antonio Silva: A long-planned surgery was apparently successful.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Antonio Silva underwent surgery on Tuesday morning in Brazil, and the procedure was a success. The Brazilian heavyweight, who suffers from acromegaly, underwent surgery to remove a pituitary gland tumor that has reemerged, and should get released from the hospital in Sao Paulo next Monday. "The surgery was a success," Silva’s manager Alex Davis told MMAFighting.com. "It’s a head surgery, so it’s always complicated. They had to access the gland under the brain through the nose, so it’s not a simp read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight Antonio Silva was knocked out by Andrei Arlovski at the UFC Fight Night 51 mixed martial arts (MMA) event earlier this month in Brasilia, Brazil (more on that here). But I think it's safe to say that wins and losses are the least of his concern. That's because "Bigfoot" is back in surgery today (Tues., Sept. 23, 2014) to remove a pituitary gland tumor that has reemerged, according to a report from MMA Fighting, one that will keep him hospitalized read news >>

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Coming off a rough night against Andrei Arlovski, Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva will have surgery in Brazil. "Bigfoot," a former UFC heavyweight title contender, traveled to Sao Paulo after his UFC Fight Night 51 bout with Andrei Arlovski, and is scheduled to undergo surgery on Tuesday morning to remove a pituitary gland tumor that has reemerged. "I should leave the hospital [next] Monday," Silva told MMAFighting.com. "Bigfoot", who suffers from acromegaly, has no timetable for his return to the cages read news >>

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Antonio Tarver Jr. will follow in the footsteps of his father, Antonio Tarver, when he makes his professional boxing debut on Sept. 29, a card his dad is headlining against Johnathon Banks. read news >>

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With his upset knockout win over Antonio Silva, Andrei Arlovski has cracked the Top 15 of the USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA Power Rankings at heavyweight. Filed under: AXS TV Fights, Bellator, Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 14 days 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 >>

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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 >>

  • 16 days ago
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Andrei Arlovski, ranked No. 14, stunned then No. 4-ranked Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva on Saturday in a heavyweight upset. The win moves Arlovski back up the divisional ladder but also highlights the struggles of the division. Neither of the two headliners are spring chickens. Silva is 34 years old, and Arlovski is 35. That is above the the typical peak for athletic greatness. In fact, when breaking down the heavyweight division's Top 10 you will see how old the division is. Arlovski's victory contin read news >>

  • 17 days 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 >>

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