Antonio Silva and Junior dos Santos recently weighed in on a common foe, Alistair Overeem, and of course the conversation strayed to the Dutch fighter's troubles with testosterone. read news >>
UFC officials on Tuesday suspended Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva for elevated levels of testosterone at UFC Fight Night 33. Silva says it wasn't his fault. read news >>
Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva failed his post-fight drug test at UFC Fight Night 33 in Brisbane, Australia, UFC officials announced on Tuesday evening. read news >>
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LAS VEGAS - In his first fight since losing the UFC title to Junior Dos Santos, Cain Velasquez proved he's still a premier heavyweight.
Facing former EliteXC champ and recent Strikeforce fighter Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva, Velasquez unloaded a one-sided beatdown en route to a first-round TKO victory.
The bout co-headlined UFC 146 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas and aired on pay-per-view following prelims on FX and Facebook.
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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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Erick Silva is fresh off a dominating win and has some ideas about who he would like to fight next. Erick Silva is an enigma. He completely blows away lower-level competition, but has yet to pick up a signature win against a top fighter in the UFC. Silva (17-5, 1 NC, 5-4 UFC) says he's ready for tougher competition against after a quick submission win over Mike Rhodes at UFC Fight Night 58 last week - and his choices are either someone new or a rematch against two foes that vanquished him previo read news >>
Wow. That was one helluva an ass whooping courtesy of Anderson Silva, who stripped Rich Franklin of the middleweight crown in what was "The Spider's" second fight under the ZUFFA banner. In fact, his UFC 64 beatdown would start a 185-pound title reign that would last nearly seven years. That's something to keep in mind as the promotion releases a handful of free fight videos (like this one) to get fans hyped for Silva's return at UFC 183 against the crafty stylings of fellow longtime puncher Nic read news >>
BARUERI, Brazil -- Erick Silva scored his fifth first-round win under the UFC banner, and he credits his deviated septum surgery. The Brazilian welterweight, who needed 75 seconds to put Mike Rhodes to sleep with an arm-triangle choke at UFC Fight Night 58 in Barueri, Brazil, on Dec. 20, told MMAFighting.com he had the best camp of his career after fixing a nose problem earlier this year. "I didn’t have time to show in the fight, but it was absolutely important during my training camp," Silva sa read news >>
BARUERI, Brazil – Lyoto Machida, Renan Barao, Erick Silva and Vitor Miranda each earned $50,000 bonuses for their performances at Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 58 event.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
Antonio Carlos Junior and Patrick Cummins look to build win streaks inside the Octagon this Saturday (Dec. 20, 2014) at UFC Fight Night 58 inside the Ginasio Jose Correa in Barueri, Brazil. In a match up of jiu-jitsu vs. wrestling, what adjustments must be made for either man in order to claim victory? Find out how below! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweights Antonio Carlos Junior and Patrick Cummins collide this Saturday (Dec. 20, 2014) at UFC Fight Night 58 inside the Ginasio read news >>
Erick Silva and Mike Rhodes look to get back into the win column this Saturday (Dec. 20, 2014) at UFC Fight Night 58 inside the Ginasio Jose Correa in Barueri, Brazil. With so much pressure on both fighters not to lose, what adjustments must be made for either man in order to claim victory? Find out how below! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweights Erick Silva and Mike Rhodes fight for their spots in the division this Saturday (Dec. 20, 2014) at UFC Fight Night 58 inside the Ginásio read news >>
UBERLANDIA, Brazil – Ovince Saint Preux, Leandro Silva, Thomas Almeida and Tim Gorman each earned $50,000 bonuses for their performances at Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 56 event.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>