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  • 29 days ago
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Wanderlei Silva has unleashed another video, where he claims the UFC threatened to sue him, he apologizes to Cain Velasquez, and much more. read news >>

  • 30 days ago
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"I am retired, I don't fight anymore, I lost the desire. So what stops me from generating income now? Are these people going to keep threatening me? They'll keep coming to sue me every time I work with my image? How is that going to be? This is a shame. These guys are doing things above the law. Because the law clearly states that every person is free to come and go. And they want to take that away from the athletes? How is that? There's so much wrong in all of this. This is a new sport where th read news >>

  • a month ago
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Just a day after Bellator MMA announced Wanderlei Silva would be a piece of its promotional lead-in to this weekend’s Bellator 131, plans have been scrapped due to Silva’s previous contract obligations. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Nicholas 'Axe Man' Walters announced himself as a major player in the featherweight division with a quality performance against former highly-ranked pound-for-pound fighter and decorated champion Nonito Donaire with a savage sixth round knockout. Nicholas Walters may not have fought too many high-class opponents before tonight, but he proved he belongs on the big stage with a brutal right hand knockout of the former flyweight, super flyweight, bantamweight, super bantamweight, and until a few mi read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The Axe Murderer teases a cage come back and prophesies the end of UFC "monopoly." Wanderlei Silva posted this Monday an enigmatic message which celebrated the 17th birthday of PRIDE FC. According to him, "the great promotions will be back" and "the monopoly will be over," in a probable reference to UFC. He also suggested a come back after his recent retirement announcement, although he was banned for life by NSAC for a first offense He says: "The best of all time! Soon enough the great promotio read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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According to "The Axe Murderer", a producer told him during the show to "heat things up somehow". Wanderlei Silva told Band Television that his brawl with Chael Sonnen was motivated by a request from TUF Brazil's production. "The Axe Murderer" had never given this version of the story before, as he has always stated that he reacted after being teased by his rival during the show. Wanderlei also complained about the editing process of the altercation episode. "A producer said to me: 'Look, we rea read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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"The Axe Murderer" chose his bouts against Chuck Liddell and Brian Stann as the greatest of his career, Rampage as his biggest rival and his rematch against Cro Cop as his hardest contest. Former Pride Middleweight champion and 2003 Pride Middleweight Grand Prix winner, Wanderlei Silva remembered in a Interview to Combate.com some of the great moments of his career. Now retired, "The Axe Muderer" praised his confrontation with Chuck Liddell, feels happy with the outcome of his final bout and sai read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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This Ross Goodman character seems to know his stuff. Is the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) trying to, once again, go out of its jurisdiction in an attempt to punish another high-profile mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter? According to Dr. Ross Goodman, Wanderlei Silva's lawyer, it sure is. During today's (Aug. 21, 2014) hearing in Las Vegas, Nevada, Goodman argued that the commission had no right to punish Silva for not submitting to a drug test a few months back prior to his scheduled bo read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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"The Axe Murderer," as we learned back in June, is good at playing keep-away with the commission. Looks like he's given them the slip once again. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight (and part time light heavyweight) Wanderlei Silva was not present at today's (Aug. 21, 2014) Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) hearing in Las Vegas, instead filing a motion to dismiss any disciplinary action against him. The commissioners (inexplicably) agreed to delay the discussion, according to read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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And White also believes "Axe Murderer" is still in BIG trouble. Wanderlei Silva is confident he has "solved" his drug test-evading problems with Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) after his hearing on June 17, 2014. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White, on the other hand, isn't so optimistic, sharing his thoughts on the hearing (listen to it) via "The Download." In fact, he believes "Axe Murderer" is still in a world of trouble. In White's view, it would have been bette read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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"The Axe Murderer" used his Twitter yesterday to declare that after the hearing with NSAC, that he is now clear to fight, although he will probably get a suspension later. Wanderlei Silva expressed his confidence on a quick returning to competition after his hearing with Nevada State Athletic Commission yesterday. He was accused of escaping from a collector of NSAC who was supposed to take his blood and urine to pass through drug test. A version that wasn't denied by Silva's lawyer. His explanat read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Nicknames are truly hit or miss. From "The Axe Murderer" to "The Cheesecake Assassin," they encompass a hodgepodge of unique personas. Some offer a brutal view into the mind of a fighter. Others make you question the evolution of the human brain. This list is comprised of those particular enigmas. Here are 10 fighters who need to change their Octagon handle before history etches them in stone. Begin Slideshow read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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But first, "The Axe Murderer" must show up for his June 17 funeral. What does the future hold for Wanderlei Silva? The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight was summoned by Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) to explain why he skipped town when drug testers showed up at his gym and demanded a urine sample. The same one that popped Chael Sonnen and sent Vitor Belfort back behind the curtain. Silva claims he was confused by the language barrier and wanted his attorney present. read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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But "The Axe Murderer" has yet to reply. The plot thickens... Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) has questions ... and is hoping Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight Wanderlei Silva has answers. Specifically, ones that shed light on his decision to hightail it out of Las Vegas when the pee collector showed up at his door. I guess Wandy's emotional video explanation isn't cutting the mustard. Silva refused to submit to a random drug test, claiming the exam rep failed to sho read news >>

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