- 2 years ago
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As he awaits the call for his Ultimate Fighting Championship debut, former EliteXC heavyweight champion Antonio Silva has gone about the business of shoring up his weaknesses under the Team Nogueira banner. read news >>
The career paths of Antonio Silva and Andrei Arlovski will cross yet again, this time in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. read news >>
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Their heavyweight rematch is expected to serve as event headliner. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is giving former heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski a chance at redemption against heavyweight slugger Antonio Silva, as the pair will reportedly hook 'em up for a second time inside the cage at UFC Fight Night 51, which takes place on Sept. 13, 2014 inside Nilson Nelson Gymnasium in Brasilia. Globo reported the news (via MMA Fighting) on Thursday night. Arlovski (22-10) lost to the Brazilia read news >>
- 2 years ago
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ST. ANTHONY, Minn. - Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva today said that family drives him through rocky times and pushes him toward better ones.
"They've always believed in me, so they're the main reason I feel so mentally strong," Silva told MMAjunkie.com. "But I also credit that to my coaches and my good friends."
Silva has admitted to lapses in previous fights, but he said he's in the right frame of mind to beat Travis Browne in the heavyweight headliner of Friday's UFC on FX 5 event.
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- 2 years ago
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Though still an unknown commodity to many casual observers, Antonio Silva has steadily seen his stock rise as a legitimate heavyweight talent while competing outside the UFC. read news >>
- 2 years ago
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When you're 16-3 as a professional fighter, it wouldn't seem that you could get much better than you are, but that's just where Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva finds himself heading into UFC 146.
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The former UFC Heavyweight champion said that he is honored to fight in the birthplace of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and wants to use his ground skills to win. Frank Mir is aware of the urgency for a win in the UFC after four losses in a row and he'll have his opportunity on February 22, in the main event of UFC Fight Night: Mir vs. Bigfoot, versus Antonio Silva. The former UFC Heavyweight champion told Globo that he plans to stop this bad streak using his ground game. "My training is going well, I hav read news >>
I see the injury bug is finally back from his holiday break. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight slugger Glover Teixeira has been injured and forced to withdraw from his Rashad Evans fight, scheduled for UFC Fight Night 61 on Feb. 22, 2015 inside Gigantinho Gymnasium in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. MMA Fighting brought word of the line up change on Wednesday. With just over a month until fight night, "Suga" will bow out of the FOX Sports 1 event and await further o read news >>
One of the biggest questions regarding the MMA career of Phil Brooks, better known by his ring name of CM Punk, was what gym he would join ahead of his UFC debut. Well, we have the answer. According to UFC President Dana White (as reported by Marc Raimondi of MMAFighting.com), Punk will train at Milwaukee's Roufusport gym. The news was first teased by FrontRowBrian of the FRB Show. Where Punk would train was one of the biggest questions surrounding his sudden entry into MMA. Numerous high-profil read news >>
UFC light heavyweight champion Jon "Bones" Jones recently sparred with middleweight legend and pound-for-pound great Anderson "The Spider" Silva at the UFC's Las Vegas headquarters. You may have seen the pictures, like this one, posted to UFC President Dana White's Instagram profile: Or this one, posted to Jones' Instagram profile: Or this video, posted by Jones after the sparring session: MMA fans have long desired a super fight between Jones and Silva, two of the most successful fighters in UF read news >>
Frank Mir looks ahead to his return to the UFC next year against Antonio Silva. read news >>