- 3 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 >>
- 7 months ago
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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 official Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) rankings have been updated following UFC Fight Night 61, which went down this past weekend (Sun., Feb. 22, 2015) inside Gigantinho Gymnasium in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. For complete "Bigfoot vs. Mir" results and play-by-play click here. Here's what the rest of the field looks like courtesy of UFC.com Note: (+/- = movement in rankings, *NR = Not previously ranked). POUND-FOR-POUND1 Jon Jones 2 Jose Aldo 3 Demetrious Johnson 4 Chris read news >>
Now that the dust has settled and the smoke has cleared, it's time to find out who's worse for the wear following the carnage at UFC Fight Night 61 last night in Brazil. The Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission today issued its list of injuries and medical suspensions for the mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters who participated in UFC Fight Night 61, which took place last night (Sun., Feb. 22, 2015) inside Gigantinho Gymnasium in Porto Alegre, Brazil. And the sentences weren't too bad, considering th read news >>
Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva got KO'd in the UFC Fight Night 61 main event, but was handed a minimal medical suspension. read news >>
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight Antonio Silva was wiped out last Sunday night -- courtesy of Frank Mir's punches -- and had to face the mixed martial arts (MMA) media after UFC Fight Night 61 wrapped on FOX Sports 1 in Brazil. Where "Bigfoot" shucked off any and all talk of retirement. That's the kind of thing that happens when you hit 35 and find yourself mired in a 0-1-3 slump, with all three losses coming by way of knockout or technical knockout. But as Silva told reporters a read news >>
One of the storylines leading into UFC Fight Night: Bigfoot vs. Mir was whether Frank Mir should consider retirement. But once the evening was over, that conversation changed. Mir needed less than two minutes to dispatch Antonio Silva, and he did so in brutal fashion. It was Silva's second straight loss, and he has not had his hand raised in more than two years. Perhaps the question should be whether Silva's time in competition is over. One must wonder how much longer Bigfoot, who is 35 years ol read news >>