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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 >>
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 >>
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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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 >>
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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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Antonio Silva will make his anticipated Octagon debut at UFC 146, promotion officials announced on Wednesday, as “Bigfoot” and Roy Nelson have verbally agreed to square off on Memorial Day Weekend. read news >>
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Following a successful March debut focused on Jon Jones, Spike TV brings
back its special pre-event preview show "In the Moment," on Wednesday,
This time around, UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar takes center stage.
"UFC Presents Frankie Edgar: In the Moment" debuts at 10 p.m. ET/PT
ahead of Edgar's UFC 130 main event with top contender and budding
nemesis Gray Maynard.
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Paige, you have Urijah Faber on line one... hello, Paige? On Oct. 4, 2014 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, 20-year old Paige VanZant will make history when she steps inside the Octagon to meet Kailin Curran at UFC Fight Night 54 by becoming the youngest female to ever compete for Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).
But she'll be doing it without the assistance of her longtime camp, Team Alpha Male.
According to Urijah Faber, head cheese for the Sacramento, Calif.-based mixed martial arts (MMA) read news >>
Sorry, no media day melee here.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is sending Antonio Silva and Andrei Arlovski on a local media tour to help drum up interest for their upcoming UFC Fight Night 51 main event, which takes place on Sept. 13, 2014 inside Nilson Nelson Gymnasium in Brasilia.
The event will stream entirely on Fight Pass. @ufc @ufc_brasil September 13 BigFoot vs A. arlovski. Alo galera de Brasilia vamos mostrar a força do nosso pais. pic.twitter.com/sRDCQWF5vK
— Antonio Pezao Silva read news >>
The UFC's first Brazil-based Fight Pass show now has a finalized lineup, with Antonio Silva and Andrei Arlovski competing in the night's main event on September 13th.
Most of the UFC Fight Pass events have been held in Europe and Asia, primarily to accommodate the start times of the local regions instead of tailoring towards a primetime viewing for US audiences. On September 13th, the UFC's trip to Brazil's capital of Brasilia will mark their first Fight Pass show based in the Americas. Heavywei read news >>
It’s a long way ahead, but the oddsmakers have already picked a favorite.
The mega fight between Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz has an early favorite.
The former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion has been marked as a 5-to-2 favorite (-250) over Stockton's own Nick Diaz, who returns after a brief retirement stint.
The early fight odds are courtesy of Bovada.
Diaz, who signed a brand new three-fight contract with the organization, comes in as a 2-to-1 underdog (+200).
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