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  • 7 days ago
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"The Spider" gives his thoughts on why his fellow countrymen no longer rule the Octagon, as far as championship titles are concerned. There was a time when Brazilian mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters were the cream of the crop inside the Octagon, holding the majority of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) titles in weight classes ranging from bantamweight all the way up to heavyweight. Now, only Jose Aldo remains as the sole representation of a "champion" fighter for his country, as he has read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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"The Spider" hanging on by a thread. Who is the best pound-for-pound fighter in all of mixed martial arts (MMA)? That would be reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight kingpin Jon "Bones" Jones, who drew first-place finishes across the board in the most recent SB Nation rankings, as compiled by MMAmania.com, MMA Fighting, and Bloody Elbow. Nipping at his heels is featherweight titleholder Jose "Junior" Aldo, while flyweight champion Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson rounds read news >>

  • a month ago
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Which is why "The Spider" is seeing a psychologist to help him get rid of the very thing that is haunting him. Anderson Silva will make his much-anticipated return to the Octagon when he faces Nick Diaz in the main event of UFC 183 on Jan. 31, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. After recovering from a broken leg suffered at UFC 168 in Dec. 2013, Silva wants to prove to himself, his family and the mixed martial arts (MMA) community that his days from fighting at the highest level are far from done. But, read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Nevertheless, his supportive family will respect his wishes to continue his mixed martial arts (MMA) career, despite the fact that he broke his leg in his last outing at UFC 168. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion Anderson Silva will make his long-awaited return to the Octagon when he takes on Nick Diaz in the main event of UFC 183 on Jan. 31, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. That's 184 days from now for all you eager beavers. While the majority of the mixed martial arts read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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And it doesn't help that "Spider" will be two months shy of his 40th birthday when he squares off against Nick Diaz. "I believe it's going to be a stand-up fight the entire time. Nick is better on the ground, his jiu-jitsu is better, but I believe it's going to be a standup fight and it won't last five rounds. I think it will be over before five rounds, someone will get knocked out. Nick is hard to knock out, he was knocked out only once in the beginning of his career. Anderson is bigger than Ni read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Spider Guard, De La Riva Guard, Butterfly Guard, 50/50 Guard, Reverse De La Riva Guard, Spider Riva, Worm Guard, man the open guard can be confusing. Black Belt Adem Redzovic breaks down the open guard into 6 basic principles that you can immediately apply to your own game. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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"The Spider" has no desire to complete a trilogy against the UFC middleweight champion but would accept a fight with Nick Diaz. Anderson Silva still doesn't know how long is going it take for him step on the octagon again but the former UFC middleweight champion told Brazilian media that he is open to the possible fight between him and Nick Diaz. However, "The Spider" doesn't feel that he and Chris Weidman should fight each other one more time, as the current UFC 185-pound champion is 2-0 in the read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Anderson "The Spider" Silva has returned to sparring in his rehabilitation from a broken leg suffered at UFC 168 against Chris Weidman. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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But judging by these videos, that's a precaution that may have already gone out the window. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion Anderson Silva now has the green light to begin sparring, nearly six months after shattering his shin against Chris Weidman at the UFC 168 pay-per-view (PPV) event last December in Las Vegas, Nevada. Dr. Marcio Tannure talks to MMA Fighting: "He was already cleared by his doctors in the United States, but he likes to hear my opinion because read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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"The Spider" vs. "The Stockton Slugger?" It's not outside the realm of possibility, according to Anderson Silva's manager, Ed Soares, who says a match up between two of the best boxers in MMA could happen as Silva's comeback fight. Renowned mixed martial arts (MMA) manager, Ed Soares, stopped by "The MMA Hour" today (June 2, 2014) to promote his latest project dubbed "Static," a four-episode series that highlights some of MMA's greatest rivalries such as Chael Sonnen vs. Anderson Silva, which ju read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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The "Spider" said that he is motivated to do again what he loves but doesn't know if he will do all the fights left in his contract. Anderson Silva still has eight fights in his contract with the UFC but there is no guarantee that he will compete that number of times before his retirement. The former UFC middleweight champion told Sportv that he is motivated to go on with his career after the complete healing of his leg but isn't sure how long he will keep fighting. I have eight fights to do yet read news >>

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