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Karim Zidan delves into the reasons why the World Series of Fighting’s decision to sign Thiago Silva is of poor judgment. On Wednesday evening, World Series of Fighting announced the signing of former UFC light-heavyweight competitor Thiago Silva to take part in their four-man tournament that will crown a new champion. Given the promotion's history with controversial fighters, this is yet another example of the startlingly poor decisions they have taken over the past year. Silva's troubles began read news >>

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World Series of Fighting has signed ex-UFC light heavyweight Thiago Silva, who will be a part of the promotion's four-man light heavyweight tournament. World Series of Fighting will determine its light heavyweight champion via the tournament, much like they did at middleweight. The bigger story however is not the tournament itself, but who the promotion picked up to be a part of it. Last night, MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani reported that ex-UFC fighter Thiago Silva (16-3, 2 NCs) has joined WSOF o read news >>

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You know what they say about one man's trash... After getting the boot from Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) in late 2014, light heavyweight slugger Thiago Silva will make his return to mixed martial arts (MMA) under the World Series of Fighting (WSOF) banner, beginning with a 205-pound bangfest opposite Ronny Markes. They'll join UFC import Matt Hamill and a fighter to be named in a light heavyweight tournament to crown a division champion, which gets underway March 28, 2015. A venue has ye read news >>

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Thiago Silva? Thiago Silva. Silva, the former UFC light heavyweight contender who has recently faced domestic assault charges and other serious controversies outside of the cage, has signed with the World Series of Fighting promotion and will participate in a four-man tournament to determine the first WSOF light heavyweight champion. The news was first reported Wednesday evening by Ariel Helwani of MMA Fighting: Thiago Silva signs with WSOF, enters four-man tournament for light heavyweight title read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship veteran Thiago Silva has signed with World Series of Fighting and will vie for the promotion’s light heavyweight title through a four-man tournament on March 28. read news >>

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Thiago Silva is back. The former UFC light-heavyweight contender has signed an exclusive multi-fight contract with World Series of Fighting, according to WSOF president Ray Sefo. Silva will be a part of a four-man light-heavyweight tournament to crown the promotion's inaugural 205-pound champion. Sefo said Silva will fight Ronny Markes in the semi-finals of the tournament, while the recently unretired Matt Hamill will face a yet-to-be announced fighter in the other semi-final. The winner of the read news >>

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Conor McGregor will fight for the UFC gold in Ireland if he beats Dennis Siver at UFC Fight Night 59, but a fellow featherweight doesn’t think we’ll see "The Notorious" fighting for the 145-pound championship any time soon. With an 11-6 (and one no-contest) record under the UFC banner, Siver meets the Irish sensation in a five-round main event in Boston, and Brazilian veteran Thiago Tavares picks the underdog to win on Jan. 18. "First of all, I don’t think Conor deserves to fight for the title," read news >>

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The bout order for this month’s “UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz” event is now set, and a welterweight matchup between Thiago Alves and Jordan Mein kicks off the evening’s pay-per-view main carFiled under: News, UFC read news >>

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Thiago Tavares and Nik Lentz are set to rematch at UFC Fight Night 60 in February, however, hours before the UFC announced the fight on Tuesday, Tavares underwent emergency knee surgery in Santa Catarina, Brazil. "Just woke up in the Baia Sul hospital after undergoing emergency surgery with Dr. Luis Fernando Funchal," Tavares posted on his Instagram on Wednesday morning. "Thanks to him, I will be 100 percent to fight on Feb. 14, representing my city and my country in the UFC." Tavares’ manager A read news >>

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Do over! Longtime Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) veterans Nik Lentz and Thiago Tavares will once again hook 'em up -- this time as featherweights -- at the UFC Fight Night 60 mixed martial arts (MMA) event inside 1STBANK Center in Broomfield, Colorado, on Feb. 14, 2015. UFC announced the rematch on Tuesday. The pair battled to a three-round majority draw back in 2010. Since then, Lentz (25-6-2, 1 NC) has gone 8-3 with one no contest, and recently put the screws to Manny Gamburyan after dro read news >>

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More than five years since they battled to a draw, Nik Lentz and Thiago Tavares are set to meet again inside the Octagon. The booking was announced via UFC.com on Tuesday. Pegged to appear at a UFC Fight Night event on February 14, it's likely Lentz and Tavares will land spots on the main card. The show, which will be held in Broomfield, Colorado, is expected to be headlined by welterweight contenders Matt Brown and Tarec Saffiedine. A lot has changed since Lentz and Tavares last met in January read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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On Tuesday the UFC announced that Nik Lentz and Thiago Tavares will face off at UFC Fight Night 60 in a 145-pound affair. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Five years after their first fight in the UFC, Nik Lentz and Thiago Tavares will meet again inside the Octagon. The UFC announced on Tuesday that Lentz and Tavares, who fought to a majority draw in a lightweight bout at UFC Fight Night 20 on Jan. 2010, are set to collide for a second time at UFC Fight Night 60 in Broomfield, Colo., on Jan. 14. After facing Tavares in 2010, Lentz (25-6-2, 1 no-contest) went 4-2 with one no-contest before dropping to 145 pounds. The longtime UFC veteran has won fo read news >>

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More than five years after they first fought, a pair of former lightweights will meet in February, 10 pounds lighter – and hopefully with a resolution this time. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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