- 2 years ago
- 205 views
The future for UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva isn't terribly clear after his latest win at UFC 153. read news >>
Anderson Silva had eight fights left on his UFC contract, including his return against Nick Diaz in January, but Dana White and Lorenzo Fertitta apparently read news >>
- 8 months ago
- 82 views
UFC bought PRIDE, landed a FOX deal and created its own digital network. Surely they can find a way to get Cris Cyborg into the Octagon? Gina Carano? Holly Holm? Pffffft. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has a couple of in-house contenders breathing down her neck. One of them is the Alexis Davis, 3-0 since transitioning to the Octagon. The other is Cat Zingano, who earned her crack at the crown prior to her knee injury in 2013. But most members of t read news >>
UFC president Dana White says Anderson Silva has got a new 10-fight deal, probably three or four more title defenses, and then superfights with the likes of Georges St-Pierre and Jon Jones on the horizon. read news >>
It appears Anderson Silva's future is set with plenty more fights left inside the UFC Octagon after his latest contract negotiation. read news >>
- 3 years ago
- 115 views
Before Anderson Silva's UFC 134 victory, UFC president Dana White mentioned Georges St-Pierre as a possible future opponent.
And following Silva's destruction of Yushin Okami in his record ninth straight title defense, White isn't changing his tune.
White said challenges remain for Silva at middleweight, but he said the time is approaching for a cross-division super fight between the UFC's two longest-reigning titleholders.
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“The Time Is Now” press conference the UFC held on Monday afternoon may have failed at delivering the promised big announcement, but it was not light on MMA news. UFC President Dana White mentioned two possible title contenders for 2015. First, former longtime middleweight champion Anderson Silva was name-dropped. The champion has been out of action since he was defeated for the second time by Chris Weidman. A checked leg kick resulted in a broken leg for Silva. Silva returns to action on Januar read news >>
Anderson Silva had eight fights left on his UFC contract, including his return against Nick Diaz in January, but Dana White and Lorenzo Fertitta apparently wanted more. White and Fertitta had dinner with the former middleweight champion last Thursday in Rio de Janeiro, and they agreed to a new deal with the MMA legend. "I had seven fights on my contract (after the Diaz fight). I met Lorenzo and Dana on Thursday and that contract was canceled. We signed for another 15 fights," Silva told Combate. read news >>
Wanderlei Silva's exit from mixed martial arts certainly hasn't been graceful. Prior to receiving a lifetime ban from competition by the Nevada Athletic Commission on Tuesday, Silva retired from the sport in a video alleging the mistreatment of the UFC's fighters, among other grievances. Wednesday, Silva took his issues with his former employer a leap further by bringing UFC president Dana White's integrity into question over the removal of a judge during the Aug. 3 event in Macau, China. "This read news >>
- 3 months ago
- 77 views
But that's how he makes a living, so he doesn't have much choice. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White was finally able to lure former welterweight number one contender Nick Diaz back to the Octagon (sorry Walmart), after giving him an offer he couldn't refuse. The UFC 183 main event opposite ex-middleweight champion Anderson Silva. "The Spider" has also been riding the pine -- albeit for very different reasons -- and White is "pumped" to have him back, though he's not sure read news >>
- 3 months ago
- 88 views
UFC President Dana White revealed that Anderson Silva is “chomping at the bit” to return to the octagon and that Nick Diaz could potentially fight for a title with a win over the division’s former kingpin. read news >>