Results for: UFC 147s Wanderlei Silva disappointed Belfort injury excited fight Brazil in news

  • 2 years ago
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The rematch more than 13 years in the making has to wait a little longer, but when Wanderlei Silva heard the news his worries were bigger than that. Silva, who was booked to face Brazilian rival Vitor Belfort in the main event of UFC 147 this Saturday, was simply concerned that he might not be able to stay on the card. "I was scared because I didn't know if I'd have another opponent," Silva on Tuesday told MMAjunkie.com. "It was bad for me. I had trained hard, and I was ready for the figh read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Wanderlei Silva was originally supposed to fight Chael Sonnen at UFC 175, and now he's trying to get back into the picture by angling for a fight with Vitor Belfort. So many issues, so little time. UFC 175 has seen multiple changes to a light heavyweight fight due to that pesky Nevada State Athletic Commission and it seems that the person that was bounced from the card first is trying to work his way back into the picture. Wanderlei Silva was supposed to fight Chael Sonnen in the co-main event o read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Look who came out of hiding ... Embattled Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight Wanderlei Silva has emerged from his bar crawl in Brazil to propose a possible showdown -- and rematch -- against Vitor Belfort at the upcoming UFC 175 pay-per-view (PPV) event on July 5, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Which sounds a little troll-ish, all things considered. Wand?Vitor ? — Wanderlei Silva (@wandfc) June 11, 2014 "The Axe Murderer" was bounced from the "Weidman vs. Machida" event earlier read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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SAO PAULO -- In a recent trip to Brazil for the Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3 Finale event, Chael Sonnen discussed his UFC 175 opponent change, hopes to fight at light heavyweight instead of middleweight, and multiple topics including Ronda Rousey and Conor McGregor as the best "trash talkers" in the UFC, Daniel Cormier’s win over Dan Henderson, and much more. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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A report out of Brazil has put Wanderlei Silva out of his planned UFC 175 bout with Chael Sonnen. Vitor Belfort has reportedly been cleared to take his place and will fight Sonnen on July 5. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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"The Phenom" is back. The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3 coaches Wanderlei Silva and Chael Sonnen won’t fight on July 5. The former PRIDE champion missed a meeting with Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) and won’t get licensed to fight in Las Vegas, so Vitor Belfort will replace the fellow Brazilian against Sonnen. MMAFighting.com confirmed the news with sources close to the situation. Combate first reported the change. According to the report, Belfort passed all the tests run by NSAC and was l read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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News is breaking out of Brazil that the grudge match between The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3 coaches Wanderlei Silva and Chael Sonnen has been scrapped from the UFC 175 card and, shockingly, Silva will be replaced by Vitor Belfort. The news was first reported on Twitter by multiple sources from GloboTV, the UFC's broadcast partner in Brazil: Breaking!!! Wanderlei Silva out, Vitor Belfort now faces Chael Sonnen at UFC 175 -> http://t.co/3zAOEszLqd — Ivan Raupp (@IvanRaupp) May 28, 2014 Wanderlei m read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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He said it all along, but who would have thought it would end up being true. Wanderlei Silva is out of UFC 175 and Chael Sonnen will fight Vitor Belfort instead. Things just got surreal in here. After months of prodding and taunting by Chael Sonnen, Wanderlei Silva appears to have proven "The American Gangster" right in the end and has been removed from UFC 175. Combate reports that failure to comply with licensing regulations, by way of a missed pre-fight medical exams, were the reason from Sil read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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See, that's exactly why professional MMA fighters should keep their hands to themselves outside of the cage. Chael Sonnen recently challenged Rich Franklin to a mixed martial arts (MMA) fight after claiming that Wanderlei Silva -- Sonnen's opponent for UFC 175 on July 5, 2014 -- asked Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) officials to postpone their fight. A reason or proof for Silva's alleged request, however, was not given. Until now. UFC President Dana White didn't confirm when or where the fi read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Will Wanderlei Silva and Chael Sonnen ever fight? According to UFC President Dana White, Silva, who coaches opposite Sonnen on The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3, injured his back during the infamous brawl that occurred on set, delaying his eventual showdown with The American Gangster. If anybody thought the melee was staged, those thoughts should be put to rest now, as Silva's injury and the chaos which ensued inside the building were very real, White said (per MMAjunkie.com). "He (Silva) got doubl read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Video: Watch Chael Sonnen vs Wanderlei Silva fight from episode six of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF): "Brazil 3," which featured a bench-clearing brawl from both head coaches, perhaps as a sneak peek of their UFC 175 scrap on Fourth of July Weekend. read news >>

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