The will-he-or-won't-he drama surrounding Anderson Silva continued on Thursday.
Will he come into the octagon to challenge Georges St-Pierre on Saturday? Is he just there to watch a fight and enjoy some downtime after his own most recent victory? Will any of it even matter?
UFC President Dana White on Thursday added a little more fuel to the fire - and for the first time gave a clue as to when such a pound-for-pound superfight might take place.
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- 3 months ago
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VANCOUVER – A MMA dream matchup between Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz that has long been fantasy could soon turn into reality, according to UFC President Dana White. Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>
UFC Tonight has the scoop on the rumored superfight between UFC president Dana White and WWE boss Vince McMahon. Could this be the real deal? Chael Sonnen and Kenny Florian break the two presidents down for a better look. read news >>
- 4 years ago
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BOSTON - The UFC's most-requested superfight is one step closer to becoming a reality.
At Saturday's UFC Fan Expo Boston 2010, UFC president Dana White said
he's slowly warming to the idea of a superfight between middleweight
kingpin Anderson Silva and current welterweight
champion Georges St-Pierre.
"They've got a couple of guys they've got to beat before we make that
fight, but I'm not opposed to making it," White told a large crowd
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UFC President Dana White said a potential welterweight fight between Tyron Woodley and Hector Lombard is a go – if Woodley agrees. Filed under: Featured, MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>
- a month ago
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Appearing on ESPN's SportsCenter, UFC president Dana White officially announced the anticipated bout between former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva and former Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz. SportsCenter anchor Max Bretos leaked the news on Twitter shortly before White appeared on camera: Dana White announcing on @SportsCenter Anderson Silva will be back in #UFC Octagon. He will face Nick Diaz January 31st. Boom. — Max Bretos (@mbretosESPN) July 29, 2014 After taping the se read news >>
- 2 months ago
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LAS VEGAS - UFC president Dana White held his annual Fan Expo question-and-answer session with the fans on Saturday at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. As usual, the event was a mix of the serious, the less serious, and the absurd, ranging from detailed questions about the company's business to painful-to-watch attempts at business pitches. One thing the UFC boss did indicate, however, is that he could very well by on the same wavelength as the fans who want the much-discussed potential Ander read news >>
- 3 months ago
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Because it could be the only way to get Nick Diaz back inside the Octagon. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White once said an Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz "super fight" makes no sense and will never happen. Then again, that was 2012, when "The Spider" was still king of the 185-pound mountain and Diaz was still an active welterweight. Fast-forward to 2014 and the Brazilian is mending a broken leg on the heels of two losses and his Stockton counterpart is retired. But there is read news >>
- 3 months ago
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"I think that's a very interesting fight," said UFC president Dana White during yesterday's UFC 174 pre-fight media scrum. The UFC president had nothing bad to say about a bout between Anderson Silva, the former Middleweight champ most consider to be the greatest of all time (GOAT) and Nick Diaz, the former Strikeforce and Elite XC star who is refusing to return to UFC action unless it is for a truly big money fight. Silva is out for the remainder of 2014 after breaking his shinbone in his unsuc read news >>
- 4 months ago
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UFC President Dana White was once again on hand late Saturday night (May 10, 2014) to tie a ribbon around UFC Fight Night 40, which took place at U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio. White made himself available to review "Brown vs. Silva" with mixed martial arts (MMA) media members, discuss several other hot topics such as Brock Lesnar begging White to force Pat Barry into retirement and much, much more. Watch the full video replay above and see for yourself. Enjoy! read news >>
- 5 months ago
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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 >>