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  • 7 days ago
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The Axe Murderer teases a cage come back and prophesies the end of UFC "monopoly." Wanderlei Silva posted this Monday an enigmatic message which celebrated the 17th birthday of PRIDE FC. According to him, "the great promotions will be back" and "the monopoly will be over," in a probable reference to UFC. He also suggested a come back after his recent retirement announcement, although he was banned for life by NSAC for a first offense He says: "The best of all time! Soon enough the great promotio read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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Former Pride champion and UFC fighter Wanderlei Silva believes that while he was compensated fairly by the world's premier mixed martial arts organization, up-and-coming competitors deserve fatter checks for their efforts. "The Axe Murderer" told Submission Radio earlier on Tuesday that while his personal relationship with UFC president Dana White is fine, that isn't going to make him stop calling for better fighter pay. With me, no, no problems. He was talking about the money that I make. I nev read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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Wanderlei Silva will continue his fight against the Nevada Athletic Commission in court, but vows never to fight in the cage again. read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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Would the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Hall of Fame be incomplete without the inclusion of storied mixed martial arts (MMA) veteran and former PRIDE FC champion Wanderlei Silva? It may not matter. "The Axe Murderer" doesn't want anything to do with the promotion's hallowed halls, after a bitter falling out with the sport he helped make famous. While his unceremonious exit is partly due to his run in with Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC), Silva is not looking back. From his convers read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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Wanderlei Silva talks about retirement, UFC fighter pay, Renan Barao, Dana White and the UFC Hall of Fame. Submission Radio was honored to have an exclusive interview with Wanderlei Silva which is his first official English interview since his retirement from the sport of MMA.Wanderlei sat down with Submission Radio and talked about his feelings about Renan Barao and the shocking truth behind him living in a favela, his plans on appealing his life time ban from NSAC, his feelings towards not bei read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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Was the NSAC’s lifetime ban of Wanderlei Silva too harsh or just right? Find out what Tim Kennedy, Demetrious Johnson, Cody Gibson and Kevin Lee think inside. Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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In a very Chael Sonnen-esque creative justification for his actions, former UFC title contender Chael Sonnen believes he and PRIDE legend Wanderlei Silva were simply victims of circumstance in MMA's larger evolution. After Sonnen and Silva were handed down a two-year and lifetime ban, respectively, by the Nevada Athletic Commission, the former says he 'was really disappointed how things shook out' for his Brazilian cohort. "It was pretty easy for of us to justify some of our actions by going 'Ah read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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It's getting personal ... "You know how much money Wanderlei Silva has made since he’s been with the UFC? $9.7 million.... So Silva says everybody’s getting rich except the fighters. What does Wanderlei considers rich? $9.7 million isn’t rich? A lot of people would consider that rich. Let me tell you what: Wanderlei Silva has fought six times in the last five years. He’s fought six times in five years. If being overworked is fighting one time a year, I don’t know what to tell you..... When we of read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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UFC president Dana White takes umbrage to recently retired Wanderlei Silva's claims that the UFC doesn't share the wealth. read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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Chael Sonnen says he forgives Wanderlei Silva for the PED issues during the lead up to their bout. Chael Sonnen recently spoke to MMA Mania about Wanderlei Silva's recent issues with the commissions. According to the former top contender, who was the opponent booked at the time, he forgives his long time rival the same way Belfort did for him in the past: "Wanderlei didn't do anything to anybody. Whatever he did or was getting ready to do to me -- I was the opponent in question -- and I forgive read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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The UFC president is firing back at criticism from the embittered MMA legend with some facts and figures. UFC president Dana White spoke to Brazil's Globo about Wanderlei Silva's bitter recriminations toward the promotion and allegations that the UFC is underpaying its athletes. "If it was Wanderlei here talking to you, he would be like a crazy person saying how much he hates de UFC, about how little our fighters earn, how much he hurt his body because of this sport," said White. "But let me tel read news >>

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