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  • 2 days ago
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Vote now in the Bloody Elbow Baddest Tournament to determine the Greatest MMA Striker of All Time. Today's match-up: #3 Shogun Rua vs. #6 Wanderlei Silva. Vote now! No big surprise in our last match, as #1 seed Jose Aldo had little trouble taking out #8 seed Maurice Smith. The UFC Featherweight champion now moves on to a clash with Carlos Condit. Today, we wrap up the opening round, and we do so with a bang. #3 seed Shogun Rua vs. #6 seed Wanderlei Silva. It's a battle of old school Chute Boxe, read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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Wanderlei Silva talks about UFC fighter uniforms sponsored by Reebok and wants to help up and coming fighters maintain the sponsorships they already have. read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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"What can a young fighter offer to his sponsors, if not the space on their shorts? To help, I am giving space on all my social media, which reaches millions of people. Show your sponsors and I will post it to my friends. That way you can offer a lot more exposure to your sponsors and even get new ones. And I want to ask the other fighters, our icons in the sport. It's the minimum we can do and for me it's a pleasure to help the next generation. I know what a fighter goes through until he can mak read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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Merry Christmas from Wanderlei Silva. In the MMA legend's latest video, he announces his plan to help young fighters who stand to lose out on sponsorship money with the UFC's new uniform contract with Reebok. Silva said he will open up his social media accounts to UFC athletes who send him videos pitching their sponsors. "What can a young fighter offer to his sponsors, if not the space on their shorts?" Silva said. "To help, I am giving space on all my social media, which reaches millions of peo read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva were never close friends. By most accounts, they've been enemies for a long, long time. Pegged to fight each other at UFC 175 and put an end to the verbal feud the two men had built in years past, one failed drug test from Sonnen and one averted drug test from Silva put an end to the fight that should have been. Both men have since retired from mixed martial arts. Sonnen now spends his days as an analyst on ESPN while Silva spends his days in front of a camera di read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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Retired MMA legend Wanderlei Silva is asking the court to review his lifetime ban by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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If you thought Wanderlei Silva would go quietly into that good night after finishing his career with the human equivalent of a dumpster fire, well, you've got another thing coming. To recap: Silva, one of the most beloved fighters in the history of the sport, ran from a random drug test last summer. That was enough for the Nevada Athletic Commission to issue Silva the equivalent of a lifetime ban, effectively ending Silva's career (at least when it comes to fighting for any reputable organizatio read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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Wanderlei Silva has more complaints about UFC contracts and fighter pay in his latest video, but can he affect real change? Retired UFC/WEC fighter Danny Downes and MMAjunkie columnist Ben Fowlkes sort it out.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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It's the one that got away. After years of back-and-forth jibber jabber, the one grudge match mixed martial arts (MMA) fans never got to see was the middleweight showdown between ex-Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) contender Chael Sonnen and former PRIDE smashing machine Wanderlei Silva. No, this doesn't count. We came close, mind you, at the UFC 175 pay-per-view (PPV) event last July; however, a pair of failed drug tests put the kibosh on their 185-pound showdown and effectively eliminated read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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Former UFC superstar, Chael P. Sonnen disscusses contract details, thoughts on Wanderlei Silva's aggressive stance with the UFC, nostalgia and whether he'll be crossing over to provide commentary for other sports. Recently, I interviewed former UFC middleweight superstar Chael Sonnen on a variety of topics. Contract details, thoughts on Wanderlei Silva's aggressive stance with the UFC, nostalgia and whether he'll be crossing over to provide commentary for other sports were points of discussion. read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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Wanderlei Silva wants to know why the UFC is blocking him from profiting from his own image. Wanderlei Silva recently had plans to appear at Bellator's big Bellator 131 event to sign autographs. Predictably, the UFC stepped in to block this from happening, as Silva is still under a UFC contract. Wanderlei has released a new video in which he addressed the situation, claiming that he is "retired" (despite recent claims that he wanted to fight in Brazil), and the UFC has no authority to prevent hi read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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Wanderlei Silva on Friday claimed that the UFC threatened to sue him if he made a $10,000 appearance at Bellator 131. read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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Wanderlei Silva may be retired from fighting, but that hasn’t kept him from limelighting in front of the camera.Filed under: Bellator, Featured, MMA Rumors, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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Wanderlei Silva has unleashed another video, where he claims the UFC threatened to sue him, he apologizes to Cain Velasquez, and much more. read news >>

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