- 6 years ago
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While Wanderlei Silva (31-8-1 MMA, 1-3 UFC) confirms that he’s met with UFC officials about a potential fight with UFC light heavyweight Keith Jardine (13-3-1 MMA, 5-2 UFC), the former PRIDE champion is also considering a move to middleweight. read news >>
- 6 years ago
- 254 views
UFC light heavyweight Wanderlei Silva is open to moving down to middleweight if he received the opportunity to rematch Dan Henderson. read news >>
That's according to Silva, who seems unfazed by this recent deadline. Wanderlei Silva is either incredibly dense, in complete denial, or has the best poker face in the business. I'm not sure how else to explain his cavalier attitude in the wake of his drug test fiasco with Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC), especially considering it recently filed a formal complain against "The Axe Murderer" for skipping out on a mandatory drug test. Silva told Lance Net (via MMA Fighting) his primary focu read news >>
- 3 months ago
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If Chael Sonnen fights Vitor Belfort on July 5, it will be a middleweight fight after all. UFC president Dana White confirmed to MMAFighting.com on Friday that the proposed fight would be contested at 185 pounds, not 205, which is what Sonnen originally stated on Wednesday's episode of "UFC Tonight." Sonnen also said that a win over Belfort would make him the No. 1 contender in the middleweight division, however, when White was asked whether that title was on the line for both men, White wrote b read news >>
- 6 months ago
- 103 views
Twitter followers of former middleweight contender Chael Sonnen have noticed a running theme of late; that his next opponent and The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3 rival coach, Wanderlei Silva, is refusing to sign on to fight him. Well...apparently that isn't just Chael Sonnen being Chael Sonnen. Speaking with the media, UFC President Dana White said that, indeed, contracts are yet to be signed. "Not done yet," he said."I've got to get that done." While White didn't give exact reasons as to why thin read news >>
Brian Stann faces Wanderlei Silva in the main event of UFC on Fuel TV 8 on March 2 in the light heavyweight division, but plans to immediately return to middleweight following the fight. read news >>
- a year ago
- 2154 views
While UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva vs. welterweight champ Georges St-Pierre is still a strong possibility, UFC president Dana White has strengthened his stance on the possibility of Silva vs. light-heavyweight titleholder Jon Jones.
"I said it in Brazil, and I'll say it again: Hell yes, they will (fight)," he said Tuesday.
Time is ticking, though; Jones said he plans to be a heavyweight as early as next year.
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Middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva will take the risky move 20 pounds north once more to meet former Ultimate Fighter finalist Stephan Bonnar. Check out the UFC 153: Silva vs. Bonnar video preview. read news >>
- 2 years ago
- 183 views
Chris Weidman made a significant move in the middleweight top ten rankings, but can anyone dislodge Anderson Silva from the top spot?
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- 2 years ago
- 957 views
Following his second loss to UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva, Chael Sonnen may give it another go in a new division.
Taking a cue from Rich Franklin, who also suffered two losses to the champ, Sonnen is considering a move to light heavyweight.
Sonnen, who suffered a second-round TKO loss to Silva earlier this month in a highly anticipated UFC 148 main event, spoke to FUEL TV about the possibility.
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- 3 years ago
- 343 views
The future of UFC middleweight Wanderlei Silva is all in the hands of the legendary mixed martial artist. Despite calls from UFC president Dana White for him to call it a day, Silva has yet to make a definitive announcement. Read More >> read news >>