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  • 4 days ago
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Check the leg kick, save the world... read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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Ten months after he broke his leg in the cage and the eulogies began pouring in, Anderson Silva appeared on a stage in Brazil to explain that he’s back, baby. Silva answered questions for over an hour at a UFC press conference on Tuesday, touching on everything from the extensive rehab he’s undergone to his upcoming fight with Nick Diaz. If you missed any of it we’re sorry to hear that, because Silva made it clear that this would be the last bit of media he’ll be doing before the fight, which ha read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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The UFC's greatest fighter of all time spoke to the press in Rio di Janeiro yesterday to promote his return to the Octagon against Nick Diaz early in 2015. Yesterday former UFC champ Anderson Silva held a press conference in Brazil (video here). Among the topics covered was UFC 183 opponent Nick Diaz, whose negative comments about Silva's punching abilities were not appreciated. Silva warned Diaz not to descend into further trash talk (transcription via MMA Fighting). "I'm very easygoing," the f read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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Less than 10 months after his title bid against Chris Weidman ended in a ghastly scene, former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva sat perched upon a stage on a Tuesday afternoon in Rio de Janeiro, his tortured screams and mangled leg replaced by a seemingly endless cascade of easy smiles and even a sampling of his best Whitney Houston falsetto. The memories of that night at UFC 168 will always linger for Silva, when a checked leg kick led to the shattering of his left fibula and tibia -- a read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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Former UFC middleweight champ Anderson Silva says it’s safe to say the champion is back. It’s probably also safe to say he’s returning with a bit more humility. Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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In the prelims of UFC 178, Dominick Cruz returned to the cage to dominate Takeo Mizugaki. The takedown which primed Cruz's win was a picture perfect double leg. Coach Mike explains the beautiful set up and finish of Cruz's technique. One of the first posts I ever wrote for Bloody Elbow discussed the specific components of the sport of wrestling actually mattered for preparing a combat athlete to take his opponent down in a mixed martial arts bout. The post identifies three parts to most wrestlin read news >>

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Resurrection Fighting Alliance (RFA) bantamweight Adrian Cruz joins Corey Hill, Anderson Silva, and Tyrone Spong -- among others -- on the growing list of mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters stricken with a horrific leg injury while throwing a leg kick during battle. "Killa" was paired off with Justin Linn at RFA 18 last Friday night (Sept. 12, 2014) on AXS TV and suffered a technical loss in the first round, though I would imagine wins and losses are the least of his concern right now. Ouch. read news >>

  • a month ago
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RFA 18 was highlighted by challenger Alexandre Pantoja's submission win over flyweight champion Matt Manzanares, but most attention focused on Adrian Cruz's shin-snapping loss to Justin Linn. AXS-TV aired RFA 18 last night from Albuquerque, New Mexico and featured a solid night of fights, including the crowning of a new Flyweight champ. Alexandre Pantoja submitted Matt Manzanares in the second to take the RFA 125 pound crown. UFC veteran Ulysses Gomez dropped another fight to Dream veteran Abel read news >>

  • a month ago
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Alexandre Pantoja took a big step toward his goal of reaching the UFC when he took Matt Manzanares’ flyweight title on Friday. Check out the event’s video highlights inside. Filed under: AXS TV Fights, Featured Videos, News, Videos read news >>

  • a month ago
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Which is why "The Spider" is seeing a psychologist to help him get rid of the very thing that is haunting him. Anderson Silva will make his much-anticipated return to the Octagon when he faces Nick Diaz in the main event of UFC 183 on Jan. 31, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. After recovering from a broken leg suffered at UFC 168 in Dec. 2013, Silva wants to prove to himself, his family and the mixed martial arts (MMA) community that his days from fighting at the highest level are far from done. But, read news >>

  • a month ago
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Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva has been physically cleared to train full force, but admits he is still dealing with the lingering ghosts of the injury in his head. read news >>

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