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After Anderson Silva successfully defended his UFC middleweight title against Chael Sonnen for the second time, UFC President Dana White sat down in front of reporters and tried, as best he could, to explain to us what it was like to work with the world's greatest fighter.
"I swear to God, it's like dealing with an artist," White said. "It's like dealing with an artist or some big, crazy, talented actor. That's what it's like."
The thing is, White wasn't complaining.
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Can Anderson Silva recapture the aura of invincibility that made him one of the greatest champions in MMA history? That's the question that will be answered on January 31 when he takes on Nick Diaz at UFC 183. If this bout were taking place two years ago, this matchup would be a no-brainer. Silva's brand of precise counterstriking would be the perfect foil to Nick Diaz's forward style, which throws caution to the wind. However, coming off back-to-back losses, a gruesome injury and the inevitable read news >>
Watch UFC 183 featured bouts in Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz, Kelvin Gastelum vs. Tyron Woodley, and Al Iaquinta vs. Joe Lauzon previewed on 'Countdown to UFC 183'. UFC 183 is approaching and so is the highly anticipated returns of two fan favorites in Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz. Zuffa has released their patented Countdown show that goes in-depth at the main event bout, and you can view it on the clip above. Both Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz have been away from the sport for different reasons, read news >>
Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva has never been a fan of talkers. Ahead of his Jan. 31 showdown with Nick Diaz at UFC 183, Silva is urging featherweight champion Jose Aldo to punish No. 1 contender Conor McGregor for his vocabulary. "Aldo said what we needed to hear," Silva told Globo (via Bloody Elbow). "He's the king, Chad Mendes is the prince and McGregor is the joker. Enough said. I think that McGregor is a cool guy but Aldo is a lot cooler. Aldo is my brother until I die. Hit read news >>
Did you miss Sunday’s debut of “Countdown to UFC 183,” or just want to watch it again? Check out the full segment devoted to headliners Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, Videos read news >>
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Countdown to UFC 183 takes you behind-the-scenes and into the training camps of Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz, as they prepare to return to the Octagon. read news >>
Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva doesn’t like to fight Brazilians, but he thinks there are a few fighters close to him who don’t feel the same way.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson "The Spider" Silva gave his take on the Jon Jones drug situation during a recent media interview. Silva faces Nick Diaz in the main event of UFC 183 on Jan. 31. read news >>
"First of all, Jon Jones is my friend, my personal friend. I like Jon Jones. Is the young guys, have the problems ... all the people have problems. I'm no different. I no use drugs, but I'm normal. All the people have problem. The people talk: 'Oh, Jon Jones, blah-blah-blah ...' but no, this is normal, is young. Now, Jon Jones have a chance for change everything." Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva, who battles Nick Diaz at the UFC 183 pay-per-view (P read news >>
Returning former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva recently addressed his friend Jon Jones, who recently tested positive for cocaine. read news >>
You can't wait until former UFC middleweight champion and arguably the greatest fighter of all time, Anderson Silva steps foot into the Octagon again? Well, then we've got something for you. The "Spider Life Show" is a multi-episode documentary series that portrays the Brazilian superstar and his family, and follows them through his more than interesting everyday life. In the first episode, Anderson Silva attends "Baile Charme do Viaduto Madureira", a big festival in Rio de Janeiro, enjoys break read news >>
It looks like "The Dragon" and "Jacare" have some explaining to do! Throughout his mixed martial arts (MMA) career, Anderson Silva has repeatedly stated that he would never fight his friends and training partners, Lyoto Machida and Ronaldo Souza. In fact, the former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion would rather avoid fighting any of his fellow Brazilian fighters altogether, sans Vitor Belfort, and has often declared that he would step aside and give "The Dragon" and "Ja read news >>
Anderson Silva isn’t here to talk about the past. read news >>
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz took part in a conference call earlier today (Thurs., Jan. 22, 2015) to discuss their upcoming middleweight fight, which is set to blow the roof off MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Jan. 31, 2015. Have a listen using the audio player below: We're a little over a week away folks! Also on the card, rising welterweight contender, Kelvin Gastelum, takes on his toughest test to date when he s read news >>