When former long-time middleweight champion Anderson Silva first fought mixed martial arts veteran and former UFC heavyweight champion Vitor Belfort in 2011, it resulted in a highlight reel front kick knock out to the face, in favor of "The Spider".
Former long-time UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva could be booked for a rematch against fellow Brazilian MMA veteran Vitor Belfort.
Georges St-Pierre has compared the upcoming bout between Conor McGregor and Jose Aldo at UFC 194 to the classic showdown involving Chael Sonnen and Anderson Silva back in 2010, insisting the Irishman has gotten into the head of his opponent. GSP,...Show More Summary
Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC In February of 2011, Anderson Silva defended his UFC middleweight title against Vitor Belfort. He did so with a perfectly-timed, first-round front kick to the chin, in a performance that immediately stood out as one of the defining moments of his legendary career. Show More Summary
Michael Bisping recently declared he lost interest in taking on former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion, Anderson Silva, thanks to "The Spider's" failed drug test. But "The Count" is changing his tune, as he...Show More Summary
Michael Bisping has had a change of heart about fighting Anderson Silva, saying the ex-champ gets a pass despite Bisping’s recent vow not to face those found using performance-enhancing drugs. Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos
(Never go full Ritor. via Getty.) When Anderson Silva and Vitor Belfort first met in the octagon, the former was an unstoppable, arrogant-bordering-on-cocky champion and the latter was a battle-tested veteran who would supposedly serve as his toughest test to date. Show More Summary
Anderson Silva brutally knocked out Vitor Belfort back in 2011, and the talk of a rematch between the two gives Belfort to avenge the defeat.
Sorry, Mike. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White told longtime color commentator Joe Rogan (via MMA Fighting) he's currently working on a rematch between former middleweight champion Anderson Silva and top 185-pound...Show More Summary
UFC President Dana White has confirmed discussions are underway about a possible rematch between Anderson Silva and Vitor Belfort. White was speaking to UFC co-commentator Joe Rogan on his podcast, the Joe Rogan Experience, when talk turned to the potential bout. Show More Summary
He also tells her to stand up her head, whatever that means. Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva wants ex-women's bantamweight titleholder Ronda Rousey to go full Gene Snitsky following her UFC 193 knockout loss to Holly Holm, which took place last Saturday night (Nov. Show More Summary
If you were shocked by Ronda Rousey‘s defeat at the hands—er, feet—of Holly Holm at UFC 193 on Saturday, you were not alone. It was easily the most unexpected UFC outcome since Anderson Silva got knocked out by Chris Weidman at UFC 162 back in 2013. Not everyone was surprised to see Rousey get knocked […]
Anderson Silva knows a little something about reaching unparalleled heights in the sport – only to watch it all come crashing down. So perhaps his message will stick with Ronda Rousey.Filed under: News, UFC
Former long-time UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva wants his return fight to be held in Brazil.
Photo by Buda Mendes/Zuffa LLC UFC Fight Night 77, which marked the UFC’s fifth trip to Brazil this year, was a fun one. Emanating from beautiful São Paulo, the birthplace of Anderson Silva, it was headlined by a middleweight rubberShow More Summary
SAO PAULO – The UFC’s point man in Brazil believes ex-middleweight champ Anderson Silva has a hankering to fight again on home soil. Filed under: News, UFC
Longtime Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight contender Michael Bisping recently downplayed talk of a potential Anderson Silva fight, insisting that he was no longer interested in competing against anyone with a historyShow More Summary
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion Anderson Silva claims he's fighting longtime division contender Michael Bisping in early 2016 -- in Brazil -- once "The Spider" finishes serving his one-year disciplinary suspension. Silva was popped for steroids at UFC 182. Bisping, however, isn't stamping his passport just yet. Show More Summary
For much of his career, Michael Bisping was motivated by the idea of getting to square off with UFC legend Anderson Silva. Now that Silva has a positive test for anabolic steroids under his belt, Bisping’s interest has waned.Filed under: Featured, Featured (...)
That escalated quickly. Top-ranked Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight Ben Rothwell doesn't appear to have any trouble speaking his mind, particularly when it comes to the subject of failed drug tests. "Big" Ben was a guest...Show More Summary