You're about to get all the patriotic feels from MMA legend Wanderlei Silva ... who is so STOKED to finally be an American citizen that he gave an EPIC PRO-USA RANT to TMZ Sports. Silva was out at LAX when he proudly displayed his brand…
MMA legend Wanderlei Silva has a message for Conor McGregor -- be a pro and do your job. The 39-year-old was at LAX when we asked how he felt about Conor's argument that he's paid to fight -- NOT to promote. "The promotion is a part of…
Photo by Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports Bellator MMA has had a big 2016 thus far, having bolstered their roster with some exciting new talent. They picked up former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson, and hard-hitting heavyweights Sergei Kharitonov and Matt Mitrione. Show More Summary
Throughout his 20-year career, Wanderlei Silva has given fight fans one highlight-reel knockout after another, dating back to his prime years competing for PRIDE FC. And though he may have lost a step or two along the way, entertaining...Show More Summary
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight smashing machine Wanderlei Silva, who recently inked a multi-year deal with RIZIN FF, will return to action on April 17, 2016 in Nagoya, Japan, as one half of a grappling tag team...Show More Summary
Fifteen years ago in Saitama, Japan, “The Axe Murderer” and “The Gracie Hunter” met for the first of their three battles in Pride Fighting Championships.
Photo by Luiz Pires Dias/Zuffa LLC After Rizin’s inaugural New Year’s Eve show just three months ago, Pride FC’s surrogate has already garnered a reputation for having a penchant for the ridiculous. Its next event, set to take placeShow More Summary
Party peoplllllle! Yeahhhhh, tag team grappling in full effect! Fresh off his recent contract with Bellator MMA (more on that here), ex-UFC smasher Wanderlei Silva continued to broaden his horizons by inking a multi-year deal with RIZIN...Show More Summary
Wanderlei Silva’s career is suddenly taking off again. Sixteen months after the former PRIDE champion retired, and one week after he signed a contract with Bellator, Rizin MMA has signed Silva for an April 17 event.Filed under: News
Sherdog.com Executive Editor Greg Savage covers a variety of subjects in his weekly mailbag, from the Irish superstar’s latest bout to Bellator’s signing of a Brazilian legend.
(You see, Dana? All you had to do was occassionally buy the man a cake and EVERYTHING WOULD HAVE BEEN FINE BETWEEN YOU TO.) The past few years have been a roller coaster of emotions for Wanderlei Silva, to put it simply. In his lastShow More Summary
Hoping to get his career back on track, Wanderlei Silva will be fighting for Bellator after the two sides agreed to a contract Wednesday. According to Bellator's official press release, Silva's deal with the promotion is " an exclusive...Show More Summary
Be careful what you wish for. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) smashing machine Wanderlei Silva, who made a name for himself with an impressive body count under the PRIDE banner in Japan, can now be called a Bellator MMA fighter...Show More Summary
The next phase of the career of MMA legend Wanderlei Silva began today with the announcement that “The Axe Murderer” has signed with Bellator. Filed under: Bellator, Featured, News
Seems like every mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter not employed by Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is pining for a shot at heavyweight legend and current Rizin headliner Fedor Emelianenko. Ya' know, eventually. Like Tito Ortiz before...Show More Summary
PITTSBURGH – In a meeting of veteran southpaws, Chris Camozzi ran over Joe Riggs in a performance that would have made Wanderlei Silva smile.Filed under: News, UFC
The Nevada State Athletic Commission's initial lifetime ban imposed on Wanderlei Silva has been reduced to a three-year suspension after an appeal.
("You say Vitor Belfort got accepted at Stanford? GET ME YALE ON THE LINE, ASAP.") It doesn't really matter all that much, because Wanderlei Silva has spent the past three years in exile from the sport (and, oh yeah, retired from itShow More Summary
The Nevada State Athletic Commission today voted to suspend Wanderlei Silva for three years following a re-hearing on a lifetime ban issued 17 months ago.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC
I know it might sound strange to celebrate a three-year disciplinary suspension, but for Wanderlei Silva, it's probably not as bad as it sounds. "The Axe Murderer" was suspended for life back in 2014 after he fled the scene of a pre-fight drug test, but was able to get that sentence overturned by a district court judge the following year. Show More Summary