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MMA in 2015: 8 UFC Superfights That Could Happen by Year's End

What is an MMA superfight ? Is it one that crosses over promotional barriers, like Chuck Liddell vs. Wanderlei Silva? Is it one that involves champions defying weight classes, as BJ Penn and Georges St-Pierre once did? Is it one that spans generations, like Matt Hughes vs. Show More Summary

Wanderlei Silva Buries the Nevada Athletic Commission, Continues Descent Into Irrelevance

Jon Jones tested positive for cocaine earlier this week! You know what that means, right? If you guessed an overhaul of drug testing procedures and increased transparency from the Nevada Athletic Commission and the UFC, you'd be wrong. Show More Summary

Video: Wanderlei Silva defends Jon Jones following positive drug test, shames lawless NSAC for 'damaging the sport' of MMA

There hasn't been a shortage of responses -- and backlash -- for the way Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) handled the drug testing of Jon Jones and the subsequent revealing of the results. Fans,...Show More Summary

Emotional Wanderlei Silva releases special video for victims in France, calls for more love and less hate

Retired mixed martial arts (MMA) superstar and former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight Wanderlei Silva is calling for less hate in the world following a violent shooting attack in France. To that end, "The Axe Murderer" may want to consider a new nickname now that he's no longer bringing violence to the cage. Show More Summary

Video: Wanderlei Silva mobbed by fans in Japan, gets hero's welcome for Inoki Bom-Ba-Ye 2014 cameo

Move over Godzilla, there's a new beast rampaging through Tokyo. Deposed Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight Wanderlei Silva is back on the international fight circuit -- this time as a spectator -- for the Inoki Bom-Ba-Ye 2014 year-end extravaganza on Dec. Show More Summary

[VIDEO] Wanderlei Silva Offers to Sponsor Fighters Passed Over By Reebok Deal via Social Media

Wanderlei Silva may not be the hero MMA wants right now, but dammit, he's the hero it needs. While the sketchy stipulations surrounding his departure from the sport have been well documented, there's no denying that he has made some thoughtful, not to mention passionate points about issues like fighter pay and treatment in the time since. Show More Summary

Video: Wanderlei Silva to rescue UFC fighters screwed by Reebok uniform deal

"What can a young fighter offer to his sponsors, if not the space on their shorts? To help, I am giving space on all my social media, which reaches millions of people. Show your sponsors and I will post it to my friends. That way you can offer a lot more exposure to your sponsors and even get new ones. Show More Summary

Chael Sonnen: Wanderlei Silva Is Making Bad Choices

Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva were never close friends. By most accounts, they've been enemies for a long, long time. Pegged to fight each other at UFC 175 and put an end to the verbal feud the two men had built in years past, one...Show More Summary

Wanderlei Silva Is Hard to Take Seriously

If you thought Wanderlei Silva would go quietly into that good night after finishing his career with the human equivalent of a dumpster fire, well, you've got another thing coming. To recap: Silva, one of the most beloved fighters in the history of the sport, ran from a random drug test last summer. Show More Summary

Chael Sonnen on Wanderlei Silva: I just want to shake him and say, ‘You've got to step back and see the bigger picture here'

It's the one that got away. After years of back-and-forth jibber jabber, the one grudge match mixed martial arts (MMA) fans never got to see was the middleweight showdown between ex-Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) contender Chael...Show More Summary

Video: Wanderlei Silva grows porn 'stache, slams UFC for dropping legal 'Axe' on Bellator signing

"I am retired, I don't fight anymore, I lost the desire. So what stops me from generating income now? Are these people going to keep threatening me? They'll keep coming to sue me every time I work with my image? How is that going to be? This is a shame. Show More Summary

Update: Wanderlei Silva Contractually Cock-Blocked From Appearing at Dave & Buster’s Bellator Party

(Damn. Bellator spent $14.99 on those generic-ass MMA gloves for nothing? / Props: @zprophet_mma) I know, I know — you were really looking forward to sharing some chicken tenders with MMA legend Wanderlei Silva at the San Diego DaveShow More Summary

Video: Wanderlei Silva training with Fabricio Werdum for UFC 180

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight Wanderlei Silva may be banned from mixed martial arts (MMA), but that hasn't kept the busy Brazilian beaver out of the combat sports headlines, today releasing a video of his training...Show More Summary

'Contractual obligations' prevent Wanderlei Silva from helping promote Bellator 131

Just kidding! It seems as though Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) castoff, Wanderlei Silva, will have to wait to join the MMA Motley Crew of Legends that Bellator appears determined to assemble on company president Scott Coker'sShow More Summary

Wanderlei Silva Defects to Bellator — Disgruntled UFC Star to Appear at Dave & Buster’s Party on Friday

(There ain't no party like a Wanderlei party 'cause a Wanderlei party COMES WITH JALAPENO POPPERS AND A FREE $5 POWER CARD. Photo via Vegas News.) Scott Coker & Co. continue to snatch up disgruntled former Zuffa employees like hot cakes,...Show More Summary

Wanderlei Silva announced as late-addition to Bellator 131

Great news for mixed martial arts (MMA) fans headed to Bellator 131 on Nov. 15, 2014 in San Diego, Calif., as the promotion today announced that former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight Wanderlei Silva will be in attendance for the "Tito vs. Show More Summary

Wanderlei Silva Continues His Fighter Pay Crusade in New Video ‘For the Warriors’

(Props: wandfightteam) Now that he's been permanently drummed out of the sport for dodging a random drug test in May, Wanderlei Silva is continuing his quest to become the voice of ethics in MMA, or something like that. His latest video (titled "Round 2 - For the Warriors. Show More Summary

Wanderlei Silva releases new video rant 'For the Warriors' slamming UFC pay structure

And it looks like your beloved Nostradumbass has been unwittingly drafted into the "Axe" army (1:05).

Wanderlei Silva Takes Another Shot at UFC, Accuses Promotion of 'Slavery'

It’s fully within Wanderlei Silva’s rights to pick up his ball and go home, but the UFC had better not catch him playing on someone else’s court. The MMA legend shocked the world in September by officially announcing his retirement from fighting in an anti-UFC YouTube video. Show More Summary

Chael Sonnen Declines XFC Fight, Open to Grappling Match with Wanderlei Silva

Xtreme Fighting Championships (XFC) was targeting a grudge match between Wanderlei Silva and Chael Sonnen in Brazil, but it looks like The American Gangster doesn't plan on finding a loophole in his current suspension to make the bout...Show More Summary

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