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Anderson Silva To Face Kelvin Gastelum At UFC 212

It’s official – Anderson Silva will fight Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 212 on June 3rd in Rio de Janiero. The news was confirmed Tuesday night by ESPN combat sports journalist Brett Okamoto. Just confirmed Anderson Silva vs. Kelvin Gastelum is official for UFC 212 on June 3. First reported in Brazil. — Brett Okamoto (@bokamotoESPN) March 14, 2017 The 25-year-old …

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Twitter Reacts As Controversy Reigns At UFC 208

Officials were the big talking point in the aftermath of UFC 208, as both the co-main event and the Brooklyn show’s headline attraction were marred by controversy. Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva logged his first victory since October of 2012, as he was announced a unanimous decision winner over Derek Brunson after three rounds at the Barclays Center. The …

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Anderson Silva: I Want To Test Myself Against…What Is That Boy’s Name…Conor McGregor

When one considers the fact that Anderson Silva’s last fight took place at 205lbs and that Conor McGregor’s was a 155-pound title-bout, it seems utterly ridiculous that ‘The Spider’ chose to essentially call the Irishman out during a recent interview with Planet SporTV. “Now I’m an old man, I’m starting to challenge everyone,” Silva told the Brazilian media outlet, before …

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Demian Maia Compares Conor McGregor To Prime Anderson Silva

Coach Mark Henry sat, staring through the holes of the octagon fence in a state of joyless awe last Saturday night in New York’s hallowed Madison Square Garden, as Conor McGregor bamboozled and battered his helpless charge Eddie Alvarez to a second round KO defeat at UFC 205. Having seen the sublime display at close quarters, Henry, once a vocal …

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Following Criticism Of UFC Silva Issues Apology To Dana White

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 9: Anderson Silva exit the Octagon after his fight against Daniel Cornier during the UFC 200 event at T-Mobile Arena on July 9, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)

Despite calling the UFC out on their apparent mistreatment of Brazilian fighters signed to the promotion, former middleweight champion Anderson Silva has apologised to the organisation, in particular UFC president Dana White. Silva called the UFC out on their lack of respect for fighters hailing from Brazil, no doubt it being focused towards Jose Aldo’s recent fallout with the promotion …

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Dana White Responds To Rumours Of Georges St-Pierre Vs Anderson Silva At UFC 206

Rumours have been swirling in recent days that the main event of December’s UFC 206 event in Toronto will be a long-awaited battle between former UFC champions Georges St-Pierre and Anderson Silva. When Silva’s son posted a picture of the two fighters to Instagram on Saturday with the tagline “Christmas month will be exciting” these murmurs grew louder. Did Anderson …

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3 Things We Learned From UFC 200

The biggest event in MMA history has come and gone, and while some may chalk it down as a major disappointment, I do not. Sure, it lacked the fireworks to sate the general MMA community’s ravenous appetite for ultraviolence, but there was still an abundance of skill on show that seemed to pass people by. The undercurrent of storylines that also …

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Donald Cerrone Is Picking A Major Upset At UFC 200 And Plans To Put His Money Where His Mouth Is

It’s a testament to just how good a fighter Anderson Silva was in his prime that MMA fans have so enthusiastically embraced him as Jon Jones’ replacement at UFC 200. Since ‘The Spider’ was slotted into the spot opposite UFC light-heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier on Thursday, certain salient facts and statistics have scarcely been mentioned. At 41, Silva is well …

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Following Anderson Silva Withdrawal, Uriah Hall Pulled From UFC 198 Card

Following the withdrawal of Anderson Silva from this Saturday’s UFC 198 in Curibita, Brazil, his scheduled opponent Uriah Hall has now been pulled from the card. First reported by Combate (via MMA Fighting), the Ultimate Fighting Championship were unable to find a suitable replacement for Hall on such short notice and decided to remove the middleweight from the card entirely. Silva …

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Watch: Vitor Belfort Pummels Michael Bisping Ahead Of UFC 198

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is heading back to Brazil this month for UFC 198, which sets us on the path towards the landmark UFC 200 event this July in Las Vegas. The event, taking place on May 14th at the Arena da Baixada in Curitiba, Brazil, will showcase the best in Brazilian fighting talent. Among them will be former UFC …

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