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URIAH Hall denied Anderson Silva a fitting end to a great mixed martial arts career on Sunday, stopping the iconic fighter in the fourth round of what he said was his final match in the UFC.Silva, 45, looked good for three ...
Nov 1, 2020
IF MMA legend Anderson Silva is to be asked, Conor McGregor can forget about pursuing a grudge match against Khabib Nurmagomedov.A fight against Manny Pacquiao is the best option."I think for Conor right now, the best fight is with Manny ...
Oct 31, 2020
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LOS ANGELES - Mixed martial arts great Anderson "Spider" Silva of Brazil has become a US citizen in a naturalization ceremony in Los Angeles.The US Citizenship and Immigration Services welcomed Silva and about 8,000 other people as they took their oaths ...
Jul 24, 2019
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MELBOURNE, Australia - Robert Whittaker provided most of the early drama at UFC 234 in Australia and Israel Adesanya quite a lot at the end.About eight hours before their scheduled fight, Australia's UFC middleweight champion Whittaker withdrew from his championship ...
Feb 10, 2019
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ISRAEL Adesanya can already imagine fighting Robert Whittaker for the UFC middleweight title later this year in a huge stadium full of roaring Australian fans.To make the dream happen, these two Australasian fighters must get past two major obstacles at UFC ...
Feb 9, 2019
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ANDERSON Silva got back on the win column after five years, outpointing Derek Brunson on Saturday in the co-main event of UFC 208 on Saturday in Brooklyn, New York (Sunday, Manila time).The former middleweight champion, whose win over Nick Diaz ...
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Feb 12, 2017
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DANIEL Cormier dominated late replacement Anderson Silva, winning their light heavyweight bout in UFC 200 on Saturday in Las Vegas.Cormier proved too much for Silva, who was give the place on the fight card after Jon Jones was scratched following a ...
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Jul 10, 2016
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LAS VEGAS - Anderson Silva will replace Jon Jones at UFC 200, taking on light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier on two days' notice.One day after Jones apparently failed a doping test, the UFC decided to replace him with one of the ...
Jul 8, 2016
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ANDERSON Silva is out of UFC 198 in Brazil on Saturday due to abdominal pain that may require surgery.UFC president Dana White confirmed the development to Yahoo Sports on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time).Scheduled to take on Uriah Hall of Jamaica, ...
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May 11, 2016
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LAS VEGAS - Anderson Silva will return to the UFC on Feb. 27 after finishing his one-year suspension for steroid use.UFC President Dana White said Thursday (Friday, Manila time) the 40-year-old former middleweight champion will face Michael Bisping at ...
Dec 25, 2015
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SAO PAULO - Brazilian fighter Anderson Silva is speaking out for the first time after his failed doping tests, saying in a statement that he is not a cheater and "never used any substances" to improve his performances.In the statement published on ...
Feb 21, 2015
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LAS VEGAS - Rocked by a recent spate of high-profile suspensions, UFC announced on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time) a multimillion-dollar anti-doping plan.UFC says all fighters will be subject to random performance-enhancing drug testing, effective July 1.UFC announced ...
Feb 19, 2015
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HIS surgically repaired left leg holding up, Anderson Silva made a successful comeback by dominating enigmatic Stockton bad boy Nick Diaz in UFC 183 in Las Vegas on Sunday.But the question remains: Is the 'Spider' of old really back? ...
Feb 3, 2015
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LAS VEGAS - Anderson Silva won a unanimous decision in his comeback fight 13 months after breaking his left leg, dominating Nick Diaz at UFC 183 on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time).Silva (34-6) landed most of the big blows against the ...
Feb 1, 2015
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ANDERSON Silva hasn't been in the UFC octagon since his leg was shattered 13 months ago.His opponent Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time) has been away even longer, but not due to injury. Nick Diaz was just waiting for a ...
Jan 31, 2015
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LOS ANGELES - UFC veteran Chael Sonnen retired from mixed martial arts a day after confirming he failed a recent drug test.Sonnen's bout with Vitor Belfort at UFC 175 in Las Vegas next month was scrapped after Sonnen tested positive ...
Jun 12, 2014
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