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Dana White has not spoken to Conor McGregor but has some advice for the Irishman

UFC President Dana White has chimed in after former two-division champion Conor McGregor recently “accepted” a fight with Anderson Silva. Following McGregor’s recent Twitter rants regarding who is the current …read more

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Opinion: Conor McGregor vs. Kamaru Usman or Anderson Silva would be disastrous bookings

The UFC welterweight division has officially turned into the Wild, Wild West—a sultry, convoluted mess of a weight class with a handful of potential No. 1 contenders. Even former two-division …read more

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Anderson Silva opens as slight favorite to Conor McGregor after Twitter fight agreement

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Opening odds on Conor McGregor vs. Anderson Silva are nearly as fantastical as the matchup.
After former two-division champ McGregor agreed to Silva’s overture …read more

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Anderson Silva opens as betting favorite against Conor McGregor

Anderson Silva has opened as the betting favorite over Conor McGregor in a potential fight. On Wednesday night, Silva took to Instagram to challenge McGregor to superfight. Immediately, it caught …read more

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Conor McGregor accepts super fight with Anderson Silva

Who knows if it will ever happen, but former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva has proposed a 176-pound catchweight bout with former UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor. McGregor accepted.
Silva had …read more

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McGregor accepts super-fight offer from Anderson Silva

What do you get when you stack Anderson Silva money on Red Panty night? We may just find out. Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva had one of the …read more

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Posted on May 28, 2020, 7:16 pm By
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Conor McGregor Responds to Anderson Silva’s 80-Kilogram Catchweight Offer: ‘I Accept’

Sometimes these things happen in MMA. …read more

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Conor McGregor accepts Anderson Silva’s challenge to a superfight

Former two-division UFC champion Conor McGregor has responded to MMA legend Anderson Silva’s request for a superfight. Yesterday evening ‘The Spider’ took to Instagram where he challenged the Irishman to …read more

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Anderson Silva suggests ‘fantastic’ catchweight bout with Conor McGregor

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Anderson Silva is throwing his name in the hat for a potential fight with Conor McGregor.
“The Notorious” went on social media earlier this week to …read more

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Anderson Silva challenges Conor McGregor to a superfight

Anderson Silva is interested in fighting Conor McGregor. Silva who has spent the majority of his career at middleweight, while occasionally fighting at light heavyweight, is interested in dropping down …read more

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Anderson Silva pitches idea of Conor McGregor superfight at 176.37 pounds

Over the span of his illustrious career, former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva has seldom name-dropped opponents in order to angle for opportunities.
On Wednesday, however, “The Spider” proposed the idea …read more

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UFC full fight video: Israel Adesanya wins striking duel against Anderson Silva

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Watch Israel Adesanya vs. Anderson Silva full fight video to see Adesanya score a unanimous decision over former middleweight champion Silva at UFC 234 on …read more

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Bisping slams troll who claims he was KO’d by Anderson Silva

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Michael Bisping responds to a troll who claims he lost to Anderson Silva at UFC London. After putting Conor McGregor in his place …read more

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Michael Bisping rips fan for suggesting he lost his fight with Anderson Silva

Michael Bisping had some choice words for a fan who suggested he lost his 2016 fight with Anderson Silva. Silva has been a hot topic as of recent after Conor …read more

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Conor McGregor explains what Jon Jones must do if he hopes to improve MMA GOAT ranking

Earlier today Conor McGregor took to social media where he revealed his current MMA GOAT rankings which included Jon Jones, Anderson Silva and GSP. Sitting atop McGregor’s list was ‘The …read more

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Maia considering ‘one or two’ more bouts, open to Silva rematch

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Demian would meet former opponent Anderson Silva for his last fight before retirement, under the right conditions. Former UFC middleweight and …read more

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Video: Watch all of Anderson Silva’s UFC finishes

Anderson Silva has some of the most memorable finishes in UFC history and now you can relive them all.
The UFC has uploaded a compilation of Silva’s best highlights, from his …read more

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Posted on May 23, 2020, 1:16 am By
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Demian Maia delaying retirement, interested in Anderson Silva rematch

Demian Maia is delaying his retirement and says he has a few good fights left in him. Following Maia’s first-round TKO loss to Gilbert Burns at UFC Brasilia he said …read more

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Flashback – The Reign of Anderson Silva

A Review Of The Spider’s Ten Legendary Title Defenses
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Posted on May 22, 2020, 3:16 pm By
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Video: Watch every Anderson Silva finish of his UFC career

Anderson Silva hasn’t been very busy over the last few years of his UFC tenure, fighting just six times since 2013. Regardless, he is one of the most prolific finishers …read more

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Flashback Fight: Chris Weidman handles Lyoto Machida at UFC 175

After stunning a lot of people with back-to-back wins over Anderson Silva, Chris Weidman defeated another Brazilian in Lyoto Machida for his second title defense at UFC 175.
The event took …read more

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Vitor Belfort would love opportunity for crossover fight against Anderson Silva

Vitor Belfort is happy to run things back with numerous former foes, but there’s one fight in particular he wants.
Rich Franklin, Tito Ortiz and Wanderlei Silva all had memorable matchups …read more

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MMA Junkie Radio #3050: On the ground at UFC 249, Miocic-Cormier 3, more

“Gorgeous” George and “Goze” look deeper at Saturday’s UFC 249 and its fighters, Miocic-Cormier 3, Anderson Silva, Ryan Bader and the latest news and notes in the latest episode of …read more

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Posted on May 7, 2020, 5:16 pm By
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UFC free fight: Anderson Silva mounts incredible comeback over Chael Sonnen to retain title

Anderson Silva was just minutes away from getting dethroned by his arch rival.
Silva put his middleweight title on the line against the brash Chael Sonnen at UFC 117 in what …read more

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Anderson Silva plans to fight out UFC contract after successful knee surgery

Former UFC champ Anderson Silva is on his way to a clean bill of health and intends to fight at least twice more before retirement.
Silva (34-10 MMA, 17-6 UFC), the …read more

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Silva Plots UFC Comeback, But How Much Longer Will He Fight?

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Middleweight champion, Anderson Silva, recently underwent knee surgery after badly injuring it in the first …read more

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Dana White: Georges St-Pierre never wanted to fight Anderson Silva

For a time, a fight between Georges St-Pierre and Anderson Silva—the long-time welterweight and middleweight champs respectively—was arguably the most widely-desired fight among fans. Unfortunately, it never came together. According …read more

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Anderson Silva has knee surgery, plans on fighting final two fights on UFC contract

UFC middleweight legend Anderson Silva underwent surgery on his right knee and he plans on fighting the last two fights on his contract upon his return. Silva has not fought …read more

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Ex-champ Silva recovering from knee procedure

Former champion Anderson Silva underwent a knee procedure on Wednesday. …read more

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Anderson Silva undergoes knee surgery, vows to return for ‘two fights in the UFC’

Anderson Silva finally went under the knife almost a year after his last UFC appearance.
The former UFC middleweight champion posted a video on social media announcing he had knee surgery, …read more

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Flashback fight: Anderson Silva submits Chael Sonnen, snatching victory from jaws of defeat

Anderson Silva is one of the greatest UFC champions of all time. But just as his record was piling up victories, he was nearly derailed by Chael Sonnen.
Sonnen rocked Silva …read more

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Chris Weidman shares theory on why Israel Adesanya won’t measure up to Anderson Silva

Former UFC middleweight champ Chris Weidman believes he could find similar success against Israel Adesanya as he did when fighting Anderson Silva. ‘The All American’ moved up to the promotions …read more

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Flashback: Junior Dos Santos debuts in style

Flashback to 2008, when Junior Dos Santos impresses in his UFC debut and Anderson Silva defends his belt.
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Video: Relive the best triangle choke finishes in UFC history

Arguably the greatest comeback in UFC history came courtesy of a triangle choke from one of the greatest fighters of all time.
Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva was tearing through …read more

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Posted on May 2, 2020, 7:46 pm By
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UFC full fight video: Anderson Silva submits Dan Henderson in UFC champ vs. PRIDE champ battle

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Watch Anderson Silva vs. Dan Henderson full fight video to see Silva become the undisputed middleweight king by defeating Henderson at UFC 82 on March 1, 2008, …read more

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White Sends ‘Amazing’ Message To Ex-UFC Fighter

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight Phillipe Nover, who was introduced to mixed martial arts (MMA) fans as “the next Anderson Silva” during his stint on The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) …read more

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Dana White sends encouraging video to ex-UFC fighter, current nurse fighting COVID-19 pandemic

UFC president Dana White has always liked Phillipe Nover.
At one point in time, White called Nover “the next Anderson Silva.” While Nover’s career path may have taken a turn in …read more

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Flashback: Silva beats Hendo in UFC 82 SuperFight

Flashback to 2008, when Anderson Silva defended his belt yet again against Dan Henderson at UFC 82.
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Longo calls Silva ‘a f—king whore’ after retirement comments

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Chris Weidman’s head coach didn’t take kindly to some recent comments made by Anderson Silva. Former longtime UFC middleweight champion …read more

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Ray Longo Responds To Anderson Silva’s Retirement Comment

Chris Weidman’s coach Ray Longo has a rather interesting response to Anderson Silva’s retirement comment. Silva recently revealed that he considered retiring before his first bout with Weidman. At that …read more

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Posted on April 21, 2020, 11:16 pm By
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Longo: Silva Just Admitted He’s A (Expletive) Whore

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion, Anderson Silva, recently told the mixed martial arts (MMA) media that he planned to retire from combat …read more

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Ray Longo Offers Colorful Reaction to Anderson Silva’s Consideration of Early Retirement

Ray Longo had an interesting perspective on Anderson Silva’s revelation that he nearly retired from mixed martial arts in 2012. …read more

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Ray Longo reacts to Anderson Silva’s retirement comments: ‘What he’s saying is he’s a f**kin’ whore’

Chris Weidman (center) scored a pair of wins over Anderson Silva at UFC 182 and 168 in 2013. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Chris Weidman’s longtime coach Ray Longo …read more

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Anderson Silva says he planned to retire in 2012, before KO loss to Chris Weidman

In a new interview, former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva said he wanted to retire in 2012 before his first fight with Chris Weidman at UFC 162. Silva was the …read more

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Anderson Silva wanted to retire from MMA before first Chris Weidman fight

Anderson Silva (right) lost his UFC middleweight title to Chris Weidman in July 2013. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Anderson Silva turned 45 this week, but the oldest fighter …read more

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Relive the greatest staredowns in UFC title fight history, from Conor McGregor to Anderson Silva

Every great UFC title fight had a staredown that preceded it.
Some of the most iconic images in UFC history have presented themselves at weigh-ins as the energy and excitement fills …read more

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UFC free fight: Relive Anderson Silva's title-winning effort over Rich Franklin

There were few more obvious changing of the guard moments in mixed martial arts history than the night Anderson Silva won the UFC middleweight title from Rich Franklin.
Franklin was starting …read more

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