‘Sad’ Anderson Silva confirms retirement at UFC on ESPN+ 39: ‘For sure, this is the last fight’

Anderson Silva has confirmed that without a doubt, his UFC on ESPN+ 39 main event with Uriah Hall on Halloween will mark his final octagon appearance. Silva (34-10 MMA, 17-6 UFC), the former longtime UFC middleweight champion, will have a farewell fight with Hall (15-9 MMA, 8-7 UFC) in the Oct. 31 headliner, which takes […]

UFC on ESPN+ 39 poster gets Halloween orange treatment for Uriah Hall vs. Anderson Silva

An all-time great returns on Halloween – a date befitting of a “Spider.” Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva (34-10 MMA, 17-6 UFC) is back later this month to take on Uriah Hall (15-9 MMA, 8-7 UFC) in the UFC on ESPN+ 39 main event, and the promotion has released the card’s official poster. UFC on […]

Corey Anderson books headliner vs. Melvin Manhoef in Nov. 5 Bellator debut

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Former UFC light heavyweight Corey Anderson will make his Bellator MMA debut on Nov. 5 when he faces off with noted striker Melvin Manhoef at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. Bellator officials announced the pairing on Wednesday. Bellator 251 will be broadcast on the CBS Sports Network in the […]

Melvin Manhoef Scratched from Bellator Paris; Will Now Fight Corey Anderson

The upcoming Bellator Paris card has just lost some of its most important protagonists. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Corey Anderson vs. Melvin Manhoef headlines Bellator 251 on Nov. 5

Corey Anderson will encounter a clash of styles in his Bellator debut when he takes on decorated striker Melvin Manhoef. After Anderson (13-4 MMA, 0-0 BMMA) was granted his UFC release, he signed with Bellator to joined what company president Scott Coker has touted as the top light heavyweight division in MMA. He now draws […]

Will Anderson Silva retire at UFC Vegas 12? Coach says ‘Spider’ still has ‘plenty of wood to burn,’ dreams of Adesanya rematch

Anderson Silva will headline the next UFC event in Las Vegas against Uriah Hall. | Wander Roberto, Inovafoto UFC President Dana White recently said former middleweight king Anderson Silva is fighting “his last fight” when he takes on Uriah Hall in the main event of UFC Vegas 12 on Oct. 31. But “The Spider” has […]

Bellator 247 Weigh-ins: Paul Daley Hospitalized; Headliner vs. Derek Anderson Canceled

Bellator 247 has a new headliner. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Bellator 247: Paul Daley taken ill, main event bout with Derek Anderson canceled

The main event of Bellator 247 has officially been canceled. English welterweight Paul Daley was reportedly taken ill after weighing in 2.6 pounds over the 171-pound non-title welterweight limit on Wednesday morning and, according to reports on the ground in Milan, was later taken to hospital before the ceremonial weigh-in event. Journalist and broadcaster Gareth […]

Unimpressed by Derek Anderson, Paul Daley sees MVP title fight as possibility after Bellator 247

Paul Daley has three fights left on his current Bellator contract, and he’s looking to make the most of them. First up, the 85-fight combat sports veteran faces Derek Anderson in the three-round main event of Bellator 247 on Thursday. Moving up from lightweight, Anderson is coming off back-to-back wins but has competed just twice […]

Bellator 247: Make your predictions for Paul Daley vs. Derek Anderson

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After Bellator 245 win, Phil Davis eyes Corey Anderson next, future Vadim Nemkov rematch

Phil Davis spoke to reporters after his win over Lyoto Machida in their rematch at Bellator 245. The light heavyweight standout spoke about his performance and his plans for the future, which include a fight with new signee Corey Anderson and current champ Vadim Nemkov. View full post on MMA Fighting – All Posts

Phil Davis calls for rematch against champion Vadim Nemkov, but open to Corey Anderson bout

Phil Davis wants to avenge his most recent loss and regain a Bellator title all in one go. The former Bellator light heavyweight champion wants a shot at newly crowned titleholder Vadim Nemkov following his most recent win in the main event of Friday’s Bellator 245. Davis (22-5 MMA, 9-2 BMMA) outpointed Lyoto Machida in a […]

Video: Megan Anderson knows everyone is counting her out against Amanda Nunes

Megan Anderson knows what she’s up against the next time she sets foot in the octagon. The UFC women’s featherweight is set to face two-division champion Amanda Nunes at UFC 256 on Dec. 12. Nunes, UFC women’s featherweight and bantamweight champion, is considered by many the greatest female fighter in MMA. Nunes (19-4 MMA, 12-1 […]

Amanda Nunes to Defend 145-Pound Belt Against Megan Anderson at UFC 256 on Dec. 12

Ultimate Fighting Championship two-division champ Amanda Nunes will stay at featherweight for her next title defense. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Dana White books Anderson Silva against Uriah Hall on Oct. 31 in potential final fight of his career

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting It appears Anderson Silva has nearly reached the end of his career. According to UFC president Dana White, the legendary former middleweight champion is expected to compete one last time in the octagon on Oct. 31 in what is expected to be his final fight. “We’re working on a fight for […]

Dana White: UFC targeting Anderson Silva’s ‘last fight’ against Uriah Hall

LAS VEGAS – Anderson Silva’s next fight is in the works, and it could be his final one for the UFC. According to UFC president Dana White, the promotion is working on a fight for Silva (34-10 MMA, 17-6 UFC) that will take place sometime in 2020. Although White said he’s under the impression the […]

Anderson Silva to Face Uriah Hall in UFC Main Event on Oct. 31

Former middleweight champion Anderson Silva will return against Uriah Hall in a featured middleweight bout at a UFC event on Oct. 31. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Dana White: UFC targeting Anderson Silva’s ‘last fight’ to be against Uriah Hall

Anderson Silva’s next fight is in the works – and it could be his final one under the UFC’s banner. According to UFC president Dana White, the UFC is working on a fight for Silva (34-10 MMA, 17-6 UFC) that will take place sometime in 2020. Though White said he’s under the impression the fight […]

Anderson Silva Discusses Potential Anthony Pettis Bout, Son’s Future in MMA

Brazilian sports television program “Esporte Espetacular,” broadcast by Rede Globo every Sunday morning, recently aired an extensive interview with Anderson Silva and his son, Gabriel Silva. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Ryan Bader: Corey Anderson made ‘great decision’ coming to Bellator, guarantees ‘he’s getting paid way more’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Like just about everybody else, two-division Bellator champion Ryan Bader was surprised to hear that the UFC voluntarily released Corey Anderson from his contract so he could sign a new deal with the Viacom-owned promotion. At the time that he asked for his release from the UFC, Anderson was ranked No. […]

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