Olympic, Brazilian World Judo Champion Rafaela Silva Moves to MMA

Kayla Harrison will not be the only female Olympic judo champ that has moved to MMA. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

UFC on ESPN 20’s Douglas Silva de Andrade aims to follow in Deiveson Figueiredo’s footsteps

ABU DHABI – Douglas Silva de Andrade spoke to the media Friday ahead of UFC on ESPN 20. De Andrade (26-3 MMA, 4-3 UFC) discussed his featherweight bout with Lerone Murphy (9-0-1 MMA, 1-0-1 UFC), his desire to reach his potential, mimicking the career path of good friend Deiveson Figueiredo and more. UFC on ESPN […]

Natalia Silva fractures ulna, Manon Fiorot in to face Victoria Leonardo at UFC Fight Island 8

@Grabaka_Hitman, Twitter Former UAE Warriors and EFC champ Manon Fiorot is octagon bound after Natalia Silva was forced to withdraw from a bout with Victoria Leonard at UFC Fight Island 8. Silva on Saturday posted an update on Instagram, revealing she suffered a fractured ulna in training for the bout, which takes place Jan. 20 […]

Devonte Smith to Face Alex da Silva at UFC Event on Feb. 6

Devonte Smith will lock horns with Alex da Silva Coelho at an Ultimate Fighting Championship event on Feb. 6. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Devonte Smith vs. Alex da Silva set for Feb. 6 UFC event

Devonte Smith | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting After missing out on 2020, Devonte Smith has an opponent lined up for next year. MMA Fighting confirmed with sources with knowledge of the matchup that Smith (10-2) will fight Brazilian Alex da Silva (21-3) in a lightweight bout at a UFC event on Feb. 6 with a […]

Montana De La Rosa vs. Mayra Bueno Silva in the works for UFC event on Feb. 27

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting A flyweight bout is currently in the works for an upcoming UFC card on Feb. 27 as Montana De La Rosa is expected to face Mayra Bueno Silva. Multiple sources confirmed the matchup to MMA Fighting on Tuesday with verbal agreements in place from both athletes. After first making her debut […]

Bellator, CFFC Vet Sergio da Silva Dies at 34

Sergio da Silva, a former Bellator MMA and Cage Fury Fighting Championships competitor, has died at age 34. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Lerone Murphy vs Douglas Silva de Andrade set for Jan. 20 UFC event

Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Featherweight standouts Lerone Murphy and Douglas Silva de Andrade are expected to square off at a yet-unannounced UFC event scheduled for Jan. 20. Multiple people with knowledge of the booking confirmed the news to MMA Fighting. A location hasn’t been confirmed, but the Jan. 20 event could […]

Hot Tweets: Deiveson Figueiredo, Anderson Silva, and Fight Circus

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Last weekend, the UFC’s newest champion kicked off his title reign in style with a first-round submission over Alex Perez. But while one champion is just starting to build their legacy, one of the all-time great champions is being met with the harsh reality that his legacy may be over. So […]

Dana White not interested in promoting Roy Jones vs. Anderson Silva: ‘I don’t do the ‘old guy’ stuff’

LAS VEGAS – Dana White admitted he had half an eye on the Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr. fight during UFC on ESPN 18 on Saturday night, but said he wasn’t interested in getting into the business of promoting fights featuring aging legends. Chatting to reporters, including MMA Junkie, backstage at the UFC Apex […]

Major organizations are shutting out UFC legend Anderson Silva

No one seems overly interested in doing business with former longtime UFC champion Anderson Silva. We all know what Silva (34-11 MMA, 17-7 UFC) means to this sport and the legacy he has crafted. It seemed he was going to have a somewhat graceful exit, with the UFC booking him in a main event fight […]

Anderson Silva Still Wants to Compete After ‘Attempt to Force My Retirement’

Even at 45 years old, the competitive fires still burn strong within Anderson Silva. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Released by UFC, Anderson Silva still wants to fight after ‘attempt to force (his) retirement’

Despite no longer being a part of the UFC roster, Anderson Silva isn’t ready to hang up his gloves just yet. Silva, the former UFC middleweight champion, was released from his contract last week, but it appears he still has intentions of competing. Silva still had one fight left on his contract after he suffered […]

Bellator 253 video: Scott Coker praises Anderson Silva, not interested in signing him

MMA Fighting Bellator President Scott Coker spoke to reporters after Bellator 253 on Thursday night and reacted to A.J. McKee’s main event finish, plans for the featherweight grand prix, whether the promotion is interested in acquiring new free agent Anderson Silva, and more. View full post on MMA Fighting – All Posts

Anderson Silva Released From UFC Contract

For the first time since 2006, an Ultimate Fighting Championship legend is no longer part of the roster. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

UFC parts ways with former middleweight champion Anderson Silva

Former UFC middleweight king Anderson Silva is free to sign with other MMA promotions | Wander Roberto, Inovafoto “The Spider” is longer a UFC fighter, multiple people with knowledge of the situation told MMA Fighting. Anderson Silva still had one bout left in his deal with the UFC after a fourth-round defeat to Uriah Hall […]

Scott Coker on Bellator grand prix return, Vadim Nemkov’s next fight, Anderson Silva free agency, more

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – As November progresses, Bellator continues its stretch of weekly events with another Thursday card. Bellator 252 takes place at Mohegan Sun Arena and is headlined by a featherweight title fight between champion Patricio Freire and challenger Pedro Carvalho. The main event doubles as a Bellator grand prix semifinal fight, with the other […]

After Split With Taura MMA, Antonio Silva Signs to Fight Chris Barnett on Dec. 12 in France

Antonio Silva wants to share his side of the story. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Amin Ayoub Demolishes Cleiton Silva, Captures Lightweight Title at Brave CF 44

A French revolution took place in Bahrain on Nov. 5. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

UFC Fight Night 181 Medical Suspensions: Hall, Silva Both Facing Potential 6-Month Layoffs

Both Uriah Hall and Anderson Silva are facing potential six-month layoffs following their headlining bout at UFC Fight Night 181. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

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