Yes, Anderson Silva, the man considered the greatest pound-for-pound fighter in the history of MMA, snapped his leg in half a month ago today in his rematch with Chris Weidman at UFC 168. It was one of the most agonizing scenes in UFC history for those who witnessed it. Many speculated it would be the end of “The Spider’s” career, but UFC President Dana White says the former UFC middleweight champ will be back in the Octagon by year’s end.
Injury making headlines today. The UFC announced a couple changes to upcoming cards and one of those include surging bantamweight Bryan Caraway. We learned earlier that Caraway has been forced to withdraw from his UFC 170 bout with Lucas Martins. At this time Martins has not been given an opponent for the February 22nd engagement. … Read more
Backstage footage of Chris Weidman and Anderson Silva’s epic rematch is mostly what you will get out of the newest vlog from our friend Dana White. If Matt Serra’s voice and jovial spirit aren’t enough to keep you watching the entire 14 plus minutes, than you should evaluate your love for MMA. We get to see the the stitching of Bobby Voelker’s head as well as a distraught Chris Leben in defeat.
Last night’s RAW opened up with a segment which primarily included The Authority, Daniel Bryan, Randy Orton, and Batista. Daniel Bryan is the most beloved superstar in WWE right now and the WWE is trying to turn their lack of a singles push for him in to a storyline. Jake Roberts was the next former WWE star announced to be inducted in to the WWE Hall of Fame this year joining The Ultimate Warrior. Included here are the winners from the post Royal Rumble Monday Night RAW.
Resurrection Fighting Alliance (RFA) president Ed Soares announced today that the promotion will be returning to the “Cornhusker State” of Nebraska. RFA 13 – Cochrane vs. Escudero will feature a main event between two former RFA headliners as Nebraska’s own Dakota Cochrane faces The Ultimate Fighter 8 champion Efrain Escudero on Friday, March 7th at the Pershing Center in Lincoln, Nebraska. The entire main card will be televised live and nationwide on AXS TV at 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT
The Guardian has obtained top secret documents from Edward Snowden that show that both the NSA and GCHQ (its UK equivalent) have been developing the ability to siphon personal information from “leaky” smartphone apps such as Google Maps and Angry Birds. In one document, the agency lays out the “perfect scenario” of the type of info it can obtain when a photo taken with a smartphone is uploaded to a social media site.
The UFC 169 PPV event is set to take place on Saturday at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. The event will be headlined by the UFC bantamweight title fight between champion Renan Barao and challenger Urijah Faber. It will be a rematch from their UFC 149 bout in which Barao won via unanimous decision. The co-main event will feature UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo looking to defend his title against challenger Ricardo Lamas.