UFC officials have announced that Glover Teixeira is injured and has been forced to withdraw from his main event bout against Rashad Evans at UFC Fight Night 61 in Brazil. The new main event will feature Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva taking on Frank Mir which was originally scheduled for UFC 184 a week later. UFC Fight … Read more
That’s the word via UFC Tonight: BREAKING: Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva will fight Frank Mir at UFC 184 in Los Angeles and Miesha Tate will fight Sara McMann at UFC 183. — UFC Tonight (@UFCTonight) November 13, 2014 Silva (18-6-1, 1NC) is coming off a first round TKO loss against Andrei Arlovski in his last outing … Read more
“UFC Fight Night 51: Bigfoot vs. Arlovski 2″ takes place this evening at Nilson Nelson Gymnasium in Brasilia, Brazil, and is headlined with a heavyweight rematch between Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva and Andrei Arlovski. The entire card will stream live on UFC Fight Pass (www.ufcfightpass.com) starting at 5:45 p.m. ET with the prelims, then moving to the … Read more
Fighter weigh-ins for “UFC Fight Night 51: Bigfoot vs. Arlovski 2” took place today at Nilson Nelson Gymnasium in Brasilia, Brazil, the same venue that will host Saturday’s fight card headlined with a heavyweight rematch between Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva and Andrei Arlovski. All fighters made weight without issue. The complete UFC Fight Night 51 weigh in results … Read more
UFC heavyweight Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva originally tried picking a fight with Josh Barnett, but the 34-year-old American Top Team product will have to settle for a rematch with former UFC heavyweight champ Andrei “The Pitbull” Arlovski. The two have verbally agreed to fight at UFC Fight Night 51 on Sept. 13 at Ginásio Nilson Nelson … Read more
Dana White was prepared to buy Mark Hunt and Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva their own private island. They each received their win bonus and an extra $50,000 for fight of the night for their performance at UFC Fight Night 33. The world was a buzz about the heavyweights and what they did for five rounds in Brisbane.
What a night from the land down under as we may have witnessed one of the best heavyweight fights in the history of the UFC. No robbery nor disgruntled decision as Mark Hunt and Antonio Silva put on a classic. Not only did we see the headliners go to work but Mauricio “Shogun” Rua came out and silenced his critics with a smashing first round finish of James Te Huna.
UFC Fight Night 33 will take place on Dec. 7 at Brisbane Entertainment Centre in Brisbane, Australia. It will be the first time the UFC has visited Brisbane. Headlining the card will be a heavyweight match-up between Mark Hunt and Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva. Hunt, along with light heavyweight Aussie Anthony Perosh and Tom Wright, UFC Director of Operations, met with media this week in Brisbane to discuss the event.