Bellator 18 KO special: Hector Lombard vs. Jay Silva fight video

Bellator Middleweight Champion Hector Lombard took on UFC veteran Jay Silva at Bellator 18 in Monroe, La., Thursday night. It was a non-title fight basically meant to keep Lombard active while the second season tournament plays out. Unfortunately, it couldn’t even be considered a legitimate workout for the American Top Team fighter. The bell rang, … Read more

Anderson Silva’s manager, Ed Soares, talks with PRO MMA about Forrest Griffin fight

It is probably safe to say that 34-year-old UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson “The Spider” Silva is nearing the end of his career. Some have even suggested once he fulfills the four remaining fights on his UFC contract, he may walk away from professional competition.

Now more than ever it is important Anderson fight those opponents which will inspire him. He needs fighters who will push him and test him, and he needs fighters with a big name. Forrest Griffin fits the category perfectly and the two have signed to fight each other at UFC 101 on August 8th.

PRO MMA ( spoke with Anderson Silva’s manager and translator Ed Soares on Tuesday not only to confirm the match-up but to get their feeling on the fight, how it got put together, what the conversation with Dana White was like, Anderson’s future, and more.

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Michael Bisping to face Anderson Silva if he can get past Dan Henderson

Dan Henderson became the official coach Saturday night at UFC 93 for Team USA on season nine of The Ultimate Fighter which will air on Spike TV beginning April 1. His team will be competing against Team U.K. coached by Michael Bisping.

At the conclusion of season nine, Coach Bisping will face Coach Henderson inside The Octagon. According to a new report, if Michael Bisping is successful in that fight he will be granted a Middleweight Title shot against the number one fighter in the world, UFC Middleweight Champion, Anderson Silva.

This is an incredible opportunity for Bisping who had been a contestant on season three of the very reality series he will be coaching. Bisping’s only loss inside The Octagon came from the UFC Light Heavyweight Champion, Rashad Evans at UFC 78 in November of 2007. Since then he has reeled off three straight victories.

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Bisping wants Silva clash; calls out the Champ

Michael Bisping speaks about the UFC Middleweight Champion, Anderson Silva, and discusses the Champ’s recent statements that he will retire once his current contract is up. Bisping wants that fight before “The Spider” spins his last web.