Anderson Silva: ‘The hurry some people have to condemn me is unfair’

The man largely considered the greatest MMA fighter of all time, Anderson “The Spider” Silva, tested positive for steroids and sent shockwaves through the sports world (or at least the MMA/UFC world). The former long-reigning UFC middleweight champion has denied the allegations and is looking to clear his name. In a statement posted to Anderson’s … Read more

Have these positive steroid tests ruined Anderson Silva’s legacy?

We reported that former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva tested positive for steroids earlier this month after defeating Nick Diaz in the main event of UFC 183. The Nevada State Athletic Commission met Tuesday and handed down a temporary suspension for Silva as well as two other fighters. Here’s what we know about the things … Read more

Anderson Silva failed a second drug test?

If we are to believe a new report from MMA Junkie today, MMA/UFC GOAT Anderson Silva has been flagged for another positive drug test for banned substances according to multiple anonymous sources. This second positive test was administered, like the two previous, in relation to his UFC 183 bout with Nick Diaz on Jan. 31, … Read more

Anderson Silva removed as coach of TUF Brazil 4 by request of NSAC

Despite Anderson “The Spider” Silva failing a drug test for steroids leading up to his UFC 183 bout with Nick Diaz last month, the UFC originally stated that Silva would remain on as coach of the upcoming Ultimate Fighter Brazil season 4. However, the series is being filmed in Las Vegas and the Nevada State … Read more

Is Nick Diaz done fighting once and for all?

Following a loss to then UFC welterweight champ Georges St-Pierre at UFC 158 in March 2013, Nick Diaz retired from fighting in mixed martial arts. However, after being offered half a million dollars and a shot against the G.O.A.T. Anderson Silva, Diaz came out of retirement to take the fight this past weekend at UFC … Read more

So Nick Diaz and Anderson Silva failed drug tests, shocked?

What started off as a great year has turned into a disappointing start to February. No Belfort vs. Weidman, Faber vs. Assuncao and now we are less than 24 hours from being notified that Nick Diaz failed a drug test for weed as well as Anderson Silva was on steroids. Let’s start with Nick Diaz. … Read more

FOX Sports 1 UFC 183 Post-Fight Show Quotes – 1/31/15

The following quotes and videos are from tonight’s UFC 183 POSTFIGHT SHOW on FOX SPORTS 1. The show was hosted by Jon Anik, withDaniel Cormier and Michael Bisping providing analysis. Ariel Helwani conducted interviews on-site. UFC ON FOX analyst Daniel Cormier on how Anderson Silva beat Nick Diaz: “You knew these guys would put on a show. Right away Nick Diaz started taunting him, knowing if … Read more

UFC 183 post-fight press conference live stream and video replay

Immediately following Saturday night’s UFC 183 main event bout between Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz fans can check out a live stream of the post-fight press conference right here. Hear from the night’s big winners, who gets the performance bonus awards and more. See full UFC 183 results and round-by-round updates

‘UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz’ live weigh-in results and staredown photos

The epic middleweight bout between Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz is almost here. But first these two and the other 22 fighters on the UFC 183 card have to weigh in. And that takes place Friday afternoon at 4 p.m. PT local Vegas time, and that’s 7 p.m. ET. PMN will have live text results … Read more

‘Cowboy’ Cerrone offers to fight Anderson Silva if Nick Diaz no-shows UFC 183

Nick Diaz has a bad history of shirking his UFC duties outside the Octagon. He missed his flight to Vegas this week and missed the open workouts on Wednesday. Remember that time he no-showed the UFC 137 press conference and it cost him a title shot against Georges St-Pierre? Eventually Diaz got his shot at GSP at … Read more