Interview with Jorge “Lil’ Monster” Lopez; looking for tenth straight win at Tachi Palace Fights 10

On Friday, 22-year-old rising welterweight and Wanderlei Silva protege Jorge “Lil’ Monster” Lopez will look for his tenth straight win at Tachi Palace Fights 10. Lopez spoke with

Wand Fight Team Muay Thai instructor Michael Costa joins Bellator Fighting Championships welterweight division

CHICAGO, Ill. (May 10, 2011) — Bellator Fighting Championships announced today the signing of hard-hitting Brazilian welterweight Michael Costa to its rapidly expanding roster. Costa joins Bellator days after his training partner at Wand Fight Team, Vitor Vianna, agreed to terms with the promotion. One of the original members of the Chute Boxe Academy, Costa … Read more

Wanderlei Silva presents “Fighter Life” reality show – episode 1

Check out the first episode of “Fighter Life”, a new MMA reality show that documents the experience of 14 fighters who came from around the world to try out for Wanderlei Silva’s Wand Fight Team in Las Vegas.

See “The Axe Murderer” fight a heavyweight for free

Are you a Wanderlei Silva fan? Would you like to see “The Axe Murderer” fight in person, for free? Well, you are in luck! In a recent video blog, Wanderlei announced that he will be holding a three round hard sparring event at his Las Vegas gym, free and open to the public, on Thursday May 21st, at 8 pm.

Silva explains that he will be sparring against a professional, heavyweight opponent who is currently training for an upcoming fight for Strikeforce. Without revealing the name of his sparring partner, Wanderlei does say that the opponent has a record of 23-6 and has a strong wrestling base. He will outweigh Silva by 40lbs and has a two inch height advantage.

Silva goes on to say, “Every week I am going to train with the same guy three rounds, all serious, no stop, same as a fight, for to test. This guy is 240lbs, professional, he is going to fight in the next few months.”

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