Antonio Silva says he loves having the underdog role in his fights so he can go out and prove people wrong. And when "Bigfoot" steps in the cage to face Cain Velasquez at UFC 160, he plans to prove there are no superheroes in MMA, as well.
UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez isn't overlooking Antonio Silva, despite having defeated him rather easily last year at UFC 146. Smart move on behalf of the champ, because Silva has shown he can clean the clock of the biggest of the big men.
Once more, with feeling. Daniel Cormier says fight fans shouldn't expect any surprises when Bigfoot Silva challenges Cain Velasquez in the main event of UFC 160, which takes place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, on May 25, 2013.
According to Daniel Cormier, fighting Frank Mir at UFC on Fox 7 in his Octagon debut this weekend isn't a step up in MMA competition when having already defeated Heavyweight standouts such as Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva and Josh Barnett, among others.
While former heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos is very confident in his striking, he has no issues taking the fight against former kickboxer Mark Hunt to the ground at UFC 160, especially if things start to get a little "weird" on the feet.
Antonio Silva confident his second encounter with UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez will be different than their first meeting at UFC 146, vowing to do what he does best at UFC 160 on May 25, 2013, which is hurt grown men with his fists.
Friendship won't stop Junior dos Santos and Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva from facing one another for the UFC heavyweight title if the two big men win their respective bouts at UFC 160 on May 25, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Ahead of his showdown against Stefan Struve this weekend (Mar. 2, 2013) at UFC on FUEL TV 8 in Saitama, Japan, Mark Hunt explains how fighting and MMA kept him from going to jail and even saved his life.
While top heavyweight contender Alistair Overeem passed his UFC 156 post-fight drug test, there's still cause for alarm. "The Reem" has "dangerously low" testosterone and may be the latest addition to the TRT club.
No. 1 Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight contender Antonio 'Bigfoot' Silva was gifted a $126,000 Maserati for renewing his sponsorship with Sienna Motors shortly after defeating Alistair Overeem at UFC 156.
Junior dos Santos and Alistair Overeem -- two of the most savage strikers in mixed martial arts (MMA) today -- have been re-booked to fight in the UFC 160 co-main event from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, on May 25, 2013.
Cain Velasquez will defend his heavyweight title against Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva on May 25, 2013, in UFC 160's main event from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, holding center court for the promotion's annual Memorial Day weekend show.
According to Antonio Silva's manager, Alex Davis, he would rather see his Brazilian fighter get at least one more fight under his belt before a potential rematch against current UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez.
One of Alistair Overeem's former trainers at Golden Glory, Roman Dekkers, wasn't impressed by "The Reem's" performance at UFC 156, or the way he took his beating at the hands of Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva, saying he took the punishment like a 'bitch.'