After two rounds of dealing with Stanislav Nedkov’s dirty boxing clinch game, Silva seized on an opportunity to take his opponent down, then submitted him for his first win in more than three.
The light heavyweight bout was the co-main event of Saturday’s UFC on FUEL TV 6 event at CotaiArena in Venetian Macau Resort Hotel. [...]
Light heavyweights Thiago Silva (14-3 MMA, 5-3 UFC) and Stanislav Nedkov (12-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) appear headed to UFC on FUEL TV 6. A source close to one of the fighters told MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) that the matchup is targeted for the Nov. 10 event, which takes place at Venetian Macau Resort Hotel’s Cotai Arena in [...]
Some hard-hitting Brazilians will ply their trade on Canadian soil.
Sources close to the event today told MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) that light heavyweights Thiago Silva (14-3 MMA, 5-3 UFC) and Mauricio “Shogun” Rua (20-6 MMA, 4-4 UFC) have agreed to meet at UFC 149 in Calgary, Alberta.
UFC president Dana White today tweeted the Silva vs. Rua matchup [...]
The drought is almost over, Maniacs.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back in action this weekend from the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden, featuring UFC on FUEL TV 2: “Gustafsson vs. Silva” on April 14, 2012.
UFC on FUEL TV 2 features native son Alexander Gustafsson in the headlining bout taking on Brazilian bomber Thiago Silva, [...]
Alexander Gustafsson seems to be the uncrowned third contender in the UFC’s light heavyweight, according to many MMA fans, but I’m not so sure that this fight is in any way a certainty. I think people have forgotten how much of a beast Thiago Silva is at this point.
Silva has only lost twice in his [...]
After a year-long suspension due to steroid use and submitting a synthetic urine sample, Thiago Silva will return against Alexander Gustaffson at UFC on Fuel 2 in Sweden. Since it’s been a while, here’s a reminder of what he can do.
With a left hook, Silva took out Keith Jardine. He lost to Rashad Evans and [...]
STOCKHOLM – Thiago Silva has a lot to prove in the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
After failing a drug test in early 2011 after altering his urine sample, sitting out a year due to the accompanying suspension, and now getting a slot in a UFC main event, Silva needs to prove to fans and UFC officials he’s [...]
Hometown hero Alexander “The Mauler” Gustafsson gets his chance to make Sweden proud as he takes on Brazilian Thiago Silva at UFC Live: Gustafsson vs Silva Saturday in Stockholm, Sweden.
The young Swede is riding a 4-fight win streak, while Silva is returning from a year-long suspension for tampering with his UFC 125 urine sample. It resulted in his victory [...]
After taking a long break, the Ultimate Fighting Championship will return on April 14, with the “UFC on Fuel TV 2″ fight card. The event will be held at the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. Here are my predictions for the entire “UFC on Fuel TV 2″ fight card:
Alexander Gustafsson versus Thiago Silva
Gustafsson will [...]
Thiago Silva has been away from the Octagon for more than a year since having his license revoked by the Nevada State Athletic Commission following UFC 125, when the Brazilian light heavyweight admitted to altering his urine sample for a post-fight drug screen.
Thanks to the recent injury suffered by Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, the American Top Team representative will [...]