UFC heavyweight Maurice Greene is blunt about why he thinks people want to watch his fight with Greg Hardy on Saturday at UFC Vegas 12.
Deiveson Figueiredo defends his flyweight title against Alex Perez in the main event of UFC 255 on Nov. 21 in Las Vegas | Guilherme Cruz, MMA Fighting Flyweight champions Deiveson Figueiredo and Valentina Shevchenko share the poster for UFC 255, which was released Friday. The recently crowned Figueiredo’s fight against Alex Perez headlines the Nov. 21 pay-per-view event, while Shevchenko goes for the fourth straight defense of her UFC title when she takes on Jennifer Maia in the co-main event. The flyweight titles are on the [email protected]_Deiveson vs @[email protected] vs MaiaYour #UFC255 poster has just been released. pic.twitter.com/fsSJrnBjPM— UFC (@ufc) October 30, 2020 Also featured on the card, former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua meets Paul Crag in a rematch
Anderson Silva headlines Saturday night's UFC Vegas 12 against Uriah Hall. | Guilherme Cruz, MMA Fighting Jon Jones is all over social media for days, refuting the notion that Khabib Nurmagomedov has become the best pound-for-pound fighter on the planet and the greatest of all times with his win over Justin Gaethje at UFC 254 this last Saturday. For Anderson Silva, once seen as the No. 1 on the planet regardless of weight class back when he was the middleweight champion, this entire debate makes no sense whatsoever. Nurmagomedov announced his retirement from the sport with a record of 29-0, including 13 octagon victories over the likes of Conor McGregor, Dustin Poirier, Rafael dos Anjos and Edson Barboza. Jones, who won
Anderson Silva headlines Saturday night’s UFC Vegas 12 against Uriah Hall | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Anderson Silva’s accurate strikes have dropped dozens of MMA fighters for more than a decade, and we’re not talking about the ones he’s faced inside the octagon. “The Spider” once reigned supreme as the best 185-pounder on the planet in the UFC, stopping the likes of Vitor Belfort, Forrest Griffin, Rich Franklin, Nate Marquardt and many others. To get ready for those bouts, Silva had the help of countless of sparring partners throughout his career. Roberto “Facada” Neves is one of the athletes that played the role of a punching bag that fires back. A member of Silva’s camp since his rematch with Chael Sonnen
Michael Bisping and Anderson Silva at UFC London on Feb. 27, 2016 | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Few things infuriate MMA fans more than a fight being scored incorrectly, though the term “robbery” tends to be thrown around carelessly and is often steeped in bias. With Robbery Review, we’ll take a look back at controversial fights and determine whether the judges were rightly criticized for their decision or if pundits need to examine their own knee-jerk reactions. It was a fight Michael Bisping had chased for years. One of the middleweight division’s most popular fighters for the better part of a decade, “The Count,” always seemed to be one big win away from that elusive title shot against Anderson Silva.
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting This might not be the last time we see Anderson Silva fight, but we should savor the moment all the same. It’s an important distinction to make considering that Saturday’s UFC Vegas 12 middleweight main event has been marketed as Silva’s final appearance - at least for the UFC - despite the fact that he’s left the door open for a return in interviews and still has fights left on his current contract. Regardless, the UFC has played along with the narrative, as have many of us in the media who are happy to take this opportunity to wax poetic on Silva’s greatness. He has a fitting foe to send him off in Uriah Hall, the former
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Kevin Holland will never forget the first UFC he ever attended. Nearly six years before he would make his professional mixed martial arts debut, the future middleweight contender sat in the crowd at the Wachovia Center in Philadelphia where he watched Anderson Silva put on a dazzling showcase to finish Forrest Griffin in the first round. Silva was no stranger to highlight reel performances but the way he ducked and dodged Griffin’s punches and then made him pay with a deadly striking game rarely seen in the sport was something Holland will never forget. “The first UFC card I got to attend was UFC 101 and I got to watch Anderson Silva take out Forrest Griffin in Philadelphia,”
Uriah Hall and Anderson Silva will clash in the UFC Vegas 12 main event Saturday. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC MMA Fighting has UFC Vegas 12 results for the Hall vs. Silva fight card, Iive blog of the main event, and live UFC Vegas 12 Twitter updates from all the action Saturday night at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nev. In the main event, former UFC champion Anderson Silva might fight for the last time in the Octagon when he squares off against Uriah Hall in a middleweight contest. Featherweights Andre Fili and Bryce Mitchell will compete in the co-main event. Check out UFC Vegas 12 results below. Main card (ESPN+ at 7 p.m. ET) Uriah Hall vs. Anderson Silva Andre Fili vs.
Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Alexander Hernandez has experienced a lot of changes in his life since his most recent fight with Drew Dober. “The Great” returns to action this Saturday and will face Chris Gruetzemacher at UFC Vegas 12. The event takes place at the UFC APEX and will be headlined by a middleweight matchup between Uriah Hall and Anderson Silva. Hernandez began his UFC run with a 42-second finish of Beneil Dariush at UFC 222 and a unanimous decision win over Olivier Aubin-Mercier four months later. Since then, the 28-year-old has gone 1-2, which includes stoppage losses to Donald Cerrone and Drew Dober. It was in the middle of his UFC Jacksonville fight with Dober in May that