The Las Vegas doctor who operated on the broken leg of Anderson Silva said the former middleweight champion asked him a question just before surgery that will have Silva fans dreaming of a return to the cage: “When can I train?”
There were a lot of adjectives used to describe the gruesome broken left leg suffered by Anderson Silva in the main event of UFC 168 on Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden.
It was far from the result Chris Weidman was hoping for, but the UFC middleweight champion retained his belt in the main event of UFC 168 on Saturday night at the MGM Grand.
Since she last fought in a cage as part of the first female match in Ultimate Fighting Championship history in February, Ronda Rousey has filmed a reality show and two movies, granted countless interviews and appeared on so many magazine covers she says she doesn’t even get excited about them anymore.
It’s no big deal for women gladiators to climb into the mixed martial arts cage anymore. Now they’re headlining the fight cards as main events for Las Vegas-based fight organizations such as juggernaut Ultimate Fighting Championship and Lion Fight Promotions.
A breakdown of the fights on the main card of UFC 168 today at the MGM Grand Garden:
During his rise through the ranks of the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s middleweight division, Chris Weidman often dreamed of beating the seemingly invincible Anderson Silva. Even in those visions, Weidman always knew doing it once wouldn’t be enough.
There were two important lessons Miesha Tate learned from her first fight against rival Ronda Rousey in March 2012 that she believes will help her emerge victorious in the rematch Saturday night.
When former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva was asked last week whether losing the belt he held for seven years had reinvigorated his passion for the sport, he didn’t think very long before answering.
A submission win in front of a raucous hometown crowd should help create a pleasant holiday atmosphere for UFC star Urijah Faber.