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Anderson Silva vs Chael Sonnen I Full Fight Video From UFC 117

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One of the greatest comebacks in the UFC took place at UFC 117 as Anderson Silva defeated Chael Sonnen by fifth round submission to retain the UFC middleweight title. Sonnen had dominated the entire fight and won the first four rounds until getting caught by Silva. The UFC has released the full fight video from the fight to help celebrate ... Read More »

Watch Top 20 Knockouts In The History Of The UFC

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The 20th anniversary show takes place on Saturday night with UFC 167. The organization has been releasing videos this week highlighting 20 years of the organization. In the video above shows the top 20 knockouts in UFC history. Here are the top five, which included a tie for the top spot. 5) Chuck Liddell vs Randy Couture II at UFC ... Read More »

Video: Top 20 Submissions in UFC History

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UFC 167 is on Saturday night and is the 20th anniversary show of the company. Throughout the week the UFC will be releasing videos of the greatest fights and other moments in the history of the organization. This video above will show the 20 greatest submissions in the history of the UFC. Here are the top five. 5. B.J. Penn ... Read More »

Josh Barnett Gets A License In Nevada, UFC Will Pay For WADA Testing

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Their was a long standing question when Josh Barnett came back to the UFC was whether he would be able to get a license to fight in the state of Nevada. The question was answered this morning when Barnett was approved for a license to fight at UFC 168 against Travis Browne during a hearing today with the Nevada State ... Read More »

Video: Chael Sonnen Says He Will Ask Anderson Silva To Be His Assistant Coach For TUF Brazil 3

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Anderson Silva and Chael Sonnen on the same team for The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 3? If Sonnen has his way, it could happen. Sonnen whose in England to corner Luke Barnatt this Saturday, did a media scrum in England today for UFC Fight Night 30 and a video was posted on severemma.com that he will at least ask Silva to ... Read More »

Chris Weidman vs Anderson Silva Fight Estimated To Do 550,000 Pay-Per-View Buys

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For the prediction that UFC President Dana White made about UFC 162 trending to about 800,000 buys was a little bit off. According to Dave Meltzer from MMAFighting.com, UFC 162 featuring Chris Weidman knocking off Anderson Silva to win the UFC middleweight championship did about 550,000 buys on pay-per view. The promotion based around the fight was that fighters were ... Read More »

Floyd Mayweather Bests Anderson Silva and Jon Jones For 2013 ESPY

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Boxing is still more popular than MMA in terms of who the fans think is the best fighter. It announced last night at ESPN 2013 ESPY awards that boxing kingpin Floyd Mayweather won the award for best fighter. Mayweather beat out UFC stars Anderson Siva and Jon Jones, with fellow boxers Canelo Alvarez and Danny Garcia. The winner was determined ... Read More »

Report: Anderson Silva Wants His Rematch With Chris Weidman This Year

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Well that didn’t take Anderson Silva long to change his tune about facing Chris Weidman again. MMAFighting.com is reporting that people close to former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva are saying Silva wants his rematch with Weidman sooner rather than later. The former champion had stated immediately to Joe Rogan after his loss to Weidman that he wasn’t going to ... Read More »

Between The Ropes MMA Podcast – UFC 162 Recap

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On today’s podcast Steve talks to Fighthype.com lead writer Percy Crawford. Steve and Percy recap UFC 162 from Saturday night as Chris Weidman defeated Anderson Silva to become the UFC middleweight champion. Steve and Percy discuss what’s next for Weidman and Silva, will Silva retire, discuss whether Silva was really into the fight and much more. The guys then get ... Read More »

UFC 162 Salaries: Anderson Silva Tops With $600K

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UFC 162 took place on Saturday night with Chris Weidman defeating Anderson Silva to become the UFC middleweight champion. The Nevada State Athletic Commission sent an email to media members with the disclosed salaries of all the UFC 162 participants. Weidman took home a disclosed $48,000, while Silva took a home a disclosed $600,000, which topped all fighters on the ... Read More »

UFC 162 Bonuses: Weidman Picks Up Bonus After Knocking Out Anderson Silva

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After knocking out the longest reigning champion in UFC history, Chris Weidman picked up a little extra money for his handywork. The new middleweight champion picked up an additional $50,000 for his “knockout of the night” win over Anderson Silva. UFC officials also announced after the card that they were handing two $50,000 “fight of the night” bonuses as well. ... Read More »

UFC 162 Video Highlights Of Chris Weidman Defeating Anderson Silva

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See the highlight video of Chris Weidman (10-0 MMA, 6-0 UFC) ending the run of Anderson Silva (33-5 MMA, 16-1 UFC) to become the UFC middleweight champion last night at UFC 162. Follow Between The Ropes on Facebook and Twitter. Follow me on Twitter @SMuehlhausenMMA. Video: Highlights: UFC 162: Silva – Weidman Read More »