All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Anderson Silva’

Anderson Silva Shuns Weidman Rematch; Eyes Diaz

At UFC 168 in December of 2013, Anderson Silva, once undefeated MMA middleweight champion of the UFC, suffered one of the most gruesome injuries in sports history, shattering his leg against the shin of competitor Chris Weidman. The injury not only led to Silva’s second consecutive defeat to the now UFC middleweight champion but also led to a longtime layoff …

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Anderson Silva Says He’s Coming Back To UFC

MMA fans will be glad to know that Brazilian fighter Anderson Silva, who suffered a devastating—and some said career-breaking—injury at UFC 168 is doing exceptionally well in his rehabilitation. In a Twitter post, he uploaded an old photo of him doing some grappling exercises. It was captioned “Estou voltando,” which means “I’m coming back.” It has almost been two months …

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Anderson Silva Recovering From Leg Surgery

On Sunday Dec. 29, UFC officials announced that mixed martial artists Anderson Silva’s leg surgery was a success. The former UFC Middleweight Champion underwent an extensive operation after breaking his left leg. According to The Sports Xchange, UFC orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Steven Sanders performed the operation. It was also reported that the Brazilian fighter was later transported to a local …

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UFC: Silva Recovering From Injury; Return Unsure

UFC watchers were stunned last night as they watched Anderson Silva’s leg shatter while throwing a kick. The anticipated mixed martial arts rematch between former champion and record holder Anderson Silva and Chris Weidman got off to an exciting start, with Weidman dominating early. The fight almost ended in the first round with a massive right punch by Weidman that …

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Anderson Silva’s Surgery A Success

Anderson Silva fought against Chris Weidman to try to retake the UFC middleweight title last night, during the UFC 168. However, Silva was, once again, defeated by Weidman after throwing one of his legendary leg kicks that landed him in the operating room. “Following Saturday evening’s UFC 168 main event, former champion Anderson Silva was taken to a local Las …

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