From Silva to McGregor, the Distance Trap Is the Most Powerful Principle in MMA
Control of distance remains one of the few common factors we can point to in top fighters from boxing, kickboxing, Muay Thai and mixed martial arts.
Anderson Silva Says He'll Retire If He Doesn't Get to Fight Yoel Romero in Rio
The former champion wants an interim title shot in his hometown or he’s out.
Anderson Silva Wants to Fight in Rio, but Only Against Nick Diaz
Though his reasons are difficult to decipher, Anderson Silva has made it clear that he wants a rematch with Nick Diaz, and that not much else interests him.
The Cult: Anderson Silva
For a record 16 successive fights, Anderson Silva was undefeated in the Octagon. The Brazilian became the most feared man in the UFC, dispatching his opponents with an air of nonchalance. But, like all good things, Silva's streak could not last.
Hey, Kelvin! Pick on Someone Your Own Age
Following his decimation of Vitor Belfort, Kelvin Gastelum’s attempts to embark on a “Legend’s ass-whooping” tour—his latest stop being Anderson Silva—is enough to make you feel a little uneasy.
Anderson Silva Will Walk Out to His Son's Song This Weekend in Brooklyn
After making “Ain’t No Sunshine” the soundtrack of his career, the Spider makes a move toward family.
Anderson Silva Could Be Bisping's Next Opponent, Much to Jacare Souza's Chagrin
Will the fight over who’s next in line for the middleweight belt ruin a great MMA friendship?
Anderson Silva Underlined His Greatness at UFC 200
After a tumultuous three years, Anderson Silva reminded us all how great he is by stepping up on short notice against Daniel Cormier at UFC 200.
Anderson Silva Replaces Jon Jones at UFC 200
The Spider will step in on two days notice to face Daniel Cormier, joining the cast of the historic bicentennial event.
Anderson Silva Undergoes Gallbladder Surgery, Is Out of UFC 198
But was it simply age that got him, or punishment for past sins?
Anderson Silva, Michael Bisping, and Five Compelling, Perplexing Rounds
If this past Saturday was any indication, genius and stubbornness are dangerously close together.
Bisping versus Silva: Knockout Loss, Decision Win
Michael Bisping either beat Anderson Silva by decision or was knocked out in the third round, perhaps both. We examine Bisping's performance.