Anderson Silva

MMA

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.
Jack Slack
3.15.18
FIGHTLAND

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.
Josh Rosenblatt
5.3.17
FIGHTLAND

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.
Tom Taylor
4.12.17
FIGHTLAND

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.
Tom Usher
4.4.17
FIGHTLAND

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.
Jake Hughes
3.16.17
FIGHTLAND

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.
Josh Rosenblatt
2.10.17
FIGHTLAND

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?
Josh Rosenblatt
1.27.17
FIGHTLAND

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.
Peter Carroll
7.11.16
FIGHTLAND

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.
Fightland Staff
7.8.16
FIGHTLAND

Anderson Silva Undergoes Gallbladder Surgery, Is Out of UFC 198

But was it simply age that got him, or punishment for past sins?
Josh Rosenblatt
5.11.16
FIGHTLAND

Anderson Silva, Michael Bisping, and Five Compelling, Perplexing Rounds

If this past Saturday was any indication, genius and stubbornness are dangerously close together.
Jeff Harder
2.29.16
FIGHTLAND

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.
Jack Slack
2.29.16
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