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Silva Says He Lost Focus During Weidman Loss

Former UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva was a force to be reckoned with inside the UFC's octagon but at UFC 162 he looked human while being knocked out by new champ, Chris Weidman. Silva was a guest Brazilian radio show "Mundo da Luta" this week and explained his initial reaction...

Dana White To Sports Illustrated: Do Your Homework

UFC President Dana White is not happy with some of the writers at Sports Illustrated after a roundtable discussion that focused on UFC 162's main event between Anderson Silva and Chris Weidman. Maggie Gray, Chris Mannix, Ted Keith, and Andrew Perloff all discussed the possibility of Silva throwing the fight...

Video: Dana White Gets Pissed Over Fight Fixing Claims

UFC President Dana White appeared on ESPN's "Highly Questionable" this week and discussed claims that UFC 162's main event was fixed: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=bHklUzTQZvs

Anderson Silva: There Was No Lack Of Respect

After getting knocked out cold by Chris Weidman at UFC 162 and losing the UFC Middleweight Championship, many pointed their fingers at Anderson Silva and claimed his in-cage antics were the cause of his loss. With his hands down by his waist, Silva ate multiple shots from Weidman which...

Video: Anderson Silva UFC 162 Vlog, Backstage After Loss

Anderson Silva has released his video blog from UFC 162 weekend. Check it out:

Weidman: He Tried To Make Me Feel Like I Didn’t Belong

Chris Weidman made a statement at UFC 162 when he knocked out long reigning UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva and put an end to his run as king of 185lbs. Weidman spoke earlier this week about his win and reflected on Silva's antics in the cage and how he felt...

Jon Jones: War Gods Made Silva Pay For Disrespect

The first way to spoil a UFC super-fight appears to be just mention it. Although the possibility for Jon Jones and Anderson Silva to one day meet inside the Octagon still exists, it took a step backwards Saturday night at UFC 162 when Chris Weidman spoiled the party and...

Video: Backstage Pass To UFC 162

Here's your chance to go inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena on a monumental night as so-far-unstoppable Anderson Silva takes on Chris Weidman for the UFC middleweight championship at UFC 162.

Ed Soares: “There’s a Possibility He (Silva) Took It To Far This Time”

Anderson Silva's long time manager Ed Soares was a guest on the MMA Hour yesterday and spoke about his star clients loss to Chris Weidman this past weekend at UFC 162. Silva, known for what some refer to as "show boating" antics inside the Octagon during title fights, lost via...

Chris Weidman: This Was My Destiny

Chris Weidman always had the confidence to step into the cage against Anderson Silva. He oozed it, but the question many had was whether he would be able to stop the man that had become unstoppable in the UFC's middleweight division. Weidman proved the doubters wrong Saturday evening, doing what...

UFC 162 Fighter Salaries, Payroll of $1,613,000

MMANews.com has obtained a copy of the fighter salaries issued this weekend for UFC 162 which was held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV. The biggest earner of the evening was former UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva who pick up a $600,000 pay out as opposed...

Video: 2013 UFC Hall Of Fame Ceremony

The 2013 UFC Hall of Fame ceremony took place this past weekend and featured long time UFC stand outs Forrest Griffin and Stephan Bonnar being inducted after their respective retirements earlier this year. MMAWeekly.com has video of the ceremony from this years UFC Fan Expo. Check it out below:

Silva’s Pre-Fight Comments Fuel “Fix” Conspiracy

Following UFC 162, some tin foil hat wearing fans flooded social media with suggestions that Anderson Silva may have threw the UFC 162 main event to new UFC Middleweight Champion Chris Weidman and taking a look at the former champ's pre fight comments, fuel is only being added to...

Silva Getting Rematch, Belfort Not Getting Title Shot

Despite his best efforts, Vitor Belfort will have to wait in line before getting a shot at newly crowned UFC Middleweight Champion Chris Weidman. According to UFC President Dana White, when the final bell sounded to conclude the UFC 162 main event, White's phone lit up like a Christmas...

UFC 162 OTN Bonuses

With UFC 162 in the books the usual "Of the night" bonuses were awarded following the show. There were no submission finishes throughout the night so two "Fight of the Night" awards were given out. "If I have to tell you the knock out, you're stupid" -Dana White Fight of the Night...