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Floyd Mayweather, Anderson Silva exhibition bouts postponed

The event headlined by Floyd Mayweather's exhibition boxing match against Don Moore on Saturday in Dubai was postponed following the death of United Arab Emirates President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, promoter Global Titans announced Friday. Former UFC champion Anderson Silva was set to face Bruno Machado, also in...

Mayweather Boxing Event In Dubai Featuring Anderson Silva Canceled

Boxing Hall of Famer Floyd Mayweather’s return to the boxing ring will be rescheduled after his Dubai exhibition against Don Moore was canceled. TMZ Sports was the first to report the news of the Mayweather/Moore exhibition being canceled this weekend. Mayweather and Moore were supposed to compete at the...
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Floyd Mayweather Jr., Anderson Silva Dubai Boxing Exhibition Canceled; New Date TBD

An exhibition boxing card featuring Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Anderson Silva that was scheduled to take place Saturday in the United Arab Emirates was postponed. TMZ Sports reported Friday the event, officially dubbed Global Titans Fight Series: The Showcase in the Skies of Dubai, was called off following the death of UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan that led the country to declare a three-day mourning period.

Dana White Questions ‘What The F*ck Is Anderson Silva Talking About?’ Following ‘The Spider’s’ UFC Rant

Dana White insists he “never” talked bad about Anderson Silva following the latter’s recent rant. The UFC president said he can’t understand where Silva is coming from. Anderson Silva generated quite a buzz recently after he threw shade at the UFC, stating that his former employer treated him with “no respect,” and that it would only “use you and kick you out” when the glory days are over.
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Morning Report: Anderson Silva blasts the UFC: ‘They try to use you and kick you out’

Add Anderson Silva to the growing list of fighters who have issues with the UFC. Silva is arguably the most successful fighters in UFC history, having held the middleweight title for nearly seven years, amassing 10 title defenses, and accruing numerous records inside the promotion. “The Spider” left the organization in 2020 after losing three fights in a row and seven of nine (including one No Contest). At the time, Silva was purportedly retiring from the sport, however, in the aftermath it became clear that Silva still wanted to compete and that his exit was less than amicable, and speaking with SportsNaut recently, Silva expounded on that.

Anderson Silva Felt Disrespected By Dana White And The UFC At The End Of His Historic Run

UFC legend Anderson Silva felt like his boss for the past 14 years disrespected him at the end of his historic run. Silva was the UFC’s middleweight king from 2006 to 2013, in which he defended his title a then-record ten times. All good times must come to an end, and when Chris Weidman knocked him out at UFC 162, that would be the start of a steep decline. ‘The Spider’ would only win one more fight in eight years. In 2020, he was finished by Uriah Hall and then released from the UFC.