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Anderson Silva has revealed what he plans on doing next following his upcoming boxing match against Jake Paul. On October 29 in Arizona, Anderson Silva will attempt to put an end to the rise of Jake Paul in professional boxing. ‘The Spider’ has made a strong transition over to the squared circle from mixed martial arts and even at the age of 47, he’s still proving that there’s a way to find success after leaving the UFC.
Nate Diaz had some choice words for Khamzat Chimaev after the undefeated fighter announced he would be moving up to middleweight. Diaz (21-13 MMA) and Chimaev (12-0 MMA) were of course slated to headline UFC 279 earlier this month in Las Vegas. However, after ‘Borz’ missed weight by an inexcusable 7.5lbs, the fight card was ultimately reshuffled in an effort to keep both Nate and Khamzat on the card.
Joe Rogan has revealed that he and Dave Chappelle were removed from their seats during Gennady Golovkin vs Canelo Alvarez 3. When it comes to larger than life figures from within the world of mixed martial arts, Joe Rogan is right up there with the best of them. In addition to being a UFC commentator, Joe also hosts a successful podcast and is one of the most recognisable faces from within the combat sports sphere.
Khamzat Chimaev’s teammate Reza Madadi sends a message to Khabib Nurmagomedov after ‘The Eagle’ blames a lack of Muslims for Chimaev’s UFC 279 weight miss
Khamzat Chimaev’s teammate Reza Madadi has questioned Khabib Nurmagomedov‘s criticism regarding Khamzat’s UFC 279 weight miss. After Khamzat Chimaev missed weight by 7.5 pounds at UFC 279, many were questioning the motivation of ‘Borz’ and whether or not he was fully focused on his fight week task. One of the most notable critics was none other than Khabib Nurmagomedov, who noted that he didn’t believe Chimaev had enough Muslims around him to help guide the welterweight star in the right direction.
Trey Ogden figured he would be the underdog against Daniel Zellhuber but didn’t expect to be the biggest underdog on the card at UFC Vegas 60. Ogden was coming off a split decision loss to Jordan Leavitt in his debut and was set to fight the undefeated Zellhuber. Going into the fight, Ogden knew people would be doubting him and he was fine with that.
Scott Coker reveals he tried to make Anderson Silva vs. Fedor Emelianenko, hopes to re-open the “dialogue” and make it happen in Japan
Scott Coker is hoping to make Anderson Silva vs. Fedor Emelianenko in Bellator. After Silva fought out his UFC contract and became a free agent, Coker says he tried to sign the Brazilian. He wanted to do a one-off fight against Emelianenko but Silva made it known he wanted to pursue boxing.
Joe Rogan is detailing the ‘humiliating’ experience that prompted him to take up MMA. Rogan, 55, is currently a veteran color commentator for the UFC, as well being a podcaster, comedian, actor, and former television presenter. Rogan also hosts ‘The Joe Rogan Experience’ which has an estimated 11 million listeners per episode.
Michael Chandler admits fighting Dustin Poirier “scares” him: “You get caught with Dustin Poirier’s four-ounce glove, you’re probably going out”
Michael Chandler says he is a bit scared to fight Dustin Poirier as he knows the danger he poses but that is what excites him. Chandler and Poirier will finally settle their differences at UFC 281 in a highly-anticipated lightweight fight. Since Chandler has signed with the UFC, the two have taken shots at one another and when they share the Octagon with one another, Chandler knows Poirier has the power to KO him with one shot.
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