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USA TODAY: Despite Anderson Silva's disinterest, Jon Jones is best option for opponent
October 15, 2012 (14:15) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva proved two things when he demolished light heavyweight Stephan Bonnar at UFC 153 this past Saturday in Rio de Janeiro: He's clearly the best fighter in the world, and he needs tougher challenges.
Now we just need to convince Silva.
Even after easily dispatching a journeyman 205-pounder with a first-round TKO set up by a brutal knee to the body, Silva continued to shoot down the most interesting suggestions for potential future opponents.
Future is murky, but Anderson Silva again proves a traveling piece of performance art
October 14, 2012 (19:00) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
Stephan Bonnar promised he'd drag Anderson Silva through hell with him in the main event of UFC 153.
He tried, but judging by the look on his face after Silva stuck him with a knee to the body, the trip to hell was one Bonnar had to make alone.
People say a lot of crazy things before a fight, especially when they're trying to convince you to pay for it. In the case of Bonnar, the UFC spent a good deal of time trying to get us to believe that he was "completely insane," not to mention virtually indestructible. Neither turned out to be true.
UFC 153: Anderson Silva vs. Stephan Bonnar full fight video highlights
October 14, 2012 (14:30) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
Despite the persistent "Rocky" storylines heading into Saturday's UFC 153 event, the night's headliner played out like so many folks predicted: UFC middleweight Anderson Silva shut down heavy underdog Stephan Bonnar.
Silva's 16th consecutive UFC win followed another big victory for his countryman, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, who handled fellow heavyweight Dave Herman.
Full fight video highlights are now available of each bout, as well light heavyweights Glover Teixeira vs. Fabio Maldonado and welterweights Jon Fitch vs. Erick Silva.
Chris Weidman knows he can beat Anderson Silva but feels UFC champ won't fight him
October 14, 2012 (12:15) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
RIO DE JANEIRO - UFC middleweight contender Chris Weidman was in Rio de
Janeiro to witness Anderson Silva's first-round victory over
Stephan Bonnar, and the "All-American" admits he was impressed by the
What he's not impressed with is Silva's reluctance to fight him.
Weidman said he believes he deserves a shot at the UFC middleweight
champion and that he's got just the right style to hand "The Spider" his
first UFC loss. And while he wants to remain humble in his run to the
top, Weidman believes Silva is essentially ducking him.
UFC 153 results: Anderson Silva cruises, stops Stephan Bonnar with big knee, strikes
October 14, 2012 (07:00) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
RIO DE JANEIRO - Neither size nor toughness could save Stephan Bonnar from Anderson Silva.
Silva, who stepped up to light heavyweight to save the injury-rattled UFC 153, brazenly took Bonnar's best shots before launching a knee that crumpled "The American Psycho" in the first round.
The light heavyweight bout served as the main event of Saturday's UFC 153 event at HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro.
UFC champ Anderson Silva says 'no way' to superfight with Jon Jones
October 11, 2012 (22:00) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
Anderson Silva might be willing to move up in weight to fight Stephan Bonnar, but he won't fight light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones.
"There are many possibilities, but fighting Jon Jones is one of them that I don't think is possible," Silva said today during a press conference in support of UFC 153. "There's no way."
The middleweight champ's proclamation was the latest of several objections to the superfight, which has drawn heated interest from fans since Silva's record-setting 10th consecutive title defense earlier this year.
'Excited' Anderson Silva insists that for Stephan Bonnar at UFC 153, 'a fight is a fight'
October 11, 2012 (01:30) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
RIO DE JANEIRO - When you're considered by oddsmakers as a 12-to-1 favorite heading into a fight, chances are you don't stand to gain much by defeating an opponent you apparently should outclass.
And so it is with UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva, who by most accounts is expected to absolutely destroy Stephan Bonnar in the main event of Saturday's UFC 153 event.
But "The Spider" says he doesn't see the fight as all risk and no reward.
Stephan Bonnar 'roughnecking' Anderson Silva? We've seen worse game plans
October 10, 2012 (19:30) [ Indexed from MMAjunkie
Step into the time machine of the UFC's video archives with me for a moment.
Set the dial for June of 2006. There's the 25-year-old kid with the red hair, the face that's still almost like a blank canvas for artists who work exclusively in the medium of scar tissue, the head that makes such a pleasant target only in part because it doesn't mind being thumped on.
He's about to fight the man who will become the greatest middleweight MMA fighter of all time. But it's OK; he has a plan.
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