1. Wanderlei Silva Could Make Pro Wrestling Debut in Japan

    Former Pride middleweight champion and UFC fighter Wanderlei Silva may elect to make his professional wrestling debut back where it all started...

    Bradley Popkin Written by Bradley Popkin about 4 months ago 1,325 reads 5 comments

  2. Chael Sonnen: Wanderlei Silva Is Making Bad Choices

    Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva were never close friends. By most accounts, they've been enemies for a long, long time...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 6 months ago 6,782 reads 8 comments

  3. Wanderlei Silva Is Hard to Take Seriously

    If you thought Wanderlei Silva would go quietly into that good night after finishing his career with the human equivalent of a dumpster fire, well, you've got another thing coming...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 6 months ago 20,283 reads 39 comments

  4. Wanderlei Silva Takes Another Shot at UFC, Accuses Promotion of 'Slavery'

    It’s fully within Wanderlei Silva ’s rights to pick up his ball and go home, but the UFC had better not catch him playing on someone else’s court...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 7 months ago 3,409 reads 13 comments

  5. Chael Sonnen Declines XFC Fight, Open to Grappling Match with Wanderlei Silva

    Xtreme Fighting Championships (XFC) was targeting a grudge match between Wanderlei Silva and Chael Sonnen in Brazil, but it looks like The American Gangster doesn't plan on finding a loophole in his current suspension to make the bout happen...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 7 months ago 14,277 reads 20 comments

  6. Wanderlei Silva: There's No Way UFC Fighters Should Earn $4K, $8K for a Fight

    Former Pride champion and UFC fighter Wanderlei Silva believes that while he was compensated fairly by the world's premier mixed martial arts organization, up-and-coming competitors deserve fatter checks for their efforts...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 8 months ago 23,506 reads 142 comments

  7. MMA Retrospective: Examining the Career of 'The Axe Murderer' Wanderlei Silva

    Upon hearing the news that “The Axe Murderer” Wanderlei Silva was retiring from MMA , I found myself both sad and glad...

    Levi Nile Written by Levi Nile about 8 months ago 5,470 reads 14 comments

  8. Dana White Says Wanderlei Silva Has Been 'Pete Rose'd,' No Hall of Fame Offers

    Following his dramatic exit from the UFC, Wanderlei Silva has officially been blackballed from the Hall of Fame, according to UFC President Dana White ...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 8 months ago 10,051 reads 45 comments

  9. Wanderlei Silva on Lifetime Ban: The NSAC 'Looks Like a Circus'

    Former PRIDE champ and UFC veteran Wanderlei Silva is less than thrilled after being handed a lifetime ban by the Nevada State Athletic Commission Tuesday, and he isn't shy about saying so...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 8 months ago 10,965 reads 31 comments

  10. Wanderlei Silva Banned for Life from MMA, Fined $70,000 by NSAC

    The hammer has come down on former Pride champion and MMA legend Wanderlei Silva . The Nevada State Athletic Commission has banned Silva for life from MMA and handed down a sizable $70,000 fine...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 8 months ago 68,884 reads 70 comments

  11. Former UFC Greats Back Wanderlei Silva's Testimony on Fighter Mistreatment

    Wanderlei Silva is taking a stand against the UFC, and given the response by former champions and longtime contenders, he is not alone...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 8 months ago 18,644 reads 58 comments

  12. Wanderlei Silva, Former Pride Champion, Retires from MMA

    Wanderlei Silva is hanging up his gloves after one of the most storied careers in MMA history. The famed light heavyweight made the announcement via a YouTube video Friday afternoon...

    Nathan McCarter Written by Nathan McCarter about 9 months ago 49,259 reads 91 comments

  13. Wanderlei Silva's Camp Files Reply in Support of Motion to Dismiss Case

    Veteran mixed martial arts fighter Wanderlei Silva has filed a reply in support of motion to dismiss for lack of jurisdiction in the case brought against him by the Nevada State Athletic Commission...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 9 months ago 6,216 reads 10 comments

  14. Wanderlei Silva No-Shows NAC Disciplinary Meeting, Files Motion to Dismiss

    Thursday's postponement of Wanderlei Silva 's disciplinary hearing in front of the Nevada Athletic Commission added another layer of intrigue to one of the most controversial subjects in mixed martial arts...

    Jeremy Botter Written by Jeremy Botter about 9 months ago 7,151 reads 37 comments

  15. Dan Henderson vs. Wanderlei Silva: The Very Best Novelty Fight the UFC Can Make

    The UFC's novelty circuit is alive and well. Truly, don't cry for it. Yes, it lost Rich Franklin earlier this year. Then it lost Chael Sonnen just as Uncle P...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 10 months ago 6,575 reads 10 comments

  16. Nevada Attorney General Files Formal Complaint Against Wanderlei Silva

    Looks like the state of Nevada is continuing its heavy-handed approach against fighters who have issues with random drug testing...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 10 months ago 6,504 reads 14 comments

  17. Wanderlei Silva Still Eyeing Chael Sonnen Fight, Even in Metamoris If Necessary

    Former Pride champion Wanderlei Silva had his grudge match with Chael Sonnen scheduled for earlier this month postponed after The Axe Murderer ran into some trouble with the ...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 10 months ago 4,080 reads 9 comments

  18. Wanderlei Silva: 'I Did a Test on My Own in Brazil, I'm Totally Clean'

    Wanderlei Silva has yet to receive the green light from the Nevada State Athletic Commission, but the former Pride champ says he’s “totally clean and cleared to fight as soon as possible...

    Jordy McElroy Written by Jordy McElroy about 11 months ago 8,535 reads 70 comments

  19. UFC 175 Debacle Shows Surprise Testing Is Still Best Weapon in War Against PEDs

    Last week’s Nevada State Athletic Commission meeting didn ’t quite turn out to be the star-studded circus we all expected. Unfortunately, even this card was subject to change...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 11 months ago 8,446 reads 39 comments

  20. Dana White Thinks Wanderlei Silva Is “Very Wrong” About NSAC Troubles

    After being summoned to a Nevada State Athletic Commission hearing to provide his side of the story for skipping out on a random drug test, Wanderlei Silva feels that he has shed light on things and solved his problem with the NSAC...

    Mike Wellman Written by Mike Wellman about 12 months ago 2,482 reads 6 comments

  21. VIDEO: Wanderlei Silva Says NSAC Issues Behind Him, Wants Sonnen or Belfort Next

    UFC light heavyweight Wanderlei Silva says he has resolved his issues with the Nevada State Athletic Commission and is awaiting a matchup with either old rival Chael Sonnen or fellow Brazilian Vitor Belfort ...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 12 months ago 5,187 reads 38 comments

  22. Perfect Retirements for 5 UFC Fighters Who Didn't Know When to Quit

    It's hard to know when it's time to quit sometimes. Most of us can likely remember a few instances when it would have been wise to let discretion get the better of valor...

    Matthew Ryder Written by Matthew Ryder about 12 months ago 71,090 reads 11 comments

  23. Dana White on Wanderlei: 'There's No Way in Hell [the NSAC] Are Letting Him Off'

    With all the commotion Chael Sonnen caused this week, the Nevada State Athletic Commission hasn't forgotten about Wanderlei Silva — and UFC President Dana White sure knows it...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 12 months ago 12,157 reads 22 comments

  24. After Chael Sonnen Removal, Wanderlei Silva Wants Vitor Belfort Rematch

    Former PRIDE champion Wanderlei Silva apparently hasn't given up hopes of fighting at UFC 175 next month, calling for a rematch with Vitor Belfort since he is slated to face the dreaded "to be determined" at the moment...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 12 months ago 14,395 reads 51 comments

  25. Vitor Belfort's Drug Test Results Will Be Made Public at June 17 NSAC Meeting

    Fight fans have been forced to live with the fact that Vitor Belfort's random drug test administered by the Nevada State Athletic Commission earlier this year has remained a mystery up to this point...

    John Heinis Written by John Heinis about 12 months ago 4,752 reads 10 comments