The best pound-for-pound fighter in the world comes to Chicago! After nearly 4 million people witnessed his stunning 1-minute victory over larger opponent James Irvin on Spike, Anderson "The Spider" Silva returns to the Octagon to defend the UFC Middleweight Title against French-Canadian contender Patrick "The Predator" Cote. Plus, Diego "Nightmare" Sanchez takes on Thiago "Pitbull" Alves, who is fresh off a win over the legendary Matt Hughes.
In his first fight since a stunning victory over Wanderlei Silva at UFC 79, UFC legend Chuck "The Iceman" Liddell is back to face undefeated light heavyweight contender Rashad "Sugar" Evans. Will Evans plow through Liddell to jump to the top of the 205-lb. rankings? Or will Liddell successfully continue his crusade to regain the UFC Light Heavyweight Title?
Momentum is not in Patrick Cote’s favor as he squares off against the red hot Kendall Grove. Grove is on a 3 fight win streak while Cote has struggled to a 1-4 record with the UFC. However, in the fight game momentum can change with one swinging punch.
A long-overdue title matchup between Anderson Silva and Vitor Belfort finally reaches the Octagon. One spectacular fighter... one devastating finisher... which legend will walk awaywith the middleweight belt?
Anderson Silva has won all 10 of his fights in the UFC and now looks for win number 11 against Demian Maia. If styles make fights then this is a must see as Silva, an excellent striker tries to retain his title against the submission specialist, Maia.
Anderson Silva pits his brilliant Muay Thai skills against UFC Middleweight Champion Rich Franklin in a fight that could rock the MMA world. After impressing the organization in his first bout, Silva has earned a shot at the two-time defending champion.
Middleweight contender Chael Sonnen’s mouth did not stop moving for weeks before this fight voicing his criticisms of the champion. However, how will Chael back up his words when he enters the Octagon with Anderson Silva?
It's was a dream match-up as 'The Spider' Anderson Silva took on 'Dangerous' Dan Henderson at UFC 82 to see who was the true Middleweight Champion. Henderson came out early and was able to get Silva to the ground but Silva would show once again why people consider him the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world.
After smashing his nose and taking his championship belt in their first meeting, Anderson Silva looks to repeat his victory versus Rich Franklin. Franklin, the former math teacher from Ohio, wants nothing more than to get his belt back.