Anderson Silva's Final Moment

Anderson Silva, more than any other fighter ever, had—or has, who knows—a gift for timing, so that his career played out as a sequence of essentially perfect moments. The best may have been a Chaplinesque performance in a loss this summer that was so unimprovable that he should have said he was done right there, but… » 12/29/13 2:35pm 12/29/13 2:35pm

WWE Reenacted Chael Sonnen's Failed Spinning Backfist

On Saturday at UFC 14, Chael Sonnen attempted a spinning backfist that was ducked by Anderson Silva. Sonnen tripped, took a knee to the grill, and the fat lady started singing. Two days later on WWE Raw, CM Punk paid a bit of tribute to one of the more theatrical MMA endings in recent memory: he missed his own spinning … » 7/11/12 5:00pm 7/11/12 5:00pm

Yes, Anderson Silva Is Being Likened To Muhammad Ali...

And Michael Jordan. And Wayne Gretzky. Okay, fine. Anderson Silva is a great athlete. He mauled Yushin Okami last weekend at UFC 134. But Ali, Jordan, and Gretzky rolled into one? Come now. Come. Let us not forget that a year ago, Silva was the one getting mauled for five rounds by Chael Sonnen until he conjured a… » 8/30/11 2:00pm 8/30/11 2:00pm