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“UFC 153: Silva Vs. Bonnar” Results

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Cristiano Marcello vs. Reza Madadi

Welcome to our live coverage of UFC 153: Silva vs. Bonnar. We open up the Facebook prelims in the lightweight division, as Cristiano Marcello (12-4) faces Reza Madadi (12-2). These two had the most intense face-off during the weigh-ins on Friday. The referee will be Fernando Yamasaki.

Round 1: After going face-to-face before the official intros, these two are ready to go. The ref is forced to step in and separate them, but that’s over now, as Madadi comes right out after Marcello. It’s Marcello with some nice kicks early, peppering the body of Madadi. Stiff left followed by a strong right from Madadi back Marcello up against the cage. Overhand right by Marcello connects to the back of the head. All striking so far, and Madadi has a small cut under his eye. Big right hand by Madadi, as Marcello powers out with lefts and rights. Left hook from Madadi lands and Marcello scatters. Madadi with another left and Marcello ties up to re-gather his bearings. Front-kick by Marcello misses. Huge uppercut just misses by Madadi, who has hurt Marcello with his effective striking. Madadi shoots in and takes Marcello to the mat.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Madadi

Round 2: Madadi right back to the stiff jabs to start the round. Quick left lands to the nose of Marcello by Madadi. Left hook connects by Madadi. Marcello with a nice swooping right, but he’s unable to follow up. Madadi has Marcello pinned against the fence and unloads. Body shot by Marcello, followed by a right hand. Marcello appears more poised and focused, landing. Madadi back to the uppercut, forcing Marcello to take refuge on the fence. Jab and an uppercut land by Madadi, as the strike-fest continues. No attempts to take this fight to the ground besides the brief takedown by Madadi late in the first. Madadi tees off with a right to the chin of Marcello, who is just trying to stay alive as Madadi stalks him. Madadi takes Marcello down, putting himself in danger of Marcello’s great submission skills. The ref stands them up and Marcello gets the better of the final few seconds again.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Madadi

Round 3: Both guys have plenty of battle wounds after 10 minutes of action. A total of 130 strikes landed by both fighters. Madadi connects first in the round with a right, as Marcello fires back with his own right. Takedown by Madadi with just under four minutes to go. As Marcello goes for a submission, Madadi just stands up. You can tell this style has taken an effect on the fighters, as they are not able to put many combinations together. Two minutes to go, as Marcello lands a pair of left jabs. Madadi with a huge left and another right uppercut to the wobbly Marcello. However, Marcello comes back with body shots, igniting the crowd in support. Stiff jab answer by Madadi. A minute left and Marcello has to know his only chance is a finish. Under 10 and Marcello fires off a flurry to try and finish. Both share a hug after competing hard for 15 minutes.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Marcello

Cristiano Marcello def. Reza Madadi via split decision (28-29, 29-28, 30-27)

Luiz Cane vs. Chris Camozzi

We head to the middleweight ranks next, as Luiz Cane (12-4) battles Chris Camozzi (17-5). The referee will be Mark Goddard.

Round 1: A pair of southpaws exchange, with Camozzi throwing some nice rights to start. Quick elbow by Camozzi to the face of Cane. Another elbow as Cane tries to tie up. Cane grabs a hold of Camozzi and takes his back, getting his hooks in and looking for a rear-naked choke. Cane is working hard for the choke, squeezing on Camozzi’s head. Cane with a pair of rights, trying to loosen up but Camozzi is able to get out, eating a knee on the way up. Knee to the body by Camozzi with just over a minute to go. Stiff body shot by Camozzi, as Cane comes in with an overhand left. Inside leg kick by Cane connects. Camozzi comes in and lands a kick and pair of jabs to Cane.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Cane

Round 2: Camozzi has Cane pinned against the fence, landing a pair of nice rights. The second time, however, Cane catches him with a counter coming in. Cane with a pair of wild strikes that miss. Stiff kick to the lead leg of Cane by Camozzi. Cane hurts Camozzi with a kick to the leg, as he flinches in pain as we go under three minutes. Head-kick blocked by Cane. Body shot by Camozzi after a left lands. Camozzi comes flying in again, and eats a counter by Cane. Camozzi with a nice right uppercut and follows with a knee that sends Cane running. Camozzi shoots in but is denied. Camozzi lands a big left to finish the round strong.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Camozzi

Round 3: Another counter lands by Cane, as Camozzi fires off an inside leg kick and a straight left combo to answer. Cane trying to get on track, bouncing around, as he tries to finish Camozzi. However, Camozzi doing a great job of landing combos to single strikes by Cane. Straight right lands by Camozzi, who has landed 27 more strikes than Cane right now. Counter right this time by Camozzi as Cane comes in and drops his hands. Camozzi lands a nice pair of strikes, as Cane seems to have heavy feet in his middleweight debut. Camozzi comes in and connects with a series of blows, fending off a takedown attempt by Cane. Ninety seconds to go, as Cane answers with a body shot. Cane lands a huge straight left that sends Camozzi to the fence, but Cane is unable to follow up. Cane goes for another takedown but is denied by Camozzi, who answers with a left.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Cane

Chris Camozzi def. Luiz Cane via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Sergio Moraes vs. Renee Forte

We begin the FX-televised prelim card with welterweights Sergio Moraes (6-3) and Renee Forte (7-1). The referee will be Mario Yamasaki for this battle of former Ultimate Fighter: Brazil competitors.

Round 1: Moraes catches Forte and takes him to the mat. Forte fights to get back to his feet, but Moraes still has him in control against the fence. Moraes attempts another takedown, and gets Forte to the mat with his technique this time. Forte slips out, attempts a quick submission then re-arranges himself and lands a kick to the body of Moraes. The ref stands Moraes up with 90 seconds to go in the round. Moraes attempts a front-kick that is partially blocked by Forte.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Moraes

Round 2: Moraes tries to slip an elbow in off a strike, but is unable to. Moraes goes for a single-leg, switches to the double and takes Forte to the canvas. Moraes unable to lock in a choke and Forte is out. Uppercut by Forte misses. Ref breaks them and brings the fighters to the center after a stall. Under a minute to go in a rather lackluster round between these two. Forte lands an uppercut with 30 seconds to go and another strike that drops Moraes to the canvas, but he’s unable to execute any ground-and-pound and the round ends.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Forte

Round 3: Moraes throws some wild strikes as Forte comes in a little too close. None of them do any damage, however. Forte now throwing everything he has, but that allows Moraes to take him down and take his back. Moraes gets a body lock in as Forte tries to stand and shake him off. Moraes has his legs locked around midsection of Forte, working for a rear-naked choke. Just over two minutes to go as Forte is still standing with Moraes on his back. Moraes is unable to get the arm under the chin, cranking his head instead. Moraes holds on as Forte drops, locking the choke in.

Sergio Moraes def. Renee Forte via submission (rear-naked choke) at 3:10 of Round 3

Diego Brandao vs. Joey Gambino

We enter the featherweight division next, as former Ultimate Fighter winner Diego Brandao (19-8) takes on Joey Gambino (9-1). The referee will be Fernando Yamasaki.

Round 1: Big head kick by Brandao connects and he works some quick punches to Gambino on the ground. Gambino’s able to slip out and get back to his feet. Brandao landing some stiff kicks to Gambino’s lead leg, avoiding any punches with excellent head movement. Brandao’s strikes are very tight, very controlled. Standing side-kick lands flush to the body of Gambino. Straight-right answer by Gambino to Brandao. Another right makes Brandao re-assess his stance. High knee to lands by Brandao to the head of Gambino, and he follows up with a takedown. Brandao in side control, throwing some nice short elbows to the head of Gambino. Just over a minute to go in the round, as Gambino holds Brandao close to avoid punishment. Upkick gets Gambino up, but Brandao lands a kick of his own as Gambino stands. Cut over the right eye of Brandao, but he answers Gambino with a big left.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Brandao

Round 2: Both fighters throw side kicks to start, as Gambino lands a combo and a jumping front-kick. Brandao drops Gambino with a right, and hesitates to follow up but eventually does, landing on top of Gambino. Brandao in full mount, but Gambino traps a leg before he can do any damage. Gambino gets full-guard, but Brandao lands a huge right to the face and an elbow. Gambino grabs Brandao’s left arm and attempts an armbar, but Brandao quickly gets out of it. Left-hook to the body and a right kick to Gambino’s lead leg buckles the leg of the American. Brandao trying for a takedown, getting it when he goes for the double-leg. Stiff left jab lands by Gambino.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Brandao

Round 3: Gambino with blood coming from his nose as we start the final five minutes. Quick strikes by Gambino, as he seems to be the more aggressive fighter. Straight left connects from Gambino. Brandao counters Gambino, catches a leg kick and drops him with a right. Brandao wants Gambino up and he stands, screaming at him to get up. This is Brandao’s first fight in Brazil since 2009, and it is obvious he wants the finish. Brandao with a trip takedown as Gambino tries to lock him up in guard. Gambino goes for a triangle, but Brandao avoids it and goes to side control with two minutes left in the fight. The referee steps in and stands them up with 90 seconds to go. Both fighters appear fatigued, as neither has made much of an effort to exchange. Gambino comes in with a pair of strikes that land, and connects on a body shot, as well.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Brandao

Diego Brandao def. Joey Gambino via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Gleison Tibau vs. Francisco Trinaldo

Our second all-Brazilian bout is next, as lightweights Gleison Tibau (34-8) and Francisco Trinaldo (11-1) enter the Octagon. The referee will be Marc Goddard.

Round 1: Lot of feeling out early, but Tibau shoots and gets the takedown. After Trinaldo stands up, Tibau locks in a guillotine, squeezing tight and pulling gurd. Tibau has full guard, but Trinaldo stands and powers out, breaking the hold. Nice work by Trinaldo to not get flustered and get out of the submission. Tibau catche a kick and lands a stiff jab, following up by taking Trinaldo to the canvas and landing some nice punches to the face. Body shot by Trinaldo, who is throwing some wild strikes right now – and not landing many. Knee to the body by Trinaldo, but Tibau answers with a right. Tibau with a power takedown and into full guard.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Tibau

Round 2: Trinaldo snaps off a quick right, and throws a huge overhand left. Trinaldo lands a huge overhand left that drops Tibau to the ground as his eyes roll back in his head. Trinaldo locks in a rear-naked choke, but Tibau is fighting it off. The sound of Trinaldo’s right that connected was deafening, as Tibau just collapsed to the mat. Trinaldo gives up the back and goes to an arm-triangle choke as Tibau pops out. Trinaldo now going to ground-and-pound with just over two minutes to go. Trinaldo needs to make sure he doesn’t punch himself out right now, as he is throwing his weight into every strike – trying to finish Tibau. A left sneaks past the arms of Tibau, as Trinaldo is back in half-guard. Tibau will survive the round.

FightLine scores the round 10-8 for Trinaldo

Round 3: Trinaldo throwing more big strikes, but Tibau lands a body shot that pushes Trinaldo up against the fence. Tibau landing everything he throws, and gets the takedown and into mount. Tibau making sure to take his time, be patient and land everything he throws in this strong position. Tibau passes, controlling the head and arm of Trinaldo with three to go. The ref stands them up even though it appears Tibau was still advancing. So, Tibau goes right back to the takedown. Mount by Tibau, as he looks for an arm triangle with 1:20 to go. Trinaldo gives a thumbs-up saying he is fine, and the ref checks to make sure he is still breathing by touching his arm. Trinaldo gets out of the choke attempt, but Tibau is still on top, in control, landing some quick lefts and rights.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Tibau

Gleison Tibau def. Francisco Trinaldo via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Rony Jason vs. Sam Sicilia

Our final prelim card of the night features TUF: Brazil winner Rony Jason (12-3) going up against Sam Sicilia (11-1) in the featherweight ranks. The referee will be Fernando Yamasaki.

Round 1: Pair of TUF veterans ready to do battle. Spinning head kick misses as Sicilia ducks. Sicilia comes in but gets rocked by a Jason strike. Somehow, Sicilia is able to keep his balance and remain on his feet, firing back with everything he has at Jason. Jason with another heavy strike, but Sicilia takes him to the ground and fires off several rights. Jason has the right arm tied up, but Sicilia able to get it free. Sicilia with a pair of rights square to the chin and comes back in with more rights before joining him on the ground. Sicilia doing a nice job of staying in control, but Jason grabs an arm and goes for an armbar. Sicilia avoids the submission and is back on top. The ref stands them up as Sicilia is landing punches to Jason’s head. Jason counters a missed uppercut with a quick right. Sicilia blocks a kick and fires off one of his own. Left hook catches Sicilia, as does another by Jason. Sicilia fires back and quickly gets back into his stance. Strong finish by Jason, as he unleashes a flurry of strikes and kicks.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Jason

Round 2: Sicilia a little more cautious of Jason’s power this round, not just firing off punches when he comes in. Nice combo by Sicilia connects. Sicilia has a short little stutter-step when he throws strikes, but Jason seems to have it timed nicely. Quick right lands by Sicilia. Body shot by Jason, as he counters with a big knee and starts teeing off. Sicilia, however, answers and sends Jason back. Jason ducks and avoids a big left-right combo by Sicilia, smiles, and gives a touch of gloves. One minute left and Jason with a left that connects. Straight right by Sicilia, but Jason lands his own and it drops Sicilia. Jason with several hammerfists and the ref steps in. It didn’t appear as though Jason was doing a lot of damage, but from Sicilia’s reaction after, it looked out.

Rony Jason def. Sam Sicilia via TKO (strikes) at 4:16 of Round 2


Demian Maia vs. Rick Story

We kick-start the main card with welterweights Demian Maia (16-4) and Rick Story (14-5). The referee will be Mario Yamasaki.

Round 1: Story lands a big left hook and Maia goes for the takedown, getting it thanks to a single-leg. Maia working Story now, tripping him back to the mat. This is Maia’s second fight at welterweight after moving down from middleweight where he was a former contender to the UFC title. Story works back up, but Maia takes him to the mat with ease, taking the back this time and locking a second hook in on Story. Maia pounding the face to soften Story up, bringing the right arm around his face. Maia gets it around the face, cranking the neck extremely hard, forcing the tap and his first submission victory since 2009. Blood spurted out of the nose of Story as Maia squeezed on his head.

Demian Maia def. Rick Story via submission (neck-crank) at 2:30 of Round 1

Phil Davis vs. Wagner Prado

We have a rematch up next, as light heavyweights Phil Davis (9-1) and Wagner Prado (8-0) take to the Octagon. Their first bout was declared a no-contest after an eye poke by Davis. The referee will be Marc Goddard.

Round 1: Prado is very amped up, maybe a little too much, but we’ll see. Davis doing a nice job of controlling the Octagon and changing levels early. Head-kick by Prado is partially blocked by Davis. Davis ducks under a punch and takes Prado down, landing some quick lefts as Prado tries to grab the loose arm. Prado wall-walking to get up, and is able to for a brief second. However, Davis takes the back as Prado grabs on to the fence to try and stay up. Davis with a hook in, goes to the front, and powers Prado back down to the canvas hard. Prado was warned several times about grabbing the cage. Prado tries to get up, but Davis grabs the ankle and takes him back down, landing a huge right, and another to the top – maybe back – of the head. The crowd is booing the second shot, but they are Brazilian:) Prado to his feet and Davis grabs hold of him and slams him back down the mat, making him a perfect 3-for-3 in the round on takedowns.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Davis

Round 2: Prado with a pair of kicks to start, as Davis fires off a spinning kick of his own. Jumping knee by Davis misses, but he grabs a leg and goes for the takedown. Prado fights it off as they pummel along the fence. Davis drops down and gets the takedown this time. Davis controlling Prado with his excellent wrestling skills. Just over two minutes left in the round, as Davis blocks a head-kick attempt by Prado. Nice combo from Davis, as he drops down and grabs a double-leg takedown. Elbow to the face by Davis, and another, as he goes to work on the body of Prado. Davis going for an arm triangle with just under a minute to go, tightening the grip but Prado gets out. Davis hold the neck and rolls into an anaconda choke this time, getting the quick submission as Prado is visibly upset.

Phil Davis def. Wagner Prado via submission (anaconda choke) at 4:29 of Round 2

Erick Silva vs. Jon Fitch

Former welterweight contender Jon Fitch (26-4-1) takes on rising star Erick Silva (14-2) in our next bout. The third man inside the Octagon will be Marc Goddard. Joe Rogan says Silva has “massive, massive amounts of potential.”

Round 1: Silva flinches a quick kick, but doesn’t pull the trigger. Silva looks a weight class bigger than Fitch, throwing a big knee but Fitch catches it and takes him to the ground. Fitch with a hook in, as Silva attempts to get up. Fitch powers him back down, working a hook in again and attempting to secure the choke. Fitch peppering Silva with rights to the face as he remains on his back. Fitch drags Silva back to the mat again as we go under three minutes in the round. Fitch with a standing arm-triangle, but Silva gets out and they square off. Front-kick and a jumping front-kick by Silva miss, but a huge right doesn’t ad he ties Fitch up. Fitch turns things, chases Silva across the cage but is unable to take him down. Elbow by Fitch sends Silva spinning away, but he recovers. Knee to the body by Silva, but Fitch catches it and works for another takedown, getting it with a double-leg. Fitch breaks Silva down again, throwing a hook in as the round comes to an end.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Fitch

Round 2: Silva just misses with a huge left, spins and misses again. Fitch with a knee, but is swept to the ground by Silva, who takes the back quickly. Silva has the right arm of Fitch tied up, but Fitch powers and reverses things. Fitch holding the leg, but gives up his back and Silva starts teeing off with rights. Knee by Fitch answers a knee from Silva. Silva slips out as Fitch attempts a takedown, and the Brazilian takes him down, takes the back and locks in his hooks. Silva with a rear-naked choke attempt with over a minute to go in the round. Fitch breaks out of the choke for now, but Silva is still in a strong position. Fitch has now defended all 24 submission attempts put on him by his opponents, as he reverses and takes the back of Silva, landing big rights to the face. Fitch goes for an armbar in the final 10 seconds, but Silva avoids it by slipping out.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Silva

Round 3: Fitch trying to fire up the crowd, throwing his arms in the air. He goes right after Silva and takes him to the mat, as Silva appeared exhausted between the second and third rounds. Fitch unloading with rights as he takes the back of the Brazilian. Fitch hammering away as Silva appears done, doing nothing offensively now. Fitch went for a choke and an armbar, but Silva slipped out, and grabbed a guillotine. Fitch signals he is fine with a thumb’s up, and gets out. Fitch telegraphs an armbar attempt and takes the back again, rocking Silva with lefts this time. Silva gets back up, eats a pair of knees, and Fitch takes him right back down. Silva is flattened out and Fitch is just hammering away on a defenseless Silva. Just over a minute to go in this one. More of Fitch ground-and-pound as the ref warns Silva to fight back. Fitch with elbows, lefts, rights in the full mount. A second warning for Silva to fight back as we go under 20 seconds.

FightLine scores the round 10-8 for Fitch

Jon Fitch def. Erick Silva via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

Glover Teixeira vs. Fabio Maldonado

Back to the light heavyweight ranks, as Brazilians Glover Teixeira (18-2) and Fabio Maldonado (18-5) enter the Octagon. The referee will be Mario Yamasaki.

Round 1: Teixeira takes control right away, unleashing a huge left. Teixeira drops Maldonado, mounts him and is in a strong position 30 seconds into the fight. Elbow by Teixeira, as Maldonado is going to need to do something to get out of his position quickly. Maldonado attempting a hip escape, but is eating some nasty elbows as he does. Nine straight rights to the face of Maldonado by Teixeira, and none of them were blocked at all. Pair of big elbows, followed by rapid elbows to the face of Maldonado. No idea how Maldonado is still awake from this. Teixeira goes for the arm triangle, but Maldonado gets out of it, proving Joe Rogan wrong again. Rogan said numerous times this one was over when the submission was locked in. Teixeira, though, is back to the mount and reigning down lefts and rights as blood pours from the face of Maldonado. Deep elbows across the face of Maldonado, who slips out and gets to his feet. He appears wobbly, though, but lands a left hook to Teixeira. Teixeira teeing off, pushing Maldonado up against the fence to hit him with more lefts and rights. Maldonado answers with two huge shots, as both men are wobbly and the round comes to an end.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Teixeira

Round 2: Teixeira with a takedown right off the bat, but Maldonado avoids any serious damage and gets to his feet. Body shot by Maldonado. Teixeira with a double-leg takedown, takes the back, but Maldonado rolls to his own back. Teixeira reigning down serious elbows, breaking the face of Maldonado open again. Maldonado’s face is looking horrendous, and the ref stands them up. The Octagon-side doctor has come in, but Maldonado is saying he is fine and wants to continue on. They make sure he can see out of both eyes and we are back on. Under a minute to go in the round. Pair of left hooks land by Maldonado, as Teixeira comes in with a pair of rights. Big left by Teixeira connects.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Teixeira

Round 3: Instead we have no third round, as the doctor has stepped in and called the fight. This one is over, despite Maldonado objecting to the decision.

Glover Teixeira def. Fabio Maldonado via TKO (doctor’s stoppage) at 5:00 of Round 2

Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira vs. Dave Herman

We have reached the co-main event for the night, as Brazil’s own Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira (33-7-1) battles Dave Herman (21-4). This is Nogueira’s first bout since a loss to Frank Mir last year. The referee will be Mario Yamasaki.

Round 1: Herman seems very relaxed, landing a big knee to start. Nogueira goes for a trip, but Herman switches it and takes Nogueira down instead. Brief grappling session and the two stand back up. Straight jab by Nogueira. Kick to the body, and another by Herman. Herman working the previously broken arm of Nogueira, tying it up. Inside leg kick by Herman back Nogueira up for a second, but Nogueira fires back with a big strike. Right by Nogueira connects, stops Herman in his tracks. Nasty body kick by Herman, but Nogueira comes right after him. Herman just standing there, waiting for Nogueira to hit him. Kick to the chin of Nogueira by Herman and we end the first round.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Herman

Round 2: Nogueira drops Herman to start the round, and goes right to work on a submission. Nogueira in side control, grabbing the arm and cranking it. However, Herman fights it off, but Nogueira rolls into an armbar attempt, looking to crank the arm. Herman doing a nice job of avoiding the armbar, as they roll and wind up back on their feet. Great submission defense by Herman against a highly-skilled submission artist in Nogueira. Trip takedown by Herman and he winds up in the guard of Nogueira. Herman stands and waits for Nogueira to get to his feet. Nogueira teeing off, but Herman just shakes and re-positions himself. Takedown by Nogueira after he grabs the side of Herman, moves into full mount, grabs a right arm and goes for another armbar. Herman tries to flip, flips back and Nogueira gets the submission.

Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira def. Dave Herman via submission (armbar) at 4:31 of Round 2

Anderson Silva vs. Stephan Bonnar

It’s main event time, as Anderson Silva (32-4) takes on Stephan Bonnar (15-7) at light heavyweight. Silva’s UFC middleweight title will not be on the line, but his undefeated UFC record will be. The referee is Marc Goddard.

Round 1: Bonnar comes right out and Silva slips, allowing Bonnar to grab hold of him against the fence. Bonnar lands some nice knees to the legs of Silva. Knee to the body by Silva, and a glancing knee to the head of Bonnar, who is trying to take Silva down. Silva fending off the takedown attempt of Bonnar. Silva spins Bonnar around, but takes a knee to the side of the body. Silva picking Bonnar apart, then standing with his back to the cage. Silva takes the time to let his corner know he is fine, fends off another takedown attempt by Bonnar. Silva wipes his own forehead, standing there and striking with Bonnar. Silva strikes, Bonnar goes down and this one is over, as Bonnar curls up following a knee to the body. Looked like Bonnar might have been hurt following the takedown by Silva, as he seemed to clutch his leg.

Anderson Silva def. Stephan Bonnar via TKO (strikes) at 4:40 of Round 1

That’s it for tonight. Thanks for joining us everyone.