Anderson Silva can and will knock you out even if he doesn’t want to, and he will feel bad about it. But that doesn’t change the fact that he can knock you out without even trying. This is what happened to one of Anderson’s training partners a few days ago, where he accidentally headkick KOd one of his training partners at the Nogueira gym in Brazil. The Brazilian website Portal Vale Tudo tells the tale:
“In the final stretch of training for the long-awaited title defense against Chris Weidman, on the 6th of July in Las Vegas, the sparring workouts of Champion Anderson Silva are on fire. Scheduled to travel Los Angeles on Saturday (22), where he should make his last week of training, Anderson is back to old form. Just ask his teammates from X-Gym, who helped Spider to make five rounds.
As usual, the champion moved a lot, let his guard down and allowed a few hits enter to simulate an unfavorable situation, he recovered in time to dominate the action and win the round.
Even requiring ...