Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 7/8/12
MAIN CARD: MAIN EVENT Anderson Silva (c) vs Chael Sonnen Round 1 - Sonnen walks through early wild punches by Silva and hits the power double. Good ground and pound by the challenger. Chael begins to walk him to the cage. Sonnen into half guard. Silva is controlling the posture of Sonnen. Loud "USA" chants from the crowd. Knees to the body from Chael Sonnen. Anderson Silva forces Chael to miss and works for a submission that never happens. Hard punches to the face of Anderson Silva. Full mount from Chael Sonnen. Big elbows from the challenger. Dropping his chest onto Silva, Sonnen looks to ride the champ to exhaustion. 10-9 Sonnen Round 2 - Sonnen pushes forward and clinches with the champ, pressing him to the fence. Great takedown defense displayed by Silva. Knees to the body from Sonnen. Big left connects on the jaw of Anderson Silva. A spinning backfist from Sonnen misses and he slips to the mat. Big knee to the body from Silva. Sonnen down to the mat and eating hammerfists. Sonnen back to his feet, but he collapses and eats more blows before Yves Lavigne steps in to stop the bout. Winner: Anderson Silva by TKO (R2, strikes, 1:55)
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