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Between The Ropes:
UFC 168 will go down as the most horrific night in the career of Anderson Silva. The Brazilian was looking to regain his UFC middleweight champion and was unsuccessful as he broke his leg in a horrific fashion while throwing a leg kick to Weidman, who checked the kick and his leg snapped. His return to the company is unknown at this time.
BetweenTheRopes.com had requested and did receive the payouts for the event that took place over the weekend. Silva headed the salaries making $600,000 for his performance, while Weidman had the second highest at $400,000, which $200,000 was a win bonus. Total salaries of the event totaled $1,872,000. Here are all the salaries from the event, which do include win bonuses. These do not include any fight night bonuses or discretionary bonuses.
-Chris Weidman: $400,000
-Anderson Silva: $600,000
-Ronda Rousey: $100,000
-Miesha Tate: $28,000
-Travis Browne: $56,000
-Josh Barnett: $170,000
-Jim Miller: $92,000
-Fabricio Camoes: $8,000
-Dustin Poirier: $4...
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In the 2nd round of his fight against Chris Weidman, Anderson Silva broke his leg while kicking the champion. The first round was dominated by Weidman by staying on top of Silva and controlling the round. In the 2nd round, Silva threw a kick and snapped his leg right in half. If you want to see it… H/T as always to @ZProphet_MMA The post Anderson Silva Breaks His Leg...
A video that’s starting to make the rounds on the ‘net seems to show that someone in Chris Weidman’s corner said “good, f— him” after Anderson Silva broke his leg in the second round of the fight between the two at UFC 168 on Saturday. [Video: Anderson Silva suffers broken leg against Chris Weidman] Weidman […]
Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva is already on the road to recovery after undergoing surgery to fix a broken left leg suffered in his second-round loss to Chris Weidman in the main event of UFC 168.
Silva was stretchered out of the arena and immediately taken to a city hospital, where UFC orthopedic surgeon Dr. Steven Sanders, who was on duty at the event venue, performed...
In what was perhaps one of the most gruesome injuries in the history of MMA happened tonight in the main event of UFC 168 when Anderson Silva attempted to throw a leg kick to UFC Middleweight Champion Chris Weidman. The champion checked the leg kick and the rest can speak for itself.
If you have a sensitive stomach please turn away from the Vine video that we received a few moments...
UFC middleweight and pound-for-pound king Anderson Silva will be out at least three-to-six months after fracturing his left leg trying to retain the middleweight title against Chris Weidman at UFC 168 December 28. In the second round of their highly anticipated rematch, Silva threw a hard leg kick that Weidman checked with his own leg, […]
It was a great night at UFc 168 in more ways than one for UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. The former Olympian successfully defended her title by defeating Miesha Tate by third round submission.
It was announced during the post-fight press conference by UFC President Dana White that $75,000 bonuses were going to Rousey for her “Fight of the Night” with Miesha...
It goes without saying, but UFC fighters are in extremely good physical condition. And being in such superb condition often comes with a price. Namely, a rigorous workout routine and a steady diet full of healthy food.However, some occasions call for a diversion from the norm, as Chris Weidman and Ronda Rousey can attest to after both came up winners in Saturday night's UFC bouts...
Ronda Rousey showed the world once again why she is the women's UFC bantamweight champion by taking down her Ultimate Fighter rival with a third round submission via armbar. It's the same way she ended her previous seven fights with one exception--it was in the third round.She ended every other fight in the first.Gifdsports.comWhile it was a good fight overall Rousey didn...
Travis Browne made short work of Josh Barnett tonight at UFC 168 tonight in Las Vegas, with a series of nasty elbows taking out the grizzled veteran.
They’re off and exchanging heavy leather straight away with a hook landing for Browne.
They clinch up and Barnett attempts to get Browne up against the cage, but he circles out of danger quickly. Barnett then tries to...
Closed-circuit footage of Ronda Rousey reacting to Anderson Silva's broken leg injury.
Despite her defeat on Saturday night to her greatest rival Ronda Rousey at UFC 168, a clearly hugely disappointed Miesha Tate still took time out to speak with the UFC’s own Megan Olivi backstage after the fight.
Salaries:The fighter salaries are out for UFC 168, with the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) revealing today to MMAInsider.net that Anderson Silva was the top earner, taking home $600,000 for his main event appearance in which he lost to Chris Weidman in bizarre circumstances, suffering a broken leg following a checked leg kick. Weidman meanwhile took home $400,000, which...
LAS VEGAS, NV - With the world looking on in horror, Anderson Silva’s right leg snapped and flapped like 4th of July flag after kicking Chris Weidman near his knee. Another surprise ending to the second installment of Weidman vs Silva. An ending that superseded their shocking first showdown when the lesser known Weidman defeated Silva in their first meeting. With a vested interest...
Ronda Rousey will make a very quick turn around from her third
round victory over Miesha Tate to face undefeated Olympic silver
medalist Sara McMann at UFC 170 in Feburary in a new main event
Ronda looked like she ate some shots at the hands of Miesha Tate last night but it does not seem any left a mark on the beautiful face of the champ!
The Octagon girls hit up Las Vegas night club
Congratulations to Ronda Rousey and her team